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Sessional Worker
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/20/124093
  • Published: Fri 31/01/2020, 10:46 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 26/03/2020, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: TBC hours, Various
  • Salary: £20,835 - £24,030
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Sessional Worker

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Waltham Forest YOS are looking to improve the services they offer to young people under its supervision and victims of crime.


Successful candidates will be part of the multi-disciplinary Youth Offending Service that provides community and through care services to young people who progress through the youth justice system.


These roles will provide a ‘bank’ of workers who are able to provide support to the permanent staff team of the YOS, providing a level of flexibility to the Service and to people who are interested in working with young offenders outside of regular employment and may also be of interest to the retired / semi-retired or students.


These posts will appeal to individuals who most importantly can engage with, often difficult young people and ideally have particular skills that they can utilise to coach / mentor them. Relevant trades, crafts or sports qualifications would be advantageous.


For sessional roles for Restorative Justice* you will need significant, demonstrable experience in a related role or hold a recognised RJ qualification, together with recent experience. These roles will involve direct work with victims of crime as well as young people.


The roles and skills required are as follows:


  • To engage, motivate and support young people either on a 1:1 or group basis covering the following activities:
    • Reparation – Assist the Reparation Co-ordinator in delivering a range of reparation activities outdoors and indoors that focus on the young person providing a visible contribution to the local community where they reside
    • Sports mentoring / activities – Provide a diversionary activity for a young person / persons or assisting and supporting young people to engage in diversionary activities, outward bound activities or residential trips.
    • Other skills e.g craft, horticulture, trades.
    • * Restorative Justice

These roles are subject to enhanced DBS disclosures. Hourly pay rates will be from £10.73 - £13.51 dependent on experience and qualifications.



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