Lead Keyworker - Support families against youth crime

Keyworker- Supporting Families Against Youth Crime

YMCA Bradford


Full-Time – 37.5 Hours per week x 1 Vacancy


Part-Time – 16 Hours per week x 1 Vacancy


Fixed Term to: 31st March 2020



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, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.



Keyworker – Supporting Families Against Youth Crime  £20,430- £23,545 - 37.5 hours per week


Keyworker-   Supporting Families Against Youth Crime  £20,430- £23,545 (FTE)16 hours per week


Bradford is one of 21 Local Authority Areas to receive funding through the Troubled Families programme for tackling youth crime. This fund will bring together VCS keyworkers, police, targeted Early Help, community groups, teachers and other professionals to intervene earlier to help stop young people from becoming drawn into crime, serious violence and entering the youth justice system. This locality based model is an extension of the existing VCS Families First partnership in Bradford.



We are looking to recruit a dynamic, experienced individual to deliver coordinated responses for 6-13 year olds and their families through a Keyworker service working in a multiagency approach to support a caseload of Children, Young People and Families at risk of or involved in Criminal Activity.



Main Duties Include:



  • To work with a case load of approx. 6-8 families who have been appropriately referred to the service.
  • Undertake activities, including home visits, outreach, to make contact and engage referred children, young people and families.
  • To undertake appropriate assessments of children, young people and families, including Signs of Safety, to develop, with family on caseload, a personal support plan that will include short term milestones and medium-term targets.
  • To deliver appropriate key work and/or small group work activities to build awareness and resilience around youth crime.

For an application pack on the above role, please email bradfordrecruitment@fyldecoastymca.org


Closing date for the role(s) is: Monday 16th September 2019



Interview date: Wednesday 25th September 2019


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 working days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Job Information Pack

Application Pack

Equal Opportunities Form




Closing date: 16th September 2019 9:00am
Hours: 37.5/16
Salary: £20,430 - £23,545 FTE
Salary Frequency: Per annum
This job is connected with: YMCA Bradford