Children, Education and Skills

Newcastle upon Tyne

Youth Justice Support Worker

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£24,948 - £26,845 per annum (Pay award pending)

Newcastle Youth Justice Service are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced individual to assist our Case Managers to deliver high quality services to Young People.

The service works with Young People with between the ages of 10 and 17 who have come into contact with the Criminal Justice System and are subject to statutory Court Orders or Early intervention programmes.

As a Youth Justice Support Officer, you will be supporting Young People to engage in their intervention plans to prevent further escalation into the Criminal Justice System and to promote positive outcomes for them. This will include direct work with Young People using evidence-based intervention programmes, focussing on Restorative Justice and Relationship based practices.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

For further information or informal discussion please contact:

Shaun Martin or Joanne Appleby on 0191 277 7377

Apply online at, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.


Closing date:

14 June 2023

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