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Youth Offending Service - Case Managers

Employer: Camden Council

  • Reference: SP/17/25512
  • Published on: Sun 08/01/2017 07:46 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/01/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: up to £36,565 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Crowndale Centre

In Camden we are committed to ensuring that all young people succeed, do well in their education and if they need additional support and help, they are able to access a range of exciting and targeted youth support options. We have re-organised Integrated Youth Support Service in order to make the most of our dedicated, innovative and enthusiastic staff teams to deliver a more holistic and integrated offer to the young people of Camden.

We want young people to maximise their potential for growth and development, become resilient and thereby remaining in education, stay safe, and develop healthier and more positive lifestyles.

As a Case Manager for the Youth Offending Service you will:

  • Manage a case load of youth justice cases, work innovatively with young people from diverse backgrounds and engage them and their families and other professionals in order to assess, develop and deliver intervention and activities that support their personal and social skills and participation in society

  • Directly contribute to youth offending service outcomes by creatively engaging young people who are subject to youth justice orders and also who are at risk of anti-social behaviour, crime, becoming NEET and substance misuse.

  • One of the case managers roles will have an additional focus on ISS cases

About you

It is essential that you have experience of direct work with at risk young people, their families, and delivering high quality services and interventions.

You will have a good understanding of approaches to young people’s development and a good understanding of youth justice systems and evidence of effective practice that build desistance and resilience.

It is essential you have comprehensive knowledge of the role of the YOS in Youth Court and Crown Courts. You must have a proven ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and an ability to write clear and concise reports within a youth justice environment to fixed timescales.

Qualifications required:

A Professional Qualification in Social work (HCPC- Registered), Probation or a Professional Certificate of Effective Practice (with considerable recent work experience in case management within the youth justice system)

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

For in-depth information with regards to this post please view the job profiles attached.

Or if you wish to discuss this exciting opportunity please contact Lee Matthews 0207 974 5266 or e-mail

You can expect a great range of benefits including discounts in famous brand restaurants and coffee shops, first class savings with Virgin Media Affinity, discounted access to a gym and swimming pool in our main building in St Pancras Square and Oyster cards for work related usage.

It’s a great place to advance your skills, our training and development is second to none.

We offer you flexibility and agile working as well as an excellent pension package, competitive salary plus 25 days holiday per year (27 days after 5 years’ service). We have a committed management team, who are there for continuous support.

We also recognise and reward high performance, and salary progression is based on individual performance.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website:

www.togetherwearecamden.com/discover

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply for job" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

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