Independent Visitor Co-ordinator

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/12/2019 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371
Hours per week:
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Your usual place of work will be Civic Centre, Crook, however you may be required to work at any Durham County Council workplace.
Closing date:
9 Dec
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services - Youth Offending Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/19/293A

Post title: Independent Visitor Co-ordinator – full time – permanent. This role will include evening and weekend work.

Salary: £27,905 - £31,371 Grade 9

Job Location: Your usual place of work will be Civic Centre, Crook, however you may be required to work at any Durham County Council workplace.

We are seeking to appoint a full time Independent Visitor Co-ordinator to be responsible for the County Durham Youth Justice Service’s Independent Visitor Programme. The post holder will manage, support and co-ordinate the work of the service and contribute to the development of the Independent Visitor programme. Young people who are looked after in County Durham are entitled to an Independent Visitor to engage, mentor and support them. Many young people who are looked after have no contact with family/adults other than professionals and our aim is to increase the numbers who can access a volunteer mentor.

You will be part of a small team within County Durham Youth Justice Service that recruits volunteers for a variety of roles including Independent Visitors.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with volunteers and knowledge of issues impacting Looked After children as well as a good working knowledge of relevant children’s legislation.

Required qualifications: Degree and/or equivalent.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Paul Duffy on 03000 265957 or via e-mail at paul.duffy@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Friday 20th December 2019.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.