Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

Requirements of the role:

Working to the Council’s values and behaviours by:Keeping the people of Stockport at the heart of what we do
Succeeding as a team, collaborating with colleagues and partners
Driving things forward with ambition, creativity and confidence
Showing value and respect to our colleagues, partners and customers.

– Have at least two years recent experience of working in youth justice or a related field

– Evidenced experience of management including structured staff supervision, performance management and multi-agency work

– Specific management of staff working within a court-based and/or community-based setting

– Knowledge of current crime and disorder current policies and their relationship to the management and delivery of youth justice and targeted youth support services

– Knowledge of relevant criminal justice and children’s safeguarding legislation and guidance and ability to interpret and apply in the line management of staff

– Understanding of risk, safety & well-being factors related to offending, exploitation, other vulnerabilities and risk-based behaviours

– Knowledge of principles of evidence-based practice and other research and developments relevant to youth justice and targeted youth support

– Ability to analyse and interpret statistics and other information relating to service and individual performance

– Ability to represent the service internally and externally

– Ability to establish constructive relationships with partner agencies and capacity to work effectively in multi-agency setting

– Skills in oral and written communication, including production or reports to deadlines

– Ability to contribute to the wider strategic aims and objectives of Stockport Council, the Crime and Disorder Strategy and Youth Justice plan

– Competence in use of IT and case management systems

– A relevant professional qualification and/or professional experience and evidence of training and development sufficient to enable working at this level

– A relevant undergraduate and/or post-graduate degree

– A relevant professional qualification eg: Social Work, Probation-qualified

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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