Halifax, West Yorkshire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
starting at £24,982 pa/pro rata, NJC Scale Points 18 – 22
Contract, Fixed term up until March 2022, with the possibility of extension, Part-time
Job description

Touchstone (registered charity No. 1012053) is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Title: South Asian Engagement Worker
Salary: starting at £24,982 pa/pro rata, NJC Scale Points 18 – 22

Contracts Available:
1x 17 hours per week (South Yorkshire)
1x 18.5 hours per week (West Yorkshire)

These roles are fixed term up until March 2022, with the possibility of extension

You will actively engage service users from the South Asian population, who have offended and provide effective support to reduce the risk of people reoffending through implementing appropriate interventions, to change offending behaviours through group and one to one interventions.

The successful candidate will have experience in successfully working in the communities to support rehabilitation of offenders, and effectively engaging and working with people with challenging behaviour or complex needs. You will be used to working unsupervised or as part of a team to meet individual/service priorities.

The successful candidate will be expected to work across Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays.

Closing Date: 24 September 2021
Interviews will be held on: 7 October 2021


Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our website where you can download the application pack.
Please note, you are not applying at this stage.

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Minful Employer, Disability Confident Employer, Investors in People Platinum, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. 

Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 13 September 2021
Closed date: 24 September 2021
Job ref: 158591_TS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Advocacy