Referral Order, Reparation and Volunteer Coordinator (Youth Offending Service)

Barnet (London Borough), London (Greater)
£30,711.00 - £33,948.00 Per Annum
05 Jul 2019
14 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Referral Order, Reparation and Volunteer Coordinator (Youth Offending Service)

Expiry date: 23:59, 14 July 2019

Location: North London Business Park & Colindale

Salary: £30,711.00 - £33,948.00 Per Annum

Job Description: Referral Order Reparation and Volunteer Co-ordinator JD.pdf

Youth Offending Service- Referral Order, Reparation and Volunteer Coordinator

Barnet Youth Offending Service (YOS) is seeking to recruit a passionate and innovative Referral Order, Reparation and Volunteer Coordinator, who has experience coordinating the statutory Referral Order process in line with Youth Justice Board guidance and legislation.

The successful candidate must have experienced in recruitment, training, support and deployment of volunteers working with the Youth Offending Service in a variety of roles including referral order panel members, reparation supervisors and intensive supervision and supporting volunteers.

In view of Barnet Youth Offending Service following a holistic model of practice, there is an expectation that Referral Order, Reparation and Volunteer Coordinator can evidence sound risk assessment skills and safeguarding knowledge. Barnet Youth Offending Service has developed a strong ethic around multi-agency practice and this will require you to be a team player who has the ability to work effectively in partnership with other agencies, in order to improve the lives of young people in Barnet.

A key component of the job role is experience of working within the context of the Youth Justice Board’s National Standards, case management and good practice models, which underpin core youth justice practice. In addition to this, an understanding of research based theories related to children, young people and family intervention would be beneficial to working within our holistic model of practice.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To recruit, train, supervise and support the volunteer community panel members
  • To recruit, train, appraise and support volunteers working in other areas of the Youth Offending Team
  • To have oversight and administrative responsibility for the efficient operation of the Referral Order process ensuring full compliance with statutory requirements
  • To manage the development and deployment of volunteering across the service
  • To convene and coordinate Youth Offender Panels within statutory timescales
  • To organise community-based venues and maintain systems for the efficient organisation of the Panels including arrangement of transport or interpreters if required
  • To liaise with youth offending team officers to facilitate preparation of reports for Panel Meetings
  • To ensure the views and wishes of victims are taken into account during the referral order process facilitating their attendance at panel meetings as much as possible
  • To assist the Panel in drawing up the Referral Order contract which will require attendance at Panel Meetings
  • To source and conduct health and safety assessments of reparation projects
  • Develop a range of new reparation projects in the local community
  • To coordinate and supervise volunteer activity in reparation projects
  • Ensure volunteers are regularly supervised and provided with the opportunity to shape service developments


  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Access to Employee Benefits scheme

If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.

Barnet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 22nd July 2019. If you have not heard from us by then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

For an informal discussion please contact: Cezar Tan, Service Manager, Youth Offending Service - 020 8359 2901

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