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Adolescents Worker - 18+ Care Leavers Team

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Information

Do you have a passion for relational work with young people as they leave care and transition to adulthood? 


Are you an experienced and dynamic practitioner? 


Do you want an employer who will support you and provide you with career development opportunities in a Service that is rated GOOD across all areas? 


If the answer to those questions is YES, then Northumberland County Council Children’s Services is the place for you.  


Northumberland Adolescent Service are looking for a motivated and passionate practitioner to take on an opportunity within their 14+ Social Care Team. 
The successful candidate will work with young people who are leaving care and moving on to independent / semi-independent living. 
We are looking for a practitioner who has direct experience of working within a multi-agency setting to work to address young people’s support needs as they transition to adulthood. 


You will join an experienced and committed team of social workers, leaving care support workers and a social work support assistant who all share the same ethos around achieving the best possible outcomes for young people.  


You will carry a manageable caseload of young people and also co-work cases alongside social workers to support a smooth transition to leaving care.  


The 14+ Team is co-located within Northumberland Adolescent Service. This is a specialist service developed to provide tailored support specific to adolescents. It is composed of a variety of services including an accommodation service, substance misuse service, youth justice service, exploitation team and the participation team 
We have some other outstanding benefits to offer you, including: 

  • 26 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 31 after 5 years of service) (pro-rata for part-time employees) 

  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme 

  • Flexi scheme applicable to the majority of roles 

  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands 

  • A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours 

  • Car Leasing Scheme 


For an informal discussion please contact Kimberley Freeman Team manager on 


Advert Closing Date:         Thursday 22nd February 2024 

Shortlisting Date:         Friday 23rd February 2024 

NAS Virtual Presentation:     Friday 1st March 2024 at 2.00pm 

Interview Date:         Monday 11th March 2024 

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