Hours: 37 per week
Contract Type: Fixed
Term from August 21 for six months initially to cover maternity leave. Secondments
will be considered.
The Youth Offending Team is a
multi-disciplinary team which works with children between the ages of 10 and 17
years old who have offended and are made subject to a range of community and
custodial disposals. The purpose of this job is to:
responsible for operational delivery of youth justice services on the Isle of
Wight, reporting to the Head of Service for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth
statutory responsibilities for service delivery (including services to victims)
are met to a high standard.
and manage budgets as agreed with the Head of Service.
Youth Offending Team staff and provide effective management oversight of the
work of the Team, including quality assurance mechanisms.
and manage performance against Key Performance Indicators and local measures.
The post-holder will be required to
manage a multi-disciplinary team of up to 20 staff from a variety of
professional backgrounds and oversee all aspects of Youth Offending Team
service delivery. The nature of this role means that an essential criteria is
that the post holder would be required to have either a qualification in Social
Work or a Diploma in Probation Studies.
information or an informal discussion please contact Nikki Shave (Head of
Hampshire and IOW Youth Offending Teams) on 07793308996.
Find out more about
working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
This council and its
schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are
committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
The Isle of Wight Council
protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity
of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to
support the different needs of our employees.
The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is
proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to
better reflect the diversity within our local community.
In addition to the above,
the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that
providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the
advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered
an opportunity for an interview within the council.
In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further
communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This
means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of
the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful
on this occasion.
Please note that this role
falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and
Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and
employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council
delivers, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s
services functions and did so for an agreed period of five years from 1 July
2013, the original five year partnership arrangement under direction of the
Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both
local authorities for a further five years.
The management reporting
line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s
Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational
responsibility for children’s services.