Exploitation Project worker 2 - Somerset and North Somerset
Barnardos
Taunton, GB
5d ago

At Barnardo's, our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK's most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo's dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need.

Would you like to be involved in this unique opportunity to support Children and Young People in the Barnardo's Old Market Services?

Barnardo's Old Market Services aim to support young people at risk of, or involved in serious crime, child criminal exploitation and child sexual exploitation.

We are excited to be able to recruit to the Old Market Services team, a passionate, creative worker to provide support and intervention to young people (under the age of 18) at risk of Child Criminal Exploitation / Serious and Violent Crime / Child Sexual Exploitation.

This is an exciting opportunity to support some of the most vulnerable, at risk and hard to engage young people within Somerset and North Somerset.

We are currently looking for a Project Worker who has experience of delivering individually tailored packages support to young people on an individual and group basis, who has a sound grasp of safeguarding and can work in a trauma informed manner to create positive outcomes for young people.

Barnardo's encourage applications from all genders and backgrounds. We are keen to broaden our recruitment of those with lived experienced, passion and a drive within this field who may require additional support to fully meet the desired requirements outlined within the Role Additional Information Sheet.

You will need to be highly motivated, passionate and assertive in your approach to service delivery.

You will have : (Essential Criteria)

  • Experience and examples of working with children and young adults at risk of Child Criminal Exploitation / Serious and Violent Crime / Child Sexual Exploitation.
  • Safeguarding experience with children and adults.
  • Experience of Multi-Agency working to protect children from harm.
  • A relevant qualification such as Social Work, Youth offending or Youth and Community work is desirable but is not necessary.
  • Additional Information :

    Please include as much relevant detail in your application to demonstrate how you fulfil the requirements of our job role, as outlined above and in the Job Description / Personal Specification.

    Experience can be from previous employment, education, training, volunteering etc.

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    About Barnardo's

    At Barnardo's we believe in children no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below.

    You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

    Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

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