Senior Practitioner - Youth Justice Service


Positive Steps is a charitable trust that delivers a range of targeted and integrated services for young people, adults and families that recognises the diversity of the people with whom we work. We are a unique organisation delivering a combination of statutory, voluntary and traded services – funded through local authority and charitable trust grants, charitable donations, contracts based on payment by results, and income generated through our sister company Positive Steps Trading – where all profits fund our charitable activity.

We currently have the following vacancy within our Oldham town centre office:


Salary Range: £32,292.23-£34,342.53 pro rata + benefits

Fixed Term to 31.03.20 (expected to be extended until 31.03.21) – 18 hours per week

The main purpose of this role is to support the Youth Justice Management Team by leading effective practice across Youth Justice with a clear focus on contextualised safeguarding and Youth Violence.

We offer: membership of a pension scheme; annual leave from 34-39 days (including public holidays); flexible working arrangements; a voluntary benefits programme; learning and development opportunities; and a 36 hours week.

If you are excited by this opportunity, wish to join our successful team and embrace the challenges

ahead then download an application pack. Alternative application pack formats are available upon request.

If you have hearing or speech difficulties, and are a textphone user, you can call us direct in text using

Typetalk on 18001 0161 621 9400.

Please quote job reference:    PS/SP/07

Closing date:                              Midday Wednesday 31st July 2019  

Interview                                    Wednesday 21st August 2019

 The successful candidate will be an employee of Positive Steps, which operates a Safer Recruitment process to protect vulnerable young people and adults. Positive Steps will apply for an Enhanced Disclosure with the successful candidate.

We are an equal opportunities employer which values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community.



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