HIPSS Project Coordinator

£32,233 - £36,153 – plus £5,000 market forces supplement
14 Feb 2019
24 Feb 2019
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Salary: £32,233 - £36,153 – HC9 plus £5,000 market forces supplement

Hours: 37
Closing date: 24/02/2019

The HIPSS Project Co-ordinator is a joint role between our specially commissioned service with Action for Children and the fostering support team. We need an experienced social worker to join the team to provide high quality assessment, reflective supervision and training of specialist therapeutic foster carers.

The applicant should be able to provide the highest standards of professional practice, working collaboratively as an important link between the Fostering Service, Action for Children and children’s services. You will be working alongside a clinical psychologist and lead therapeutic practitioners to support foster carers and provide therapeutic interventions for some of our most vulnerable children and young people.

Our aim is to prevent young people needing residential care and providing planned intervention to enable young people to step down from Residential care with bespoke support packages or ‘wrap around care’ in existing placements. There is scope to develop training initiatives across the teams. You will also be able to develop professionally through training, clinical and reflective supervision from experienced managers and clinical leads.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of the job are guaranteed an interview.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Market forces supplement £5k per annum
Relocation package available

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy, we do not accept emailed CV’S.

Please specify whether you have a disability.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk                    

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