Youth Justice Team Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
10/04/2023 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
£46,549 - £50,616
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
10 Apr
Further Information

Time for a change? Are you hardworking? Enthusiastic? Committed? Passionate about working with children aged 10-18 within Youth Justice processes? If you answered yes to these questions, we want to hear from you!

Peterborough City Council is looking for a skilled and experienced Team Manager to oversee the work of a vibrant Youth Justice team. Rated ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding Features’ in 2020 HMIP Inspection, the Team are looking for a talented manager to join the Service.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate excellent operational knowledge of current legislation and procedures relating to Youth Justice and Children’s Services. The post holder will also have a strong understanding of contextual safeguarding and have a proven ability to work with this approach to extra-familial harm. The outstanding candidate will also have knowledge of Children’s Social Care, restorative justice and preventative work. They will be working within a management team delivering in these areas. The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively manage a high performing team that deliver excellent outcomes for children, young people, and families.

The post holder will have substantial experience in Youth Justice and the ability to work flexibly and creatively. This post is also eligible to access a nine-day working fortnight.

Closing date 10.04.23
Interviews – 20.04.23

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.