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Prevention Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
09/08/2020 12:00
£26,317 pa (Subject to Job Evaluation) (Pay Award Pending)
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Employment Location:
Youth Justice Service, South Tyneside
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Job details 

Closing date:
9 Aug

Further information

Prevention Worker x 2 Posts
(Youth Justice Service, South Tyneside)
£26,317 pa (Subject to Job Evaluation) (Pay Award Pending)

Fixed Term posts for 12 months due to Funding

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced individual to deliver preventative work to young people as part of a whole family approach. You will work with young people at risk of offending, school exclusion and anti-social behaviour and be based with the Youth Justice Service. You will support vulnerable families towards excellent outcomes within the wider early help and prevention frameworks. You must be a strong team player and have an innovative and flexible approach as well as being adaptable to organisation change.

You will be expected to produce thorough assessment plans for young people and implement multi-agency support plans using evidence-based interventions. The post holder must have case management and Lead Professional experience. Direct work with young people and a proven ability to achieve outcomes within a multi-agency context are essential.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 9 August 2020.

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk where possible. We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.

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