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Youth Justice Service Practitioner

  • Location: Lowestoft, England
  • Salary: £24 - £24 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Youth Justice Service Practitioner at Suffolk County Council

The role:

Hybrid working arrangements to be mutually agreed with line manager.

Communicating and engaging with children, young people and their families, with colleagues and with communities.

      Work directly with children, young people and families using the Suffolk Signs of Safety and Wellbeing framework.

Where required by the role, to act as Lead Professional for named families, being the key contact with the family and liaising with other professionals to provide a joined up response.

Assessment, Planning and Review

      Use Suffolk signs of safety principles, disciplines and tools.

Where required, to participate in CAF, multi-agency assessment, Statutory Assessment and other relevant assessment processes.

Effective Practice

      To work alongside children, young people, parents and families where there are early signs of social, emotional, health or behavioural issues to bring about sustainable improvement.

Where required by role, take responsibility for managing cases and holding appropriate levels of risk, overseeing the input of support workers where involved.

Work within the service guidelines, statutory guidance and legal frameworks.

To respond to needs identified with the family by identifying and delivering evidence-based interventions as required.

To work with families with complex problems where statutory intervention is required under the guidance of senior Social Worker, Lead Professional or Health Colleagues as appropriate.

Engage in individual and group supervision with managers and practice leads.

Where the role requires, to mentor and/or supervise junior colleagues or students and facilitate individual and group supervision with team members.

Managing Risk and Safeguarding

      To identify risk and safeguarding concerns and escalate immediately where appropriate.

To undertake other tasks allocated by manager or senior colleagues, in keeping with the responsibilities of the grade:

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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