View Vacancy -- Senior Detached Outreach Worker
About the role
Haringey Council has been successful in their application to the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) Young Londoner Fund resulting in £1.5m to deliver the ‘Haringey Community Gold: Committed to supporting disaffected youth in Haringey’ programme over 3 years. The programme’s structure requires Specialist Outreach focus engaging the target group, identified in the grant application. The Detached Outreach Worker team will support young people’s engagement and participation in the design, development, delivery, implementation and evaluation of all Haringey Community Gold related projects through co-production, promoting a Public Health approach to tackling violence, crime and ASB.
The post holders will manage a team of Detached Outreach Workers to engage and support disenfranchised young people (11-25 years) at risk of becoming involved in violence, gang activity, or, offending. The role will involve managing initiatives and events to build relationships with communities and raise the profile of the programme. The post holder will also work with a variety of stakeholders to build community relations.
We are looking for an experienced Detached Outreach Worker with practical experience of manging a team, able to develop successful relationships with young people and partnerships with a range of stakeholders. You will need a demonstrable ability and track record of successful engagement with residents, elected members, Council departments, Police, community groups and other stakeholders, building positive and productive working relationships.
You will have an understanding of Safeguarding and Health and Safety responsibilities in relation to delivering interventions in both centre settings and off site. You will be responsible for the delivery of multiple projects and will need to deliver these on time, to budget and to a high quality.
You will need to be an innovative and creative self starter with the ability to manage a diverse workload.
Other Requirements / How to apply
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.
Closing Date: 27th February 2019
This opportunity is closed to applications.