Youth Offending Social Worker – Bedford

Location: Bedford  |  Bedfordshire  |  England
Sector: Criminal Justice
Consultant: Aaron Hope
Job Reference: 31604
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

I am currently seeking an experienced Social Worker to join Bedford’s multi-agency team for their Youth Justice Department on a temporary contract.

The role is critical to the delivery of service in respect of supervising young people subject to Court Orders. You will be experienced in work with challenging young people and families, preferably in a Youth Offending setting. You will work with young people subject to bail supervision and secure remand, hold a targeted caseload and contribute to delivery of group work programmes.

The work is varied and will require the post-holder to work unsocial hours and some weekends. It is essential that the post-holder has a full driving licence and an enhanced CRB. You must have experience of working in the Youth Justice system and must have knowledge of Youth Justice legislation with ideally more than 3 years PQE in Social Work.

The contract is for an initial 3 months but it will likely be extended beyond that and the hourly pay rate is £28.

If you’re interested and would like to apply please forward me your updated CV or contact me on 07520632917 to discuss further.