Liaison and Diversion Coordinator

Closing date 17 February 2019
Organisation Touchstone
Location West Yorkshire
Hours Full time
37 hours per week
Salary NJC Scale SO2– PO1 scp 32 – 36 starting at £29,636 pa
Telephone +441132718277
This is a fixed term contract, initially until end March 2022

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.  

Meet the team and find out more about this opportunity at our recruitment drop in: Monday 11th February anytime between 9:30am and 12:30pm at Orange Box Young People’s Centre, 1 Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1AF. Just turn up, no need to book. 
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