Achieving for Children is a Community Interest Company that has a public sector ethos, combined with the freedom to innovate enabling us to do things differently.
As a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Windsor & Maidenhead, Kingston and Richmond), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government.
To find out more about us
We are responsible for the entire range of children’s education, health and social care services in all three boroughs. We use a Signs of Safety practice model and approach which ensures the voice of the child is at the heart of everything we do.
There’s never been a better time to join AfC, we are growing our workforce, implementing new flexible working arrangements and have increased our virtual wellbeing offer.
We now have the following job opportunity available and we would be delighted to receive your application to continue our story.
You can download the Job Profile which is shown within the "Documents" heading on the left hand side, above the map.
Project X - Risk Taking Behaviour Worker
Project X are looking for a Risk Taking Behaviour Worker to provide targeted group work within schools to address issues with risk including substances, relationships, sexual health etc
About the role
The Project X Risk Taking Behaviour role will sit within Targeted Youth support service working collaboratively with Project X and the Health and Wellbeing team and in partnership with Healthy and Safe.
The key priority for this role is the is to educate children about risk taking behaviour and the consequences of such. This will be delivered in a group setting in schools, to groups of young people who have been identified as at risk.
For further information about this role, please contact Andrea Soumare by email for an informal discussion.
To be Project X - Risk Taking Behaviour Worker for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following :
Skills and experience
About our benefits
We are focused on creating a positive supportive environment, where you will have access to a really wide range of resources, as well as a competitive salary and all the perks to enable hybrid working.
In AfC you will also have access to :
To find out about all of the breadth of benefits of working for Achieving for Children
Start dates : Achieving for Children have meaning successful candidates join on a set date in each month. Candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.
Right to work : The UK has introduced a new points-based immigration system affecting EU and Non-EU workers and sponsorship requirements.
We advise checking the for right to work guidance.
Equality : We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams.
Achieving for Children are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions and can improve the way we deliver services.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Safeguarding : We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.