2 x Youth Justice Support Workers - East and West Dumbarton Youth Justice Services Covering East & West

Sacro East and West Dunbartonshire Youth Justice Service provides Restorative and one to one focused programmes to assist Young People in addressing offending and antisocial behaviour. The staff will be required to work across the two local authorities, 22.5 hours in West Dunbartonshire and 18.75 hours in East Dunbartonshire for service delivery.

You will be responsible for working directly with Young People as part of an existing Youth Justice Service. You should have experience of working with Young People who offend and have some knowledge of cognitive behaviour interventions and Restorative Justice. The service works in a multi-agency forum with referrals coming through Whole System Approach. The team also provide mediation services for families experience difficulties in the area, with the aim to reduce conflict.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess the ability to work both as part of a team and independently; experience of interagency working would also be an advantage.

A commitment to Sacro’s value base is essential, as this type of work can be challenging.

A relevant qualification is desirable but not essential.

Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car satisfying the appropriate insurance requirements.

Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) will be a requirement for this post.

Sacro Group Personal Pension Scheme
31 days annual leave plus 6 fixed public holidays

Unique Reference Code
EWYJSW2005
Salary
SCP 19 – 22, currently £20,407 - £22,065 per annum
Closing Date
12pm Friday 18 June 2021
Interview Date
To Be Confirmed
Location
East and West Dumbarton
Contract
Fixed Term to 31 March 2022 in the first instance
Hours Per Week
West Dumbarton 22.5 hrs and East Dumbarton 18.75hrs
Responsible To
Youth Justice Worker/Manager
Supervisory Responsibility‎
The post holder may have supervisory responsibility for volunteers/sessional workers