West Yorkshire
Starting at £22,183 per annum (NJC Scale Points 12 – 17)
Permanent, Full-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.

Liaison and Diversion Support Time Recovery Worker
NJC Scale Points, 12 – 17, starting at £22,183 pa
37 hours per week
This role will be based in Kirklees.

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 March 2021
Interviews will be held on: 19th March 2021

How to apply:

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 Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.

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

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.

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Posted on: 23 February 2021
Closing date: 08 March 2021
Job ref: 157343_TS
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker
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