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Resettlement Practice Manager Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire £33,792.19

Resettlement Practice Manager

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire |
Salary: £33,792.19 |
Posted: 8 Oct 2020 |
Closes: 29 Oct 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9224

Role Responsibility:

Resettlememt Practice Manager

Oakhill Secure Training Centre, Milton Keynes

Salary : £33,792.19 per annum

Full-Time (40 hours per week)

 

Oakhill Secure Training Centre forms part of G4S Custodial and Detention Services who work closely with the Home Office, Youth Custody Services for England and Wales and the Ministry of Justice to ensure that its regimes and designs reflect best practice in residential care to prevent offending.

 

At Oakhill Secure Training Centre, we look after young people aged 12 to 18 years old who have been remanded or sentenced to periods of detention. The vulnerable young people in our care can be challenging with a wide range of social and emotional complex needs. This is an environment that calls for high standards of social care and service delivery to provide a secure and stable environment for young people to develop their life skills and address the behaviours that have led them into custody. 

 

The successful candidate will be required to manage allocated members of the Resettlement team, whilst working directly with the young people, families, external agencies and Centre staff to provide comprehensive, effective anti offending packages and care plans, that meet the needs of young people and reduce the likelihood of re-offending whilst promoting the safeguarding of trainee’s welfare in accordance with legislation and guidance.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor the assessment, planning, review and discharge arrangements for young people ensuring compliance with relevant standards and in line with case management systems (AssetPlus).
  • Supervise and manage a small team of Resettlement case workers.
  • Design and review individually tailored offending behaviour packages to ensure young people’s needs are met.
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts, liaising with relevant stakeholders, to ensure the young people’s needs are met.
  • Coach, support and develop staff, to maximise their performance and ensure high standards of care, values, ethical standards, equality and diversity, policies and procedures, legislation and contractual and inspection framework requirements are met.
  • Monitor, evaluate and provide professional guidance on reports, assessments and agreed Care Plans of young people to ensure high standards of care and welfare are achieved whilst complying with relevant requirements.
  • Support, guide and advise Centre staff to ensure work with young people is effective and meets individual young person’s targets and objectives.
  • Participate in the risk assessment during admissions process to ensure that the immediate vulnerability and risk of the young person is determined accurately.
  • Engender a positive health and safety culture.
  • Act as a Case Holder, ensuring a programme of care for the young person is delivered in line with legislation and best practice.
  • Train support and guide and advise relevant stakeholders, external agencies and parents/carers to ensure a coordinated approach professional approach, which meets the young people’s needs.
  • Coordinate and lead the development of an allocated specialist area of practice in line with Resettlement Pathways,

 

All staff employed by G4S has the responsibility for their own Health & Safety and to their colleagues in order to assist G4S in its obligation to achieve British Safety Council Requirements at all times.


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • A qualification in social work or other relevant professional award
  • Experience within a child-care environment

 

Desirable Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of project/ work planning, monitoring and reviewing.
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Email & Calendar

 

 

If you have the qualities that we are looking for and the ability to make a difference, we want to hear from you!

 

It is every employee’s responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons he/she is responsible for or comes into contact with. Therefore every employee will be required to hold a current enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Scheme) certificate.

 

Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 10 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Youth Custody Service are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

 

Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Custodial and Detention Services. We actively encourage applications from all diverse groups

 

You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 10 years as part of the security screening process for this role.


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