Job Description


Trigon Recruitment are exclusively recruiting for a Youth Offending Support Co-Ordinator to work a leading well established National charity. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a great diverse organisation with solid values at their core. The role is Hybrid based and there will be a requirement to work one weekend in 5 though this has not yet been set up and is a few months away from starting. There is a ‘base’ though there is no requirement to start and/or finish the day here. Hot desking options are available in and around the assigned local authority. Working from home is also an option with agreement.

This role will be person centred and the objective of the service is working with YP (aged 10 to 17 years) who are at risk or engaging in offending linked to serious violent crime. A level 3 qualification in Youth Work Practice or extensive relevant experience is required.

Role Responsibilities

Manage a caseload of service users as allocated by the Service Manager, and complete high quality and comprehensive person-centred assessments, including liaising with family members, significant others and professionals/ agencies as appropriate.

Develop comprehensive person-centred support plans to identify how individual service user needs will be met, and how they will achieve sustained outcomes.

Complete and review robust Risk Assessment and Management plans identify risk levels and factors as well as strengths and assets that can support individuals to reduce risk.

Record case notes, input information onto the database promptly and maintain other relevant Management Information Systems as required in order to ensure effective case management and assist monitoring and evaluation of service delivery.

Use person-centred practice within day-to-day interactions including specific tools and techniques which support those with complex and muti-faceted needs, ensuring that our practice reflects that people are truly listened to and are kept at the heart of all decisionmaking.

Build a therapeutic and trusting relationship with the service user and use active strategies to facilitate change, including communicating empathy, developing relationships, identifying different types of support, and reducing conflict.

Use locality-based working and be flexible across the police command areas for face to face delivery and remote delivery where appropriate, utilising resources and tools to support remote engagement. This may include evening and weekend working to meet service user needs.

Work effectively with partners and stakeholders to ensure the right interventions are offered in the right way at the right time to maximise engagement and outcomes.

Provide ‘wraparound’ support to CYP who are accessing universal and specialist services using evidence-based interventions

Where there is a need, you will use a Whole family approach to strengthen positive and healthy relationship and provide wrap around support to children, young people and families using evidence-based approaches, tools and techniques. 1

Support the development, coordination and delivery of activities for children, young people and their families including sports and arts.

Work closely with appropriate agencies and identified support mechanisms, to co-develop strengths-based and needs-led exit strategies to empower service users to successfully leave the service. Provide aftercare support and follow up support helping people to continue to build and embed their positive changes.

Identify and prevent potential harm to Young People and others by following local and organisational safeguarding guidelines, including referral to and engagement with relevant safeguarding authorities.

Be part of the hospital navigation rota alongside Hospital Link Workers, working within Newcastle RVI and/or Sunderland hospital on rota weekends to engage 0-25 year olds who have been admitted due to serious violent crime.

15 As a team and alongside management, achieve key performance indicators for the service. 16 Work as part of a team providing cross provision/ service support where reasonable and attending regular team meetings. 17 Undertake continuing professional development including participating in supervision, performance reviews and attending training as/when required. 18 Work in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies & procedures and guidelines – both internal and external. 19 Keep abreast of policy and professional development within your area of professional expertise. 20 To promote, adhere to and live our workplace values of being honest, committed and inventive.

To apply please send CV or call Craig Doyle at Trigon Recruitment for a confidential/informal chat on (phone number removed)

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