Children and young people’s worker in Holding Families

Full time position – 37 hours a week, Early Break Pay Spine: Point 19 (£17,739). This post is funded until 31 March 2019, based in Rochdale with some travel required within the community

You will:

  • Be able to creatively and positively engage with children and young people where parental substance misuse has impacted on their life
  • Have understanding of the National Hidden Harm agenda and Safeguarding
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to multi agency work as reflected in the Holding Families model
  • Be willing to deliver group work programmes
  • Be an organised individual able to manage a case load of vulnerable young people
  • Be prepared to work evenings and/or occasional weekends as required by the role
  • To contribute to the wider work of the charity and its entrepreneurial development
  • Be a reflective practitioner in the role

As a worker you will be child focussed in your practice, you will be a reflective worker who engages in the opportunities to build on your practice that this role offers. You are someone who is organised in your administration and yet can work at depth with vulnerable young people and their families. You will have a knowledge base of the environment of children and family services and will bring to the role your willingness and experience to support others to change lives and safeguard as required.


Volunteer Vacancies

We recruit volunteers all year round!  If you think you have what it takes to join a dynamic and fast moving team with some fantastic volunteering opportunities such as:

  • working with our street-based outreach teams in Bury and Rochdale
  • helping our Fundraising and Events team with distributing collection tubs and assisting at our events
  • becoming a peer mentor on our Holding Families programme in Bury and Rochdale

If these sound up your street then head over to our “Volunteering” section to find out more!

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