Adolescent Service Hub Worker- Ref CH00321

Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G7: £27,041 - £31,346 per annum
13 Apr 2021
30 Apr 2021
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Walsall Right 4 Children – Service for Adolescents

Our Walsall Right 4 Children programme, driving the delivery of our Children’s Services vision, is aimed at ensuring the right children are in the right place with the right support for as long as it is needed so they are safe from harm, happy and learning well. 

Adolescent Service Hub Worker- Ref CH00321
Salary G7: £27,041 - £31,346 per annum

Turning Point is a specialist Service for Adolescents that has been developed in order to provide an effective response to young people who have complex needs and are at risk of family breakdown.

The Service supports adolescents aged 10-18 and focuses on work with young people and their families on preparation for life, supporting family strengths and relationships, challenging and disrupting harm to children in and outside the family home.  We have a strong core belief in the development of assets, capability and community in the lives of young people, building both individual and social resilience.

We are seeking an experienced intensive family support worker who is adaptable and flexible and feels passionate about working with young people with complex needs and their family with a focus on keeping families together.

The delivery model for the Service for Adolescents:

We will be delivering our service through the Ambit model, our focus being Mentalisation as the core way of working in the service. We are a multi-disciplinary Team that consists of hub workers and clinical specialists. These include a Speech and Language Therapist, a Clinical Psychologist and a Substance Misuse Worker.

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This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Closing Date: Friday 30th April 2021

View Information for Applicants

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people entrusted to our care, and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.


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