The award winning Young Victims’ Service, funded by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset, has secured additional Home Office funding to support young people affected by Domestic Abuse. As a result, the Service is seeking enthusiastic, professionally qualified to degree level and experienced individuals to join their team.
This exciting development will build on the success of the Young Victims’ Service which was founded in 2015 and provides services across Avon and Somerset. The aim of the Service is to support young people to ‘cope and recover’ from their experience of victimisation. The workers will provide direct support and programmed interventions to young people within their family context.
Successful applicants will be deployed across the Avon and Somerset area so must be able to travel independently.
These posts are temporary, and suitable for secondment by negotiation with current employer. These posts may be extended if further funding is secured. Job share may be considered subject to operational demands. Applicants must have a relevant professional qualification in criminal justice/social/youth/education work to degree level.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For an informal discussion, after reading the post details, please contact a Young Victims’ Advocate on the generic telephone number: 01275 884488.
Anticipated interview date: To be advised
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.