Harmful Sexual Behaviour Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/08/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Fletton Quays, Peterborough
£32,798 to £36,371 Pro Rata
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
8 Aug
Further Information

The Targeted Youth Support Service (TYSS) is an innovative service focused on offering a range of specialist services to young people aged 13-18 and their families who are in need of additional support. Our teams include NEET, Community & Interventions, Youth & Family and Youth Offending.

During the recent HMIP Inspection, Peterborough Youth Offending Team were rated overall Good with areas of Outstanding with the report referring to our “skilled and experienced group of operational staff who are committed to delivering high-quality services”. The inspectorate team described “a powerful sense of purpose within the team and an impressive balance....between the sometimes conflicting demands of meeting children’s needs and managing the risk of harm to others that can result from negative behaviours.” This excellent outcome is testament to the dedication and commitment to young people by the team who continue to set high standards and work to further develop existing areas of practice.

We have an opportunity for an experienced and committed practitioner to help develop our sexually harmful behaviour service delivery across Peterborough Children’s Services. The successful candidate would play an active part in the development of services in Peterborough for children/young people displaying sexually concerning or harmful behaviour. This would include providing advice, consultation and training to staff as well as completing assessments and delivering one to one work with young people and their families. Assessments and interventions are primarily completed using the AIM (Assessment Intervention and Management) Model. Relevant training would be provided to the successful candidate.

You would need to actively model a robust commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. You will be based primarily within Peterborough Youth Offending Services whilst working alongside key partner agencies within the Safeguarding Board community including schools, NSPCC, Health, Police and Children’s Social Care.

We are looking for a professional with experience of working with individuals presenting with harmful sexual behaviours as well as experience of managing risk, completing structured assessments and delivering interventions in a timely and responsive manner.

You will need to hold a relevant professional qualification and registration in Health, Social Work or Probation as well as extensive post qualifying experience offering specialist interventions in a Social Care, Criminal Justice, Health setting or equivalent.

This vacancy is a permanent post for 30 hours a week and will be based at Sand Martin House in Peterborough.

Interviews will be held on Monday 15th August 2022 at Sand Martin House, Peterborough.

For informal enquiries please contact Victoria Lenton, Team Manager on 07920 160358 or email Victoria.lenton@peterborough.gov.uk

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.