Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.
About the role
Want a rewarding job with one of London's most innovative and award winning Youth Justice Services? We have one of the lowest regional and national First Time Entrants rates so must be doing something right!
"Youth crime is prevented because we, as a service, deliver positive and effective interventions which enable young people to lead constructive and socially responsible lives" is our vision and you could be part of a dedicated enthusiastic service changing the lives of vulnerable adolescents in the criminal justice system.
Sounds great doesn't it? Don't just take it from us… feedback from our young people, families and community say "my son is so much more focused now all down to you", "I wish we had the services that the YJS have given us sooner you have changed our lives", "if it wasn't for my case manager I would still be offending".
Hillingdon Youth Justice Service are proud to be a diverse multi agency service that benefits from located specialists from key disciplines including Speech and Language Therapist, Liaison and Diversion, CAMHS, Education and Participation Officers and Substance Misuse that provide a holistic approach to rehabilitation all under one roof.
We are looking for a committed and innovative Restorative Justice Officer to help drive forward the delivery of Restorative Justice and victim work within Hillingdon Youth Justice Service. The post holder will be able to work creatively with young people to design and facilitate bespoke reparation projects that benefit the local community as well as being key to the delivery of Restorative Justice interventions. This will include working with both our young people and those harmed by criminal activity to explore restorative outcomes and support the facilitation of these in accordance with the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime. You will receive access to training and a focus on professional development alongside an attractive package of employment. In return you will bring excellent organisation skills, knowledge, ability to work autonomously and a passion for making difference
What we offer
Hillingdon YJS is located in the centre of Uxbridge with a purpose built, self-contained adolescent resource hub being built alongside the main civic centre.
We boast a fantastic working environment, ample rooms to see young people, hold meetings and a designated reception area. With Uxbridge Station just a 5 minute stroll away, 4 day a week car parking and easy links to main travel routes combined with great shopping and restaurants it's a fabulous place to work.
We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:
- local government average salary pension scheme
- free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
- a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
- generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five year's service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
- career breaks
- flexible working hours
- season ticket loan
- access to a Credit Union
- on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
- access to a wide range of training and courses
- discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
- payment of professional fees where these are required
Want to know more? Chat through the role?
Closing date: Friday 18th September
Interviews W/C: Monday 28th September
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.