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Key Worker

Employer
Gazebo Theatre
Location
Bilston, West Midlands
Salary
£27,327.00
Closing date
14 Apr 2024
Reference
GAZP2KW1

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Sector
Charities / Voluntary
Job Type
Community
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

Keyworker

We’re seeking an experienced practitioner to work as part of a specialist multiagency and multidisciplinary team working with young people aged 11 to 25 years old to support them to exert more positive control over their lives, and to live safely as they progress into adulthood. This role will involve taking a creative approach to supporting the young people you work with.  

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of engaging and supporting young people, particularly those who are considered at-risk or vulnerable, utilising creative approaches.  

Key Tasks

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with young people and their families, to develop plans of support and promote programmes of social education, activities, support, advice and information, using a range of multi-sensory methods 
  • Contributing to group reflective practice, development of shared formulations and a joined-up multi-agency approach to support.  
  • Building positive relationships with young people and their families and working directly with them in order to promote positive change, build resilience, reduce risks and prevent young people from experiencing significant harm.  
  • Ensuring that the “voice of the child and young person” remains central to their support and that they are proactively encouraged to build and contribute to their own programmes  
  • Contributing to multi-disciplinary assessments of children and families in need of help and support.  
  • Planning, delivering and supporting activities and approaches which may include (but not be limited to): youth work; interventions to support emotional wellbeing; family/ parenting support; interventions to support health and substance misuse; creative arts activities; support responding risks of criminal, gang and/or sexual exploitation; mentoring; and, sports activities.  
  • Supporting, coaching and training young people in connecting with community resources and services 
  • Working in a non-discriminatory and culturally sensitive way in the delivery of support to all children and families. 
  • Adopting an approach based on restorative practice and trauma-informed practice for engaging and working with young people and their families. 
  • Maintaining accurate records of support and interventions, using agreed information processing systems, and Council case management systems (CareFirst and Eclipse).  

This post is subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.   

Gazebo is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.   

Please contact Gazebo for an application pack by emailing info@gazebotheatre.com or by calling 01902 296199.

The completed application form needs to be submitted to Gazebo by Sunday 14th April 2024.

Interviews will take place at Gazebo, Chancel Court, Bilston, WV14 6AA week commencing 22nd April 2024.

Please note we will NOT accept CVs for this position - only a completed Gazebo application form.

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