Senior Youth Practitioner

Venn Group
Up to £10,000
10 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Immediately Required â€" Senior Youth Support Worker

Location: Derby

Length: Ongoing

Hours: 35 - 40 hours per week (some unsocial hours may be required)

Pay: £14 - £16 per hour via Umbrella (Sleep in’s may also be required at a fixed rate to be discussed) Please note rates depend upon experience

Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Senior Youth Support worker to work in a 24/7 service in Derby. Previous experience in a youth supportive role is essential to be considered for this post which also includes having experience of managing a small team.

Responsibilities of the role Senior Youth Support Worker:
  • Manage a small team of Support staff â€" 5 in total
  • Assist in the management and leadership of the team to help promote Services to Local Authorities and other relevant organisations
  • Monitor the young persons’ progress throughout their residency
  • Empower young people to make informed decisions regarding their educational and professional future
  • Signpost individuals onto outside support services
  • Maintain accurate and relevant information on young persons in the designated caseload and to provide monthly reports to the social worker/Local Authority
  • Supervise staff and monitor their progress throughout the assignment
  • Assist in highlighting new services that would benefit young people in the community
  • Liaise with social workers/managers and other relevant organisations
  • Assist with assessment and casework processes and attend meeting when necessary
  • Provide advice, support and guidance to young people, and help empower young people to take more control over their lives to become independent

Essential experience/requirements:
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full UK drivers’ license and access to own vehicle
  • A social work qualification or equivalent and have at least 3 years’ experience of working in social work setting

To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Kimberleigh Parsons on , or alternatively email with an up-to-date copy of your CV as soon as possible.

Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.