Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
£28,785 to £32,029 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Social Care - Children Service
Newcastle upon Tyne
Are you committed to providing excellent services to children and families? Do you want a job where you can make a direct impact in the community? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Youth Justice Officer to work within Newcastle Justice Service based in Newcastle Civic Centre.
You would be part of an experienced and supportive team, providing high quality and effective youth justice services on a citywide basis.
You will have experience working with young people in the criminal justice system and of effective multi-agency partnership working. You will be responsible for the completion of assessments, delivering early intervention and managing risk with children and Young People.
The work is varied and there can be fluctuations in demand with periods of significant increase. We therefore require you to be flexible, enthusiastic and committed to working with both statutory partners and both local and national organisations to improve outcomes for young people.
You should have a NVQ level 4 qualification in Child Care, Social Care or an equivalent and relevant discipline
We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
For an informal discussion, please contact Shaun Martin, Team Manager, or Gary Bell, Service Manager on 0191 2777377.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.
This post was previously advertised as ref no. 198887, applications for this advert will be carried over.