Community Intervention Worker
  • Employer: Lincolnshire County Council
  • Reference: CS/23/232147
  • Published: Fri 10/03/2023, 9:38 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 10/04/2023, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: G5: £23,194 - £25,878
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Various/Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire

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Community Intervention Worker

We have an exciting opportunity within the Lincolnshire Future4Me service, Restorative Justice team for a part-time (18.5 hours, permanent contract) for a Community Intervention worker.  The role will be county wide.  We are looking for an imaginative and motivated staff member with the skills to invest in the lives of young people who find themselves in, or on the fringes of the Criminal Justice system. 

We have an exciting opportunity within the Lincolnshire Future4Me service, Restorative Justice team for a part-time (18.5 hours, permanent contract) for a Community Intervention worker.  The role will be county wide.  We are looking for an imaginative and motivated staff member with the skills to invest in the lives of young people who find themselves in, or on the fringes of the Criminal Justice system. 

About the role

Community Intervention staff work within the F4M, Restorative Justice Team, supporting young people to complete Reparation on statutory Court Orders (Referral Orders, Youth Rehabilitation Orders), and the delivery of reparation given at the Pre-Court Joint Diversionary panels - Youth Restorative Interventions. The role requires a full Driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

You will be part of a team working to motivate the young people to make amends for their actions and facilitate the delivery of a set number of hours (reparation) to victims or local communities.

This part time role will be based in the Boston and South Holland area, and involve working flexibly during the week, early evenings, and weekends to fit around young people's education or other commitments. Hybrid working is a feature of this role.

About you 

To be considered for this role you must have at least 3 years’ experience of working with vulnerable young people, and preferably some knowledge of Restorative Practice and the Criminal Justice system. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to build and sustain relationships with young people, and the victims of crime.

Ideally candidates will be able to encourage, motivate and at times challenge attitudes and behaviours displayed by young people. With the aim to support young people and their families through potentially life changing experiences.  We would be interested in hearing from people with experience of teaching, tutoring, Arts & Craft, Groundwork, DIY, Woodwork etc.

The job description is currently under review but this will not have a detrimental effect to the current pay grade. 

Our offer

Along with a competitive salary we are offering;

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
  • For more information on what we can offer please see our rewards and benefits brochure.

Lincolnshire County Council has a flexible working policy, which includes themes such as a flexitime approach, condensed hours, as well as initiatives such as buying additional leave.  We operate a hybrid approach to working, which is a mix of working from home and the office.  The expectation is that staff are in the office approximately once per week. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Cat Maddison by emailing catherine.maddison@lincolnshire.gov.uk

 

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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