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Reparation Worker

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£20,496 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RF 

Reference:CYP1564 

Closing date:31 October 2021 at midnight 


JOB PURPOSE:
Working within a Youth & Justice team that has a child first approach you will be working directly with children aged 10+.Working with the child to create a personalised plan in order to organise appropriate restorative and community placements that take into consideration the voice of the victim. Supervising the children on community reparation placements, feeding back information to case managers.
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent plus some relevant experience in reparation/restorative work delivery 
  • Working with young people
  • Practical skills 
  • Issues relating to young offenders Health and safety issues
  • Knowledge of youth justice and safeguarding legislation and the operation of the youth justice system 
  • Knowledge of restorative approaches
  • Understanding of the impact of crime and the responding to needs/protection of victims 
  • Supervising young people on practical tasks
  • In depth knowledge of practical skills such as gardening, painting and decorating etc
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in a multi-agency context
  • Good oral and written communication skills, including presenting information to professional partners; good recording, administrative and report writing skills
  • Good organisational, planning skills and working to deadlines
  • Able to engage with people from a variety of backgrounds, in particular partner organisations, children, young people and families that are hard to reach IT skills to include the ability to use Microsoft packages and databases/ case management systems
  • Assessment skills and the ability to use assessment tools 
  • An understanding of, and commitment to Equal Opportunities, and the ability to apply this to all situations.
  • Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010.
  • Possession of a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle. However, a reasonable adjustment will be considered for an applicant with a disability.
  • Ability to travel to and access a range of buildings including family homes
  • Willingness and ability to work outside usual working office hours and to a 08.30h – 17.00h duty system and weekend work depending on operational needs.
  • The post-holder must be willing to undertake further training within the Youth Justice professional development framework
  
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity
  
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
  
For informal enquires please contact recruiting manager Georgina Cullen, Tel: 07917559186, Email: Georgina.Cullen@leics.gov.uk
       
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.
    
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

   
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk


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