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Apprentice Youth Justice Practitioner - Ref: CH02624

Employer
Walsall Council
Location
Walsall
Salary
Apprentice salary £12.00 per hour
Closing date
1 Sep 2024
Reference
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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Youth Justice Practitioner Apprenticeship - Ref: CH02624

Salary: Level 5 Higher Apprentice rate - £12.00 per hour

Contract: Fixed term for 25 months

Are you aged 18 or over and interested in working with children who offend or are at risk of offending? If so, we have a great opportunity for you.

Walsall Youth Justice Service (YJS) are excited to offer a Youth Justice Practitioner Apprenticeship! So, if you enjoy working with children between the ages of 10-18; If you’re up for the challenge of working with some of the most disadvantaged children/families in our society who often have multiple and complex needs including mental health, substance misuse, special educational needs; If you’re able to assess their needs, develop intervention plans, review and monitor their progress and work within a complex multi-agency and multi-disciplinary context, this role may be perfect for you.

Walsall YJS are committed to giving you lots of learning and development opportunities to help you achieve your goals. Additionally, your well-being is important to us so we offer a flexible and supportive working environment that provides a positive work/life balance; including generous annual leave.

Qualifications for this post are level 3 (A Level or equivalent) or above along with English and Maths (level 2).

Duration of apprenticeship is 25 months

If you think this sounds like something you may be interested in please contact Kelly Rutherford on 07765 287979 for an informal discussion.

View Job Description and Employee Specification

Previous applicants for this post need not apply

Closing date for applicants: Sunday 1st September 2024

Interviews to take place week beginning 16th September 2024

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this role.

A full UK driving licence is required for this role.

For further reasons to join us, please visit: https://go.walsall.gov.uk/employee-benefits.

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Telephone
01922 650000
Location
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
West Midlands
WS1 1TP
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