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Youth Offending Social Worker

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  • Job reference: HQ00044265
    Slough
    Up to £32 per hour
    Contract
    Youth Offending

    Description

    Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated youth offending social worker to work in Slough.

    The Youth Offending Team (YOT) is a multi agency team whose overall aim is to reduce the risk of offending and reoffending by children and young people. It is the aim of Slough YOT to engage young offenders at an early stage, and in the context of their families, so the offending behaviour can be tackled before it becomes entrenched.

    The pay rate for this locum social worker job is £32 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is a 3-month contract.

    Responsibilities of the social worker:
    - Manage the cases of any young person serving custodial sentences and ensure appropriate through care and resettlement.
    - To case manage statutory community sentences etc, contributing to the development of new programmes and projects using evidence based practice.
    - To provide high quality written and verbal reports to the Youth and Crown Courts and act as Court Officer.
    - Act as a team link with both statutory and voluntary agencies in order to devise innovative and creative strategies to prevent or reduce offending behaviour.

    Requirements of the social worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in social work
    - Recent experience in a similar role
    - Car driver
    - Work under pressure
    - Excellent communication skills and flexible good IT skills

    Contact:
    This social worker job is advertised by Hollie Mills; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.
    Reasonable Adjustments:

    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.