Youth Offending Officer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Chester
Salary
17.00 - 17.08 GBP Hourly
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities

•Reducing the risk of youths reoffending by regularly completing risk and vulnerability assessments as well as management plans.

•Using Asset+

•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

•CQSW, Dip SW, Degree in social work or a diploma in Probation Studies

Necessary Experience required

•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

•Experience using Asset/AssetPlus

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 and also work as part of a team

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Jake at Service Care Solutions on (phone number removed), or apply now!

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