Community Intervention Worker
Do you have experience of designing and delivering learning activities in group work and one-to-one situations and have a range of practical skills / knowledge, to deliver meaningful sessions (Arts & Craft, Groundwork, DIY, Woodwork, etc.)?
Lincolnshire County Council is looking for an imaginative and motivated staff member with the skills to invest in the lives of young people who find themselves in, or on the fringes of the Criminal Justice system. You will be part of a team working to motivate the young people to make amends for their actions, and facilitate the delivery of a set amount of hours (reparation) to victims or local communities. This is an exciting opportunity within the Lincolnshire Future4Me service, Community Interventions, Restorative Justice Team.
Community Intervention staff work within the F4M Restorative Justice Team, supporting young people to complete Reparation on statutory Court Orders (Referral Orders, Youth Rehabilitation Orders), and the delivery of reparation given at the Pre-Court Joint Diversionary panels - Youth Restorative Interventions.
This part time role will be based in the East Lindsey area, and involve working flexibly during the week, early evenings and weekends to fit around young people's education or other commitments.
To be considered for this role you must have a track record of working with vulnerable young people, and preferably some knowledge of Restorative Practice and the Criminal Justice system. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to build and sustain relationships with young people, and the victims of crime.
Ideally candidates will be able to encourage, motivate and at times challenge attitudes and behaviours displayed by young people. With the aim to support young people and their families through potentially life changing experiences. We would be interested in hearing from people with experience of teaching, tutoring or training.
We are offering a competitive salary of £20,344 - £22,911 (pro-rata), along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.
If this sounds' like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply! If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click the following link: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk . If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please give Stephen Brett a call on 01522 552 606.
Applications Close on 29/12/2019 and interviews will be held W/C 20/01/2020.
All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.
On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.
We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.
In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.