Job Summary

Support Time Recovery Worker - Liaison and Diversion

Bradford, West Yorkshire | £22k | Social Care

Recruiter: Touchstone

Touchstone, a registered charity, is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Liaison and Diversion Support Time Recovery Worker
Salary starting at: £21,589 pa (NJC Scale Points, 12 – 17)37 hours per week
This role will be based in and around Bradford

Any job offer will be dependent on the outcome of police vetting at level 3, and reference checks.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) Service works with people of all ages (including children and young people) with a wide range of vulnerabilities including poor mental health and learning disabilities, who have offended or are at risk of offending. We support service users who have contact with police stations, the courts, prisons and probation. The Liaison and Diversion service is delivered by Wakefield Council across the West Yorkshire Police force area. The team is a multi-agency, multi skilled team. Touchstone is one of the partners in the service.

The aim is to work together to reduce the risk factors for reoffending by providing short-term support and signposting service users into longer-term support services.

L&D service across West Yorkshire will operate 7 days per week from 08.00 to 18.00. Project Workers will be required to work shifts to ensure appropriate cover, this will include regular weekend and evening work.

CLOSING DATE: 8th December 2019
Interviews will be held on18th December 2019

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the Apply button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the application pack.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.

Touchstone is a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Mindful Employer, has been granted the Positive about Disabled People mark and Investors in People Platinum.

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