Interventions and Group Work Faciliator

Lincolnshire County Council is looking for Interventions and Group Work Faciliators, that will be specifically responsible for delivering and embedding specialist interventions and group work within Children's services. You will be working with Children and Young People who can display challenging behaviour but need assistance to help make a difference in their lives.

Director Area
Children's Services
Job Location(s)
Countywide
Service Area
Future4me
Grade
G6: 22,911 - 25,295
Job Category
Youth Offending
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Interviews
12/11/2019
Contract Type
Relief
Appointment Type
Relief - as required
Hours per week
0
Sponsorship
No
Relocation Expenses
No
Politically Restricted Post
No
Closing Date
27/10/2019
Job Reference
9684
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The authority is one of the largest county councils in the UK and we are ambitious for both the residents of our county and the people who work here. We care about our staff, It's important to us that you have an excellent work/life balance and the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive Local Authority setting. 

We require inspiring people to work directly with targeted young people aged 8-18 to develop their personal and social education by engaging them through the provision and delivery of a community based interventions.  The role will be specifically responsible in delivering and embedding specialist interventions and group work for Lincolnshire Children services. The primary aim of this role is to reduce re-offending, effectively safeguard and prevent offending by children and young people in Lincolnshire.

What are we looking for?

  • Creativity and innovation is a must.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of delivering group work.
  • The ability to engage with children and young people to enable them to reach their full potential.

Interventions and group work facilitator are required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and this can include evening and weekends.  All applicants must be computer literate and have knowledge of group work skills and principles and of effectively engaging challenging, risky and vulnerable involuntary client group.

We will help you learn new skills, enjoy your day-to-day, encourage your development and work with your to reach your potential…all within a friendly and welcoming environment where no two days are ever the same and we all want to succeed together!

At the heart of Lincolnshire is Lincoln City; famous for its stunning cathedral and impressive castle, the medieval quarter is a great contrast to the lively and youthful feel of this vibrant University City.   The county's historic market towns are steeped in history and brimming with life, our vibrant coast and areas of outstanding natural beauty make Lincolnshire the perfect place for your next career move.

We are offering a competitive salary of £22,911 - £25,295, 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.

Applications Close on 27/10/2019 and interviews will be held 12/11/2019.

If all this sounds like the role and place for you and you want to, then go ahead and 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 on over to  www.lincolnshire.gov.uk .  If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please give Nicolette Bosworth a call on 07894 522 378.

Best of luck with your application!

In accordance with Ofsted requirements, you must provide two references, a full employment history and evidence to verify their eligibility to work in the UK.  All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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.

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