Targeted Youth Support Worker (Serious Youth Violence)

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Health and Social Care, Children's Services, Social Care
Job role
Manager, Officer, Social Worker
Contract Type
Part Time

Qualifications: Relevant level 3 qualification in, Youth and Community Work, Youth Work or Education.  Applicants must hold a full, current and valid driving licence and a vehicle with a current valid MOT certificate and they must have adequate vehicle insurance.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Targeted Early Help Service. The post holder will play a vital role in case holding and act as Lead Professional to provide Early Help support to young people and their families.  The role will also be part of delivering interventions and support to young people and families as well as supporting the strengthening and embedding of Early Help processes across the partnership.   This role will quickly establish effective working relationships with partners as part of a shared approach to Early Help to deliver the best support possible to young people and families. 

About You

You will be passionate about Early Help and working with Children and Young People, with operational experience of working with young people and families, in relation to delivering targeted interventions, particularly in relation to preventing Serious Youth Violence.  You will have a good understanding of Early Help with a successful track record of working with partners, undertaking Early Help Assessments and providing direct support and interventions to young people.  You will be positive about change and have an understanding of the need to consistently support change in order to drive service improvements, to deliver the highest quality support and interventions to young people and families. 

About Us

Bolton are committed and passionate about delivering high quality services.  This is an exciting time as we implement the Targeted Early Help service and wider programme of change within Early Help.  This is an opportunity to be part of shaping the service to support young people in Bolton within a specifically funded area of work.  You will be a key member of the Targeted Early Help Service team and supported as part of a wider Children’s Services Team.  You will have access to learning and development opportunities. 

For more information about working for Bolton Council, please see the Work with Us page on

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 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS with check of relevant barred list is therefore required for this post.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority, giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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