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Adolescent Support Worker

Northumberland County Council
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Health and Social Care, Children's Services, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker, Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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At Northumberland County Council we are proud of our employees, who are passionate and committed to improving outcomes for our children and young people, ensuring that they feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children and

young people? If so, we are looking to recruit a new permanent Adolescent Support Worker to work within the Accommodation Service.

As part of your role, you will work alongside the Accommodation Lead and the other Adolescent Support Workers to ensure that the accommodation needs of young people are met.

You will have an integral role in helping to shape the Accommodation Service and will work with young people and wider services; including partnership working with our accommodation providers, housing services and other services within Northumberland County Council.

We place children and young people at the heart of all we do and aim to provide a quality service to children in care and care leavers to achieve the best possible outcomes for those children, their families and carers.

You will be part of a creative, enthusiastic and dynamic service that is co-located with our 14+ Service, Youth Justice Service, Youth Service and SORTED Substance Misuse Service.

As a Service, we will provide you with excellent support and supervision together with genuine opportunities for personal development.

We offer:

  • Starting salary of £25419
  • Access to Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible / hybrid working
  • Regular line-management supervision
  • A supportive environment
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Induction, support and mentoring from day one in post
  • Training and support in the Signs of Safety practice model

For further information, please contact Ginny Younger, Accommodation Lead via email: or mobile: 07966 333119

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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