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Youth Offending Services Officer - Solihull

£14.00 - £17.00 per hour
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement
West Midlands
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Post Date:
17-03-2021 03:43 PM
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Seema Choudhury

Youth Offending Services Officer - Solihull

We are looking to recruit a YOS Officer for an initial 3 month contract for a Youth Offending Service team based in West Midlands. The Officer will play a key role in preventing and reducing youth crime and anti-social behaviour across the borough.


  • Supervision of young offenders and young people at risk of offending

  • Interviewing and assessing young people, their parents and carers using specified assessment tools

  • Compile risk, safety and wellbeing plans to manage and safeguard young person and others

  • Take responsibility for developing and planning a variety of individual and group programmes in order to prevent young people becoming involved in crime and for those who have already offended

  • Ensure programmes match the diverse needs of young people

  • Assist in the provision of support and guidance for parents/carers

  • To manage cases in line with National and Local Standards

  • Prepare reports for Courts including reports for sentencing

  • Represent the team in the Youth Court, Magistrates Court, Crown Court and at the Police Station

  • Liaise with officials of the Court to assist in the youth justice process

  • Prosecute breaches of Court Orders

  • Work in partnership with the Police, Probation, Health, Courts, Education and other agencies in respect of young offenders

To be successful:

You will have proven experience of direct work with children, young people, families and the community and experience of carrying out ASSET+ to assess the need and risk of children and young people. You will also have knowledge of legislation, standards and requirements relating to youth justice

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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