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YOS Team Manager - Lambeth

£30.00 - £39.00 per hour
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement
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24-11-2020 03:37 PM
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Seema Choudhury

YOS Team Manager -Children's Services - Lambeth

We are looking to recruit a YOS Team Manager for a temp vacancy to be based in Lambeth. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and practice of a group of staff within the Youth Offending Service (YOS).

This supervisory role will involve developing practice across the team, ensuring that work is completed to a uniform high standard and that policies and procedures are fully implemented, whilst ensuring that young people and families receive a high quality service.

Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver practice and operational leadership, which aligns with the Service-wide vision and objectives, driving change and constant improvement.

  • Review service requirements, resolve problems and deal with complaints

  • Lead on the development of specific policies and procedures to contribute to the continuous improvement in own work and thematic areas.

  • Where relevant co-ordinate the work of a team, either formally or as part of a project to ensure individual and team objectives are delivered.

  • Keep up to date with changes in relevant policy and legislation to ensure delivery in own work area is effective and complies with appropriate regulations/statutory guidance.

  • Ensure that equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice is a priority throughout the service and equality issues are consistently considered in aspects of work.

  • Under supervision of the Operations Manager, be accountable for small expenditures from an agreed budget or income and process transactions in a timely manner.

  • Allocation of work coming into the service area and responsibility for monitoring the timely completion of recording, assessments and reports in line with statutory policies, procedures and practice guidance.

  • To provide expert guidance and advice on youth justice and children's social care to staff and stay up to date with legislation and policy changes.

  • To represent the team at external meetings as required and chair planning, risk and practice Meetings internally.

To be successful:

You will have a Degree in social work (HCPC registered) or a Degree in Community Justice with Level 5 Diploma in Probation Studies. Alternatively, educated to degree level together with a Youth Justice professional certificate in Effective practice. Three years post qualifying experience is required and extensive line management experience in a youth justice setting

Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?

Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.

To discuss this vacancy further or any other opportunities, please contact Seema Choudhury or email in your updated CV to us today.

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