Children and Young Person’s Sessional Worker

Children and Young Person’s Sessional Worker

Salary/ Rate:               £21’668 pro rata

Location:                     Manchester, Lancashire

Date of Interview:           17.05.16

Hours:                         1 day per week plus 30 sessional days           

Description: 

TDAS are looking to identify a Children and Young Person’s Sessional Worker to provide a flexible, holistic range of services for children and young people living within a refuge setting who have experienced domestic abuse. The role will include the organisation of after school play sessions, art therapy sessions, family work and assist with the kitchen garden project in order to support them and their families to improve their quality of life surrounding the issues of domestic abuse.

Main duties will include:

Access, organise and deliver appropriate services to meet the needs of the children and young people.

Keep daily recordings which are factual, accurate and up to date. Partnership and multi agency liaison work.

To be aware of, implement and keep up to date with Child Protection/Safeguarding procedures in accordance with the organisation.

Provide a welcoming, safe, stimulating and inclusive environment in which children and young people can be supported, enjoy themselves, develop their full potential and meet the requirements of Every Child Matters and current legislation.

To apply for this position it is essential that you have a NNEB/NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in child care and education, social care or teaching. You must also have experience of working with children and young people in crisis and knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on men, women, children and young people. You must be able to assess risk, support plan and deliver services. It is essential that you have an up to date knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding.

For further information please contact Debbie Gardner – admin@tdas.org.uk

Tel: 0161 872 7368