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Deputy Head of Service – Birmingham – Youth Offending

Liquid Personnel are currenltly recruiting for an experienced Deputy Head of Service to join the Youth Offending Service based in Birmingham.

As a successful candidate, your role will be to assist the Head of Youth Offending Service in the management of the Youth Offending Service in order to prevent and reduce youth crime.

Your benefits as a Deputy Head of Service:

  • Supportive team and management
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Training and development

Your duties as a Deputy Head of Service:

  • Be accountable for a portfolio of responsibilities (operational services, specific projects and strategic relationship/partnership areas) to ensure that the best outcomes are achieved for young people and society.
  • Provide dynamic operational leadership, management vision and direction to designated staff groups engaged in the operation and development of the Service to achieve a culture that values performance and inspires a sense of purpose and ownership of the Services Plans
  • Support the Head of Youth Offending Service in the construction, implementation and evaluation of the annual Youth Justice Plan, achieving the aims and objectives of the Plan alongside the Children’s Trust, Council, Departmental and Divisional objectives.
  • Assist the Head of Youth Offending Service in the development of a coordinated and comprehensive strategy to prevent offending and re-offending by young people in Birmingham.
  • Take specific responsibility for initiating, developing and maintaining effective operational partnerships with other agencies involved in the delivery of services to children, young people and families. To offer leadership in allocated service areas with a responsibility for implementing and embedding change in a complex multi partner environment
  • Ensure the effective management of teams, including the recruitment, induction, appraisal and supervision of all staff whether employed by or seconded to the Service, thus enabling each member to utilise their professional skills, to provide high quality and cost effective services.
  • Have a lead responsibility for all operational issues and to take a coordinating role in respect of high profile cases.

 Your requirements as a Deputy Head of Service:

  • Relevant Youth Offending experience is essential, alongside experience of managing staff
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren’t available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive criminal justice knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of probation work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus – get £200 for each probation officer you refer who we successfully place *

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.


Deputy Head of Service – Birmingham – Youth Offending

Job details
Sector: Criminal justice
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £350 - £400 pd
Type: Temporary