Youth Mentor - Supporting Families First

Salary up to £23,167 (based on a full time 35hr position)
23 Mar 2021
11 Apr 2021
Job Ref
Worcestershire Children First Social Work Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Youth Mentor - Supporting Families First

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 is led by an experienced Practice Manager and 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 on each post, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria within the person specification to 

Youth Mentor

Salary up to £23,167

Closing date for all applications. 11/04/2021

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