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Youth Offending Service Team Manager
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SP/20/118446
  • Published: Fri 26/02/2021, 17:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £41,952 - £48,663
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt St, Kings Cross, London NW1 1BD, Camden

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Youth Offending Service Team Manager

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

The role

In Camden we are committed to ensuring that all children 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. Camden YOS is a high performing service, that sets high standards for achieving positive outcomes for children at risk of offending.

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

We are looking for an inspirational Youth Offending Service Team Manager to provide expert operational day to day leadership for their teams and to ensure services are delivered in line with local and national standards, ensuring safe, effective and consistent delivery with the primary objective to deliver high quality outcome focused youth justice provision to children in Camden. You will be passionate about achieving better outcomes for children known to the YOS and deliver Camden’s vision for children through the provision of integrated youth offending services for children and their families.  This role will oversee the Court Team, and therefore experience of Court work is essential.

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

About you

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You will have significant experience of case management within a youth offending service, managing staff and performance, and quality assurance.  To be considered for this post it is essential that you have a proven record of delivering high quality services and interventions to very vulnerable children.  It is also a pre-requisite that you possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of legislative framework and polices relating to children’s services. This includes safeguarding, child protection, criminal justice and can demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the Youth Offending and the Youth Justice System, the Youth Justice Board and its requirements and the role of the Ministry of Justice. You will have demonstrable experience in the ability to lead, motivate and manage multi-disciplinary staff teams in a range of work environments and contexts. You will have ssignificant experience within a Youth Offending Service; hold considerable experience of case management oversight as well as understanding of the concepts of the Good Lives Model, Trauma informed practice and Theories of Desistance.

You will need to hold a degree level qualification in any of the following professions

  • Social Work (HCPC registered)
  • Probation
  • Youth and Community work
  • A relevant qualification such as Youth Justice, Psychology, Counselling, or Substance misuse
  • Management Qualification or willing to undertake management training.

Working for Camden

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At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

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

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG

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