DBR03669 Youth Justice

Local Government, Public Sector

We are recruiting a Youth Justice Officer for a public sector client in North London: we are looking for experienced, committed and highly motivated staff members with a high level of skill and knowledge base to join our multi-disciplinary service to help us continue to deliver a high-quality service:

You will work as part of the Youth Offending Unit to undertake all duties with Safeguarding young people and managing risk to the community. The candidate will need to be able to write PSR reports, carry out high-quality assessments using AssetPlus; deliver interventions to reduce the risk of further offending and manage risk of harm to themselves and others. This post requires monitoring of practice and processes, building in close partnership work. This posts will require a commitment to work occasional weekends and unsocial hours as and when required. This post will be subject to a rigorous interview process:

Qualification – Essential

GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
A professional qualification in a discipline involving work with young people or the criminal justice system or
Diploma in Youth & Community Studies; Professional Certificate in Youth Justice, Foundation Degree in Youth Justice etc. or Experience of working directly with young people in an inner-city, multicultural environment or Significant experience of working in a field directly related to youth offending.
GSCC Registered
Advanced ECDL –Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook and Social Media

Skills, Abilities & Experience – Essential

Proven ability to communicate with staff of all levels
Able to demonstrate the ability to manage workload and work as part of a team
Good experience of working as part of a small team and on own initiative
Ability to work with members of the public/clients
Strong analytical skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to carry out interviews
Experience of administrative tasks associated with case management such as appointments letters and electronic referral forms
Proven ability to facilitate meetings and carry out and complete ASSET, ROM and other detailed assessments with young people and their parents
Strong report writing skills
Good working knowledge of national standards and local policies and procedures
Strong experience of prepare intervention plans for young people based on the YOS case management procedure, APIR and risk and protective factors
The ability to build strong working partnerships
Able to manage a mixed caseload of custodial and community sentences
Enhanced CRB/DBS; on the disclosure & barring service update system – essential
Able to provide Five Years of references – essential
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
Ref: DBR03669
Job Title: Youth Justice Officer
Salary: £20.07 per hour PAYE
Location: North London
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Min 4 Months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.