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Children and Young Person Coach

SO17 1QR, Southampton
£19,763 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
9 Nov 2021

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Community and Customer Services, Social Care
Salary Band
Up to £30,000, £10,000 - £19,999
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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16 hours per week

We are looking for a positive and supportive Children and Young Person Coach to deliver person-centered, strengths-based support to children and young people who are affected by domestic violence and abuse.

The role:

  • Carrying out initial needs assessments with both mothers and children.
  • Undertaking risk assessments manage risk with children and young people, including the development of safety plans.
  • Producing individual support plans for each child or young person.
  • Facilitating children and young people’s access to other resources and services such as social services or doctors.
  • Planning and providing play opportunities to encourage children and young people to develop and express themselves through play.
  • Building supporting relationships with children and young people, as well as good relationships with parents, developing effective partnership working.
  • Leading on CYP safeguarding issues and building relationships with local safeguarding teams.

The ideal candidate:

  • Level 3 qualification i.e. NNEB, Health and Social Care, or equivalent
  • Experience using a Housing Management system and able to use Microsoft packages.
  • Experience working with children and young people.
  • Experience organisation and providing appropriate play and activities.
  • Experience with caseload management.
  • In-depth understanding of the impact of domestic violence on children and young people.
  • An understanding on health and safety requirements and a commitment to compliance in safeguarding and child protection.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check, satisfactory references and possession of a valid Right to Work document.

Driven by our vision for everyone to have the opportunity to have a place that they can call home, we’re a leading social housing provider with a mission to deliver good quality, affordable homes to people who need them most.

We manage around 32,000 homes, serving 65,000 customers across our portfolio of affordable properties for general rent, and shared ownership and sale, as well as specialist accommodation, and an ambitious house-building programme.

We’re looking for like-minded people to join our team of over 800 colleagues who embody our values of being ethical, ambitious, passionate, agile and commercial, as well as people who want to make a difference and transform people’s lives.

Stonewater supports equality of opportunities and are dedicated to being a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace.

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