Youth Justice Service Case Manager
Youth Justice Service Case Manager
Warwickshire Youth Justice Service is looking for an experienced qualified Probation Officer or a Social Work England registered Social Worker, to join our existing team of case managers based at the Nuneaton Justice Centre.
You will work as part of a multi-agency service, to prevent and reduce offending by children and young people by providing services as required by the Crime and Disorder Act. This post will also involve work with parents/carers and victims of crime.
The ideal candidate will have the skills to manage the three risk domains within youth justice-serious harm to others, safety and wellbeing and reoffending. Your key tasks will be the supervision of children and young people subject to court orders both in the community and in custody, compiling Pre-Sentence reports and representing the Youth Justice Service at court. Full training and continuing professional development will be provided to those new to this area of practice.
Warwickshire Youth Justice Service is guided by the Youth Justice Board overriding principle of ‘child first”. In practice this means to
- Prioritise the best interests of children, recognising their needs, capacities, rights and potential.
- Build on children’s individual strengths and capabilities as a means of developing a pro-social identity for sustainable desistance from crime. This leads to safer communities and fewer victims. All work is constructive and future-focused, built on supportive relationships that empower children to fulfil their potential and make positive contributions to society.
- Encourage children’s active participation, engagement, and wider social inclusion. All work is a meaningful collaboration with children and their carers.
- Promote a childhood removed from the justice system, using prevention, diversion, and minimal intervention. All work minimises criminogenic stigma from contact with the system.
Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information about the role please contact Becky Sumner or Sally Nash on 01926682650
- Closing Date:2ndth September 2022 at midnight
- Interview Dates: 14th & 15th September 2022
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