Location:Haringey Council - Alexandra House
Closing Date:04 Sep 2022
Salary: £44628 – £49674 per annum
Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 4th September 2022
Interview Dates: 23rd & 29th September 2022
We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents and bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year-olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here. Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children. We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.
About the Role
Haringey’s Violence and Exploitation Team delivers intensive outreach intervention with young people at high risk of becoming involved in group related offending, county lines, serious youth violence including gangs and child criminal exploitation, child sexual exploitation; and/or who are missing, vulnerable and exploited.
We need a versatile and enthusiastic officer to drive a range of work aimed at keeping young people safe from violence, exploitation, and gangs. As Senior Practitioner, you will provide expert advice, guidance, and practice on social care processes and ensure people are supported safely in the community and connected with community resources who will continue to support them.
As an employer of choice, Haringey Council offers an extensive benefits package including excellent pension scheme and continued professional development. For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-children-and-young-people-s-service