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Youth Justice Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

The East Kent Youth Justice Team have a vacancy for a permanent full time Youth Justice Practitioner.

The position is an Area based role covering the districts of Thanet and Canterbury, working with young people aged 10 – 18 years who have come into contact with the criminal justice system.

The Service has close integration between the teams that focus on adolescents (Youth Justice Team, Adolescent Social Work Teams and Adolescent Early Help units). There are opportunities for co-working and we have good relationships with key agencies including our partners within Housing, Education, Health and the Police to ensure our young people get the right level of service at the time they need it.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interviews are currently scheduled for Friday 5th August 2022.

Contact Details

For further information or to discuss the role in more detail please contact our West Kent team manager, Barry Weeks on barry.weeks@kent.gov.uk or 03000 412502

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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