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Social Worker - Youth Justice Service -

Job Type:
Social Work
Youth Offending
Social Worker
North London
£31,324 per annum
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Social Worker - Youth Justice Service - North London - Starting from £31, 324 + benefits  

Our client in North London is looking for a social worker to join their Youth Justice Service.  


  • Flexible working
  • Flexible retirement
  • Interest free season ticket loan and cycle to work application)
  • Final salary pension/career average pension - Haringey Pension Scheme (external link)
  • Learning and development courses at work
  • Courses and workshops to offer support and help through change
  • Long Service Award

About the role:

  • To manage a case load including the full range of referral, community and custodial orders in line with the Youth Justice Board National Standards
  • To complete risk and vulnerability assessments and management plans, with an emphasis on reducing reoffending, public protection and safeguarding young people.
  • To carry out accurate assessments on, and provide services to, young people who come into conflict with the law.
  • To offer a positive, comprehensive and supportive relationship to young people, their families and carers using a range of specialist skills and programmes.
  • To work closely with other resources and agencies providing a service to young offenders and provide information on changes in legislation, practice and procedures.
  • To work in partnership with multi-agency colleagues and make referrals to specialist workers/agencies within the service
  • To prepare and present reports including court reports according to National Standards, actively preventing any delays to the court process whenever possible.
  • To ensure all programmes are delivered in line with the Youth Justice Board's Key Elements of Effective Practice and Youth Justice National Standards to young people subject to statutory orders imposed by the Courts, including through-care for young people serving custodial sentences, and post-release supervision.


  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the U.K.
  • Social Work degree
  • Experience of working with young offenders and the criminal justice system and of implementing the Children Act 1989 and 2004 and criminal justice legislation..
  • Experience of working with young offenders from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Experience of preparing and presenting pre-sentence and other reports.
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary framework.
  • Experience of working within an equal opportunities framework.

If you are interested in applying for the position then please contact Ed Christmas on 0207 046 6218 or

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

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