A Great Opportunity...
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
To be considered for this exciting position it is essential that you have experience of direct work with children who are considered to be at risk. The successful candidate will need to work from ‘child first, offender second’ approach that promotes diversity, and understands discrimination, disproportionality and safeguarding concerns such as child exploitation.
You will manage a caseload of children presenting offending behaviour who may be subject to court orders. The post involves writing reports for courts, community panels, completing assessments and delivering interventions to children and their families to reduce risk.
The YOS Case Manager will have a strong track record in working with some of the most challenging and vulnerable children in the community to support positive outcomes and reduce re-offending. You must have a proven ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and be able to write clear, analytical and concise reports within a youth justice environment within timescales.
We require you to have curious and enquiring mind and a knowledge of; ideally, trauma informed practice as well as an understanding of the issues affecting children today.
Closing Date: 27 October 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email@example.com. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.