Targeted CSE and Self Harm Support Worker

Salary: up to £28,000 pa including OLW, depending on qualifications and experience. Plus 6% pension contribution and travel costs.            

Hours: Full Time: 35 hours per week, some evening and weekend work. Open to job share.

Term: 2 Year fixed term contract.

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced vetting and barring check and is open to female applicants only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

The Targeted Support Worker is a key role at WISH to support young people who self harm and/or have experienced or are at risk of child or digital exploitation, peer sexual violence, or girls involved with gangs. The role provides individual and small group outreach support, peer support groups, and assemblies, workshops, advice and training to schools and other multi-agency partners.

We are seeking to recruit a qualified youth worker or similar, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with young people on these issues in a support role, together with an understanding of safeguarding and the issues that we work with. The ability to manage referrals, caseloads of one to one support and to undertake administrative project work is essential.

We are looking for a highly organised, genuinely caring and self-motivated person who can relate to young people and their issues, and who is confident talking to groups in a range of settings.

Closing date for applications: 1200, Monday 15 July 2019

Click links to download a job profile and application form.

Targeted CSE and Self Harm Support Worker JD & APPLICATION FORM

Applications can be returned via email to info@thewishcentre.org.uk

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced vetting and barring check and is open to female applicants only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)


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