Serious Youth Violence Youth Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/04/2024 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Peterborough
£29,777 - £33,024 FTE
Weekly Hours:
There are 37 hour and 18.5 hour positions available.
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
18 Apr
Further Information
Peterborough City Council are pleased to announce that as part of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Serious Youth Violence Strategy we are recruiting two fixed term Serious Youth Violence Youth Workers to join our team.

This role is fixed term until 31/3/2025.

The post holders will work directly with young people in their communities as well as identified children in Year 5 and 6 or primary school to support them to:
• Be better informed about serious violence (as well as broader criminality) and its associated risks.
• Feel safer in the public spaces they occupy.
• Re-engage with their communities.
• Build rapport and develop relationships with trusted adults in their local community.
• Improve their health resilience and wellbeing.
• Develop their social and emotional skills, increasing their ability to cope with aspects of everyday life.

Full time and part time positions are available.

Training will be in areas such as motivational interviewing and trauma informed practice, alongside other opportunities for continued professional development in a supportive and compassionate team with a great sense of community.

The two posts consist of one full time (37 hours) and one part time (18.5 hours) vacancy and will require some work to take place in the evenings and potentially occasional weekends. Both roles are fixed term until March 2025. Interviews to take place on Tuesday 5th March.

If you feel you have the required skills and knowledge for this role and are keen to be part of this new and exciting project then we look forward to receiving your application!

For an informal discussion regarding the role then please contact Michelle Owen- or 07585 881919

This role is fixed term until 31/3/2025. Interviews are provisionally scheduled for 25th April.

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

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.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.