Working with 15 to 18 year olds in custody is tough.
They can be impulsive, in your face and test boundaries at every level. But you can make a real difference.
You will be supporting children and young people who may have committed serious crimes, grown up in difficult settings or have mental health concerns.
You will offer the chance for a fresh start in life.
for a Band 3 youth justice worker
on a 37 hour week. Other contracted hour options are available.
Level 4 child focused qualification
To work as a youth custody worker, you will need to:
If you are not a UK or EU citizen, you will need a leave to remain entitlement of approximately 30 months or more at the point you apply.
Create a safe environment where adult offenders can focus on rehabilitation.
Supervise and support offenders on parole or adapting to life after prison.
Settle lower risk offenders into the community and take a step to being a probation officer.