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Education Outreach Worker

P02 £35,772 - £37,650 p.a.

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P02 £35,772 - £37,650 p.a.
Fixed term - up to 12 months
Full time 35 hours per week
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222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR
P02 £35,772 - £37,650 p.a.
22/07/2018 23:59

Education Outreach Worker

Islington Council has worked hard to establish a shared vision across agencies for the delivery of services to young people and their families.

The council are recruiting to the post of Education Outreach Worker in the AMASS (Adolescent Multi-Agency Specialist Service) team. The team are a small multi-agency team based in Children’s Social Care who co-work with social workers to provide intensive support to families where an adolescent is deemed to be on the edge of care or where support is needed to facilitated a young person returning home from a care placement.

The Education Outreach Worker will work collaboratively with AMASS team members, social workers and schools to provide support to a small caseload of young people and families with multiple and complex needs. The post-holder will be responsible for improving education outcomes through the delivery of targeted interventions, including assertive outreach work with adolescents and parents in home, community and school settings, as well as through working with schools to ensure that each young person has access to an educational experience that meets their needs.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in an educational setting with adolescents with emotional, social and behavioural needs and/or have Qualified Teacher Status. They will also be able to work flexibly, independently and responsively within a changing environment.

We offer a stimulating and highly supportive working environment, with an exemplary range of multi-agency support with both clinical and group supervision. The established teams within Islington’s Children’s Services have a significant evidence base of positive outcomes for families. We promote Motivational Social Work principles and carry high regard both locally and nationally for innovative practice.

This post is Fixed term.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Sigrid Mannes (AMASS- Social Care Manager) on 07808 897 024

Closing date: Sunday 22 July 2018 at 23:59

Interview and test day: Monday 6 August 2018

Please note, the interview process will include a motivational interview informed role play, test and panel interview.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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