Youth Mentor - Supporting Families First

Salary up to £23,167
03 Aug 2022
22 Aug 2022
Job Ref
Social Work Opportunities
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Supporting Families First

Youth Mentor

Salary up to £23,572

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a real positive difference to the lives of children and young people? Do you want to join a dynamic, supportive children’s service?

Worcestershire Children First deliver Children’s Services on behalf of Worcestershire County Council.

Supporting Families First are an innovative Safeguarding team who are looking for candidates who will keep relentless focus on positive outcomes for our children and young people. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team, all working together to help families to stay together. We develop confident and dynamic practitioners to work collaboratively in a strengths-based approach with families to enable lasting and positive change.

You will support young people to be happy, healthy and live safely within their families.  You will help families look at their daily structure to create positive interaction with their children.

You will run individual and group activities, as well as creating links with local activities and centres, working with local partners who provide activities for young people and engaging with schools, colleges.  

The service consists of Outreach workers, Youth mentors, Money mentor, Substance misuse workers, Emotional health & well-being workers, Advanced social work practitioners, a Clinical lead , all supported by dedicated administration staff. 

We will provide you with peer and management support alongside individual and group reflective supervisions to support you in the role.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who have evidenced strong outcomes for families using a strengths based approach.

As an employer, Worcestershire Children First have a great range of benefits including flexible and mobile working, continual professional and career development through our Social Work Academy and a supportive environment where staff-value each other.

For more information about the Worcestershire Children First and the Supporting Families First Team, please see our attached brochure.

All roles are full time (35 hours per week) permanent posts. All roles will have a base with county-wide travel required.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply, please complete the online application form:

Closing Date: Monday, 22nd August 2022

Proposed Interview Date: Wednesday, 07th September 2022

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