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Volunteer Referral Order Panel Members

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Closed for applications on 23/10/2020 23:59
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Job Category:
Youth & Community Work
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Employment Location:
Patchway Police Station, 90 Gloucester Rd, Patchway, Little Stoke, BS34 6PY
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Closing date:
23 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

South Gloucestershire Youth Offending Service is recruiting volunteer Referral Order Panel Members. The role of the Panel Member contributes to protecting the public from offending as well as helping to make sure that the child or young person gets the support and intervention he or she needs to make positive changes

We are currently recruiting volunteers who have an empathy with young people to use their life experience, knowledge and skills for the role below.

Referral Order Panel Members

Referral Orders are given at Court to young people aged 10-17 who admit they have committed an offence and find themselves in Court for the first time.

Referral Order Panels are led by volunteer community panel members. They are meetings where young people, their parents/carers, victims of crime and members of the community have the opportunity to come together to discuss the offence, support young people to take responsibility for their actions and devise programmes of work to address their behaviour.

What we need from you:

You will have great communication and effective listening skills and be patient and able to listen to advice and the views of others.

You must be motivated and able to engage well with children and young people.

You will have the ability to read written reports and identify areas of support that might be appropriate for children and their families based on the evidence provided from Court.

You must be able and willing to commit to the initial and on-going training required to fulfil this role.

DBS is needed for this post.


To find out more information and to obtain an application form, please contact the Youth Offending Team on 01454 868558 or email sgyot@southglos.gov.uk.

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