‘..we found a competent and committed workforce who knew their children and young people well.’ (HMIP Short Quality Screening, June 2016)
Reading YOS currently has a vacancy for a Youth Offending Service Officer who will be passionate about enabling young people to achieve their potential while actively working to reduce the risks they pose to others and themselves. The YOS is located within Children’s Social Care and also has strong links with partner services working with young people.
You will need to have significant experience of engaging well with young people, ideally those who have been involved in offending. You will need assessment and organisational skills and flexibility in managing a varied caseload and will also need to be prepared to work some evenings/weekends on an occasional basis.
Please contact Rachel Berryman, Natalie Clarke or Diane Watson on 0118 9372420 if you wish to discuss this post.
Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email EmployeeSelfService@reading.gov.uk with details.
Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.
Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidate.
Closing date: 19 September 2018
Interview date: 4 & 5 October 2018