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Specialist Parent And Youth Support Practitioner - Hackney

£19.00 - £24.00 per hour
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement
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Post Date:
20-10-2020 01:13 PM
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Seema Choudhury

Specialist Parent And Youth Support Practitioner - Hackney

We are looking to recruit a Parent And Youth Support Practitioner for an initial 3 month contract to work for a local authority organisation in Hackney. The Specialist Youth Support Practitioner will be responsible and accountable for the planning, delivery and evaluation of high quality individualised support for parents and young people. This requires effective liaison and partnership working across a wide range of stakeholders, including but not limited to: Service Users, Children's Social Care, Health, Education, Youth Justice and the voluntary, community and private sectors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively contribute to the planning and delivery of innovative programmes of open access and targeted youth work, which meets the needs of children, young people and families;

  • Actively contribute to the planning and delivery of innovative interventions aimed at supporting young people on the edge of care and their families.

  • Facilitating the development of physical health, emotional well-being, supporting educational attainment, and preventing / reducing youth crime.

  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young people in all contexts, with awareness of the risks that may be faced in respect of physical health and emotional well-being, educational attainment, sexual development, CSE, crime and gang activity, and personal finance.

  • Engage and build respectful, honest, challenging and supportive relationships with young people including those who may previously have had little contact with services and may be hard to reach.

  • Contribute to the development of participative youth programmes, personalised support and progression pathways that enable children and young people to manage transitions and improve their outcomes.

  • Contribute to the development of opportunities which support community cohesion; promoting young people's active participation within their community.

To be successful:

To be successful you will have relevant experience having worked within Youth Services, be able to work with staff from across the wider children and young people's workforce to ensure that children and young people's needs are met; including the Police, Children's Services, schools, voluntary sector and faith organisations

Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?

Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.

To discuss this vacancy further or any other opportunities, please contact Seema Choudhury or email in your updated CV to us today.

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