Adoption Support Youth Inclusion Practitioner (Ref 4523)
- Multiple Locations
- Full Time
- £26,357 - £29,439 per annum
Fixed Term 12 Months
Are you looking for a role where you make a difference to the lives of children and families? Are you looking to be part of a flexible and supportive team? Do you have a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards learning, and are proactive and willing to help and support others? Are you looking to work in an organisation where you are valued, and provided with an attractive benefits package? If the answer is yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for you.
Adopt South West is a regional adoption agency undertaking adoption work on behalf of four Local Authorities (Plymouth, Torbay, Devon and Somerset) and an exciting opportunity has arisen within the Adoption Support Team for a Youth Inclusion Practitioner.
The main duties will involve one-to-one and group work with adopted children, young people and their families; helping to organise and facilitate youth groups across the region; engaging and supporting young people, providing interventions to help meet identified needs as part of the assessment of needs and attending multi-agency meeting to advocate and represents the young person's views.
Why work for Devon County Council:
- Good pay rates
- Flexible working hours, and agile working locations
- Excellent health & wellbeing culture
- Local Government Pension Scheme membership
- Access to employee discount scheme: ‘Devon Discounts’ – Accommodation, Food & Drink, Leisure & Transport, and more
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Excellent ongoing internal learning, development & training opportunities
- 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) – rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service (pro rata)
- Employee Assistance Programme
- We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
- DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages.
- The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc.
- This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
- Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.
- Happy to Talk Flexible Working.
- For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.
- This role requires a DBS disclosure.