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Young Persons Support Worker - Parachute Programme

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service records check

This role sits within our programme team and involves the delivery of an intervention that will support young people to manage conflict in their relationships. The delivery of this intervention is across Blackburn and Darwen, Lancashire and Blackpool. The role will require evening work and travel across Lancashire and to Blackpool.

Sessions maybe delivered face to face or online so good understanding of online platforms is essential.

  • To make proactive contact with the young person within the timescale laid out in service procedures.
  • To listen to young people assisting them to identify the issues which are concerning them.
  • Work in close partnership with children social care, schools and referring agencies.
  • Manage own caseload by maintaining accurate records of all cases, monitor outcomes and work in a proactive way to support and further develop service provision.
  • It is essential to have experience of working with young people 11 years plus

The hours are flexible between 20 hours to full time (36.25).

For full Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form please email info@thewishcentre.org 

Behaviour Change Worker - Make the Change Programme

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service records check.

Working closely as part of a team the Perpetrator Worker will work directly with perpetrators to reduce their level of risk to victims of domestic abuse. The post holder will support perpetrators to engage with services in the area and work in partnership to enhance services available to perpetrators. The role will require working in a multi-agency setting and local partnerships to respond to domestic abuse in the area.

Duties will include

Service Delivery

  • Identify and assess the risks and needs of domestic abuse perpetrators.
  • Provide advocacy, emotional and practical support and information to perpetrators in relation to housing options, health and finance.
  • Manage the delivery of the perpetrator programme including assessment and report writing on conclusion on the programme.
  • Manage a case load ensuring each client receives the appropriate service individual to their needs.
  • Develop links with services to ensure referral pathways are in place
  • Help maintain accurate and confidential case management records and databases and contribute to monitoring information for the service.

Multi-agency operational and strategic partnership working

  • Work in partnership with statutory and voluntary agencies, including attendance at partnership meetings where appropriate
  • Represent the service at multi-agency meetings, feeding back initiatives and outcomes internally as appropriate. 

For full Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form please email info@thewishcentre.org 

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