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Springboard is commissioned by the Highland Council to provide a throughcare and aftercare service to young people aged 16-26 years who are leaving care in Highland. The successful applicant will work directly with young people ...

Springboard is commissioned by the Highland Council to provide a throughcare and aftercare service to young people aged 16-26 years who are leaving care in Highland.

The successful applicant will work directly with young people who who have been previously supported as unaccompanied asylum seekers and who have now recieved right to remain in UK. These young people have been supported via the Comriach Partnership Service and are care experienced young people. The successful candidate will be part of the wider social work team for this project but will have responsibility for the aftercare journey and coordinating the pathway planning for each young person as part of the Springboard Service. 

The sucessful candidate will be required to have strong assessment skills and experience in report writing and recording. They will be required to asses need and co-ordinate a plan of support for young people, offering advice and guidance to enable young people to work towards agreed outcomes to aid the transition to independence. Experience of managing a caseload would also be preferable.

These outcomes may be in relation to:-

  • Transition planning
  • Having their own accommodation
  • Training/education/employment
  • Positive destinations 
  • Awareness' and Understanding of Rights
  • Being a good parent
  • Ensure the emotional needs of young people are being met
  • Knowledge on ACE's and Trauma would also be beneficial

Please Click on Apply to visit our website for further details.

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is reflected in our values and our practice, and we have invested in this area of our work to ensure that we can deliver on our commitments to be an inclusive employer. EDI is a key enabler of our purpose as a charity and we want to ensure that the diversity of our teams is reflective of the communities we serve and that we continue to learn and develop our work with a focus on inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic Communities, candidates who are LGBT+ and Disabled candidates. 

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