Salary: £28,363 - £33,920
6 months Fixed Term Contract
37 Hours per Week
Thurrock Council are currently looking for a Qualified Probation Officer to join the Youth Offending Team on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract
The successful applicant will be a qualified probation officer responsible for case managing young people on court orders. You will be responsible for managing higher risk young people who are ready to transition to adult services due to their age.
As part of Thurrock Youth Offending Team you will assess, manage and deliver one to one interventions to young offenders. You will also act as a link worker between the youth offending team, NPS and the CRC to ensure the smooth transition of cases between services.
This role will involve working across both the Youth Offending Team and National Probation Service and you will be responsible for the completion of a probation assessment to decide which adult service provider will be relevant.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level is required for this role.
Closing Date: 3 November 2019
To view the Job Profile and Person Specification please follow the link below:
Our vision - Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills .
We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside , and breath-taking countryside all around.
We are an area of massive growth, which is creating jobs and new industry, but with great transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification.
Job share applications are also welcome. Most departments operate a system of flexible working hours.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal.
Diversity underpins everything we do.