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Social Worker - Youth Justice`

  • Job reference: JTH280519
  • Location: Haringey, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Other YOT, Youth Offending Team (YOT/YOS) Officer
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Job description: A new opportunity has arisen for a fully qualified social worker to make a difference with youth offenders in the North London area. 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.

Qualifications Needed
*Degree in Social Work or a qualification in Probation Studies

Key Skills Needed
*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


Additional Benefits
This is an excellent team to work with and the role offers many benefits such as; continuous learning and development opportunities, 26 days annual leave (plus 8 days bank holiday), highly competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, subsidised Travel Passes, Childcare Vouchers, a Cycle to Work Scheme, access to Employee discounts and cash back on retailers and restaurants plus free personal financial advice.

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 number of applications we receive, if you do not hear anything back within 7 days applying this means 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.