Vacancy posted: Friday, 28 Sep 2012
Salary: £29,516 - £32,314 You will work within the Youth Justice Service undertaking structured risk assessments and delivering individualised programmes of intervention to address offending behaviour. The intervention will be holistic in nature covering a broad range of areas to address the identified needs and risks presented by the young person with the aim of reducing re-offending.
In addition you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop, monitor and review risk reduction and risk management plans focusing upon the young person’s risk to self and the potential risks to the wider community and public safety. There will be particular focus on young people who present greatest risk in terms of violent and sexually harmful behaviours. This post is temporary until March 2013.
For an informal discussion please contact Gayle McCann on (01506) 778668. Successful applicants for posts working with children or vulnerable adults will be subject to disclosure checks or the new PVG scheme.
Job Reference: FLK003578
Closing Date: 10-Oct-2012
About Falkirk Council and Falkirk Community Trust
Falkirk Council is a unitary authority which provides all local government services for the Falkirk Council area. Covering 112 square miles, it has a population of 151,570 and extends from Banknock in the west to Blackness in the east and from South Alloa in the North as far as Limerigg in the south. The area contains varied countryside, including areas of considerable landscape quality. It also contains the port of Grangemouth and depends for its prosperity on a broad industrial base which includes sizeable industrial areas in Falkirk and Grangemouth. Council Headquarters The Council Headquarters are located in Falkirk but there are many service points throughout the area. The Council has in the region of 7,000 employees making it one of the largest employers in the area and has a net council general fund expenditure of £344.8 million for 2012/2013. Falkirk Councilís aim is to improve the quality of life for local people by working with all communities, sectors and groups to deliver high quality services which are accessible, accountable, responsive and provide value for money.