Children in Care Participation Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
10/07/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
£20,44 - £22,571
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
10 Jul
Further Information

Are you passionate about working with children and young people to promote their voice and influence in how services are delivered?

An exciting new opportunity has arisen in our Participation Service! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the team and support the growth and development of our Service. You will be supporting the work of the Children in Care Council and enabling children, young people and young adults who receive services from Children’s Services to have a say in the services provided for them.

You should have recent experience of group / direct work and an ability to empathise and engage with children and vulnerable young people, and be able to bring passion and enthusiasm to the role.

In return we can offer you;
A competitive salary
Excellent index-linked, defined benefit pension scheme including life assurance benefits
Outstanding occupational sick; maternity/paternity and shared parental leave schemes
Generous annual leave entitlement increasing with length of service and ability to buy more
Training and development
A wealth of well-being resources and support

If you are dedicated to improving the lives of young people then this is the perfect opportunity for you, so apply today!

Evening and occasional weekend work will be required in this role.

Interviews will be held Tuesday 12th July. Previous applicants need not apply.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.