SYOS Officer (Youth Justice)

Location
Staffordshire
Salary
£30,756.00 - £35,229.00 per annum
Posted
30 May 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Job Ref
REC000938
Job Type
Youth work
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
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Staffordshire Youth Offending Service (SYOS)

YOS Officer (Youth Justice) Grade 9 £30,756 - £35,229

37 hours per week x 3 permanent

18.5 hours per week x 2 permanent

We are looking to recruit to the above positions in our recently re-structured service. The candidate will need to hold a relevant professional qualification these being:

DipSw/CQSW/Dip PS or equivalent.

Qualified Social Workers are required to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.   The role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

As part of Staffordshire County Council, the Service operates within Families First and is an integral part of the Early Help Specialist Safeguarding Delivery Service.

Our latest HMIP Inspection (June 2016) indicated that “nonetheless there remained a competent and committed workforce dedicated to doing their best for children and young people in Staffordshire.  Assessment, planning and review were done to a very high standard and we judged that the service could afford to become increasingly outcome-focused in its approach to children and young people.”

We are looking for qualified Social Workers/Probation Officers to work across Staffordshire, based either at the North (Newcastle) or South (Lichfield) Operations Hub.  You will be required to work flexibly, with some evening and weekend duties, on a planned basis.

As part of this role you will be expected to: -

Supervise young people subject to out of court disposals, community based and custodial sentences.

Act as Court Officer (including weekends and Bank Holiday cover)

Provide high quality and timely assessments (Asset Plus) and reports, including Pre-Sentence and Referral Order Panel.

Support young people to engage in Education, Training and Employment.

Contribute to the development of Restorative Justice practices, considering the views of victims.

We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, committed and motivated to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and families across Staffordshire.  Experience of working with complex and challenging young people is valuable but having the above attributes is more important.

As part of this role you will receive: -

Planned induction

Regular supervision

Training opportunities

Competitive salary

Essential user car allowance

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact recruitment@staffordshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 28th June 2019
Interview Dates: Tuesday 16th July 2019 or Wednesday 17th July 2019

For more information about the role please contact:

Gail Whitehead Operations Manager (North Hub) 01782 297615

Simon Woollett Operations Manager (South Hub) 01543 510103

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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