Salary: £34,788 - £37,849
Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday with some evening and weekend working
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Fixed Term for 12 months
Flexible working arrangement
This post is suitable for Job Share
Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form.
Closing date: Friday 22nd November 2019 at 23:59
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
About the Post:
Barnsley Youth Justice service is looking to recruit a Youth Justice Practitioner. Holding a complex case load of young people subject to Court orders the post holder is responsible for assessing need and planning and implementing a response that supports young people in a lifestyle that doesn’t involve criminal behaviour.
The successful candidate will have experience working with teenagers or young adults involved with the criminal justice system or with statutory services, such as social care. This role is about working with teenagers and young adults and the successful candidate will need to show their commitment to this client group and the challenges they can bring. To be successful you are likely to have a background in either social work, probation or in helping young people where specific concerns exist about their safety and wellbeing or their behaviour.
This post is for a 12 month fixed term, following the current post holder being successful in gaining a secondment. The post is open to candidates seeking a fixed term position or to candidates seeking a secondment from their current role. For an informal discussion please contact Phil Drabble on 07809 100158 Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 19th November and interviews on Tuesday 3rd December.
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Job Profile.doc
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.doc
Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.
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