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Youth Offending Service Officer (11431)

£34,728 - £38,890
Ocean Village
Southampton City Council


Youth Offending Service Officer

The Council Strategy sets out our vision to create a city of opportunity where everyone thrives. Delivering this is essential if we are to help make Southampton the city our residents deserve. A city where people have opportunities to succeed and are able to live healthy, happy lives. This vision has been enhanced in 2020 by our ambitions to become a Child Friendly City. The Youth Offending Service plays a key role in this vision and our role has been recognised by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation who rated the Service 'Good' in January 2020

It is an exciting time to become a part of the Youth Offending Service and part of Southampton City Council. We require a qualified practitioner, who shares our vision of wanting the best outcomes for the children we work with and who is willing to take personal responsibility for delivering excellence, to work with others to achieve the best possible outcomes, to embrace change and new opportunities, to make the most of the resources available to us and to think and act in the best interests of the children, families and victims we work with and all residents of Southampton.

For further information and/or an informal chat about the role please contact the YOS Manager, Jon Gardner on 07810 630748 or email jon.gardner@southampton.gov.uk

Additional information:

  • This post requires an Enhanced DBS check
  • For any posts that require a DBS check, if you have lived outside the UK within the last 5 years, you will be required to provide a Certificate of Good Conduct or a police certificate from the country/countries you have resided in. Kindly note that this is at the expense of the candidate, as well as any costs involved for translating into English

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed. Unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Unfortunately we are not able to accept applications that are made through a third party agency. We cannot guarantee that any correspondence sent from third party agencies will be responded to. To ensure your application is received please apply online at www.careers.southampton.gov.uk

Recruitment contact details: recruitment@southampton.gov.uk

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