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DATE ADDED: Sun 01/12/2019

Youth Offending Service Worker

Woolwich, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Youth Offending Service Worker for the local authority in South East London, you will be required to work creatively with young offenders referred to the team in order to reduce their offending behaviour. You will be responsible for a caseload, prepare & review a supervision plans and supervise young people. For this role experience in a similar role is essential, and you must have recent experience using Assetplus to be successful.
The initial contract ends May, with a review of the contract is coming to an end. It is a full-time role, working 09:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday, a total of 35 hours a week, at a rate of £18-£20 per hour depending on experience.
Main Duties:

1. To work with young people referred to the team in order to reduce their offending behaviour on a 1:1 and group work basis.
2. To be responsible for a caseload, prepare and regularly review an intervention plan and supervise young people in accordance with national standards and statutory/voluntary requirements.
3. To work in a multi-disciplinary team and to work effectively in partnership with staff based in relevant agencies.
4. To use restorative approaches to meet the needs of victims, young people and their families.
5. To attend police stations and courts as required.
6. To undertake pre-court and post-court assessments, prepare reports for Court and Panels, giving proposals for intervention to reduce offending, with regard to the welfare of the child.
7. To attend court when required and provide a duty service at court and at the YOS office.
8. To monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of own work.
9. To meet the quality standards of policy, procedure and practice applicable to the team.

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