View Vacancy -- Specialist Community Detached Outreach Worker - Part Time (16 hours per week)
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 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 Detached Outreach Workers with practical experience of developing successful relationships and partnerships with a range of stakeholders.
You will need a demonstrable ability and track record of successful engagement with young people and their families in 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 need to be a motivated, innovative and creative self-starter with the ability to manage a diverse workload.
Closing Date: 27th February 2019