Support Worker, Bolton Council, Child Criminal Exploitation Team


Ref: EN140-298

Sector: Social Work
Division: Youth Offending
Specialist Area: Support Worker
Location: Bolton
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN140-298

Job Description

Support Worker, Bolton Council, Child Criminal Exploitation Team - Must be a Support Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Support Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

Our client is looking for a support Worker with 2 years+ UK experience within a Children’s team

The responsibilities will include:

• Direct experience of and a thorough understanding of the challenges and complexities of working with young people, predominantly males who are victims at risk of or being criminally exploitation by organised criminal gangs
• Worker will need a good knowledge of: child protection safeguarding processes & legislation/ youth offending / crime prevention and diversion
• Bolton Complex Safeguarding Team are co located with GM Police and work directly with young people whose assessed level of need is at Child In Need and Child Protection – sec 47
• Manage a case load, complete specialist exploitation assessments and risk reduction and support plans
• Deliver direct work to young people and their families You will have experience of delivering interventions to address concerns such as violence, offending, anti-social behaviour, substance misuse, peer pressure, ACE’s and impact of trauma
• Work within a multi-agency framework with GM Police as a main partner and offering support and consultation to additional partners who are supporting young people at the level of Early Help
• Liaise appropriately with colleagues and other professionals
• 35 hours per week(flexible by negotiation)
• Immediate Start
• 3 Month Temporary Contract

The successful candidate will need to hold an NVQ3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent, have a current CRB and be a car driver.

If you do not have a minimum of 2 years UK experience relevant to this role, you are not eligible so please do not apply!

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530

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