Youth Offending Officer - Slough - £17- £20 per hour
Liquid Personnel are looking for a Youth Offending Officer to work in Slough. You must have previous experience in youth offending to apply for this role. The role specialises in dealing with NEET youths aiming to develop creative ways in which to engage with hard to reach young people and ensure they are motivated and inspired to access support offered by the service.
The role is paying between £17-£20 per hour depending on experience.
Benefits as a Youth Offending Officer include:
- Relevant training offered
- Twice weekly payroll
- Competitive pay rate
Duties as a Youth Offending Officer:
- To undertake assessments based on initial information so that decisions can be made regarding destination of referrals within the service and to signpost to other services if required.
- To work in partnership with a range of agencies to achieve integrated and co-ordinated multi-agency responses to vulnerable children, young people and families.
- To be the lead worker for allocated partners such as the Children's Trust in order to provide specialist IAG provision and support for young people such as those in care / leaving care, youth offending service clients, young people with SEN or teen parents.
- Provide high quality support advice and guidance on the full range of personal, social and health issues affecting designated young people to ensure they receive the appropriate support they need to secure a successful transition in to adulthood.
- Pro actively develop and effectively promote and implement multi-agency working ensuring close working relationships are developed with partners such as schools, colleges, youth offending service, social care, training providers and commissioned providers.
- Develop specialist expertise in areas relevant to young people who are in need of Early Help including areas such as emotional well being / mental health, substance and alcohol misuse, sexual health, housing, youth justice, family mediation, job readiness, education and any other issues that prevent young people from making successful transitions in to adulthood.
- Keep up to date accurate records and monitoring information, and produce relevant and timely data to inform the management information systems with particular emphasis on strong casework records, held on the Core plus and where relevant early help systems.
- Produce evidence that the NEET cohort are making progress in relation to EET as a result of their contact with you and where relevant the wider service and partners as a result of your direct engagement.
- To participate in professional development and personal learning to enhance professional skills, knowledge and understanding, and keep abreast of current understanding and research that is applicable to young people, children and families.
- To demonstrate commitment to the promotion and understanding of equality and diversity issues within the service.
- To ensure effective safeguarding systems and processes are in place in order to make referrals where appropriate.
- Eligible to work in the UK
- Relevant experience & qualifications
Why Liquid Personnel?
• New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
• Twice weekly payroll
• Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
• Free DBS and compliance service
• Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
• “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *
• “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.