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Targeted Youth Justice Worker

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 2282
  • Published: Mon 05/02/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/02/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 38259
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Essex

Grade 6- £36,567- £39,951pa

1 x Permanent 

1 x  Fixed Term Contract/Secondment Opportunity until March 2025 

Main purpose of the role: 

You will join us in taking a Child First and trauma informed approach in promoting supportive family relationships, healthy lifestyles, reduce re-offending and diverting children from the criminal justice system. Working in partnership with colleagues from across the Integrated Adolescent Safeguarding Service to support young people that face contextual harms such as exploitation, missing, or crime. Aiming to build resilience with the young person and their family you will have knowledge relating to the issues faced by young people at risk of committing crime, bullying, peer pressure and isolation; and to intervene in their lives to minimise these risks. 

Being Child First means promoting the voice, views and positive images of young people; advocating on behalf of young people at professionals meetings, ensure that their wishes and feelings are taken into account; and thinking of them as a whole person not just their behaviour.  We need to motivate families to be part of the solution to the risky situations young people place themselves in around offending and going missing from home. You will have experience in successfully assessing, planning, delivering and reviewing intervention plans that take account of the complex lives young people live and bring positive change.

Havering’s Face to Face systemic model is embedded at all levels through our service, through a relational approach to management, supervision that encourages reflective practice and recording systems that enhance the practitioner’s ability to spend more time with the families and children we work with.  For more information, follow this link

The opportunity to undertake training in systemic practice

Regular supervision

To work in a service that take a child-led and trauma informed approach

A rewarding and varied role

An opportunity to develop your skills; to be part of an experienced and creative team; and the opportunity to support our amazing children and young people.

If this appeals to you, we would love to hear from you; please view Job Profile  here. We are recruiting for 2 roles.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Trevor.Stephenson@havering.gov.uk 

The closing date for the receipt of applications 15th January 2024 however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be confirmed.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 43277.

Additional Information

We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees. Find out what it means to Choose Havering.

The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 2282
  • Published: Mon 05/02/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/02/2024, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 38259
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Essex