Youth Offending Service Officer

Suffolk, Suffolk
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW330792_1547205603
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-11
  • Location: Suffolk, Suffolk
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-01
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Youth Offending Service Officer to join their team within the Suffolk area.

You will offer a range of services to young people and their carers, assessed as vulnerable and requiring support and interventions to prevent the likelihood of further offending and managing the risks of harm they present to themselves and others.

The responsibilities of a Youth Offending Service Officer includes:

  • Undertake assessments and prepare reports of young people referred to the Youth Offending Service
  • Manage a range of complex, multi-agency cases, including those managed by the Multi-Agency Public Protection Panel process and/or Safeguarding procedures
  • To work with partner agencies and voluntary organisations in the provision of alternative ways of supporting young people and their families to develop their potential and prevent social exclusion
  • To hold case responsibility for young people and provide specialist advice, counselling and support (emotional, social and practical) to individuals as well as families
  • Attend Youth Courts (when trained and as required) and provide court duty cover for Saturdays and Bank Holidays on a rota basis
  • Manage a range of complex, multi-agency cases, including those managed by the Multi-Agency Public Protection Panel process and/or Safeguarding procedures

Requirements of a Youth Offending Service Officer:

  • 2 years recent experience working within criminal justice setting
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Working knowledge of ASSET+

Salary: Up to £18.91 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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