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Adolescent Support Worker - M12 4NP



Job Type



Care & Social Care


M12 4NP

We are looking for people who believe they have the qualities and skills needed to support our children maintain stability either with family or carers. You will need to be resilient, emotionally, and physically fit to do this role. As well as being able to work flexibly on a rota basis which will include earlies, lates, sleep ins, weekends, and bank holidays. You will be working a large amount of the time on your own in the homes of families. This role can be extremely rewarding.

The Alonzi Hub have a very strong supportive staff and management team in place. Alonzi House is rated 'Outstanding' and Willow Vue (part of our hub) is rated 'Good' by Ofsted.

There are lots of opportunities to develop skills from our learning and development service.

Alonzi House Hub provides outreach and residential placements for young people aged 11 up to 18 years old. We also support our foster care team to maintain stability to our young people.

Our Hub has a dedicated team which includes:

  • Residential and Adolescent Outreach Practioners
  • A Speech and language therapist (SaLT), 42nd Street young person's mental Health Worker and
  • A Psychologist

All our young people are given a Key worker supported by our trusted multi agency team and skilled keyworkers. We aim to get our children the right services at the right time to enable them to remain with their families and avoid coming into care.

You must hold a full driving licence and have 12 months experience of working with children, young people, and families. You should also have the NVQ level 3/Diploma in Caring for Children and Young people or will need to commit to complete this qualification.

The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed on our website. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged, when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

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