Anti-Social Behaviour Support Worker PE1132017
Anti-Social Behaviour Support Worker
£25,951 - £32,486
Youth Offending Service, Washwood Heath or Kingsmere, Birmingham
1 Permanent role
1 Fixed term role 1 year
Working 36.5 hours per week The Youth Offending Service’s Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) Support Team is a city-wide service with a staff team of four support workers and a Co-ordinator providing support across the five area Youth Offending Teams.
The team works in partnership with enforcement agencies such as WM Police, BCC Housing and Social Landlords to prevent anti-social behaviour by young people and their families and ensure that all ASB enforcement measures are not used without the consideration of appropriate support packages.
The team work with young people aged between 10-17 years subject to voluntary and statutory ASB sanction which include early warnings, Acceptable Behaviour Contract (ABC), Parenting Contracts, Gang and Civil Injunctions.
The team worker will have Court duties which will include completing the Breach and Positive Requirements Reports for all civil cases and be available to attend Court as and when required to explain and answer any question from the Judge with regards to the content of the reports. In cases of a young person receiving custody, ensure that welfare visits to the secure establishments are completed in a timely manner.
All parents of YP’s made subject to an ABC, where appropriate are offered parenting support. The team is designed to complement provisions which already exists within the local area and deliver a programme of support to young people at risk or involved in criminal or anti-social behaviour.
Therefore in cases where the Think Family criteria is met, a family assessment is completed within a structured Youth Justice assessment tool, which identifies an intervention plan for the young person alongside a Family Plan where appropriate. Referrals into the Think Family triage Team where intensive family support is required and CASS where there are identified safeguarding concerns.
The ASB Worker is responsible for attending 5 Safer Communities Group meetings across the city which occur on a monthly basis and act as the YOS representative, and are responsible for :-
• Bring appropriate information concerning young people known to YOS to be discussed at SEGs (This involved completing checks on Careworks).
Update cases on the data management system SEGWEB.
• Deliver support and intervention with all cases involving young people and their families.
• Carry out designated actions and report back within a specified timescales.
• Consult proactively with partners in order to move cases forward to resolution.
• Feedback to the group all actions undertaken, any planned actions and any requests for assistance from partners.
• Be proactive and offer expert advice and support, and promote best practice through experience and case histories.
• Engage at the initial warning stage, to assist with signposting young people and families to preventative and parenting services.
For any informal enquires please email Lillian Gordon Lillian.Gordon@Birmingham.gov.uk
Closing date: 05 May 2017
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken
“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”