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Probation Officer/Youth Offending Officer

  • Job reference: JTH100119
  • Location: Thurrock, Essex
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Other YOT, Youth Offending Team (YOT/YOS) Officer
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Job description: Thurrock Council are currently looking for a Youth Offending Officer/Probation Officer to become part of their team on a temporary basis. The role is part time and would only require you to work 18.5 hours a week. You will be working as a member of the multi-agency Youth Justice Service. You will be reporting to the Youth Justice Service Manager and will handle several different tasks and responsibilities on a daily basis, including:

*Reducing the risk of youths reoffending by regularly completing risk and vulnerability assessments as well as management plans.
*Providing supportive relationships to younger people, their families and carers using your specialist skills.
*Liaising and collaborating with other agencies who work with young offenders. Providing information on changes in legislation, practice and procedures.
*Managing caseloads including the full range of referral, community and custodial orders.
*Attending youth crown courts when is needed.
*Carrying out regular risk assessments and use internal and external agencies to monitor risks of reoffending.
*Acting as a single point of contact for the National Probation Service in respect of case transitions from youth to adult services.

Must hold qualification in either Probation Studies or hold a Degree in Social Work. (Other Qualifications at degree level may be considered as long as you have been in the same role within the last 6 months) - Without these you will not be considered for the role.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Jake at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208968, or apply now!

If you have not heard anything back within a week of submitting your application, unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

Referral Bonus: Service Care Solutions 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, so please forward our details if you know of someone that may be interested and suitable in the position advertised.