Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 13 June 2021
Interview date: TBA
For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah-Jane Pateman, Practice Manager. Tel: 01323 464 076 or email: Sarahfirstname.lastname@example.org or Nicola Maxwell, Strategic Lead for Specialist Adolescent Services. Tel: 01323 464 076 or email: Nicola.email@example.com
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the East Sussex Youth Offending Team as a Youth Justice Worker. We are looking to recruit an experienced practitioner who is passionate about building effective and engaging relationships with with 10-17 year olds who have become involved with the criminal justice system, through statutory court orders or via the administration of out of court disposals.
You will have a track record of working with children and young people in youth justice or a related field. You will hold responsibility for those assessed as low/medium risk and will be able to work restoratively, delivering high quality interventions with creativity and innovation. As part of the broader service development for adolescents in East Sussex, the YOT plays an active in the development and delivery of contextual responses and a willingness to work innovatively and flexibly to meet the needs of this cohort is essential for the role.
The post holder will be based in Eastbourne (Hampden Park,) and will be part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering youth justice services across the West of the County.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.