Tuesday , November 28 2023

Hampshire County Council Careers – Team Officer

Website Hampshire County Council

Job Details:

Salary Range: £27,009 – £30,101 pro rata per annum (actual salary £13,505 – £15,051 per annum)

Work Location: Dame Mary Fagan House, Basingstoke

Hours per week: 18.5

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: 31 October 2023

The Role:

Applications are now being welcomed for the role of a part time (18.5 hours per week) Youth Offending Team Officer based in our South East Hampshire team. You will educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate significant experience of working with children and young people aged 10 to 18. Understanding of adverse childhood experience and trauma informed practice would be desirable.

Our Youth Offending Team Officers work with children aged 10-17 years who have found their way into the criminal justice system. You will work directly with the
young people and their families, utilising your skills to help them to make changes in their lives, not to re-offend and to improve their relationships, school attendance and to support parents. You will liaise with other agencies to improve outcomes. You will also attend inter-agency meetings, attend at the
Youth Court when required and produce written reports.

Literacy, numeracy and IT skills are a must. You should have experience of working with children and families with complex needs. It will also be a big advantage if you know how to deal effectively with difficult inter-personal situations.

Please note you must be able to meet the travel requirements of the role.

For a full list of the role requirements and selection criteria, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Find out more about the benefits we can offer you as a Hampshire County Council employee.

Additional Information:

Youth Offending Team Officer –
Job Description and Person Specification

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a criminal records check. Please note that under safer recruitment requirements,
references will be requested prior to interview.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Steve Morrison, Team Manager on 07720 805945

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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