Positive Futures – Targeted Support Worker

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Contract: Permanent.
Term: Full Time.
Salary: £26,250 per annum.
Hours per week: 35 hours.
Reporting to: Team Manager.
Location: Positive Futures North Liverpool, Unit B1, Tetlow Way, Langham Street Industrial Estate, L4 4QS.

Employer Bio

Positive Futures is a youth development charity supporting young people in Liverpool. They believe in empowering young people to achieve their potential – and their team are committed to supporting every young person to achieve their potential. They do this through their open access, targeted support work and personal development interventions which collectively, support thousands of young people in Liverpool every year.

Job Description

Purpose of Role:

To provide support to young people on a wide variety of issues. Working closely with teachers, colleagues, social workers and other agencies to help understand children’s needs and provide a high-quality service in supporting them.

Some duties will include:

  • To plan, deliver and offer support sessions on a one-to-one basis, e.g. using CBT, Art Therapy etc.
  • To provide a range of interventions alongside colleagues which will improve the well-being of young people
  • To engage and build good working relationships with parents, children and colleagues working in schools and other agencies
  • To work effectively and cooperatively with partner agencies using common processes including Early Help Assessment, Team Around the Family (TAF) and Lead Professional (LP) roles
  • To provide relevant information about, and access to appropriate support services and opportunities that enable young people to improve their skills
  • To work holistically and effectively with parents/carers in ways that will improve their children’s well-being
  • To work closely with relevant health professionals to support parents/carers in meeting the needs of their children
  • To undertake home visits as and when required
  • To promote the safe guarding of children in accordance with the framework for the care and protection of children
  • To be proactive in providing information on support services to young people.


  • Excellent salary
  • Staff Health Cash Plan
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Expenses payable upon receipt
  • An extensive training program to ensure their staff are the best in their field
  • Regular supervision and guidance
  • A supportive and approachable Management Team
  • The opportunity to make a real difference with the children and families they have the pleasure of working with.

To read the full job description and to apply, please click here.

Deadline: Tuesday 21 February 2023 at 5 pm.

Contact Details: info@positivefutures.org.uk / 0151 207 6003.

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