Young Persons Advocacy Worker

EB Salary Points Range 28 – 30, £23,620 – £25,379

We have both a full time position (37 hrs) and a 3 day position (22.5 hrs), to cover our Bury and Rochdale service

You will:

  • Be an organised individual able to manage a high case load of vulnerable young people experiencing problems related to substance misuse and other vulnerabilities
  • Be able to work effectively within a team
  • Be skilled and confident to deliver training and support for external partners in relation to substance misuse and the issues related to it
  • Offer group work to targeted groups related to improving skills and knowledge in others
  • Have the ability to carry out specialist assessments and care planning
  • Strong awareness of legislation as it applies to young people particularly focussed on safeguarding, substance misuse, criminal justice and emotional health and well being
  • 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.

Application pack available for downloading below. For further information please contact

Closing date for applications: March 21st at 12 noon

Interview date: March 29th 2018 only


Volunteer Vacancies

Our apologies but we are not currently recruiting volunteers. If you would like your details to be added to a waiting list, pending future volunteer opportunities, please e-mail Havana Wilson –

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