We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Children and Young People Support Worker within our Connected team at Adoption UK.
The role involves the development, delivery and promotion of the Children and Young People Service in the Western Bay and West Wales adoption service areas. You will work closely with the team to ensure families are aware of and can access adoption support services.
Support Worker Requirements:
The right person for this role will have previous experience of working with children and/or young people and will ideally be qualified to level 3 in Youth Work. You will have an understanding of the particular challenges for adopted children, and you will be able to work some evenings and weekends.
If you have a passion for making a difference and share in our vision for adoptive and kinship care families, we would like to hear from you.
About Adoption UK:
Adoption UK is the leading charity providing support, community, and advocacy for all those parenting or supporting children who cannot live with their birth parents. Our vision is for an equal chance of a bright future for every child unable to live with their birth parents.
We are committed to being an inclusive charity, and we welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community. As a UK wide charity, we aim to have representation from all constituent nations.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect everyone working with us to share this commitment.
Location: Carmarthen office, with home working flexibility and travel to Swansea & Pembrokeshire on occasion.
Contract Type: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2022 with the strong likelihood for extension.
Hours: Part Time, 16 hours per week
Salary: £18,418.40, pro-rated to 16 hours.
Closing Date: 23 August 2021
Interview Dates: 01 September 2021 & 02 September 2021
You may have experience of the following: Senior Youth Support Worker, Senior Support Worker, Youth Support Worker, Support Worker, Youth Worker, Case Worker, Adoption Services, Social Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.
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