Prevention Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
25/04/2021 12:00
£27,041 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Youth Justice Service, South Tyneside
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
25 Apr
Further Information

Prevention Worker
(Youth Justice Service, South Tyneside)
£27,041 pa

Fixed Term post until end of November 2021

Secondments welcome, please seek approval from your Line Manager before applying

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced individual to deliver preventative work to young people as part of a whole family approach. You will work with young people at risk of offending, school exclusion and anti-social behaviour and be based with the Youth Justice Service. You will support vulnerable families towards excellent outcomes within the wider early help and prevention frameworks. You must be a strong team player and have an innovative and flexible approach as well as being adaptable to organisation change.

You will be expected to produce thorough assessment plans for young people and implement multi-agency support plans using evidence-based interventions. The post holder must have case management and Lead Professional experience. Direct work with young people and a proven ability to achieve outcomes within a multi-agency context are essential.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing date: Noon, 25 April 2021