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Youth Justice Officer

  • Job reference: JTH201018
  • Location: London
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Other YOT, Youth Offending Team (YOT/YOS) Officer
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Job description: 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.
*Be Asset+ trained and extremely competent using the systems
*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
*Relevant qualification - Social work, Youth justice, probation studies - as well as experience in a similar role


Necessary Experience required
*To have 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

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

Due to high volume of applications we have if you have not heard anything back within 1 week please take this as you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.