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Youth Justice Practitioner

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £8.00 - £13.73 per hour
Published 11 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Laura Hagan
Job Ref CHS3006_1502204918

Job Description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation require a Youth Justice Practitioner to start ASAP for initially 3 - 6 months

Pay rate: 0-12 weeks £8.00

13+ weeks £13.73

Location: Ballymena / Coleraine

Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday with potential for occasional weekend working

ESSENTIAL

  • Degree Social work or community youth work qualification required
  • Preferred knowledge of working with young people and a justice context
  • Access to a vehicle and valid driving licence and insurance. (To cover carrying service users in the line of business)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervision of young people subject to a range of statutory orders
  • Facilitating Court and Public Prosecution Service (PPS) directed Youth Conferences in line with the Justice (NI) Act 2002
  • Completed detailed assignments of young people (using appropriate assessment tools)
  • Preparing reports for Court and PPS
  • Facilitating Youth Engagement Clinics with PSNI
  • Representing the Youth Justice Agency in a range of settings and Interagency Forums
  • Working in partnership with a range of voluntary, community and statutory agencies
  • Adherence to the relevant policies and procedures of the Youth Justice Agency

Please note that successful candidate's will be required to complete an Enhanced Access NI Clearance at the cost of £33.00. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Laura Hagan will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE WEDNESDAY 9TH AUGUST AT 12PM