Senior Practitioner – HMYOI Cookham Wood
|Published||Fri 17/08/2012 17:22 PM||Closing Date||Fri 31/08/2012 22:30 PM|
|Working Pattern||Full Time, Contract position||Hours||37 hours per week|
|Salary||PO2 (£31,754 - £40,741 per annum)||DBS Check||Enhanced|
|Location||HMYOI Cookham Wood, Sir Evelyn Road, Rochester, ME1 3LU|
2 year fixed term contract
Main Purpose Of Job
Members of Medway Youth Offending Team are seconded to work within HMYOI, Cookham Wood. This particular role provides a consultative and supervisory position within the establishment.
HMYOI Cookham Wood holds boys aged 15 to 18 years old, both ‘on remand’ and ‘sentenced’. It is expected that this post will offer professional knowledge skills and values, in order to offer support and advice to the young people, their families and carers and other practitioners within Youth Justice.
The post holder will be expected to supervise and support staff within the Resettlement Team and throughout the Prison; offering expertise and managing a small, but complex and high risk, caseload. The post holder will need to have a working knowledge of the Crime and Disorder Act (1998) and legislation in respect of children in the Criminal Justice System.
If you have any queries, please contact us on 01634 332878 or if you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting managers call Keith Gulvin on 01634 336248 or Louise Balderston on 01634 202639.
CRB Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
How to apply:*
For details on how to apply for this role, please read the attached Guidance Notes, which includes the Job Profile/Person Specification.
If you are applying online, you will need to read through this prior to commencing your application.
Please note that if you are shortlisted for interview we will normally contact you via email, therefore, please ensure you state this on your application. If you are a current Medway Council employee you will be contacted at your registered work email address only.
No service user, employee or job applicant will be discriminated against, harassed or receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, family commitments, sexual orientation, age, HIV status, religious or political beliefs, social class or trade union activity or irrelevant spent conviction.