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Job Title Intervention Development Officer
Job reference SSY13
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade Scp 19-22
Pay From: From: £27,852 per annum To: To: £29,439 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 30 May 2023
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Job Description
We are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the North-west close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a modernising Council, which is passionate and ambitious for the children and families we support, our communities and our workforce. As part of our transformation journey, we continue to build on our progress and put children firmly at the centre of our care. We can only do this because of our highly valued, skilled, and supported workforce.

Making a Difference as an Intervention Development Officer with St Helens Youth Justice Service.

Support the work of the Youth Justice Service in preventing offending and re-offending by children and young people. To work as an integral part of the case management team, supporting case managers to fulfil their statutory role of managing children on Court Orders and Out of Court intervention programs, as well as those we work with through our preventative programs. Supporting staff to deliver interventions using a trauma-informed approach and group work with children who have Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).

Delivering both 1:1 and Group work interventions to both young people open to the service, as well as part of our prevention offer to schools through assemblies and small group sessions. Supporting sessional staff in the delivery of interventions at our Attendance Centre and assisting with delivery and data analysis of any commissioned services targeted at working with young people to reduce offending or anti-social behaviour.

To develop and catalogue our library of resources and to build a comprehensive program of group-work in relation to local need and recording engagement and data in relation to the cohort and effectiveness of groups and interventions.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to utilise existing skills and develop new ones. You will receive continuous support, development, and career progression opportunities on your journey with us. The posts include some home working but will require you to regularly attend the St Helens office and travel around the St Helens and surrounding areas.

Interested to Find Out More?

You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

St Helens is a great place to work so why not visit our Children’s Services web page to see what our colleagues have to say and discover our full range of in work benefits.

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These posts are subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Equality & Diversity

St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.

All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan

Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Job Application Packs
Applicant Letter (3).pdf
YJS Intervention Development Officer - Role Description.pdf
Person Specification - Intervention Officer.pdf
Application Form Disclosure Aug22 (2).pdf
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