Ref. 62811

Deputy Manager

  • Location: Birmingham, England
  • Salary: £32.33 - £32.33 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with Birmingham Children’s Trust to recruit a Youth Offending Deputy Team Manager for their service at Washwood Heath.

On-going contract with an initial 3 months.

£32.33 per hour PAYE.

Job Purpose:

1.1    Along with the Team Manager to manage and lead the staff based within the Youth Offending Team on behalf of the Partner Agencies and Stakeholders in accordance with the Birmingham Youth Justice Plan. 

1.2    To assist the Team Manager in providing a comprehensive Youth Offending Service within the local team, undertaking those duties identified within the provisions of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 as being the responsibility of the Youth Offending Team.  The post-holder may have to undertake specific responsibilities on a city-wide basis as and when required.

1.3    As delegated by the Team Manager to ensure that the provision of services by staff conforms to best practice as defined by the appropriate National Standards and guidance laid down by the Youth Justice Board and offers equality of opportunity outcome to the young people in the local area.


2.1    To assist the Team Manager in ensuring there are a full range of Youth Offending Services provided within the team according to local needs. 

2.2    In conjunction with the Team Manager to offer supervision and support to staff based at the Centre and to ensure the work of teams is carried out in accordance with legal requirements, YOS policies, national standards and good professional practice.  The post-holder will also contribute to the recruitment, induction and appraisal of all staff whether employed by or seconded to the service.

2.3    To assist the Team Manager in the allocation of the day-to-day requirements of the Youth Offending Service to ensure that referrals are prioritised, and services offered promptly and in line with national standards and guidance and to ensure that the local youth offending team offers a duty system.

2.4    To assist and support the Team Manager in Budgetary Management and recording.

2.5    To take all practical steps to ensure the health and safety of clients, staff and the public are met within the local service.

2.6    To assist the Team Manager in ensuring that the Team meet Local and National Targets and Key Performance Indicators.

2.7    To ensure through regular checks that records in relation to all service users are properly maintained in accordance with YOS requirements.

2.8    To prepare or contribute in the preparation of reports that will assist the Team Manager in providing information and data towards the Youth Justice Plan plus Team Business Plan.

2.9    To ensure equality of opportunity in service provision and employment.

2.10    To participate and contribute to the development of the team, participating in relevant training, both as a participant and contributor.

2.11    To undertake such specific duties as delegated by the Team Manager where appropriate in relation to complaints, grievances or disciplinary matters.

2.12    In consultation with the Team Manager to identify needs and develop projects and services externally and internally to meet gaps in service provision.

2.13    To assist the Team Manager in ensuring quality assurance and performance management systems are in place and implemented. To include the chairing of Panel Meetings, Team Meetings and Review meetings.

2.14    To assist in the development of local links.

2.15    To assist in writing of procedures and protocols.

2.16    To lead in the management of cases that pose significant risk, where there are complex needs and/or attract a high profile where publicity is concerned.

2.17    As delegated take responsibility for building and resources management inventories.

2.18    To undertake such duties which are commensurate with the grade of the post.

Applicant Requirements:


      Youth Offending Qualification

Experience: You need to have experience of QAing Asset Plus, OOC assessments

Have up to date experience of working in a youth offending service

Compliance: Up to date Passport and DBS.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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