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Senior YOT Practitioner

  • Job reference: JTH310519
  • Location: Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: YOT Management, Youth Offending Team (YOT/YOS) Officer
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Job description: A new role has arisen in the Sefton area of Merseyside working within the Youth Offending Team. The role is that of a Senior Practitioner and duties and responsibilities will include:

*Working with young people and children to reduce their vulnerability whilst enhancing their safeguarding factors.
*Using knowledge and skills to promote a positive change within the behaviour of young people, steering them away from any criminal activities.
*To show a commitment to ongoing professional development including staff supervision and appraisal and a willingness to undertake any further training.
*Preparing and presenting reports for courts, youth offending panels, conferences, reviews and other meetings.


*CCETSW recognised qualification (e.g. CQSW/CSS/DipSW), BA hons. Social Work or Diploma in Probation Studies. Diploma Higher Education Youth & Community.0

*Significant post qualification experience in assessing and analysing the needs of young people and their families.
*Experience in creating supervision plans and packages to prevent offending behaviour.

Key Skills
*Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with a wide variety of people (young people, their families, other agencies and professionals)
*Strong organisational skills
*Ability to work well and remain relaxed under pressure
*Good level of it skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
*Being able to take own initiative as well as part of a team

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

Due to the high amount of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone directly, if you do not hear anything within 7 days of submitting your application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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.