Youth Worker Independent Interviewer

Slough Slough

We have a fab new opportunity for an experienced Youth Worker Independent Interviewer to join their Young People's Service within Slough.

To undertake independent interviews with children and young people within 72 hours of them returning from missing episode. This will include nationwide travel on a regular and often daily basis. Produce written reports and send to relevant professionals/practitioners to inform multi-agency responses particularly relating to safeguarding

The responsibilities of the Youth Worker includes:

  • To undertake independent interviews with young people aged 11-18 years within 72 hours of young person returning from missing episode
  • To communicate efficiently and effectively with all relevant professionals and carers
  • To complete a full written report as required by the Local Authority within 24 hours of undertaking the Independent return from missing interview
  • Keep up to date accurate records and monitoring information, and produce relevant and timely data to inform the management information systems with particular emphasis on strong casework records, held on the Core plus
  • Ensure that practice is in accordance with legislation and the council's policies and procedures with particular reference to Health and Safety, Child Protection and Safeguarding Children

Requirements of a Youth Worker:

  • 2 years recent experience
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Grade A to C GCSE/or equivalent
  • Relevant professional qualification that grants full professional status in working with young people such as JNC recognised qualification in Youth Work, or Personal Advisor/IAG Qualification at level NVQ level 6, Social Work Qualifications

Salary: Up to £25.67 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW335772_1541691844
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2018-11-08
  • Location: Slough Slough
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-11-29
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