Service Care Solutions Ltd

Youth Offending Officer

Service care Solution are currently recruiting for a Youth Offending Officer in Milton Keynes with Milton Keynes Council.

This is an exciting opportunity and the role will include -

  • Assessments and report writing are carried out effectively, in accordance with legislation, local policy and Standards for Children in the Youth Justice System.

    This includes presenting evidenced and well-thought-out conclusions and proposals for different audiences, including child protection and other formal inter agency settings as well as completing Court reports, Referral Order Reports and Youth Conditional Caution proposals as required.

  • Clear intervention plans are devised to manage the assessed likelihood of offending concerns, risk of harm concerns and the assessed risks to children and young people's safety and wellbeing.

    These plans are implemented and reviewed with the objective of managing risk to the children or others, preventing offending or re-offending and supporting young people to lead pro-social futures.

    All work will comply with legislation, local policy and Standards for Children in the Youth Justice System, and when necessary, action is taken to enforce compliance with Court Orders or Youth Conditional Cautions.

  • In addition to the management of predominantly high-risk cases, this post will include carrying out the role of Court Officer in the Criminal Courts where necessary, and participation in appropriate Court and office duty arrangements.

    This will include being on a rota to cover Out-of-Hours Remand Court (Saturday's and Bank Holidays).

  • To work with parents and other carers in support of a whole family approach supervising where required Parenting Orders in accordance with local policy and practice and National Standards and guidance.

  • To lead service development or quality assurance activity as directed by the YOT management team and /or take a lead in designated areas of service delivery.

    To provide guidance and professional supervision to YOT staff on more junior grades.

Essential Requirements (key skills & qualifications)

  • Recognised qualification and substantial experience gained in Social Work, Policing, Education, Youth Work, Criminal Justice or Health relevant setting.

    Skills and knowledge in listening to children and adults, in observation and in carrying out assessments and plans addressing risks and needs.

    Expert knowledge of criminal justice legislation and guidance and person centred anti-oppressive and anti-discriminatory practice.

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-agency / multi-disciplinary team working co-operatively in partnership with other professionals and agencies to meet the needs of the child/young person parents and/or victims.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
, A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
, Excellent rates of pay
, Payroll service twice a week

Loyalty bonus & refer a friend Scheme

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Emma at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Rate: £20.51 - £26.87 per hour
  • Location: Milton Keynes, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Emma Petricco
  • Tel: 01772 55208964
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-03-10 15:11:08 -

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