CS/1585 - Professional Youth Worker
JNC 15-18 £27,202 to £29,579

Midland House Permanent 37 hours per week Grade JNC 15-18 (£27,202 to £ 29,579)

Professional Youth Worker - Role Profile.pdf

 

The Adolescent Support Team (AST) is a multi-disciplinary team within Targeted Support that works with some of the most complex and vulnerable young people who are on the edge of,entering, or have just entered, care. The AST will provide a timely and intensive targeted intervention that is coordinated and focussed on the young person and family, reducing risks  and improving relationships to support Children and Young People (CYP) remaining/returning home.

 

Key principles of how the AST deliver support includes:-

- Relationship-based practice with and between agencies and with families;

- ‘Whole Family’ approach; responding to the child’s needs/ behaviours as well parental capacity and wider social/economic factors;

- Trauma Informed and Restorative Practice embedded within the approach to supporting CYP and families;

- Multi-disciplinary approach; access to a range of disciplines skilled in bringing about change with adolescents and within families;

- Evidence–based methods; ways of working shown to improve outcomes for children on the edge of care.

 

Applicants need to be IT literate, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and be flexible, persuasive and persistent alongside having an ability to work well under pressure.Applicants who have knowledge and direct experience of supporting CYP at risk of Child Exploitation (CE) would be welcome. Applicants will be required to work both within the family’s homes and out in the community and work flexibly within the Plymouth Book hours (8am – 8pm,Monday – Saturday; 37 hours a week).

 

This post is not suitable for job share.

 

JNC qualification is required

 

The disclosure and Barring Service Check requirement for this post is: Enhanced Check

 

For further information please contact Wayne Kirby, Sarah Hood or Naomi Sutton : - 01752305513

 

Closing Date Wednesday 19 January 2022

Vacancy Description
Midland House Permanent 37 hours per week Grade JNC 15-18 (£27,202 to £ 29,579)
 

Professional Youth Worker - Role Profile.pdf

 

The Adolescent Support Team (AST) is a multi-disciplinary team within Targeted Support that works with some of the most complex and vulnerable young people who are on the edge of,entering, or have just entered, care. The AST will provide a timely and intensive targeted intervention that is coordinated and focussed on the young person and family, reducing risks  and improving relationships to support Children and Young People (CYP) remaining/returning home.

 

Key principles of how the AST deliver support includes:-

- Relationship-based practice with and between agencies and with families;

- ‘Whole Family’ approach; responding to the child’s needs/ behaviours as well parental capacity and wider social/economic factors;

- Trauma Informed and Restorative Practice embedded within the approach to supporting CYP and families;

- Multi-disciplinary approach; access to a range of disciplines skilled in bringing about change with adolescents and within families;

- Evidence–based methods; ways of working shown to improve outcomes for children on the edge of care.

 

Applicants need to be IT literate, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and be flexible, persuasive and persistent alongside having an ability to work well under pressure.Applicants who have knowledge and direct experience of supporting CYP at risk of Child Exploitation (CE) would be welcome. Applicants will be required to work both within the family’s homes and out in the community and work flexibly within the Plymouth Book hours (8am – 8pm,Monday – Saturday; 37 hours a week).

 

This post is not suitable for job share.

 

JNC qualification is required

 

The disclosure and Barring Service Check requirement for this post is: Enhanced Check

 

For further information please contact Wayne Kirby, Sarah Hood or Naomi Sutton : - 01752305513

 

Closing Date Wednesday 19 January 2022