Youth Offending Team Worker

Northampton, Northampton

We have a great new opportunity for an experienced Youth Offending Team Worker to join their team within Northampton.

You will be experienced in undertaking complex assessments with children and young people, writing reports and designing/delivering.

The responsibilities of a Youth Offending Team Worker includes:

  • You will understand that the ability to motivate children & young people, their parents & carers, and other workers are all critical to giving you the opportunity to put your knowledge and experience to good use
  • Working in the community, you will see clients both in our offices and in various community venues, including their own homes
  • You will also be expected to engage with young people whilst in custodial establishments. Whatever the environment, you will be skilled at building and sustaining professional relationships swiftly to maximise the impact of your work
  • Reduce the incidence of harm to potential victims; repair existing harm where possible and safeguard the welfare of the children and young people with whom we work
  • You must be able to identify and act upon risks, and do so swiftly when required
  • You will be expected to offer a range of approaches to your work, which are responsive to the needs of the individuals

Requirements of a Youth Offending Team Worker:

  • You will be experienced in undertaking complex assessments with children and young people, writing reports and designing/delivering interventions and, if you have experience of working in a Youth Offending Service
  • You will be a confident and credible practitioner with children and young people, their parents/carers, victims of crime, professional colleagues and in formal environments such as the Youth and Crown Court
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £25.00 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

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW343762_1547033213
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-11
  • Location: Northampton, Northampton
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-30
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