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Case Work YOT officer

  • Job reference: CB105
  • Location: Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Youth Offending Team (YOT/YOS) Officer
Job description: Our client is currently looking for Case Work YOT Officers in Kent full time on a 4 month contract.

The main purpose of the job will be to hold a caseload of young offenders who are on remand or sentenced. The successful applicant will be acting as a link between community and internal agencies to ensure robust training and release plans are in place, to meet needs and address risks. You will be providing a comprehensive resettlement service for young people, ensuring that sustainable plans are in place prior to discharge in respect of accommodation, education/training, primary medical care and financial support. The post holder will also be required to undertake 1:1 work with young people to address their offending behaviour.

To be eligible for this role you will need:

*Demonstrable experience of working with young people and adolescents
*Ability to assess a young person's levels of risk and vulnerability
*An understanding of child care legislation, e.g. Children Act 1989 and Children Act 2004.
*Demonstrable technical/specialist/policy & procedural knowledge in regards to working with young people, which can be applied across a wide range of activities. Ability to complete a range of complex tasks such as report writing, presentations, and detailed assessments

Further to this the ideal candidate will have the following skills:

*Knowledge of National Standards for Youth Justice Services
*Demonstrable experience of using a computerised case management system
*Experience and knowledge of the secure estate/ Youth Justice System, in respect of young people

If this sounds like you, then please get in touch with Callum at Service Care Solutions or apply now.

If this role isn't right for you but you know someone who may be interested, then forward their details on to us and we will offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks.