Eastern - Hertfordshire
The priority for YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, is targeted prevention and early intervention to ensure that young people get the help they need early and to reduce the necessity for higher cost specialist intervention. It enables young people to succeed by providing high quality informal education opportunities to promote their personal and social development. We would like to develop a new post at Watford General Hospital to support the needs of the most vulnerable young people aged 11 – 18. Young people present to the hospital with wide ranging issues from self-harm and feeling suicidal to signs of sexual exploitation. The focus of your work will be with at risk and vulnerable groups and individuals, the delivery of preventative programmes, evidencing learning outcomes and delivering to targets. You will deliver projects and programmes and will be supported to establish new initiatives which develop, with young people, stimulating and challenging youth work programmes. You will work in group settings and deliver one-to-one to identified individuals. You will have the ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse groups of young people, to respond flexibly to their needs and to the priorities of the Service. You will need to be a good communicator and advocate of young people. You will be required to deliver face to face work in accordance with JNC terms and conditions including residentials. You will be required to travel across the county so access to a vehicle is essential. Benefits for working with Hertfordshire County Council include: • Excellent Career Development • Salary exchange for additional benefits • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions • Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme • Staff Support Groups • Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay • Excellent Wellbeing schemes • Lease Car Scheme For more information regarding the work of YC Hertfordshire please visit www.ychertfordshire.org For questions regarding the position, please contact Sarah Parkhouse on 01438 843889 or email email@example.com Closing date: Midnight 5th October Interviews: 15th and 16th October Additional Information Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role and a DVLA check will be required on appointment. Application Information Applications are welcome from qualified and unqualified candidates. Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.