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Social Worker - Youth Offending Team

  • Job reference: JTH080419
  • Location: Camborne, Cornwall
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Youth Offending Team (YOT/YOS) Officer
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Job description: The role will be on an initial 2 month contract with possibility for extension at the end of this period.

CQSW, Dip SW, Degree in social work or a diploma in Probation Studies is highly desirable. Other degrees such as criminology may be considered if paired with a Youth Justice Practice Certificate.

Necessary Experience required
*Prior experience working with youth offenders and the criminal justice system and of implementing the Children Act of 1989 and 2004 and criminal justice legislation.
*Experience of preparing and presenting pre-sentence/other reports.
*Ability to recognise and deal effectively with safeguarding issues
*Experience using Asset/AssetPlus

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 and also work 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!

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.