Lead for Youth Offending

3-5 St James's Road, Dudley, DY1 1HZ
£43,857 to £46,845 per annum
15 Sep 2021
26 Sep 2021
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Job Type
Social care
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Full time permanent
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“Children first and at the Heart of all we do”

Dudley Council has the highest ambitions for our children, young people and families. Our vision is to give children the best start in life and to support families to be independent, responsible and successful ensuring we provide the highest levels of support for our most vulnerable children. Our workforce is key to making this happen.

We are looking to recruit a Lead for Youth Offending to provide leadership and operational management to the Youth Offending Service in Dudley. This role will ensure that policies, procedures, systems and resources are managed to ensure that Dudley achieve their local and national objectives. Key to this role is the prevention of offending and reoffending whilst safeguarding offenders and their victims. The successful applicant will lead on service improvement, performance management and will ensure that all directorate and national objectives are met within the required timescales and to the best possible standard.

The role of Lead for Youth Offending Services sits within Integrated Youth Support, Family Solutions. Within the role you will be responsible for day-to-day operational management and the development and delivery of Youth Justice Services throughout Dudley. You must have previous experience of working within a youth/criminal justice setting and experience of working at an operational management level.

For further details please contact Michael Botham on 01384 814253 or at Michael.Botham@dudley.gov.uk 

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

NB:  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.

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