Youth Justice Officer Position (Part-time), ref CH05221

Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G8 £30,451 - £34,728 per annum (FTE)- pro rata to 18.5 hours (actual salary, £15,225.50 to £1
22 Oct 2021
21 Nov 2021
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Youth Justice Officer Position (Part-time), ref CH05221

Salary G8 £30,451 - £34,728 per annum (FTE)- pro rata to 18.5 hours:
Actual salary, £15,225.50 to £17,364.00 (approx.) per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Youth Justice Service in Walsall.  The Youth Justice Service is a multi-agency service with the principle aim or preventing and reducing youth offending in Walsall. 

Walsall Youth Justice is a Service that is continually improving and striving for excellence; we are keen that the successful candidates continue to achieve the best results for children and young people in Walsall and their victims. We are looking for motivated and positive practitioners ideally with previous employment experience working with children and young people in a criminal justice setting.

Your role will be to manage young people who have been convicted of an offence and are subject to a court ordered intervention. You will need to understand both the Criminal Justice System and child and adolescent development. We are looking for practitioners who are enthusiastic, dedicated and committed to achieving real change in people’s lives and a team player.


You will need to be a qualified social worker, probation officer, or have a relevant, good quality honours degree in addition to the Youth Justice Effective Practice Certificate (or PCEP) or be prepared to complete this in your first year of employment.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st November 2021
Shortlisting to take place week commencing: 22nd November 2021
Interviews to be held week commencing: 6th December 2021

For an informal discussion please contact Frances Bate, YJS Team Manager on 01922 650400

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This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

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Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people and vulnerable adults. 

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.