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Youth Worker

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Harborough CFWS Centre , Market Harborough , Leicestershire, LE16 9BX 


Closing date:20 February 2020 at midnight 

The Children and Families wellbeing Service works with children, young people and their families to support them to achieve the best outcomes possible. This role within the youth strand of the Service is aimed at supporting young people where there are vulnerable such as risk of offending, re-offending, causing harm to others and their own emotional wellbeing. The principal aim is to minimise (and ideally prevent) the risk of these events occurring through planned interventions and innovative delivery styles

  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent plus significant relevant experience
  • Significant experience of working in the criminal justice system (YOT specific)
  • Experience of working in a multi-agency setting
  • Experience of engaging with young people who are vulnerable or from a hard to reach group
  • Experience of developing and delivering training and group work
  • Knowledge of youth justice and safeguarding legislation and the operation of the youth justice system (YOT specific)
  • Underpinning knowledge of theories of engagement of young people
  • Awareness and commitment to implement safeguarding procedures in accordance to local safeguarding Children Board
  • Understanding of the production and delivery of effective interventions for young people
  • Knowledge of child development and an awareness of differing needs of children and young people
  • The ability to work independently, as part of a team and in collaboration with partners and other
  • Excellent and engaging communication skills, written verbal and presentation
  • Good organisational planning skills and working to deadlines
  • The use of the innovative and interactive techniques to engage young people, parents staff and partners in particular those children, young people and families that are hard to reach
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to priorities work
  • IT skills to include the ability to use word processing packages and databases/case management systems
  • An understanding of and commitment to Equal opportunities and the ability to apply Equal opportunities, and the ability to apply this to all situations
  • Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010
  • A flexible approach to working, including out-of-hours, and an ability and willingness to travel to various locations in a cost-efficient way
  • Possession of a valid driving licence, access to a vehicle and relevant insurances however a reasonable adjustment will be considered for an applicant with a disability
  • The post-holder must be willing to undertake further training within the relevant professional development framework (Early Help or Youth Justice)
  • The post-holder maybe required to attend from time to time other training courses, conferences, seminars or meeting as required by his/her own training needs and the needs of the service


This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check  
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Amy Perry-Granger Tel: 0116 305 0618 Email:

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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