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Adolescent at Risk Worker - PO2

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£31,548 - £33,291
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/03/2020 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description


Adolescent at Risk Worker PO2 


Waltham Forest is looking for a dynamic and committed professional with experience in managing adolescents risk and contextual safeguarding, who has the skills to engage with young people, supporting them and their families to reduce behaviour that can put them at risk such as; going missing, being excluded from education, involved in anti-social and criminal activity, being affiliated to a gang, which can put them at risk of being criminally and sexually exploited.


The role will also act as the champion for contextual safeguarding, working within a contextual safeguarding framework, the focus will be on engaging with young people, their families and the professional network to put plans and interventions in place to reduce the risks posed to the young people and work to secure they have better outcomes to enhance their life chances.


To join us, you will need to be passionate about providing a high quality Early Help service to young people and their families, have an advanced understanding about contextual safeguarding and measures to tackle it, and be committed to ensuring that work is undertaken in partnership with key agencies to make young people safe. You will need to be able to work within a high-performance culture. If you wish to work effectively and creatively with vulnerable young people please apply. This post will require flexible working arrangements.


For an informal conversation about this opportunitiy, please contact Jahsynth Ramsay on 07968126107 or email




Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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