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Social Worker (Youth Justice Service)

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Erewash Hub, DCC Mercian Close, Ilkeston
Salary details
Grade 9 -11 £26,204 - £36,788 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
09 October 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Youth Justice Service for a social worker to be the Lead for children in care who offend In Derbyshire. You will represent the children at the Youth Justice Panel ensuring children in care are no criminlaised unneccessarily. 

 You will also help continue the progress of our Youth Justice Service to continue to enhance the service we offer to our children who become involved within our service developing our strategic relationships, improving our local offer and ensuring excellent outcomes for our children including children in care. The position includes holding a caseload mainly children in care. 

Our Youth Justice Vision: Child First in everything we say, do and write. We build on the strengths of children, families and communities to achieve their potential and in turn, protect the public and victims. We never give up on our children and young people.

The successful candidate will be expected to work with minimal supervision and possess skills around engaging and motivating young people. Experience of working with young people is necessary including following intervention programmes. The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate administration and IT skills and have a flexible approach to work. Good communication skills and the ability to work to deadlines are essential

 For informal queries please contact Michelle Barr on 07766991465

Provisional Interview Date: 27 October 2022 

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.