Youth Offending Team

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Assistant Team Manager, Ref: 50043891

Youth Offending Team, County Hall, Newport

Grade 11, £30,040.54 to £32,277.57 per annum plus an annual market supplement taking the annual salary to £35,390.54 to £37,277.57 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50043891

Closing Date: 21/06/2021

Hours: 30 per week, Negotiable work pattern



The Isle of Wight’s Youth Offending Team (IOW YOT) is looking for an Assistant Team Manager to join their busy team.


This exciting opportunity requires a suitably qualified worker (with relevant experience in a similar field) to contribute to the operational management of the IOW YOT. With experience of case management, staff supervision and multi-agency working, you will provide Line Management to a number of YOT staff (including Restorative Justice, Parenting and Prevention) and contribute to the overall performance of the YOT through your day to day role.


The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate application of their knowledge of relevant legislation, policy and guidance and a commitment to continuous improvement of high-quality services through development of professional links and effective use of resources. They will also be able to support and motivate staff within a solution focussed approach to ensure key objectives are achieved and represent the YOT effectively at a number of forums.


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Ruth Hayles, on 01983 823011.


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.


In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.


Please note that this role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council delivers, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and did so for an agreed period of five years from 1 July 2013, the original five year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.


The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.


Interviews will take place week commencing 05/07/2021