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Youth Offending Support Worker
  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LBH5524
  • Published: Thu 06/02/2020, 1:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/02/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24462 - £25809
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW

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Youth Offending Support Worker

About Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first.

Hillingdon offers a unique opportunity to work with a diverse population, meet the challenges of the future head on and continue to drive improved outcomes for the children, young people and their families.

About the job

Hillingdon Youth Offending Service is proud of its restorative justice practice and its delivery of reparative work within the local community. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for this area of work to support its delivery within the service.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the one to one and group support of young people aged 10-17 including the supervision of community reparation and restorative justice work. The post holder will be able to think and work creatively with young people to design and facilitate bespoke projects that benefit the local community. There may also be opportunities for the post holder to assist with the delivery of restorative justice within the service including making contact with the victims of offences to ascertain their views.

About the person

The successful candidate will have direct experience of working with challenging young people and an understanding of why young people become involved in offending and anti-social behaviour. Experience of working in a multi-agency team will also be beneficial.

You will have the ability to supervise and motivate young people, and be able to provide advice and resolutions to challenges the young people may face.

An ability to be able to work under your own initiative, problem solve and manage challenging situations is also essential, alongside an ability to keep accurate records through Information Technology.

Additional information

This is a part time position, working 9 hours a week. The salary advertised will be pro-rated.

If this role sounds like one where you could make a real difference and you want to find out more, please contact Sally Ellis on 01895 556804.

Proposed interview date: week commencing 24th of February 2020. We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:
  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • generous holiday entitlement
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.