Job Vacancy: Children & Young People's Practitioner Assistant

We are delighted to announce that we are looking for a Children and Young People's Practitioners Assistant.

Salary: £20,092 per annum, pro rata for part-time hours 
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 children and young people
Location: Sheffield

We particularly welcome applications from men and people from local Black Minority Ethnic communities who are underrepresented within our organisation. 

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Assist in the preparation 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/support.
  • Assist in the creation of safe spaces for children and young people to express their feelings and emotions, have fun and build positive memories.
  • Provide direct (telephone) support/check in to children, young people and families on the waiting list, supporting them to work through the welcome pack/pre-service activities.

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:   Monday 1st November 2021
Interview date:   Tuesday 9th November 2021 with the Haven recruitment team


For further information, please email: [email protected]