Pay rate: £15.97 - £19.97 per hour
Location: North London
Job type: Temporary
Length of contract: 3 Months
Do you have more than twelve months experience handling a caseload in a Youth Offending Service setting?
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a youth offending services officer to join a busy team in North London. The worker filling this role will have proven knowledge and experience and is preferably qualified.
A MINIMUM OF 12 MONTHS EXPERIENCE IN A YOUTH OFFENDING TEAM IS REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE
You will be Responsible to the Manager and be able to manage a post court caseload. You will have experience in Court duty and Pre Sentence Report writing, and the management of Court Orders including enforcement, You must be able to work with very challenging young people and must have a good knowledge of practice and legislation.
Hold a valid ENHANCED CRB
Hold a relevant social work or probation qualification.
Have excellent communication skills.
Be flexible with hours.
Please contact us on 020 8785 9912 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as we have had time to give it proper review
Backstop is a recruitment and training agency which specialises only in criminal justice and is a well known supplier of temporary candidates to local authorities nationwide. We currently have genuine ongoing temporary vacancies for qualified practitioners with proven experience in working with Youth Offending teams and handling significant caseloads. Once we have examined your CV, our friendly consultancy team (many former practitioners themselves) will invite you for an interview to discuss your experience in the context of current opportunities in temporary work.
We focus on the best outcomes for young people and so will be evaluating your experience, presentation and practice on this as the most important amongst other criteria.
Backstop registered candidates have the following benefits:
Competitive rates of pay and we usually pay one day early (does your agency do this?)
Full support service to help you through timesheets etc. with SMS reminders and telephone support.
Recommend a friend scheme we reward you for helping us identify other good candidates
Holiday pay paid to you as you work or saved to pay out whenever you prefer
Easy to get to offices in Putney or we will come out to you to register
Specialist contacts/specialist contracts
E mail & SMS text message job alerts.
Consultation and assistance with PQ training.
Paid CRB when working
Small team at your disposal, dedicated to furthering your career
I have worked for many agencies over the years and I have to say that Backstop has been the best. Backstop is an agency with a difference because they dont just see you as a locum but they see you as an individual who can develop in their career
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Please note: due to the excellent quality nature of our positions and to the fact that YOT and Probation Service managers need our temporary locums to hit the ground running, we require at least 12 months paid employment experience in youth or criminal justice before accepting candidates to register with Backstop. We have higher standards than many other agencies, but once with us, many of our temporary workers appreciate friendly staff (many ex YOT and probation) and standards of service.
Backstop recognises and accepts its legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010. Backstop seeks to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse community at large because it values the individual contribution of people irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.
Backstop is a member of trade bodies APSCo and ASWEB, holds an Investors in People award and Equality Assured certificate.
Discuss your options on 020 8785 9912