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£41,675 - £45,591)
Social Care - Children Service
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"
Northumberland Youth Justice Service are seeking to appoint a deputy manager with motivation and vision to assist the team manager to manage and co-ordinate youth justice services in our area.
You will have the drive and determination to contribute to the future development of NYJS, improving performance and ensuring quality in the delivery of our work.
Northumberland YJS is part of Northumberland Adolescent Service and you will join a strong and experienced management team and a stable, integrated and committed workforce who are focused on improving outcomes for young people through the application of best practice and high professional standards.
You must have proven management skills, experience of working in youth justice or a related area and the ability to lead, develop and support a team of youth justice staff.
You should have experience of working with young people with complex needs and a proven ability to improve outcomes. The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues from partner agencies is a key skill for achieving success in this role.
You will need to lead on a number of themes including Out-Of-Court disposals and education / training and employment.
Northumberland County Council is committed to investing in its workforce and all staff benefit from induction, supervision and ongoing professional development.. This is a challenging but immensely rewarding role and provides a real opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of young people and communities across Northumberland
For further information or an informal discussion on this post please contact John Lathaen (team manager) on 01670 629169 or Sharron Pearson (service manager) on 01670 536400.
We are offering:
- A starting salary of £41,675 (rising to £45,591)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
More information can be found in the attached job description and person specification and closing date for application is midnight on 20th September 2019.
Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or email@example.com.
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