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Social Worker - Youth Offending Team Practitioner

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Youth Offending
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
North West London
Salary:
£38,904 to £38,904 per annum
Posted:
09/01/2018
Job Ref:
ECH67106

Social Worker - Youth Offending Team Practitioner - North West London - Up to £38,904pa

Our Client in North-West London have an exciting new YOT Practitioner vacancy. This is an exciting opportunity to gain new experience in a busy and dynamic setting.

Benefits:
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  • Season ticket loan
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Excellent and supportive manager
About the role:
  • To supervise, facilitate compliance and enforce the statutory orders that children and young people become subject to that are the responsibility of the Youth Offending Team
  • To represent the Youth Offending Service at the Youth Court and other Courts, including Crown Court as required, including Saturday, Bank Holiday and any other occasional Courts.
  • To attend as required as an Appropriate Adult at PACE interviews of young people who are arrested.
  • To make accurate, clear assessments of risk in relation to harm to the public, dangerousness, re-offending and vulnerability and to develop and implement risk and vulnerability management plans which are reflected in intervention planning and delivery of services.
  • To advise the line manager, Youth Offending Service Manager and/or other appropriate professionals of any concerns relating to the safety, welfare and protection of children and young people.
  • To participate in the supervision of students placed with the Youth Offending Team.
  • To work within the principles of “Working together to safeguard children” and the Pan London Child Protection Procedures in relation to safeguarding young people.
  • The post holder may be required to work outside normal office hours including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays
Requirements:
  • Experience in a Youth Offending Team as a Practitioner 
  • Knowledge of the Children Act, all Criminal Justice Acts, Crime and
  • Disorder Act 1998, National Standards and other relevant
  • legislation and guidance
  • Level 4 qualification in a relevant discipline (such as Social Work,
  • Criminology, Psychology or Probation) or Professional Certificate in
  • Effective Practice

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6218
Contact: Ed Christmas

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