Self-Employed Independent Visitor - Yorkshire and the Humber
Self-Employed Independent Visitor
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
Rate of pay: Agreed flat rate + travel expenses
Closing date: Saturday 19 June 2021
NYAS is the leading provider of advocacy and associated services across the UK. NYAS shares the opinion that every child or young person experiencing care should have the same chance to live happy, healthy and rewarding lives as their peers.
If you are looking for a rewarding role with an organisation that makes a difference to young people’s lives, we want to hear from you.
The role of Independent Visitors is to provide visiting services on behalf of NYAS which are consistent with the National Quality Standards for Children’s Homes, Residential Special School Standards, Welsh national minimum standards and CQC regulations. The main duties are:
- To undertake monthly visits to identified children’s homes in accordance with the requirements of the relevant NYAS manager.
- To undertake all tasks as identified by the relevant NYAS manager, during the visits and thereafter, in order to fulfil all aspects of the role.
- To provide factual reports within set timescales as required by the relevant NYAS manager.
Candidates should have demonstrable knowledge and understanding of regulated services and their inspection frameworks and also knowledge of current legislation and statutory guidance relating to children, young people and adults at risk particularly those in residential care.
Candidates must have experience of working within a social or health care organisation, safeguarding and experience of managing complex relationships across a diverse field, e.g. OFSTED inspectors, social workers, residential care workers and registered managers, health care professionals.
Candidates should also possess a professional qualification in a related field, i.e. social work, residential care, health care professional, advocacy or youth work.
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NYAS is an equal opportunities employer
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early once we receive a high number of applications.