Youth Offending Support Worker

Location Middlesbrough
Salary: ££21,269 - £22,129 per annum
Published: about 2 months ago

​​​​​​​​Middlesbrough Children Matter has a job vacancy for a Youth Offending Support Worker to work full-time based in Middlesbrough offering a pay of £21,269 - £22,129 per annum. This role is on a fixed term contract for 12 months.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within South Tees Youth Offending Service to recruit two Support Workers to our busy multi-disciplinaryteams. In addition to being suitably experienced, you will be highly motivated and passionate about working with children and young people.

The successful candidates will be responsible for contributing to the reduction of youth crime through the engagement and support of young people subject to intervention by the Youth Offending Service.

The Support Worker role involves engaging, challenging, and supporting young people, their families and victims. You will be responsible for delivering planned interventions and packages of support, communicating effectively within YOS and partner agencies, accurately recording your work in a timely manner. An understanding of using restorative approaches when working with young people is important for success in this post.

To undertake the range of expected duties and responsibilities of the YOS the successful candidate would need to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, this includes evening/ weekend working and access to a vehicle is essential.

Requirements of the Post include:

  • GCSE Grade C or above or equivalent in English.

  • Understanding of the aims and objectives of Youth Offending Teams.

  • Understanding of Criminal Justice System.

  • Experience of working with disengaged young people.

  • Experience of delivering programmes of intervention.

  • Effective inter-personal skills (written/ verbal).

  • Ability to manage conflict and be non- judgmental with and about young people and their families or carer’s.

If you'd be interested in this job vacancy please apply now!