Youth Offending Practitioner Children and Young People’s Services

Location: Ipswich  |  Suffolk  |  England
Sector: Criminal Justice
Consultant: Alex Bradnum
Job Reference: 32962
Salary: £14.74 - £14.74
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice is currently looking for experienced and dedicated YOT Practitioner to work in Suffolk on a full-time basis. The ideal candidates will possess highly developed specialist skills

The pay rate for these locum YOT Practitioner jobs is £14.73 per hour and are initial 3-month contracts.

Your main duties will include;

Offering a range of services to young people and their carers including structured intervention programmes, based on effective practice principles that aim to prevent offending and anti-social behaviour and manage the risk of harm young people present to themselves and others

Delivering Restorative Justice interventions

Attending Youth Courts and providing court duty cover

Demonstrates knowledge of Signs of Safety and a broad practical understanding of and skills in using solution focused approaches of intervention.

Ability to effectively apply solution focused approaches to deliver successful outcomes.

Ability to clarify risks and concerns and focus on solutions to create a climate in which change can happen.

Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and guidance as appropriate to role

Ability to recognise and act on Child Protection and risk of harm and re-offending issues and escalate as appropriate.

Ability to recognise and manage risk of harm to others and risk of reoffending issues and escalate as appropriate

Knowledge of associated agencies and their working practices and roles.

Ability to use a range of assessment frameworks

In depth knowledge of the social and emotional factors that affect a child’s capacity to learn and develop.

Understanding the diverse range of needs of clients & backgrounds