We are seeking a talented Head of Service with extensive experience of working in a multi-agency environment to manage the multi agency Youth Offending Service. The service will ensure the provision of a full range of youth justice services based on the principles of effective practice required by the Youth Justice Board and in order to prevent offending by children and young people.
You will provide provide dynamic leadership, management, vision and direction to Northamptonshire's Youth Offending Service and work with the Youth Offending Service Management Board to deliver strategic and professional leadership to the partnership and the YOS.
The Service has a history of performing well and achieving good outcomes in relation to the youth justice key national indicators. Working as part of a strong and supportive strategic senior leadership team, you will have the role of championing the delivery of positive outcomes for young and their families. This role involves working extensively with partners to ensure a systemic approach to supporting young people, including anticipating developments and innovation in reducing and preventing offending.
You must have substantial previous experience of working at a senior managerial level in a relevant service, with a proven track record of promoting effective partnership working and on delivering improved outcomes for children and young people, particularly in the area of public protection and safeguarding.
The ability to work effectively at both a strategic and operational level and be committed to developing and improving our services, working in collaboration with the young people who use them is essential.
Your application should be in the form of a CV and covering letter and can be submitted via this website or emailed directly . Closing date for applications: midday, 29th May 2019.
Opus People Solutions Ltd
£20 - £25/hour
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