Job Vacancy: Children & Young People's Practitioner

 
Salary: £24,146 per annum, pro rata 
Contract: Part-time
Hours: Minimum 22.5 hours per week (up to 37 hours per week to be negotiated)
Flexible working required (including evenings & weekends) to meet the needs of the service
Location: Sheffield
 

We are seeking talented individuals to join our team as a Children and Young People’s Practitioner and particularly welcome applications from men and people from local Black Minority Ethnic communities who are underrepresented within our organisation. 
 

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Development and delivery of a range of needs led, one to one, group (and other) interventions, using a trauma informed approach, that places CYP participation at the heart of the service and support.
  • Working cooperatively with other agencies to improve and/or develop access to services and support.
  • Creating safe spaces for CYP to express their feelings and emotions, have fun and build positive memories.

An ongoing programme of training is currently provided within the organisation, around working with children, young people and families and understanding and working with trauma. 
 

Additional benefits

We view our staff (and volunteers) as our most valuable resource and provide the following additional benefits:

  • The opportunity to work flexibly
  • 33 days holiday (pro rata) including bank holidays
  • 7% contribution to a pension scheme
  • Enrolment on the Westfield Health Scheme (which provides benefits such as contributions towards dental and optical costs, a GP and Counselling support)
     

How to Apply

Please see the documents below for further details and how to apply for the role.

Candidate letter

Job description and person specification

Information for candidates

Application guidance

Application form

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]
 
Closing date:   20/06/2021
Interview #1 date:   26/06/2021 (with Children and Young People panel)
Interview #2 date:   30/06/2021 (with Haven team)
 

For further information, please email: [email protected]