08 January 2019

Youth Support Programme Officer

We are currently recruiting for a Part Time Programme Officer to join a multi-disciplinary Youth Support Team based in Cheltenham. The successful candidate will engage, support and respond to the needs of Young People and partner agencies such as the Police & Community Partnerships and be able to establish positive relationships. This role will require you to deliver individual and groupwork interventions with young people in their homes, communities and educational settings. Due to nature of the young people and the requirements of the service this role may entail working unsocial hours, you must also hold a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

 

Job Description

  • Establish positive relationships with young people and their families
  • Maintain a caseload of young people and ensure effective interventions and programmes are in place
  • Deliver individual and groupwork interventions with young people, their peers and their families
  • Contribute to the design and development of programmes and curriculum options available to young people including opportunities for accreditation
  • Participate and contribute to regular reviews of intervention plans and identify progress and gaps or changes required to assist transition
  • Effectively manage competing priorities and workload including meeting required quality standards and statutory responsibilities
  • Participate in a multi-disciplinary environment and work in a supportive and collaborative manner with colleagues and partner agencies to deliver cohesive services to young people
  • To remain aware of developments locally and nationally in terms of policy and practice and to demonstrate an on-going commitment to continuous improvement and working to the highest quality standard
  • To work in a flexible and responsive way that ensures the service is capable of meeting key goals and objectives and remains relevant
  • Other duties commensurate with the level and nature of the post. 

Personal Specification

  • Minimum of level 3 NVQ or other approved course in social care, education, youth work, advice and guidance, criminal justice or health
  • Experience in a relevant area of work e.g. Youth Work, Social Care, Family Support, Youth Offending
  • Proven Experience of meeting deadlines
  • Experience of working with young people, their families and communities, particularly those at risk of social and educational exclusion
  • Experience of partnership working and development of multi-disciplinary approaches
  • Knowledge of safeguarding requirements with the ability to make sound judgement in relation to risk and protection
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation that impacts on vulnerable young people
  • Experience of working in informal arenas and being accountable for decisions and actions taken
  • Handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to plan, assess and evaluate work undertaken 
  • Accurate, timely record keeping and ability to produce written reports 
  • Ability to involve young people in the design and delivery of services, interventions and programmes
  • Resilience and capacity to deal with demanding and challenging situations, young people and their families
  • Work out of normal office hours; this is a 9 till 9 service
  • Ability to travel

 

By applying for this role, you are agreeing to your CV being held on our database, stored confidentially and securely. Your CV will be used and kept only to provide the recruitment services you have requested from us, we will only send your details to clients once discussed with you and your data will not be shared with any other third party. You can ask for the deletion or correction of your data, or to opt out of this service at any point by informing CFA.

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