Edinburgh based Child Sexual Exploitation Practitioner

Job Type Interim
Location Edinburgh
Area City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Sector Sexual Violence - Child Sexual ExploitationChild & Family Services
Salary £13 - £15 per hour
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref 53779_1502286712
Job Views 65
Description
Role:Specialist Project Worker (Child Sexual Exploitation)
Based:Edinburgh
Rate:£13 - £15 per hour (dependent of experience)
Type:3 - 6 months (with a strong possibility of a permanent opportunity)
Hours:37.5 hours (flexible on hours and days worked)
Start:Immediate

Our client, a respected UK based children and young person's charity, are recruiting for an Edinburgh based Project Worker to work on their Child Sexual Exploitation service.

The successful candidate will be providing targeted support to vulnerable children and young people who are experiencing/ have experienced/ are at risk of CSE and with be delivering training on CSE to partner services, local businesses and parents.

You will carrying a caseload of between 8 - 12 clients and will be identifying and making contact with sexually exploited young people through a range of outreach and referral methods, developing effective and sensitive relationships. You will be advocating on the young persons behalf and empowering them to use their own voice.

You will be conducting return home interviews, working in the community and with professionals to raise awareness about Child Sexual Exploitation and the associated risks.

You will be responsible for facilitating multi-agency working, training professionals and working with the team to develop and improve practices for supporting and protecting young people at risk.

You will be construct interventions to resolve young people's issues, including utilising child protection and safeguarding systems and practices where appropriate.

The successful candidate will be working for a respected national charity who works tirelessly to transform the lives of some of the UK's most vulnerable children. They provide high quality and innovative services and deliver child focused programmes which they are constantly striving to develop and improve.

Requirements:
*Knowledge of Safeguarding Children policies and guidelines
*Previous experience working with vulnerable young people - this can include supported housing, social care/ work, domestic/sexual violence advocacy and support work, therapeutic support and/ or youth work
*The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of working with victims of CSE
*Strong communication skills - written and verbal

For details on this or any other role please contact Ria Hjelm-Smith on 0161 413 5771 or email ria.smith@resourcinggroup.co.uk

Resourcing Group Futures acts as both an employment agency and an employment business

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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