Youth Worker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Slough
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Oct 2020
Closes
18 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for Youth Workers to join Slough Borough Council in Berkshire.
The contract is a three month rolling contract starting asap with an option to extend and go permanent.
Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm working with children and young people from ages 5 years and above.
The hourly rate is GBP14.18 per hour.
Job Role:
* To undertake independent interviews with children/ young people at home visits or at school.
* To communicate efficiently and effectively with all relevant professionals and carers.
* To safe guard and promote the welfare of young people, children and families.
* To ensure all Child Protection, Health & Safety & Safeguarding concerns are reported appropriately in line with SBC Policies and Procedures.
* Complete any required reports to the social worker and the CSE Manager or relevant practitioner.
Experience:
* Significant experience of working with young people who have been labelled as vulnerable, hard to engage/disaffected or in need of additional support.
* Experience of designing, delivering and evaluating support packages for young people with multiple and often complex needs.
* Experience of working with young people aged up to 24 from a variety of cultural, faith and language backgrounds.
Skills/Qualifications:
* Ability to engage young people who have been labelled as vulnerable or in need off additional support.
* Able to be an effective team player within the service contributing to the wider service and council goals.
* Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm and professional approach in difficult situations such as dealing with challenging behavior.
* Qualifications relating to work with children, families, Health & Social Care, Child Development, Psychology, Early Help Practitioner would be a bonus.
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