At Sankofa Care we want to attract and keep talented workers to help deliver our services and develop our organisation. We aim to recruit the right person in the right job, at the right time. We also encourage people wishing to make career move or gain work experience in children and families work to volunteer with us.

Our pledge is that if you work for us we will develop and equip you with the right skills to progress in our organisation. At Sankofa Care Ltd, we go that extra mile for our people. We offer a wide selection of work-life benefits, financial benefits and development and learning programmes.

Current Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for the following positions:

  • Residential home Support Worker – Waking Nights
  • Freelance Form F Assessor

 

RESIDENTIAL HOME SUPPORT WORKER – WAKING NIGHTS

Sankofa Care is offering high quality therapeutic services to children and young people. Due to exciting growth and expansion we are looking for a number of Residential Support Worker for our newly established home ‘Holly Lodge’.  Your role will be to support the children and young people in their day to day living and welfare.

We are currently recruiting for Residential Children’s Home Support Workers – Waking Nights  and Bank Support staff.

As a Residential Support Worker you will:

  • Have a proven track record of working with children and young people with emotional difficulties
  • Be willing to develop your skills within the residential care arena
  • Be focused on obtaining the best outcome for each child and young person in the home
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of all relevant legislation and effectively implement this within the home
  • Have attained or be working towards attainment of a minimum of NVQ Level 3 (Children and Young People)
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Work to ensure that the young person’s care plan is met
  • Create a family environment and a sense of ‘home’

Salary: from £9.50 per hour

If you are interested in the above position with Sankofa Care please forward your CV and a Covering Letter to enquiries@sankofacare.co.uk.

FREELANCE FORM F ASSESSORS  

We are looking to recruit qualified Social Workers to carry out Form F Assessments as and when required. Our recruitment drive is currently focused on Greater London and Milton Keynes. You will be required to work independently and to a high standard, be committed to safeguarding children and young people and undertake the required checks.

If you are interested, please e-mail a CV and covering letter to enquiries@sankofacare.co.uk.

STUDENT PLACEMENTS

All university students undertaking qualifying social work courses must undertake at least, 200 days of ‘practice education’.

To do this, students are placed with an employer, either in the statutory or the independent (private and voluntary) sector to gain hands-on, real life, social work experience in a variety of settings.

Though courses differ in their structure, students usually undertake two or three placements during their course to make-up the 200 days. Sankofa Care is committed to the provision of high quality practice education for students undertaking qualifying Social Work Courses. Working closely with universities and other agencies, we aim to be at the forefront of social work education and consider practice learning to be central to the development of a skilled and professional social workforce delivering first class services.

Our team of Practice Educators and Practice Supervisors offer a range of experience for both first time placements and for more experienced students. Our practice settings have diverse placement opportunities such as, fostering and permanency services, post 16 semi independent & Mother and baby support services. If you are interested and you would like more information about our placement and its conditions then please contact us on enquiries@sankofacare.co.uk.