Job opportunities with Carefree
Carefree is recruiting a Social Worker to manage our Personal Advisor services for young people leaving care
We are looking for an experienced and highly skilled social worker (registered with HCPC) to deliver social work management and supervision to our experienced team of
Personal Advisors who support a proportion of Cornwall’s care leavers.
Carefree’s team is multi-disciplinary, encompassing youth work, social work, formal education and psychology and workers hold a variety of professional qualifications. The post holder will supervise, line manage and support the Personal Advisor team and also work collaboratively across all of Carefree’s services to promote the best outcomes for young people leaving care. The role will involve;
Supervising, supporting and quality assuring the work of Personal Advisors in their delivery of services to care leavers, enabling them to have a clear understanding of the particular vulnerabilities of care leavers, risk in adolescence, support on offer in the community, housing/homelessness, welfare benefits, health, mental health and a working knowledge of the Care Planning Regulations 2010
Working to Carefree’s mission statement of ‘giving young people in and leaving care the chance to do things for themselves and others’ in line with the organisational strategy, working collaboratively across the Carefree team to promote an integrated offer to young people
Working in partnership with Cornwall Council to improve outcomes for all care leavers in Cornwall, including ensuring that their voices are heard
The post will be based at Carefree’s offices in Redruth and at Chy Trevail, Bodmin (main work base will depend on the successful candidates’ residence) and is for 37 hours per week.
Carefree offers great terms and conditions and a friendly team to work with. Salary will be between £34000 - £37000 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience. Pension contributions at up to 5% of salary.
Closing date 8am on Monday 11 November. Interviews will be on Thursday 14 November at Carefree, Redruth.