Social Worker - Throughcare LAC - Lichfield
Social Worker – Throughcare Looked After Children Team - Lichfield
This is an opportunity to join an experienced and supportive Throughcare Team based in Lichfield. The post will commence late August to cover a work-break and will continue for 12 months. As a Social Worker you will have direct contact to provide support and guidance, with young people and hold resposibility for your own caseload under the direction of the Team Manager.
The teams work with older Looked After Children and young people who are leaving or who have left care. The age range of the children and young people who receive a service is 13-25 years, or beyond 25 if care leavers wish to resume education/training.
For more information and an informal discussion please contact the Team Manager, Kate Waterworth on 01543 510864.
Throughcare Teams provide the following services:
- Social Work Case Management of older Looked After Children
- Direct work with children and young people, their families and carers
- All aspects of Pathway Planning for young people who are preparing to leave care
- Advice, support and guidance to young people who have left care
- Financial support for young people who have left care
To apply for this post click on the Apply for job button below.
Closing Date: Wednesday 14 August at midnight
Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.
Lichfield Throughcare Looked After Children Team
Venture House, Davidson Road, Lichfield WS14 9DZ
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.