Advanced Practitioner, Youth Justice Service job with Camden London Borough Council

Starting salary: £40,652 – £46,779 subject to skills and experience
Job level: Level 4, area 1
Workplace: Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD
Hours per week: 36
Type of Contract : Permanent
Deadline: Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
Interviews to be held: week beginning December 5, 2022
Alternative flexible work options available / open for discussion

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The role

We are looking for a full-time term Advanced Practitioner to work within our Juvenile Justice Service in Camden, rated Outstanding by HMIP in 2020.
As an Advanced Practitioner for Camden Youth Justice Service, you will manage a caseload of juvenile justice cases, working in innovative ways with and engaging children from diverse backgrounds, their families and other professionals, to assess, develop and deliver interventions and activities that support their personal and social skills and participation in society. You will provide support and guidance to other Case Managers to improve service delivery and contribute to the Service’s quality assurance process. This position currently has one primary area for the Court, but this may include other areas depending on service requirements

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an enhanced DBS.

About you

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It is essential that you have experience working directly with children, their families and delivering high quality services and interventions. You will have a good understanding of approaches to child development and a good understanding of youth justice systems, including national standards and a scaled approach and evidence of effective practices that build resilience and resilience. It is essential that you have at least 2 years of post-qualification experience in post-judicial matters. You must have a proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and an ability to write clear and concise reports in a juvenile justice environment within set deadlines. Substantial experience working with children considered at risk, this will include children at risk of crime and ASB, NEET, SEND, exploitation, etc.

Qualifications required:
• Professional qualification in one of the following fields:
• Social Work (HCPC – Registered)
• Professional Certificate in Effective Practice / Certificate in Effective Practice of Youth Justice (with recent and extensive work in case management within the youth justice system)
• probation

For detailed information on this position, please see the attached job profile. Or if you would like to discuss this amazing opportunity please contact YJS Service Manager Paul Thorpe on 0207 974 6228 or email

Work for Camden

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At Camden, you will enjoy many benefits and join a flexible employer. Visit ‘’ to see full details of our benefits.
Further information

To view the job profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the URL below into your browser:

To apply for this position, please follow the “Apply” link. In the “Why you?” section of the application, you will need to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria listed in the job profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to have our communities represented in our membership. A critical part of this is ensuring that we are a truly inclusive organization that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thought. We especially welcome applications from Black, Asian and other ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equality and justice remain at the heart of everything we do.

To learn more about Camden and our commitment to diversity, equality and protection, please visit our recruitment website or copy and paste the URL below into your browser: .uk/inclusion-and-diversity

Request adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruiting practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do something different during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, uk or by post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG

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