Youth Justice Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/11/2023 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
£33,024 to £36,648
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
28 Nov
Further Information

Peterborough Youth Justice Team are excited to be recruiting for a Youth Justice
Officer to join the Service. Rated ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding Features’ in 2020 HMIP Inspection, the Team are looking for candidates with strong experience of working with children who have offended, victims and those at risk of exploitation.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate excellent knowledge of current
legislation and procedures relating to Youth Justice and Children’s Services. They will also have an understanding of contextual safeguarding. They will be able to demonstrate knowledge of effective practice in working with this vulnerable group of young people and the ability to respond to the diversity needs of service users.

The successful candidate will also have knowledge of Children’s Social Care, Restorative Justice, and Preventative work.

The post holder will have substantial experience of working with young people and their families completing comprehensive assessments and working in a multi-agency environment. They will have the ability to work flexibly and creatively. This post is also eligible to access a nine-day working fortnight.

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.

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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.