Advocacy Worker


We have an exciting opportunity available to be part of our Just4U Team to act as an Advocate to children and young people aged from 5 to 25 years in Southampton and surrounding areas. You will advocate at meetings in person or via a written report for children and young people who are either Looked After by the Local Authority or involved within Child Protection procedures. You will also be responsible for supporting the recruitment and management of volunteer Independent Visitors to be matched with children who are looked after. The applicants will need excellent interpersonal skills, some  experience of multi-agency working, be a practiced case-holder and be able to build trusting relationships with young people, in order to help them secure and understand acceptable outcomes regarding their future.

Salary Scale: NJC 20-25 (£19,430 – £22,658) pro rata

Hours: 25 hours weekly including some evenings and weekends

Essential car user: Yes

Apply by: Emailing an application form to alice.degei@nolimitshelp.org.uk

Applications Close: 9am on Tuesday 1st August 2017

Interviews: Thursday 3rd August 2017 at 35 The Avenue, Southampton, SO17 1XN

 

Advocacy Worker Job Description

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