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Senior Early Help Worker - Youth Justice

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

A Senior Early Help Worker, Youth Justice post has arisen in the South Kent Youth Justice Team based at Shepway Youth Hub.

The purpose of the role is to operate as a Senior Early Help Worker – Youth Justice within a Youth Justice Unit operating across an area of Kent, delivering Youth Justice interventions and targeted support to vulnerable children, young people and their families.

As a member of a multi-agency service, you will work in partnership to undertake assessment of and direct work with young people and their families with a range of needs in order to reduce the risk of them offending, in accordance with the agreed intervention plans and in the context of managing their risk of harm to others and vulnerability issues.

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of programmes. The post holder will also provide management support, including some line management duties on behalf of the Youth Justice Team Leader, as appropriate.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interview date(s): WC 15th November 2021

Closing date: 7th November 2021

Contact Details

For further information on this role please contact Andrea Whittall, South Kent Youth Justice Team Manager on 03000 419810.

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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