Keyworker - CYPF

Keyworker – Children, Young People and Families (Targeted Early Help)

Bradford East Locality - £18,805 - £20,030 FTE - 30 Hours per week - additional casual hours may be available

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

For an application pack on the above role, please email or visit

Closing date for the role is -  Monday 14th January  2019 – 9:00am

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Closing date: 14th January 2019 9:00am
Hours: 30
Salary: £18,804 - £20,030 FTE
Salary Frequency: Per annum
This job is connected with: YMCA Bradford
City of Bradford YMCA
Culture Fusion Building

Phone Number: 01274 307228