Youth Justice Worker - HMYOI Feltham
Someone like you
The Youth Custody Service is transforming its workforce and we want you to help us on this journey. The youth justice worker role is specific to working with children and young people aged 15 to 18 who are in youth custody. As a youth justice worker, you will be a driving force for changing the way children and young people are cared for in custody.
We are looking for people who are passionate about helping children and young people towards better futures.
You will be responsible for ensuring the safe, secure and decent care of children and supporting them day-to-day in a custodial environment. You ll get training and development to ensure you have a clear understanding of the individual circumstances for children young people in custody.
You ll be able to understand and connect with children and young people may have committed serious crimes, grown up in difficult settings, or struggle with mental health concerns. These individuals will test boundaries at every level, but also have a huge potential for change.
You ll need to make quick but effective decisions, as well as demonstrate patience and resilience. It s important that you can be a figure of authority as well as a mentor when difficult situations arise.
An extraordinary job
Become part of a team helping children and young people choose to better their future.
You ll work directly with children and young people in the justice system, supporting them to manage their behaviour and attend education, training and activities. As a youth justice worker, you will play multiple different roles within a day.
You will act as a role model to children and young people in custody, providing them with the opportunities to better their future.
If this sounds like you, apply now.Additional information:Salary: 7Frequency: Per yearEmployment type: Full-time