Up to £24 per hour, Length of Contract: 3 - 6 months
Backstop is currently seeking an experienced and dedicated YOT officer to work full time within a Youth Offending team based in Hackney.
If you have a good track record in court work with Youth Offending Teams and you are genuinely interested in work in a London borough - send your CV to Backstop at firstname.lastname@example.org (or use the button at the top of this page) or call us on 020 87859912.
The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Youth Offending teams, be registered with the HCPC and have a good understanding of the issues around working with gangs.
The pay rate for this locum specialist social worker job is up to £24 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.
Some of the responsibilities of the YOT officer:
To ensure Youth Justice work in Hackney is of a high quality and is undertaken in accordance with national and best practice guidance for youth justice and with particular regard to ensuring effective systems are in place to manage risk and vulnerability.
To undertake tasks and responsibilities within the team in line with Children and Young People’s Services and national Youth Justice objectives
To ensure that outcome focussed plans are in place and take accountability for your work within the Youth Justice Team
To work as part of a team and contribute to the development and delivery of comprehensive, offence related programmes in line with current legislation and best practice guidance.
To participate in professional development activities including appraisals and learning and training opportunities
To maintain an up to date working knowledge of Youth Justice programmes and relevant legislation and statutory frameworks to contribute to the service meeting performance targets
This specialist YOT Officer job is handled by the Backstop professional consultancy team; if you are interested in this position please contact us to apply now. You will be treated as far more than just a number. We are a personal agency with a great reputation - ask around - but we only take on high quality individuals who meet our clients' requirements.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who appear to fall into this category.
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.