Senior Safeguarding and Resettlement Manager BRIDGEND £40,916.15
Senior Safeguarding and Resettlement ManagerLocation: BRIDGEND | Salary: £40,916.15 | Posted: 19 Aug 2019 | Closes: 9 Sep 2019 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: UK Central Government Services | Region / Division: UK & Ireland | Reference: 8040
Senior Safeguarding and Resettlement Manager
HMP Parc, Bridgend
Salary : £40,916.15 per annum
Full-time (40 hours per week with additional hours likely to be necessary under certain conditions)
- Support the development of a culture where all the aspects, of our approach support rehabilitation, contributing to the YPU being safe, decent, hopeful and supportive of change, progression and helps young people desist from, crime. Helping to make everyone feel safe from physical and verbal violence and abuse and a place of decency, where everyone treats each other with respect and young people’s basic needs are understood and met.
- Manage the safeguarding agenda and welfare of children, identifying, promoting and developing good practice. Draw on learning from across the youth justice system to improve safeguarding practice.
- Manage the resettlement of children, identifying, promoting and making known good practice. Draw on learning from across the youth justice system. To improve resettlement practice and outcomes for children.
- Provide clear direction to the youth services workforce that enables their development and provides a framework within which first class performance is the norm and innovation is a fundamental part of the culture. Coaching and support staff to maximise their performance and ensure values, ethical standards, equality and diversity policies and procedures and contractual requirements are met.
- Develop effective Partnerships, sharing knowledge and expertise in the spirit of stimulating reform and being inclusive of others. Maintaining relationships with other child-focused stakeholders for the benefit of children and their communities. Encourage collaboration between departments working towards the reduction of ‘young peoples’ risk and to ensure adherence to operational policies relevant to the safety and security of young people, staff and visitors.
- Actively support and advocate the voice of children, young people and their families, ensuring they are at the center of decision-making. Ensuring that services design and development have the effective and ongoing involvement of young people.
- Case management and transition of young people that considers risk, safeguarding and resettlement, in order to reintegrate young people effectively into the community, in conjunction with partner agencies. Ensuring information sharing supports timely and appropriate decision making, which is based on individual need and prevents harm, supporting wellbeing.
- Identifying and supporting young people with substance misuse issues. Supporting through specialist substance misuse assessment and access to the appropriate intervention and treatment services, with their aftercare needs met on return to the community. To ensure that all young people leaving custody can access suitable and sustainable accommodation Education, Training and Employment, with support where appropriate, in conjunction with partner agencies.
- To ensure that all young people in custody have access to suitable and sustainable general and specialist healthcare services, based on individual need, so that problems are identified, assessed and treated at the earliest opportunity and in the most appropriate manner.
- To ensure that families of young people in custody receive timely, high-quality support and information, from the point of entry into custody and throughout the young person’s sentence.
- Assist in the promotion of creating a positive Health & Safety culture to maintain recognition as a British Safety Council 5 Star business unit.
- To provide day to day oversight and support to the operation on the young person’s unit, including Adjudications, investigations, absence management and staff conduct issues.
The Ideal Candidate:
- Professional and articulate with demonstrated effectiveness in implementing services.
- Experience and knowledge of Criminal Justice and Youth Justice Processes.
- Good knowledge of resettlement of young people within Youth Justice.
- Experience of working in partnership across statutory, private and voluntary sectors.
- Good knowledge of safeguarding legislation and Practice.
- Ability to manage and utilise information systems and devise action planning structures to guide work.
- Good understanding of young person’s case/risk management structures in prisons and Through the Gate.
- Excellent report writing skills
- Demonstrated good analytical skills.