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Catch22 Advocate in Northampton, United Kingdom

Main Duties & Accountabilities * Work with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to develop a case load and support students to engage within the school environment by providing initial interview/assessment of learners’ educational, emotional and behavioural needs and tailor advocacy and support programs around these. * To work with colleagues to design, implement and review individual development plans for each young person in caseload according to identified needs at assessment. Specific consideration should be given to establishing critical baseline data regarding attendance, attainment and predicted grades followed by the use of agreed performance monitoring methodology relating to soft and hard outcomes. * To work closely with teaching staff to ensure continuity of delivery and concretization of learning lessons whether they be educational or social. * To organise and deliver 1:1 and small group targeted support, advice, guidance, practical help and mentoring for learners as appropriate to their needs and context. * To ensure all young people in caseload are risk assessed regularly to identify issues and concerns relating to vulnerability and risk of harm to self or others. * To work with SLT to assess need using the Common Assessment Framework in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team to develop effective service responses and to ensure Ofsted compliant. * Establish close collaborative and informative relationships with a range of partners including schools, LEA’s, Social Services, YOS, parents and communities. * To track educational progress of the young people in your caseload with regards to school attainment, classroom behaviour and risk of exclusion in order to inform development and review of intervention content. Click Here for Full Job Description Essential Qualifications: * A relevant professional qualification (NVQ level 2) in working with young people, e.g. teaching, youth and community work, social work, counselling, mentoring. * Level 2 English and Maths. Click Here for Person Specification * Start Date: As soon as possible, subject to clearances * Interviews: As soon as possible * Hours: Full time -* 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year * *Salary: £20,319.00 - £27,939.00 FTE per annum (depending upon qualifications, skills and experience) Catch22 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice will be followed and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised. See the benefits of working for Catch22 here. Unless otherwise stated, interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised. / At Catch22 we value equality, diversity and inclusion. We are wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both as an employer and as a provider of services. Diversity and Inclusion is part of what we do every day, working to deliver our vision to build a strong society where everyone has good people around them, a purpose, and a good place to live./