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Prevention Case Manager - Youth Offending Service

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£14,392.50 to £16,439 plus £304.50 pro rata for 18.5 hours
Location:
Bracknell
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
18.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
22/03/2019 at 13:00 PM
Reference:
People/19/92290
Bracknell Forest Council

An exiting opportunity has arisen for a part time case manager (18.5 hours per week) to work within the Bracknell Forest Youth Offending Service, focussing on preventing children and young people from offending and entering the Youth Justice System.

You will work with a caseload of young people and their families/carers to provide comprehensive assessments which identify the risk and protective factors in each case.  You will design and deliver intervention plans, which are responsive to the complex needs of this group of children and young people, and achieve the outcome of preventing offending.  

The role requires a highly motivated person with excellent communication skills and experience in working with children and young people in close partnership with professionals from a range of Agencies.  Safeguarding and managing risk of harm are key to this role.

Commitment to teamwork and anti discriminatory practice are essential.  Knowledge of legislation in relation to children and young people, is also necessary.

To find out more information about this post, please contact Jo Graves, YOS Operational Manager on 01344 354324

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

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Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with children and adults at risk must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.

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