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Restorative Justice Worker.3576

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
01/10/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/10/2020 00:00
Salary:
£24,313 - £26,999
Allowances:
24313
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
199638
Employment Location:
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"
Closing date:
15 Oct
Further Information

Northumberland Youth Justice Service (YJS) is a multi-disciplinary team that works with young people (aged 0-17) and their families with the aim to prevent offending and reoffending.



The YJS are part of Northumberland Adolescent Services and we are closely aligned with the leaving care, accommodation, substance misuse, participation and youth services. The YJS are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Restorative Justice Workers to complement our existing staff team (we are open to consider part-time applicants).



You will need to be highly motivated and passionate about supporting the victims of crime and working with young people and their families. You will understand and model the principles and values which underpin restorative justice practice. Key functions include contacting victims of crime, providing impact statements to inform reports, assessments and interventions for young people. You will be required to facilitate and participate in how young people repair the harm they have caused.



The work will also include restorative justice conferences, delivering training to Youth Offender panels and undertake victim satisfaction questionnaires. Other duties will include taking responsibility for reporting any safeguarding, changes in risk levels, or child protection concerns through the line management structure and follow departmental policies and procedures. You will also contribute, as required to the core tasks of the service - including, duty, appropriate adults and occasional Court duty.

You will be expected to record work using the child view database. You will also contribute to our Out-of-Court work including brief assessments and subsequent interventions. As you will carry an Out of Court cases, you will also need to supervise young people in accordance to National and Local guidelines. You will be expected to attend team meetings and various other professional meetings when necessary.



Northumberland Youth Justice Service (YJS) is a multi-disciplinary team that works with young people (aged 0-17) and their families with the aim to prevent offending and reoffending.



The YJS are part of Northumberland Adolescent Services and we are closely aligned with the leaving care, accommodation, substance misuse, participation and youth services. The YJS are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Restorative Justice Workers to complement our existing staff team (we are open to consider part-time applicants).



You will need to be highly motivated and passionate about supporting the victims of crime and working with young people and their families. You will understand and model the principles and values which underpin restorative justice practice. Key functions include contacting victims of crime, providing impact statements to inform reports, assessments and interventions for young people. You will be required to facilitate and participate in how young people repair the harm they have caused.



The work will also include restorative justice conferences, delivering training to Youth Offender panels and undertake victim satisfaction questionnaires. Other duties will include taking responsibility for reporting any safeguarding, changes in risk levels, or child protection concerns through the line management structure and follow departmental policies and procedures. You will also contribute, as required to the core tasks of the service - including, duty, appropriate adults and occasional Court duty.

You will be expected to record work using the child view database. You will also contribute to our Out-of-Court work including brief assessments and subsequent interventions. As you will carry an Out of Court cases, you will also need to supervise young people in accordance to National and Local guidelines. You will be expected to attend team meetings and various other professional meetings when necessary.



For further information please contact Sharron Pearson (Service Manager) on 01670 536400 or Paul Brownlee (Team Manager) or Katrina Fox (Deputy Team Manager)

This is a full time, permanent position based at Cramlington.

The starting salary is £24,313


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; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email Rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.



If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.



The closing date is 15 October at midnight



Shortlisting will take place on Friday 16th October 2020
A full Northumberland Adolescent Service Presentation will take place on Wednesday 21st October 2020, which will give an overview of the complete Service
Interviews will take place on Friday 23rd October 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.