Youth Justice Service Case Manager

Nuneaton, Warwickshire
£30,095.00 - £32,798.00
06 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
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Youth Justice Service Case Manager



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About us


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.


For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.



Additional Information



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



  • To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.



Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 



If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.


You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   



As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  



Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.



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