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Youth Justice Practitioner

  • Location: Tameside, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £30 - £35 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Youth Justice Practitioner to start a new role in Tameside.    

You will contribute to the work of the Youth Justice Service in fulfilling its primary objective to prevent offending and re-offending by children and young people. You will be able to assess risk, analyse and put clear risk plans in place.

Average caseloads are around 15.

Rate of pay is £30 – £35 depending on experience.


To carry out in depth assessments of children and young people who have offended, taking into consideration any risk that they may present to themselves, others and the community.

To co-ordinate service provision to meet the needs of such children within the Scaled Approach model.

To directly supervise and enforce all relevant Court Orders on behalf of the Local Authority within the National Standards for Youth Justice.

To carry out direct work with children and their families in order to meet their assessed needs.

To undertake such work jointly with colleagues within the Service and from other agencies in appropriate cases.


Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications: Social work qualification or equivalent qualification appropriate to one of the  Partner agencies e.g. Probation, Police, Education, Health            

Experience:  Youth justice background and criminal justice experience

Compliance: Right to Work in the UK, enhanced Childrens DBS

Hours: 37 hours a week, office based

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