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Outcomes, Provision and Objectives

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Outcomes 

We are committed to providing the right conditions to enable YP/A to achieve positive outcomes which support them to transition to independence. When YP/A leave the accommodation and support provided by NSCM they will be able to: 

• Live independently 
• Manage their money draw up a budget
• Purchase gas/electricity weekly
• Access and arrange provision of utilities
• Plan a healthy menu
• Prepare and cook basic healthy meals
• Write a CV
• Make an application for courses /training 
• Complete a job application 
• Apply for welfare benefits 
• Use public transport and take short journeys 
• Understand the consequences of their actions 
• Make positive life choices 

 Provision

We will provide:

Accommodation 

Good quality, appropriate sized accommodation in chosen area.

• All furniture and white goods
• Rent on chosen/allocated accommodation 
• Deposit and securities on accommodation 
• Help to identify temporary and permanent accommodation 
• Removal costs into NSCM accommodation 
• Removal Costs into permanent accommodation 
• Landlord/tenant liaison 
• Financial and practical support (arranged at time of referral if required)
• Starter Pack of provisions and household items 
• Payment of water bills 
• TV license 
• Monthly phone card
• Life skills monies 
• Smoke alarms First aid kit and fire blanket 
• Home maintenance/tool kit 
• Vouchers at Christmas / birthdays / other religious ceremonies 

 Outreach support 

Agreed outreach visits per week (From 3 hours to 24/7) including a health and safety visit.  We will support to identify. 

• Education and training opportunities. 
• Employment and CV services. 
• Access local community services and resources. 
• GP and Dentist.
• General health and safety advice/support.
• Drugs and alcohol information. 
• Support and advice with emotional issues. 

 Guidance 

• To design an individual leisure plan 
• Confidence to deal with utility service providers complete forms (TV License, Job Seekers Allowance etc.)
• Support with National Insurance (NI) and birth certificate. 
• 24-hour telephone advice line. 

 Personal development and networking 

• Life skills, role modelling, information and worksheets. 
• Follow up visit once in the first permanent accommodation 
• Weekly updates for NSCM and updates to social workers according to individual care plans
• Visits and contacts to be recorded on file within 48 hours.
• Reports for reviews and end of placement report. 
• Honest and trusting relationships with outreach workers and other professionals. 
• Relationship with peers neighbours etc. 

 Support and advice on establishing personal and domestic hygiene routines

• Health 
• Budgeting 
• Training/education/recreation 
• Emotional wellbeing  
• Future plans 

 Real life experience and high-quality independence training 

• Tailored support packages and accommodation to meet individual needs. 
• An adult role model that will be available to give support and advice when required or as agreed as part of the care plan. 
• YP/A encouraged to take calculated risks and to learn by their mistakes and try again. 

 A skilled, experienced and/or qualified workforce. 

• Staff qualified in health and social care, social work, teaching, psychology and other relevant disciplines that can demonstrate skills in child development, community involvement, youth justice, advocacy, motivational techniques, parenting, sexual health etc. 
• Assessment, planning and review documents as specified in the care plan. 
• To attend regular meetings with referring agencies to discuss YP/A placement and progression. 
• Telephone access to the outreach worker assigned to the YP/A during office hours and telephone access to an out of hours advisory line. 

Objectives

• To develop independent living skills. 
• To increase the YP/A self-esteem and sense of self-worth. 
• To assist in personal development. 
• To develop positive peer group relations and appropriate relationships with authority. 
• To decrease a criminal mind set and behaviour. 
• To increase and diversify a YP/A recreational and leisure activities. 
• To teach the YP/A to use their spare time in a more constructive manner.
• To develop the YP/A sense of responsibility and accountability for their own behaviour.
• To increase the YP/A social skills, problem solving skills, communication skills and self-care skills. 
• To decrease impulsive, out of control behaviour in the YP/A and increase their ability to manage behaviour themselves and to make positive decisions about their behaviour. 
• To develop appropriate expressions of sexuality in the YP/A. 

 NSCM will ensure the YP/A:

• Has regular contact with an Outreach worker, as agreed, as part of the care plan.
• Has been given the opportunity to improve numeracy and literacy skills accompanied to seek work, education or training. 
• Shown how to complete a job application form. 
• Given various interview techniques and tips. 
• Is Shown how to apply for Welfare Benefits accompanied to career, benefit advice agencies and job centres. 
• Shown how to access and arrange provision of utilities. 
• Made aware of issues around fire safety. 
• Accompanied on regular shopping trips. 
• Given information on nutrition. 
• Shown on how to prepare and cook basic meals. 
• Shown how to carry out basic household duties (i.e. cleaning, ironing, etc.).
• Given information on general health issues such as sexual health, testicular/breast cancer, pregnancy and contraception. 
• Have had experience of using leisure time appropriately. 
• Have had experience using public transport on a regular basis.
• Have had experience drawing up realistic budgets purchasing gas/electricity weekly menu planning. 

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