SalaryGBP £31,434 to £32,577 31434
DepartmentChildren, Adults & Community Health
ServiceChildren & Families Service
Contract TypePermanent - Part Time
Part time – 18 hours per week
Youth Justice Services in Hackney, are provided via multi-agency, multi-professional teams with statutory responsibilities for young people who are at risk of, or have offended. The Hackney Youth Justice Service is managed alongside Early Help and Prevention within the Children and Family Service Directorate.
The Referral Order Co-ordinator will work under the direction of the Hackney Youth Justice Team Leader and will support the effective and efficient running of the service by co-ordinating and overseeing the operation of court ordered Referral Orders, volunteer recruitment and training and the arrangements for regular Youth Offender Panels in the borough.
You will be expected to work to ensure consistent policy, practice and procedures are applied as well as the efficient and effective use of resources. You will be a calm, flexible, reliable, enthusiastic and motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a proven background in organising events. Working to support partners and key stakeholders the post holder will ensure the services are delivered in partnership with wider youth provision and in line with a Restorative Justice approach. The post holder will be committed to a reduction in youth crime and improved community safety in Hackney.
You will help Hackney prevent young people from becoming further involved in crime, and assist in arrangements to reduce offending behaviours. You will do this by working in partnership with a range of practitioners across Early Help and Prevention, Children and Family Service, Police, other local authorities, Probation, Youth Courts and Health.
You will work under the direction of the Hackney Youth Justice Team Leader and will support the effective and efficient running of the service by coordinating and overseeing the operation of Referral Order, volunteer recruitment and training and Youth Offender Panels in the borough.
You will be expected to work to ensure consistent policy, practice and procedures are applied as well as the efficient and effective use of resources. You will be a calm, flexible, reliable, enthusiastic and motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a proven background in organising events.
An enhanced DBS check is required.
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 Verbal Reasoning test. The test 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 the online test within 3 working days once the role is closed. Please do not contact us prior to the 3 working days.
Closing date for applications: 21st July 2019
Assessment/Interview Dates: 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.