Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Youth Justice Assistant Team Lead

Wrexham Youth Justice Service need an Assistant Team Lead, to join their team on a month-by-month basis, to cover maternity leave until potentially April 2021.

In this role you will assist the Team Leads to manage the Youth Justice Service in line with departmental policy, and will assist in the management of fieldwork services for the client group.

As an Assistant Team Lead you will manage between 5 and 15 members of staff including social work degree and other students.

As an Assistant Team Lead you will be responsible for assisting the Team Lead in managing the team through its procedures and activities, ensuring the team operates efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of their service users.

You will ensure all assessments and reviews are carried out in a timely manner and ensure visits and contact with children and families meet minimal standards and are both adequately and accurately recorded.

You will assist in any safeguarding investigations and investigating customer complaints.

In this position you will also be responsible for planning, allocating and evaluating the work carried out by the team, as well as providing guidance and supervision to staff.

You will also be expected to produce records, reports and specialist reports as required, and assist in developing and implementing improvements to system and service delivery.

To be successful in your application, it is essential that you hold a degree within youth justice or a related field, and have experience of working with young people in a Youth Justice or Social Care setting.

Applicants must have demonstrable knowledge o the Children Act (1989), Social Service and Well-being Act, Mental Health, Crime and Disorder Act and Circulars.

You should also have experience of managing staff and be able to travel across the County Borough to carry out work, and hold an enhanced, current DBS.

If this sounds like you, then apply now, or get in touch with Natasha at Service Care for more information.