Aspiring Youth Justice Worker

Posted 21 May by Academics
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Are you a Psychology or Criminology Graduate?

Are you passionate about demonstrating the value of education to vulnerable children who have been exposed to traumas?

Are you passionate about restorative approaches?

An outstanding specialist school in Salisbury are looking for a dedicated Pastoral & Learning Support Assistant/Aspiring Youth Justice Worker to join them immediately. All the students have social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, and associated challenging behaviours. The school are therefore looking for a Pastoral & Learning Support Assistant who is knowledgeable about Psychology or Criminology, and has a passion for helping young people make positive choices!

This Specialist School have a deep focus on addressing the educational, social and therapeutic needs of each student, focusing on individual happiness and well-being where students can thrive academically, socially and emotionally. The ideal Aspiring Youth Justice Worker will have excellent interpersonal skills, resilience, empathy and previous experience working with children.

This Aspiring Youth Justice Worker role will give you essential restorative experience within anti-social and challenging settings - the perfect opportunity if you are thinking of a career in prison, rehabilitation, probation, or youth justice services. Based on holistic and therapeutic practice, this Aspiring Youth Worker role is an amazing opportunity for Criminology and Psychology Graduates. The role will give you hands-on experience working with vulnerable children; and through building strong, robust relationships, you will increase the engagement, attainment and life chances of children, aiming to ensure they do not enter the criminal justice system.

You will be working alongside teachers and specialist staff to support students with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) challenges and traumas. Some of the students will have suffered adverse childhood experiences, and you will identify their risks and needs, escalating where necessary. Many of the children face various barriers in life and are more 'at risk' of negative outcomes. You will be instrumental in providing consistency, and equipping children and young people with tools to ensure they feel safe, secure, empowered, and believe that they can succeed in life.

  • Aspiring Youth Justice Worker
  • Pastoral & Learning Support Assistant
  • Salisbury
  • ASAP or September Start
  • £80 to £90 per day
  • Mon to Fri, 08:30 - 15:30

If you are interested in this Aspiring Youth Justice Worker role, please upload your CV today!

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Reference: 52700249

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