Missing Children’s Engagement Worker Bristol

Job title: Missing Children’s Engagement Worker

Company: Bristol City Council

Job description: The job requirements are detailed below. Where applicable the skills, qualifications and memberships required for this job have also been included.

Job details

Job details Job reference VAC001641 Date posted 30/07/2021 Application closing date 15/08/2021 Location B Bond – West Wing Smeaton Road Hotwells Bristol BS1 6XN Salary BG8: £22,627 – £24,491 Package Blank Job category/type Social Care, Youth and Communities Attachments

Missing Children’s Engagement Worker Job description

Full Time, Permanent

We are looking for a missing children’s engagement worker to join the Safer Options Hub to reduce extra-familial harm and exploitation.

We are looking for an energetic and creative approach to establishing contact with young people who live chaotic lifestyles.

This will involve building good rapport with marginalised young people which enables an effective return home interview, often in a single visit.

You will hold a small caseload, conducting one to one sessions with young people for up to 6 weeks around push and pull factors that lead to young people going missing and facilitate a harm minimisation intervention to young people at significant risk of harm, supporting the creation of safety/ trigger plans in partnership with children and young people to reduce risk.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary citywide specialist exploitation team and in the Safer Options partnership as well as the University of Bedfordshire research team.

You will be a confident practitioner and used to using your initiative.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

To discuss the role further contact Charlene Richardson at

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from young people (16-24 years) /Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Job title Missing Children’s Engagement Worker Job reference VAC001641 Date posted 30/07/2021 Application closing date 15/08/2021 Location B Bond – West Wing Smeaton Road Hotwells Bristol BS1 6XN Salary BG8: £22,627 – £24,491 Package Blank Job category/type Social Care, Youth and Communities Attachments Job description

Full Time, Permanent

We are looking for a missing children’s engagement worker to join the Safer Options Hub to reduce extra-familial harm and exploitation.

We are looking for an energetic and creative approach to establishing contact with young people who live chaotic lifestyles.

This will involve building good rapport with marginalised young people which enables an effective return home interview, often in a single visit.

You will hold a small caseload, conducting one to one sessions with young people for up to 6 weeks around push and pull factors that lead to young people going missing and facilitate a harm minimisation intervention to young people at significant risk of harm, supporting the creation of safety/ trigger plans in partnership with children and young people to reduce risk.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary citywide specialist exploitation team and in the Safer Options partnership as well as the University of Bedfordshire research team.

You will be a confident practitioner and used to using your initiative.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

To discuss the role further contact Charlene Richardson at

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from young people (16-24 years) /Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Expected salary: £22627 – 24491 per year

Location: Bristol

Job date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 06:23:39 GMT

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