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Practitioner – Mpower Norfolk (South Norfolk)

OrganisationOrmiston Families
LocationSouth Norfolk
WebsiteVisit organisation website
SalarySalary £14,832 per annum based on 21 hours per week (FTE of £24,721 per annum based on 35 hours per week)
Hours21 hours per week
DBS checkAn enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant
Date posted24 June 2024
Closing date19 July 2024

Mpower Norfolk provides intensive and goal-oriented support to mothers (and where appropriate their partners) with highly complex needs whose children have been removed into care. As a Practitioner you will do this by taking a relational approach that centres around the needs of each service user.

You will work with a high level of independence and self-direction, maintaining strong professional boundaries. You will be confident using assertive outreach to engage service users. As support for service users can last for a maximum of 24 months, you will ensure your work is purposeful, effective, and appropriate.

Ultimately, your support will enable service users who have experienced complex trauma and loss to make meaningful change, rebuild their lives, and reduce the number of children being removed into care.

You will be joining a service that has been running successfully for ten years and is going through an exciting period of expansion and development.

It is essential that you have experience of working intensively with people with highly complex needs and collaborating on complex safeguarding cases. You should be confident lone working for extended periods of time and independently making decisions around support for service users. It is essential that you can manage your own caseload, completing all case recording paperwork and impact measurement tools. It is also essential that you have your own vehicle and can travel within South Norfolk.

Towns/villages covered by this post include, but are not limited to, Thetford, Brandon, Dereham, Wymondham, Watton, and Loddon.

Safeguarding and DBS requirements for your role:

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

For an application pack or to apply please visit our website at https://www.ormiston.org/work-for-us/

Closing date: Friday 19th July 2024 at 5pm

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