Workforce Development Strategy, 2021-2023 - Youth Justice Board (January 2021)

Summary: The YJB's 2021-2023 Workforce Development Strategy for the sector, as well as a template that youth justice services can use to outline their own Workforce Development Strategy




The Workforce Development Strategy acknowledges that considerable progress has been made in Youth Justice (YJ) workforce development over the last 10 years. Increasingly, managers are seeking out experienced individuals from a range of backgrounds who can demonstrate the key skills needed in YJ and where necessary, identifying additional training as appropriate. It is clear there is a distinct set of YJ skills, a well-defined body of knowledge and understanding with the workforce requiring accessible, high quality and accredited learning resources.

The YJB has also produced a template that youth justice services can use to produce a Workforce Development Strategy specific to their organisation.