Team Manager - Youth Justice Service - North London - £47,613 - £50,733 per annum
I am recruiting for a Team Manager for a Youth Justice Service in North London. This role's main duties are to provide management and support which ensures the team delivers high quality youth justice services achieving excellent outcomes for young people and their families, particularly in relation to the three outcome measures of reducing first time entrants, re offending, and use of custody. This position requires the post holder to undergo an enhanced CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check.
Benefits as a Team Manager:
- Generous annual leave
- 50 hours a year of personal development training
- Pension scheme
- Flexible working and flexible retirement
Main Duties as a Youth Justice Team Manager:
- To ensure that the team are provided with excellent management, supervision, appraisal and personal development opportunities.
- To contribute to the development of youth justice practice and policy initiatives across the service and in conjunction with partner agencies.
- To be responsible for specific duties in relation to professional, workload, management and performance, including quality assurance procedures.
- To provide high quality, challenging and reflective supervision within agreed timescales in accordance with departmental policy
- To undertake regular case file audits and direct observations in order to review and promote effective, outcome led practice.
- To ensure that record keeping is maintained to a high standard and that all management decisions are defensible within the youth justice framework
- To be responsible for the allocation and workloads within the team and that it is managed in line with statutory requirements, National Standards and YJS and Council policies and objectives.
- To maintain rotas for the delivery of office and Court duty systems
- To perform duty manager role on a rota basis during the week and occasional weekends as required
- To undertake negotiations with budget holders and other agencies to secure appropriate funding to meet children and young people's assessed needs.
- To promote user and carer involvement and consultation.
- To liaise closely with projects and resources providing youth justice services to ensure high quality and cost-effective service delivery.
- To undertake all work activities so that the Council and partner agencies' equalities values are upheld.
- To attend, organise and chair meetings as appropriate and as requested within the YJS and hold to account those professionals with agreed tasks.
- To deputise for the service manager when required.
- To offer specialist consultation/advice on complex cases and circumstances within the YJS.
- To provide expert knowledge and theoretical perspectives to promote practice excellence including the supervision of individual staff.
- To ensure the maintenance of an effective monitoring system for the YOS, including data collection systems and review methods to generate clear evidence of the impact of the work within the team.
- HCPC registration
- Eligibility to work in the UK