2 years fixed term/secondment opportunity
This is an opportunity to join an experienced, creative and high performing team in a culturally diverse area with great opportunities for training and development.
We are looking for a practitioner who:
• is enthusiastic about building effective and engaging relationships with young people involved in the Criminal Justice System and improving their life chances
• is able to effectively supervise young people on Court Orders, complete holistic and analytical assessments and plan and implement innovative interventions
• can work in partnership and forge positive relationships with key agencies, e.g. education, social care and health
• can represent the Youth Justice Service competently and confidently in Court
• can implement programmes which support desistance and divert young people from offending
• is able to encourage restorative processes and foster enhanced victim empathy
• can reinforce the responsibilities of parents and support them in this role.
A professional qualification relevant to one of the partner agencies (social services, police, education, youth, probation or health services), for example a Diploma in Social Work, Diploma in Probation Studies, Diploma in Youth and Community Studies or Certificate of Education or substantial in-service training with evidence of validated learning and achievement.
This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role. This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016
Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This post is subject to Ealing’s enhanced vetting process.
Closing date: 16 May 2022