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Youth Justice Officer - Manchester

Job Title: Youth Justice Officer - Manchester
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Other Locations
REF: 766711
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Youth Justice Officer 
Umbrella Pay- £19.09 - £30 per hour
05/08/2024 – 2 months initially
Monday to Friday, 35 hrs/week – Office based (must be willing to work at other Manchester Youth Justice Offices when requested and work one late night each week on a rota basis)
Our client are seeking 2 Youth Justice Officer’s to deliver high quality services to young people and their families aimed at preventing and reducing offending.
  • Work closely with courts, young people and their families, managing a caseload
  • Make clear assessments in relation to risk of harm to the public, risk of re -offending and of offence related needs
  • Allocate appropriate and targeted resources to the reduction and prevention of youth offending
  • Enforce all sentences and Orders as appropriate
  • Deliver high quality face-to-face interventions/ programmes with young people and their parents/ carers based on principles of effective practice for all children and young people
  • Work with key partners to improve public protection, safeguard the needs of young people, and assist in the reduction of youth offending
  • Supervise cases, make appropriate referrals, manage risk, and develop high quality supervision plans based on assessments
  • Keep and maintain records of work and progress, prepare reports for court and other agencies
  • Attend meetings reviews and conferences where necessary
  • Possess relevant qualification or equivalent relevant experience - DipSW, Degree in Social Work, Qualified Probation Officer PCEP (Professional Certificate in Effective Practice), NVQ Level 4 in Community Justice, YJEPC (Youth Justice Effective Practice Certificate)
  • Recent experience working in Youth Justice as a Case Officer
  • Able to complete timely and accurate assessments and interventions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Focused, passionate, self-motivated and flexible
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered onto the update service
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services in an equal opportunities employer.
Please email all CVs to Sammy Davis or call 02085149110 mobile 07570 819 831

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