Restorative Approaches Practitioner
Youth Justice Service - Remote Working and Canning Town/Cumberland Road office
£38,385 – £41,586
Closing date: 25/09/2022
Newham Youth Offending Service aims to put victims of crime at the centre of our work in preventing crime, and the fear of crime, through our engagement of children at risk of offending along with their families. We are working to ensure that victims of crime in our community are supported in all that we do. We are therefore seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic Restorative Approaches Practitioner to ensure the voice of those harmed is heard.
About the Job
Restorative Justice brings the Youth Offending Team, Metropolitan Police and Probation to work together to provide improved services to victims of crime. Newham Youth Offending Service aims to put victims of crime at the centre of our work in preventing crime, and the fear of crime, through our engagement of victims, children at risk of offending and their families. The Restorative Approaches practitioner will ensure that victims of crime in our community are supported in all that we do.
As a Restorative Approaches Practitioner, you will contribute to the provision of effective and high quality multi-agency Youth Offending Service, in ensuring that the voice of those harmed is heard in all that we do, and that all YOS interventions with children and their families include restorative justice activity. You will establish and maintain effective multi-agency links with key partner agencies to support victims of crime in Newham.
People are at the heart of everything we do. Our core values are respect, aspiration, empowering culture, integrity, working together. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced practitioner who is willing to work within Newham Youth Offending Service values bringing a victim focused approach to our service delivery.
We have been working hard to make Newham a great place to work..
We will offer you
• A competitive package of up to £41,586
• Flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to work from home.
• Smarter Working with new modern technology.
• A systemic and restorative practice model.
• 'Newham Together' - a positive, nurturing and collaborative work environment built on trust.
• Oyster card/parking permit for business use.
• Excellent transport links to the rest of the capital.
• Permanent and stable senior leadership with a consistent vision.
• Wellbeing service, leisure and discount benefits (Council scheme).
• Travel season ticket loan, cycle scheme, Local Authority pension.
• We will be a centre of excellence for children's services by 2023.
Please submit a CV and provide a supporting statement in the additional information section through our recruitment portal. The supporting statement should demonstrate how you meet the relevant requirements listed in the person specification in the job description.
Shortlisting decisions will be based on candidates' relevant experience and on candidates' suitability for the role in line with the person specification, as described in their supporting statement.
Closing date: 25/09/2022 at 23:59
Interviews: ASAP after closing date - likely to be first/second week of October
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