Disabled Children's Support Worker

Nottingham City Council
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Contract Type: Fixed term 12 months

Working Hours: 18.5 hours

Worker Type: Hybrid Worker

Salary: Starting Salary is £30,296 (Level one) rising to £33,024 (Level four) per annum (pro rata for part-time)

Location: Clifton Cornerstone, NG11 8EW

We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for? Read on to find out more…

Working for Nottingham City Council has great benefits. As well as competitive pay, great leave entitlement and access to a generous pension scheme, we strive to create an innovative, inclusive and progressive work culture where everyone is supported to do and be their very best. 

In return, we are looking for people like you - people who are innovative, driven and committed to serving and improving Nottingham.  So, if you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of those who live and work in our city, we want to hear from you.

* You can read more about the different benefits offered to colleagues working for Nottingham City Council here.

About the Role

This role supports setting up and reviewing short break packages for Children with Disabilities who require support to access the community whilst allowing a break for parents from their caring role. 

There is one part time role to cover maternity leave which is 18.5 hours per week. 

The role includes, direct work with children, adults, parents and carers, multi agency working and managing your own caseload 

About You

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ideal Candidate will have experience of working with children and families who have a diagnosed disability and have an understanding of what support is available in Nottingham City for Children with Disabilities. 
  • Ideal Candidate will have an understanding of Child Development and understanding the needs as children grow, experience of working with children who have experienced difficulties in their life, understand the whole life strengths based approach
  • A DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity is required for this post.

You can find the job description for this post here 

At Nottingham City Council we believe that work is what you do, not where you do it.  We offer different working arrangements, depending on the role, including hybrid working. Further information on Worker Types and what these mean in terms of how and where you work can be found on the additional information for applicants page.

For informal enquiries please contact Nichola Goode Team Manager by email at nichola.goode@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Closing Date:  24th July 2024

Please note there may be occasions where we close the advert before the closing date and we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Interviews will be held: August TBC

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