Children and Young People Using Harm Project Worker

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Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire
Fixed Term
Grade 3 (£24,672 – £29,073)
Closing date: 08/01/2024

TLC: Talk, Listen, Change

To undertake individual diagnostic assessments with children and young people who are using abusive behaviours in their intimate relationships or towards their parents/carers. To liaise with referring agencies and actively contribute to risk management procedures. To deliver a range of programme materials in both individual and group work settings, including programmes focused on prevention, early intervention, and behaviour change. This role will involve working directly with young people as well as engaging with their parents/carers and making appropriate referrals for partners/ex partners and children connected to the referred young people.

This role sits within an exciting new partnership working across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, headed by the Chrysalis Centre. Working in collaboration, the partnership provides a range of interventions that seeks to break the cycle of domestic abuse and foster safer lives for children and young people, families, and the wider community.

Service delivery across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, with home based working. Our Head office is in Trafford, Greater Manchester, travel may be required on some occasions.

Fixed term contract until 31st March 2025 with the possibility of an extension

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

Client work and liaison including:

1. Acting as single point of contact for referrals into the services, liaising with referrers regularly and processing referrals speedily and effectively.

2. Conducting appointment-based assessments with children and young people referred to the service to establish their suitability to attend a suitable programme

3. Conducting individual sessions with clients with a focus on exploring behaviour change; developing motivation; recognising and utilising existing strengths; and encouraging the adoption of new skills to help prevent recurrence of abuse.

4. To facilitate or co-facilitate a structured violence prevention individual or group work programme for young people who have been abusive towards their parent/carer

5. To take part in risk review meetings with other children and young people workers regarding the progress of clients and issues arising from work with partners, ex partners or parents/carers.

6. To implement actions agreed in risk review meetings.

7. Completing reports for referrers and other agencies, as necessary.

8. Liaison and partnership working with other agencies, attending core group and case conferences as appropriate.

9. Assisting in presentations or workshops about the work of the service.

10. Representing the service, as required, at meetings, seminars and conferences.

11. Providing day-to-day support, advice, and back-up, to other sessional workers and/or volunteers within the service.


1. Assisting with the collection of information needed for monitoring purposes.

2. Maintaining up to date information on legal, housing, and welfare issues relevant to domestic abuse.

3. Providing assistance in producing statistical and other reports on work done, to meet the requirements of funders and the service and co-operating in the on-going evaluation of services within TLC; Talk, Listen, Change.

4. Maintaining appropriate client records.


1. Attending and contributing to team meetings across the service delivery areas and Greater Manchester.

2. Attending line management sessions including the provision of information on client work, service delivery, and organisational issues.

3. Conducting all work in a way that reflects the aims and principles of the organisation, in particular policies on equal opportunities, safeguarding, confidentiality and information sharing.

4. Keeping up to date with domestic abuse issues and participating in relevant training as required.

5. Undertaking other duties as reasonably requested.