Keyworker – Children, Young People and Families

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA.        

We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities. We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, young people and families at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.

Job  Purpose

We are looking to appoint a dynamic individual to join our Children and Young People’s team to deliver one2one key work and small group work as part of an Intensive Youth Support/Families First Programme.        

The target group will include those in need of targeted early help intervention including those engaged in, or at risk of engaging in, antisocial behaviour, children and young people who are not attending school regularly or are disruptive in school, children and young people with emotional and  behavioural difficulties.          

Keyworkers will use a ‘Think Family Model’ including undertaking Signs of Safety assessments and  planning. The post holder will have an understanding of the challenges faced by children, young people and families and be able to deliver support and interventions to address these. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to manage a case load of approx. 8-10 young people aged 8-13. Successful candidates must have experience of working in a multiagency setting including working in partnership with schools, voluntary and statutory services.

A working week of 30 hours, this will involve delivery after school and early evenings up to four times per week. 

  • To the successful candidate we offer:
  • Flexible working environment
  • Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
  • An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
  • The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
  • Job Share will also be considered 

Job Information Pack

Application Pack

Equal Opportunities Form

Closing date: 25th November 2020 9:00am
Hours: 30 hours per week (may consider 37.5 full time hours)
Salary: £20,040 - £21,000 FTE
Salary Frequency: Per month
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This job is connected with: YMCA Bradford