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Salary

GBP £33,759 to £34,986 33759

Grade

SO2

Department

Children, Adults & Community Health

Service

Children & Families Service

DBS Required

Yes

Contract Type

Permanent - Full Time

Closing date

20/10/2019

The Youth Justice Service is a multi-agency, multi-professional team with statutory responsibilities for young people who are at risk of, or have offended. The service is part of the broader Children and Families Service delivering assessments and interventions to children, young people and their families across the borough.

Reporting to the Service Manager, you will enable the service to manage all aspects of data, performance and performance improvement across the Youth Justice Service and to provide professional expertise in the collection, collation, analysis and interpretation of data. You will have a key role on acting as a single point of contact to interpret changes to data recording requirements, changes to applications and inform the wider service of any changes required to support service improvement priorities. You will have an awareness of the basic technology changes within Youth Justice to understand and minimise any impact this may have on the business as usual activity.

You will work closely with other highly skilled professionals and partner agencies and have a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance. You will be committed to reducing re-offending and improving child and community safety. Dynamic, innovative, committed and passionate, you’ll bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to the challenge of working with vulnerable young people and their families. This role provides an opportunity to shape and promote Youth Justice interventions at a high profile local authority.

You will have a relevant qualification, substantial experience in a comparable setting and have evidence of continuing professional development.

An enhanced DBS check is required.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

When applying, it is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.

The next stage of the recruitment process is to complete an online test. These will be sent to you within 3 days after the application closing date. The email you receive will be from the test site, Skills Arena. Please contact the recruitment team on 0208 356 8845 if you not receive online tests within 3 working days once the role is closed. Please do not contact us prior to the 3 working days.

Closing date for applications:  20 October 2019
Assessment / Interview Date: To be advised

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.