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Youth Justice Officer (Social Worker - Advanced (4 Years) (PO3)

Job Description

Youth Justice Officer (Social Worker - Advanced (4 Years) (PO3))

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Youth Justice Officer to join this progressive company operating within the youth justice sector. As a Youth Justice Officer in this role, you will supervise statutory orders for children and young people, ensuring the court's sentence is delivered through facilitating compliance or enforcement where needed.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Youth Justice Officer, key responsibilities will include: conducting in-depth ASSETPlus assessments to understand offending behaviours; representing the company at youth courts and managing a complex caseload; developing intervention plans with measurable targets; multi-agency working and information sharing; providing support for remanded young people; advising on safety, welfare and protection concerns. Experience in statutory social work roles such as Youth Justice Officer or Probation Officer is essential for this technical position.

The Successful Candidate:

To be considered for this role as a Youth Justice Officer, you will have a minimum of two years' experience in a statutory youth justice or social work context. Expertise in using assessment tools such as ASSETPlus to analyse risk and develop robust risk management plans is critical. Strong written communication and case management skills are needed to undertake reporting duties. As a qualified social worker or probation officer, you will have the skills to engage effectively with young people and represent the interests of both victims and offenders.


In return for your experience as a Youth Justice Officer, this company offers competitive salary plus training and development opportunities. The role allows opportunities for specialism in areas such as court work, custody visits or remand support. Career progression is also available to more senior Youth Justice Officer roles within the company. Join this innovative organisation to make a positive difference as a skilled Youth Justice Officer (Social Worker - Advanced (4 Years) (PO3)).

For a confidential discussion about this unique role, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability and interest.