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Young Peoples Worker

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Cambridgeshire County Council
£24,982 - £27,041
Cambridge Shire Hall
Closing date:
24 October 2021 at midnight
We are looking for one permanent full time (37 hours per week) enthusiastic Young People’s Worker to be part of our busy multidisciplinary Cambridge City District team working with children aged 0-19 and their families. You will provide intensive 1:1 support for vulnerable young people, assessing their needs, coordinating multi-agency support and delivering interventions to support them to overcome their difficulties. You will develop and sustain excellent relationships with schools and other services. You will also provide targeted support to groups of young people, and will be required to work some evenings.

The ideal candidate will be experienced at working with individual and groups of young people and able to quickly build relationships. You will have excellent organisation and time management skills and will be fully proficient at using IT systems. A sound knowledge and understanding of safeguarding is essential.

A successful candidate will:
• Be part of the Youth Support Service within the Cambridge City District Team, focusing on delivering services for young people aged 12 to 19
• Use a holistic and family centered approach
• Carry out assessments of young people’s needs and provide intensive one to one support to meet identified needs
• Plan and deliver targeted group work in partnership with schools and the wider community
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records on relevant case management systems
• Create opportunities and promote young people’s participation in the development, review and implementation of services they receive

On applying for this post, candidates need to answer each of the Job Specification points, giving details of their experience along with examples in their practice

We offer regular supervision and professional development opportunities.
A Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) qualification in youth and community development is desirable but not essential.
Salary on appointment will be Scale 6 £24982.00 to £27041.00, depending on experience and JNC qualification.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing Date: 24th October 2021 at midnight

There will be two Interviews one with a panel of Young People and one with District Managers on 4th November 2021 at Shire Hall Cambridge.
For an informal discussion please contact Sara Turton 07825 680159 or

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.


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