- Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
- Reference: HCC22594
- Published: Thu 23/03/2023, 14:18 PM
- Closing on: Fri 31/03/2023, 23:59 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time
- Hours: 37 hours per week
- Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Hertfordshire
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Turnaround Intervention Worker
Do you enjoy working with young people providing them with opportunities to improve their social-emotional and mental wellbeing and do you thrive as a team-player and enjoy using your initiative to work independently?
Our Turnaround Intervention Workers will support earlier intervention and improve outcomes for young people at risk of entering the criminal justice system.
The post holder will support to build on work already done to ensure all children on the cusp of the youth justice system are consistently offered a needs assessment and the opportunity for support to improve the socio-emotional, mental health and wellbeing of those children and young people and improve the integration and partnership working between Youth Justice and other Statutory Services to support young people.
You will be managing a case load, taking the role of Lead Practitioner, helping to coordinate support and local resources for young people and their families, as well as empowering them to change their behaviour.
You will positively engage with young people and their families to deliver appropriate interventions as part of an agreed package of support, ensuring plans are outcome focused and regularly reviewed.
You will engage with professionals across the service, including, Police, Social Workers, Housing departments and Housing associations, and build and maintain strong and effective partnerships with a wide range of key organisations and individuals to ensure young people and their families receive appropriate and effective services that are joined up
You will maintain accurate, comprehensive case management information using specified electronic databases and comply with deadlines, operational standards and requirements
- May be working towards a professional qualification or be of graduate entry level with sound practical experience.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation and policies relating to this service user group.
- Experience and knowledge of the practical application of methods, systems and processes that relate to the care and health field and an understanding of relevant regulations and policy frameworks.
- Considerable experience of undertaking assessments and case work.
- Some experience of working with young people who have been known to the criminal justice system and children’s services.
- Ability to develop robust plans and deliver the intervention to meet the needs of the young person and their families.
- Experience of using the team around the family (TAF) approach.
- Knowledge of child development and adolescents, social, emotional and mental health needs.
You will enjoy a varied and challenging role, in a busy, friendly team. If you enjoy working with young people and looking to work alongside a team of professionals and work closely with a multi-agency group, then this is the role for you.