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Youth Worker - Prevention

Cyngor Sir Benfro
Job Description

This is a fixed term post expexted to last until 31/03/2025.

The Pembrokeshire Youth Justice Team are seeking to employ a Youth Officer to work on crime prevention across Pembrokeshire with children between the ages of 8-18 in both group & 1:1 settings. The role will incorporate working in public buildings including both formal and non-formal education settings such as Schools, youth centres and community settings as well as people's homes.

Strong multi-agency working skills are required as links with other services such as Police, Fire Service, Road safety unit and Children's Services are essential to effectively deliver prevention programmes.

The successful candidate should have sound assessment, recording and reporting skills and good knowledge of how to assess risk and needs of children using a child first approach. Prior knowledge or experience of youth justice interventions is desirable but a full programme of professional development will be offered to assist the role.

This role requires someone who has good engagement skills to work with children on the cusp of offending. The role is very diverse and dynamic due to the client group but also very rewarding.

Safeguarding and public protection are also vital skills to the role.

Employment Checks

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

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Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council's Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.

This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone's business whether they work for, or on behalf of, the Council.

Support & Additional Info

• Please contact the Recruitment Team as early as possible if you're unable to apply online or require support by emailing

• Local Government Employees on National Joint Council (NJC) terms are subject to national pay bargaining; all salaries currently stated in our adverts are as 01/04/2022. The 2023 pay award is pending.

• Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are desirable. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.