Youth Worker

26 Oct 2020
18 Nov 2020
Contract Type
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.
* 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.
* 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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