DBR03566 Youth Justice Case Officer

Local Government, Public Sector

Ref: DBR03566
Job Title: Youth Justice Case Officer
Salary: £20.07 per hour PAYE
Location: North East London
Hours: 36.00 hours per week
Duration: Min 6 months – extension on performance

Our Client in North East London is recruiting a Youth Justice Case Officer: To undertake all duties about the provision of assessment, report writing, supervision and case management regarding all matters relating to young people entering the Youth Justice System by Local and National Standards and all relevant policies and procedures.

Qualification – Essential

  • 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths or equivalent
  • A professional qualification; CQSW; DipSW; P.G.C.E or
  • Diploma in Youth & Community Studies; Professional Certificate in Youth Justice, Foundation Degree in Youth Justice
  • Experience of working directly with young people in an inner-city
  • GSCC Registered
  • Enhanced CRB/DBS Within Last 12 Months
  • Advanced IT Skills – Word packages and database use.

    Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

  • Must be an experienced case manager with extensive experience completing Asset Assessments, ROSH, Risk Management plans and Vulnerability Management plans.
  • Competent in managing high-risk cases such as bail and remand, DTO and ISS.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Proven ability to manage a mixed caseload of custodial and community sentences
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to carry out interviews
  • Proven working knowledge of national standards and local policies and procedures
  • Ability to work with members of the public/clients
  • Ability to supervise others and the ability to build strong working partnerships
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to manage workload and work as part of a team
  • Proven ability facilitate meetings and carry out and complete ASSET, ROM and other detailed assessments with young people and their parents/Carers/Guardians
  • Ability to communicate with staff of all levels, with proven interpersonal skills
  • Strong experience preparing intervention plans for young people based on the YOS CASE management procedure, APIR and risk and protective factors
  • Experience of administrative tasks associated with case management such as appointments, letters and electronic referral forms
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and on own initiative
  • Excellent IT skills, proficient in Microsoft packages, especially excel and access.
  • Candidates will undergo a pre-employment screening for this post
  • Enhanced Disclosure – on the Disclosure & Barring Service update system
  • Able to provide references covering the last five years
  • To apply for this role, candidates require a full work history with no unexplained gaps
  • Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities employer
  • Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy
  • To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.