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YOT Band 8 Case Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
12/09/2019
Advert End Date:
27/09/2019 23:59
Salary:
£32,029 - £35,934
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
191290
Employment Location:
"Northumbria House, Cramlington"

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Sep


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Further information

Northumberland Youth Justice Service (YJS) is a multi disciplinary team that works with young people aged 10-17 and their families with the aim to prevent offending and reoffending.   
The YJS are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and committed case manager to compliment our existing staff team.  The YJS are part of Northumberland Adolescent Services and we are closely aligned with the leaving care, accommodation, substance misuse, participation and youth services. The successful candidate will hold case responsibility for young people aged 10-17, including those on statutory Court Orders and Out of Court disposals.  
You will need to be able to assess young people's offending behaviour and personal circumstances with a view to identifying the most appropriate service response which minimises the risk of re-offending and promotes the personal and development of the young person The candidate will need to prepare reports, including Pre-Sentence Reports and Referral Order reports to a high standard ensuring that there is a thorough analysis of the offence and offender assessment has been completed

Other duties will include taking responsibility for reporting any safeguarding, changes in risk levels, or child protection concerns through the line management structure and follow departmental policies and procedures. You will also contribute, as required to the core tasks of the service - including, duty, appropriate adults, supervision of young people and Court. You will need to supervise young people in accordance to National and Local guidelines. You will be expected to record work using the child view database, including ASSET Plus  and Out-of-Court brief assessments and relevant risk and vulnerability documents.
You will need to participate in staff meetings, care team meetings and various other professional meetings when necessary.

For further information please contact Sharron Pearson (Service Manager) on 01670 536400 or John Lathaen (Team Manager) 01670 629169.

This is a full time permanent position with a starting salary of £32,029 - £35,934.  The closing date will be 26 September at midnight. 

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.  
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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