Children and Young People Caseworker

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£23,221.78 plus £2,800 London Weighting
Posted
01 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Children and Young People (CYP) Caseworker  

Do you want to make a difference and support children and young people who have been affect by crime?

Do you want to work for an innovative and exciting charity that plays a vital role in ensuring services are in place to support these people?

 

Come and join us at Victim Support!

We are: 

A national charity helping people affected by crime, looking for outstanding people to drive the organisation forward.

Seeking 8 caseworkers to deliver support to children and young people aged 4-17, who have been a victim or a witness to a crime.

The main duties:

Develop and deliver  interventions to address the needs those who been victims or witnesses of crime.

Applicants will be required to work closely with those in the project to involve them in service design, delivery and evaluation.

To be successful:

The caseworkers must have in knowledge, understanding and awareness of the current issues for children and young people experiencing crime.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successfully delivering services for children and young people and successful youth engagement.

You need the ability to develop solution focused interventions with vulnerable children and young people.

You should have the ability to negotiate, advocate and influence others.

You will need to develop and manage local partnerships, to develop a consistent and joined up approach.

You will be expected to provide practical and emotional support, showing empathy at all times.

You will need to ensure that all services are delivered within a strong safeguarding framework and that services are also delivered within a strong Equality and Diversity Framework.

Benefits We Offer:

  • Training
  • Pension
  • Volunteer benefits such as cycle to work scheme
  • Gym discount
  • Travel ticket loan.
  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata)
  • The opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services

The closing date for this vacancy is 15th October 2019

Interviews are expected to take place the week of 21st October 2019

Appointments will be subject to satisfactory checks made by the Disclosure & Barring Service

These positions are fixed term to 31st March 2020. There is the possibility of extending dependant on funding.

Victim support welcomes calls from Textphone users via Text Relay.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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