Youth Offending Service Worker

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
19.00 - 20.00 GBP Hourly + Negotiable
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be working as a member of the multi-agency Youth Justice Service. You will be reporting to the Youth Justice Service Manager and will handle several different tasks and responsibilities on a daily basis, including:

•Reducing the risk of youths reoffending by regularly completing risk and vulnerability assessments as well as management plans.
•Be Asset+ trained and extremely competent using the systems
•Providing supportive relationships to younger people, their families and carers using your specialist skills.
•Liaising and collaborating with other agencies who work with young offenders. Providing information on changes in legislation, practice and procedures.
•Managing caseloads including the full range of referral, community and custodial orders.
•Attending youth crown courts when is needed.
•Carrying out regular risk assessments and use internal and external agencies to monitor risks of reoffending.

Qualifications
•Relevant qualification - Social work, Youth justice, probation studies - as well as experience in a similar role

Necessary Experience required
•To have prior experience working with youth offenders and the criminal justice system and of implementing the Children Act of 1989 and 2004 and criminal justice legislation.
•Experience of preparing and presenting pre-sentence/other reports.
•Ability to recognise and deal effectively with safeguarding issues

Key Skills Needed
•Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with a wide variety of people (young people, their families, other agencies and professionals)
•Strong organisational skills
•Ability to work well and remain relaxed under pressure
•Good level of it skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
•Being able to take own initiative as well as part of a team

Due to high volume of applications we have if you have not heard anything back within 1 week please take this as you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Referral Bonus: Service Care Solutions offer a referral bonus of GBP250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks, so please forward our details if you know of someone that may be interested and suitable in the position advertised