Youth Offending Service Case Manager

Berkshire, Berkshire

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW353783_1552995579
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-03-19
  • Location: Berkshire, Berkshire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-05-18
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Case Manager to join their Youth Offending Service within the Berkshire area.

To assess, supervise, support and work to reduce the offending of young people subject to statutory Youth Court Orders and to provide interventions and support to young people who are at risk of offending and entering the Criminal Justice system for the first time.

The responsibilities of the Case Manager includes:

  • To manage a statutory caseload, assess and work with children and young people aged 10 -18 through all stages of the criminal justice process including pre court, through the duration of court orders and through and after custodial sentences, ensuring that a sentence plan is put in place to address individual need and vulnerability, risk of reoffending, and risk of harm to the public
  • To prepare timely and high quality pre sentence reports for the Youth and Crown Court, in accordance with National Standards deadlines and requirements, to assist in the judiciary in the sentencing process
  • To assess and work with a caseload of young people 'at risk' of offending to deliver individual support programmes designed to prevent young people offending and entering the Criminal Justice System for the first time
  • To co-ordinate a holistic plan around the child/young person involving, their parents/carers and families to address the risk factors which contribute to offending behaviour and strengthen protective factors to reduce the risk of offending and reoffending
  • To enforce Youth and Crown Court Orders in accordance with National Standards, presenting breaches in the Youth and Crown court

Requirements of a Case Manager:

  • Professional Qualification in one of the Statutory disciplines, e.g Social Work, Health, Education, Probation
  • At least 3 year's experience of working directly with challenging adolescents or adult offenders
  • A comprehensive skill and knowledge base relating to work with young people who have offended and their families
  • Experience of writing detailed analytical reports to a high standard
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £22.43 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Youth Offending Service Case Manager

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