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Youth Offending Service Officer - Coventry

Location: COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 13.64-13.64 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-328579

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I am recruiting for a Youth Offending Service Officer to join their team based in Coventry.

 

Job Purpose:

 

To reduce offending by working within national and local guidance and through undertaking a range of tasks within and on behalf of the Service.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • To undertake all duties and responsibilities within the framework of National Standards for Youth Justice, Team and Council Policy and Procedures and inter-agency Protocols.
  • To be involved in the effective delivery of the service during and outside of office hours and at
  • Bank Holidays and weekends as required, including one to one work and group work in the office and at external venues including court and home visits. 
  • To undertake assessments and plan interventions with all young people, their parents and carers which take account of (a) risk to victim(s), the public and self; (b) of offending; (c) of individual development needs (personal/social, family, health, education/employment).
  • To ensure they are familiar with relevant legislation and national and local policies relating to Youth Justice and to effective practice developments.
  • To work co-operatively with colleagues from own and other disciplines and in partnership    arrangements.
  • To meet all requirements relating to the maintenance of formal records of assessments, work with   young people and case management supervision.
  • To participate fully in individual supervision, team meetings, training opportunities, Inter-agency meetings and in opportunities to contribute to the strategic development of Youth Offending Services.

 

Skills and knowledge needed

  • Knowledge of current Youth Justice and Children’s legislation including Safeguarding policy and Offender Management principles.
  • Knowledge of child development and behaviour including the risk factors relating to young people involved in crime.
  • Knowledge of issues faced by young people, particularly in relation to race, gender, sexuality and disability, and of how to challenge inequalities professionally.
  • Knowledge of methods and models of intervention and anti-oppressive practice.
  • Previous experience of using the ChildView Youth Justice database and reporting system

 

 

This is a temporary role for an initial 3 months with potential to be extended beyond, working full-time paying £13.64 per hour PAYE.

 

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