Anti Social Behaviour Worker (South Tyneside)

Recruiter
Victim Support
Location
South Shields
Salary
£12,082.8 pa rising to £12,456.6 pa
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The main purpose of this role is to provide a high quality service for victims of Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) throughout South Tyneside. The successful candidate will manage a caseload of clients, providing them with practical and emotional support and you will also co-ordinate and support a small team of volunteers who assist with cases.

The successful candidate must have experience of delivering casework and of directly supporting vulnerable people. You will have excellent listening and communication skills and be able to work both independently and within a team setting. You'll also have experience of managing, prioritising and organising a demanding caseload and of liaising with a variety of external partners in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients.

The post is 22.5 hours per week (which can be worked flexibly across weekdays to meet the needs of the service) and is based in South Tyneside Homes offices (South Shields).

Applicants will be subject to satisfactory checks made by the Disclosure & Barring Service, as well as usual references.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days leave (pro rata), season ticket loans, training & development, and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world class services to victims.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as (s). In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (Jobs Section) and complete and submit an online application form.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it. If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference, we look forward to hearing from you!