Transitions Youth Worker - Careers & Circles UK Coordinator

Glebe House, Shudy Camps, Cambridge CB21 4QH, UK

Job Type

Permanent role, full-time – 40 hours per week

Salary

£24,666 per annum

Job Description

• Support and monitor the young males who have completed the programme at Glebe House and are in a transition process to reintegrate safely into the community
• Work with multi-agencies across the UK and Ireland to establish Circles for the young people in their home areas, who have successfully completed their programme
• Further develop and co-ordinate our transitions services for Young People
• Work closely with the Clinical Director to develop the enhanced outreach service and to recruit, train and supervise groups of Circles volunteers
• Some evening and weekend work is required; the role will also involve travel and overnight stays

About Us

Glebe House is a Charity, established in 1965 to provide support for young males aged between 15-18, who have displayed harmful sexual behaviours and may have other complex behavioural issues. It provides a year-round children’s home together with individualised treatment programmes of therapy and education, delivered on-site at our Independent Special School and carried out within a therapeutic community setting.

The key objective of the Trust is to reduce the risk of ex-Residents offending, and the promotion of their resilience for them to play their full part in contributing to society. Residents are referred to us by Local Authorities or as directed by the Court. Over an average of two years, Residents are encouraged to recognise and effectively reduce risks and threats. The aim is to assist them to learn how to maintain socially and legally acceptable standards of behaviour, so that they can resume independent living in the future.

What We Offer

• Free parking on site
• Paid-for breaks
• Basic salary of £24,666
• Free meals/refreshments when on shift
• Pension – we offer 5% employer contribution (legal requirement is 3%)
• Enhanced DBS is essential, so we pay for this
• Overtime availability
• Access to an independent Employee Assistance Programme (free counselling, financial advice, legal information)
• Blue Light Card

What You Will Need To Join Us

• An appropriate degree or equivalent qualification
• An appropriate professional registration
• Experience of work with Sexually Harmful Behaviour or other relevant experience
• Specific experience of working with young people in a professional capacity
• Experience and understanding of risk assessment in a multi-agency context
• Experience of: project management, case management, as well as preparation and delivery of training
• Good knowledge of safeguarding policy for children and vulnerable adults, and an understanding of the transition services
• Excellent IT, interpersonal and leadership skills
• Willingness to work flexibly, including evening and weekend work, and to travel as required

Available Hours

Application

If you are interested in this post please apply by completing our Application Form using the link below.

If you are interested in this post and would like to discuss the role further please contact our HR Department on (01799) 584359.

We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity, welcoming and valuing applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

As part of our safer recruitment practices all posts will be subject to checks including an enhanced DBS.

A full employment history will need to be provided with an explanation of any employment gaps.

Due to our rural location, a current Driving Licence and access to transport is essential.