Ref. 57623

Assistant Youth Offending Team Worker

  • Location: Northampton, England
  • Salary: £20 - £20 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Assistant Youth Offending Officer to work across Northampton and Kettering (the main office being in Northampton). This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £20.00 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To be responsible a caseload of young people , undertake assessments and reviews of the circumstances of the offence and the offender child and to implement and deliver intervention plans in order to reduce crime and prevent (re-) offending.

Key Responsibilities:

      Through direct contact with the referred person, families, carers and other agencies, devise and carry out intervention plans, using negotiated resources and to contribute to the reviewing and revising of plans in accordance with National Standards.

Be responsible for administration duties and court preparation duties. Work and complete assessments with young people in court cells and liaise with the Youth Justice Board to ensure the young person safety and well being is prioritised.

Be responsible to ensuring all assessments and case recording are maintaining systems to ensure the young person is safeguarded and that information sharing, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality in accordance with policies and procedures are followed

To develop and maintain links and liaison with other agencies, professionals and organisations that provide assistance to offenders or victims in order to address the offending behaviour and to reduce crime and reoffending.

To participate actively in training, supervision and Unit meetings to continually update knowledge and personal development.

To promote the objectives, policies and practices of the Youth Offending Services and to contribute to the functions and smooth running of the service.

To work on a rota basis to ensure duty cover during core office hours one day per week to ensure the service responds in accordance with Youth Justice Board obligations.

To mediate between victim and offender and, where appropriate, achieve mutually acceptable offence resolution and reparation in order for offenders to be re-integrated into the community

To demonstrate awareness/understanding of equal opportunities and other people’s behavioural, physical, social and welfare needs.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Relevant discipline for example NVQ 3 in health or social care, criminology , teaching assistant.
  • Experience: Previous Experience in a social work/direct work setting with children and young offenders people.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check and references covering the last 3 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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