Senior Early Help Worker (Turnaround Programme) - Full time / fixed term
Sefton’s Youth Justice Service (YJS) has an exciting opportunity to become involved in a new area of prevention work for the service called the Turnaround Programme which is funded by the Ministry of Justice until end March 2025. The expected outcomes for programme include promoting positive outcomes for children at risk of offending, reduce offending and risk-taking behaviour and improve wellbeing.
We have a new position for a Senior Early Help Worker to lead and develop this programme with support from the YJS Management Team. As the successful candidate you will be responsible for a small prevention team and support caseloads for a target number of children. You will ensure the smooth operation of referral pathways, case work, interventions and exit strategies as well as developing relationships with partners to deliver meaningful interventions within a managed budget. Your duties will include reporting performance and impact in accordance with governance arrangements. We are looking for a motivated and innovative individual to develop a new area of work and identify good practice as well as areas for development.
The role will be office based and will include agile working within the community.