Senior Youth Offending Service Officer job in Winsford at Cheshire West And Chester Council

Senior Youth Offending Service Officer

Company: Cheshire West and Chester Council

Location: Winsford UK

Date Posted:May 09, 2018

Youth Justice Services, incorporating Cheshire East, Cheshire West, Halton & Warrington is looking for a Senior Youth Offending Team Officer to help it maintain and improve upon its extremely high standards.  You will manage a demanding case load of young people, completing their assessments, writing reports and undertaking interventions to address their offending behaviour. You will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies to achieve the best outcomes for the public and the young person themselves. You will also take your place on the duty rota, as required which may involve work with the courts and at police stations.Experience of working with young people who are difficult to engage is essential as is the knowledge and understanding of the factors that put young people at risk of offending. Alongside this a good knowledge of the Youth Justice System is desirable.Risk management, public safety and safeguarding are fundamental to our work and candidates need to be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of these requirements as they are integral to the post being offered.You should have the enthusiasm and dedication to work towards provision of high quality assessments and interventions for young people and the ability to multi- task in a rapidly changing and ever demanding environment.You must have the ability to effectively work alongside partner agencies, and to engage parents/carers and young people, alongside excellent communication skills and IT skills.  A qualification in either social work, probation (equivalent qualification) or a Professional Certificate in Effective Practice combined with a relevant degree is essential. If you are not sure whether you have the necessary qualifications for this post, please enquire before you apply.For an informal discussion on this post, please contact Jez Brown on 0345 1450055DBS Clearance will be required. For an informal discussion on this post, please contact Jez Brown 0345 1450055In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment. Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which mean that all employees will receive a minimum of £8.75 per hour for all contracted hours. For any enquiries please email  or call 01244 972503. Please quote job reference number RI 000014 in all correspondence. View full job description
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