Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the city.
Redbridge Youth Justice and Targeted Prevention Service (YJTPS) is looking for a passionate and highly motivated individual to join our multi-agency delivery team and work with children and young people and their families.
As an Operational Assistant, you will provide operational support to the statutory function of the Youth Offending and Targeted Prevention Service arising from section 39 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. This is part of the local Youth Justice Partnership which includes Police, Probation, Health, Children’s Social Care and is led by the Local Authority.
The main duties of the post include preparing court lists, updating court results, collating papers for new cases, recording and distributing information post court as well as maintaining records including the progress of out of court disposal cases.
You will be conversant with management information system, be able to monitor progress of cases and to assist the Information Officer in providing accurate and well-presented statistical returns and management information reports.
You will have excellent communication and organisational skills to undertake work within tight deadlines, as well as the ability to work well under your own initiative and as part of a multi-agency Service. The nature of the role means that flexible working is required including occasional evening and weekend work.
If you are interested in being part of a multi-agency team to make a difference to children and young people in Redbridge, we would like to hear from you.
For further information about this role, please contact Kate White, Senior Administration Officer for the Youth Justice and Targeted Prevention Service on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0208 708 7800/7861
Redbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. As part our safer recruitment strategy, all social work posts require an Enhanced DBS check and references may be taken up prior to interview.
Embracing diversity and promoting equalities for all.
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.