Youth Justice Manager
 

Youth Justice Manager

Salary - £53,544 - £56,682 | Based in Kingston | Permanent  | Full Time (36 hours per week) 


Achieving for Children recognise these are unprecedented times, but we continue to build capacity to support our most vulnerable groups.  To do this we are continuing to attract talented professionals to join us as we continue to provide
OUTSTANDING (Kingston ILACS Ofsted 2019) services.


If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further,  we want to hear from you.  We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.


About the role

The Youth Justice Manager will be responsible for leading the youth justice element of the Targeted Youth Support Service. This will include implementing an effective operational framework to ensure key performance indicators are met; ensuring high practice standards are maintained through effective quality assurance; and to manage risk and safeguarding in line with national standards. 

About AfC

We are a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. To find out more about us click here


About our benefits
When you join AfC you will have access to:

  • Positive and supportive working environments - We have a highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures. 

  • Positive work-life balance - Access to employee benefits and support forms part of our health and wellbeing offer.

  • A competitive salary and access to LA pension scheme - Our salaries are benchmarked against other local authorities.

  • A range of staff benefits and discounts managed via your own app - Staff can enjoy a wide range of discounts on sports and leisure activities and everyday shopping through AfC My Place.

  • Professional reflective supervision - Regular, high-quality reflective supervision which helps to build confidence is available to all. 

  • Strong Management - A strong performance management culture, with an equally strong focus on practice learning is embedded across the organisation. 

  • A fantastic learning and development offer - A clearly set out and accessible learning and development pathway, offering an extensive range of training and learning opportunities is accessible for all. This includes funding for post qualifying courses.

Start dates

Achieving for Children have fixed start dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.


To apply

If you would like more information about this role please see our role profile. 

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Michael O'Connor, Associate Director for Early Help, using michael.o'connor@achievingforchildren.org.uk request an informal discussion, no agencies please.    


Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer, this extends to welcoming candidates from BAME backgrounds. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  


Advert Closing Date: 16/08/2020
Provisional Interview Dates: TBC

Area
Kingston, Richmond, Twickenham and Chessington
Working Hours
Full-time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Type
Children's Social Work
Salary From
£53,544
Salary To
£56,682
 

Youth Justice Manager

Salary - £53,544 - £56,682 | Based in Kingston | Permanent  | Full Time (36 hours per week) 


Achieving for Children recognise these are unprecedented times, but we continue to build capacity to support our most vulnerable groups.  To do this we are continuing to attract talented professionals to join us as we continue to provide
OUTSTANDING (Kingston ILACS Ofsted 2019) services.


If you have the skills that will enable us to continue to enhance our practice and improve outcomes for children further,  we want to hear from you.  We are looking for bright, enthusiastic people who have the passion and the drive to make a positive difference to children’s lives. By recognising and championing strengths we know we can make a real difference. It’s a genuine team effort in AfC. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help create a brighter future for children and families.


About the role

The Youth Justice Manager will be responsible for leading the youth justice element of the Targeted Youth Support Service. This will include implementing an effective operational framework to ensure key performance indicators are met; ensuring high practice standards are maintained through effective quality assurance; and to manage risk and safeguarding in line with national standards. 

About AfC

We are a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. To find out more about us click here


About our benefits
When you join AfC you will have access to:

  • Positive and supportive working environments - We have a highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures. 

  • Positive work-life balance - Access to employee benefits and support forms part of our health and wellbeing offer.

  • A competitive salary and access to LA pension scheme - Our salaries are benchmarked against other local authorities.

  • A range of staff benefits and discounts managed via your own app - Staff can enjoy a wide range of discounts on sports and leisure activities and everyday shopping through AfC My Place.

  • Professional reflective supervision - Regular, high-quality reflective supervision which helps to build confidence is available to all. 

  • Strong Management - A strong performance management culture, with an equally strong focus on practice learning is embedded across the organisation. 

  • A fantastic learning and development offer - A clearly set out and accessible learning and development pathway, offering an extensive range of training and learning opportunities is accessible for all. This includes funding for post qualifying courses.

Start dates

Achieving for Children have fixed start dates, candidates are advised to prepare for this should a job offer be accepted to ensure eligible continuous service is not affected.


To apply

If you would like more information about this role please see our role profile. 

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Michael O'Connor, Associate Director for Early Help, using michael.o'connor@achievingforchildren.org.uk request an informal discussion, no agencies please.    


Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer, this extends to welcoming candidates from BAME backgrounds. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  


Advert Closing Date: 16/08/2020
Provisional Interview Dates: TBC