Domain: Youth Impact
Vacancy type: Permanent with Funding
The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We’re there for children, every step of the way.
This role sits within our children and young people's directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services around the country.
We are currently looking for a child-centred practitioner to join our dynamic, ambitious team.
A key part of this role will be to work across agency boundaries delivering a service to both the statutory and third sector, in particular to Torbay’s Youth Justice Team, ensuring that all young people in contact with the service are assessed and treated for identified drug/alcohol problems.
In order to be successful in this role, you must have:
• Social Work degree or equivalent OR Relevant professional qualification e.g. Youth & Community, Education or NVQ 3 Health & Social Care Or HNC in Social Care or Early Years 3 NVQ3 Health & Social Care.
• Experience of working with young people (ideally in the drug/alcohol field)
• Experience of Safeguarding & Child Protection work
• Capacity to carry out high quality assessments, and develop and deliver treatment.
The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer.
Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.
The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 30th November 2022. If, after 14 days, we have received enough applications we reserve the right to close the vacancy early on Wednesday 16th November.
For further information and to apply please visit https://careers.childrenssociety.org.uk/recruitment/vacancy/substance-misuse-worker--youth-justice-4861/4879/description/
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTorbayDevon
- Occupational GroupSocial Care & HealthYouth & Community
- Salary Details
£11,927.88 per annum actual salary (plus allowances)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypePart Time
18.5 hours per week
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required