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Assistant Team Manager - Youth Offending Team

  • Location:

    Swindon

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    ASC73_1612282072

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-04

Akton Recruitment are looking for an Assistant team manager within the youth offending team, working for the local authority in Swindon. You will be required to operationally manage and supervise the specialist youth offending workers to ensure high quality services to children, focused on good outcomes with timely interventions at the right level, within statutory guidelines and within given resource and budget availability.
Candidates must have substantial knowledge and experience in the following areas of business and will be required to provide evidence of this:
* Direct responsibility for operational staff including supervision and staff development.
* Considerable experience of services to vulnerable people including young offenders.
* Substantial post-qualification experience in a relevant setting
* Experience of dealing with challenging young people and their families including those with mental health.
* problems and complex drug related problems
* Understanding of contextual safeguarding and managing risky behaviours
* Demonstrable working knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance and policy context relating to the work of Youth Justice, Social Care and Early Help services.
This is a full-time contract-based role, working 09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday, paying a rate of £30 - £35 per hour depending on experience. The initial contract for this role is 3 months with a review on performance as it is coming to an end. If you think this role is for you, get in touch.