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Youth Offending Team Social Worker

West Midlands
£33.30 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Social Work Partners were established to make a positive difference across the Social Care and Work recruitment market, guided by our principals - Care, Communication and Community. Our team have been specially chosen due to their experience and will work with you to support and develop your career. We understand how busy you are, so we have made sure that all of processes are smooth, and automated to make your registration with us as quick as possible.

The role will include:

  • Having case responsibility for children and young people aged 10 to 18 who have offended and who are subject to court orders and out of court disposals.
  • Devising & delivering interventions to children/young people, their families, parents/carers and victims.
  • Being responsible for managing Orders/Out of Court Disposals in line with legislation and national policy, including: Youth Justice National Standards & Case Management guidance and local policy.
  • Working cooperatively with colleagues from your own and other services, including the Police, Probation, Courts, secure estate and Children's Services.
  • Providing high quality reports and assessments to the Courts to enable them to make appropriate decisions about sentencing.
  • Representing the service in professional settings including the Courts, Secure Estate and meetings.
  • Acting as an 'Appropriate Adult' for young people subject to Police interview and/or being in Court.

We are looking for an individual who wants to make a positive difference and who has experience and skills/abilities that include:

  • Casework responsibility, undertaking complex assessments, and analysing risk.
  • Forming and sustaining relationships with children/young people and their families/carers.
  • Devising and delivering programmes of intervention with children/young people and their families/carers.
  • Writing reports to deadlines and at a standard suitable for scrutiny by Courts.
  • Self-led time management skills, and the ability to prioritise their workload whilst dealing with conflicting demands and stressful situations.
  • Effective communication skills; verbal, non-verbal and written.
  • Confidence and ability to interact in a wide range of professional settings and with service users and their families/carers.

Working with Social Work Partners ensures you have access to multiple benefits:

  • Your own experienced Consultant to support with all areas of your journey with us, from CV reviewing through to interview tips and onboarding in your new role
  • Access to the widest variety of social work jobs be it agency, permanent and consultative projects, a number of these exclusively to Social Work Partners
  • Reliable weekly payroll
  • Support with exclusive CPD, and training opportunities to further your development
  • Yearly events for our community
  • Dedicated teams to support with timesheets, and compliance
  • Substantive referral fees paid

Due to our relationships, and frameworks in place we can offer a top tier status nationally which enables us to offer exclusive roles before other agencies may have access to them. We look forward to working with you, and even if this role isn't for you

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  • Job Reference: 706198944-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £33.30 Per Hour
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent