Children and Young People's Outreach Worker

Employment
Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Hours: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Friday, 2 October, 2020 - 17:00
Based: 
North Tyneside
Fixed Salary
£21,592
Per Annum
Employer: 
Acorns

We offer a range of therapeutic and support services for children, young people and families affected by domestic abuse, in North Tyneside & Northumberland. 

We are recruiting for a motivated, dynamic Children and Young People’s Outreach Worker to work with our Prevent and Cope team delivering trauma informed, flexible outreach services which address the psychological and emotional needs of children and young people and families living with the effects of domestic abuse.  Work includes 1-1 case work, both practical and therapeutic, and delivery of our bespoke youth programmes, open access services and group sessions, in a variety of settings including in-house, schools and within the community.

Due to the restrictions posed by the current pandemic, this role will involve elements of home working and remote working where possible including for the delivery of the service, so flexibility is encouraged.

This is a varied and interesting role, the post holder will work closely with our other services to design and deliver an appropriate family care plan for the family unit.  A youth work, education, domestic abuse or child care background is an advantage. 

This is a fixed term post until end April 2021 with a possibility of an extension dependant on funding. This post has been re-advertised - previous applicants are welcome to apply, but must request our new application form.

Please email maureen@acornsproject.org.uk for an application pack.  If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the office on 0191 3498366 to arrange a call with the Manager. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd October 2020.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for the week commencing 5th October.