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Youth Justice Officer – Norfolk – Youth Offending Team

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an Experienced Youth Justice Officer to join our client’s team in Norfolk.

Due to the nature of this role, our client requires a Youth Justice Officer who has post qualified experience in a similar role.
Benefits Youth Justice Officer role:

  • Hybrid working available
  • Manageable caseloads
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

Your duties as a Youth Justice Officer:

  • Undertake assessments of children, young people, and their families (using YJB-approved assessment tools and other relevant assessment frameworks) to identify risks, needs and strengths, in order to inform statutory and voluntary interventions.
  • Promote the welfare needs of children and young people and take appropriate action to safeguard them, in line with local and national guidance.
  • Maintain an up to date working knowledge of relevant legislation, research, and theory (including effective practice principles), and work in accordance with local and national procedures, guidance and standards in order to deliver a high-quality service to children, young people, families, victims and local communities.
  • Manage a caseload (from low to high risk) and develop, contribute to, and participate in interventions to prevent offending and re-offending by children and young people and to restore the damage caused to victims, working in accordance with the principles of restorative approaches and restorative justice.
  • Produce written and verbal reports based on assessments to inform a wide range of audiences, including courts, referral order panels and child protection conferences.

Further requirements:

The Youth Justice Officer (YJO) is responsible for carrying out the case management role, in accordance with the Youth Justice Board Case Management Guidance (2010), with a primary focus on: engagement, assessment, planning, delivering interventions, public protection and management of safeguarding concerns.
Essential requirements of this Youth Justice Officer role:

The YJO will be the practitioner who has an overview of the longer-term aim of preventing offending and has responsibility for co-ordinating interventions, services, and plans in place for the child/young person as well as monitoring how they are progressing in relation to them
To actively promote integrity, respect, and anti-discriminatory behaviour to support community safety also be required to have the legal right to work in the UK.
Why work with Liquid?

  • 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

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Youth Justice Officer – Norfolk – Youth Offending Team

Job details
Sector: Criminal justice
Location: Norfolk
Salary: £24 - £24 phr
Type: Temporary