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Youth Justice Service Education Officer - Sheffield

Job Title: Youth Justice Service Education Officer - Sheffield
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £23.60 - 23.60 per hour
Start Date: 05/02/2024
Duration: 12 months initially
REF: SD0702202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Description

Youth Justice Service Education Officer - Sheffield

Are you a passionate, dedicated YJS Education Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Youth Justice Service Education Officer to join a team based in Sheffield. 

Umbrella Rate: £23.60 per hour 

Duration: 05/02/2024 – 12 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 16:30, 37 hrs/week – Hybrid 

YJS Education Officer role: Full JD Available

  • To arrange effective and appropriate educational provision to meet the educational needs of young people engaged with the Youth Offending Service
  • Work with and support young people in confronting barriers to learning
  • Develop, oversee and utilise a range of ETE resources available to the Youth Offending Service for the educational engagement of young people
  • To provide effective liaison between the Youth Offending Service, the Local Education Service, schools, colleges and other education providers, to ensure that young people of statutory school age receive appropriate educational provision and learning support
  • Commission services for young people in line with assessed individual needs and plans
  • Investigate educational absence within the YOS caseload
  • Liaise with young people, families and carers to address provision and attendance concerns and provide support to facilitate them to participate in these processes, this will include home visiting as appropriate
  • Encourage and promote regular attendance of pupils
  • Identify the educational needs of young people which may be impacting on their offending behaviour
  • Responsible for working with schools and parents in order to facilitate managed moves from mainstream to any provision within the education service
  • Contribute to the assessment, supervision and support of young people engaged with the Youth Offending Service
  • Assist with the implementation and regular review of support packages, Individual Education Plans and Pastoral Support Plans for each young person
  • Work collaboratively with other agencies which seek to prevent offending by young people in the Criminal Justice System
  • Maintain all necessary case management records

Essential Requirements

  • Either qualification in:- Social Work (DipSW, Degree, CQSW, CSS or equivalent); Foundation Degree in Youth Justice; 2 years + police service; Probation diploma; Youth and Community Diploma; Nursing qualification; Teaching Qualification; Higher Level Teaching Assistant status
  • Post Qualifying experience of working with young people, their families / carers in either an Education, Youth Justice or Youth and Community Work setting
  • Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of legislation and guidance relating to young offenders and their families and the law relating to educational attendance
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of promoting high levels of school attendance and of the techniques for doing so
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any YJS Education Officer friends or colleagues.

If you are a YJS Education Officer and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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