Youth Practitioner, Universal


Youth - EH and Prevention Service

Closing Date:

01 Oct 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: PO1
Salary: £35,217 – £37,038 per annum (Pro rata’d based on part time hours)
Part Time, Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 1st October 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed by the hiring manager
The work arrangements are that staff can work a maximum of 5 sessions of 5.5 hours per week
Bruce Grove Youth Space: Mon – Fri 3-8:30 session time
Rising Green Youth Hub: Mon, Weds & Fri 3-8:30 session time (Rising Green – maximum of 3 sessions @ 5.5 hours)

About Haringey

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

The role involves applying a strengths-based approach aligned with the Supporting Families criteria. The main responsibilities include coordinating interventions from various agencies, prioritizing safeguarding, and promoting the well-being of both young individuals and their families. The role includes managing a caseload of young people and families, focusing on contextual safeguarding within a holistic family framework. This involves providing parenting programs as part of early help and prevention efforts, aiming to support the overall family unit. Collaboration with the developing Family Hub and Locality initiatives is also a key aspect of the role.

About You

The ideal candidate should have experience in engaging with diverse cultures and backgrounds when working with young people and families. They should be skilled in case management and meeting deadlines effectively. Experience within a collaborative prevention framework involving partners from statutory and voluntary sectors is important. Basic educational qualifications such as GCSE-level literacy and numeracy are expected. Strong communication, relationship-building, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are essential. The candidate should possess organizational agility, adaptability, and a results-oriented approach.


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