Manchester Youth Justice Service

Support the work of the public sector to prevent offending by young people.

Key Information
  • Manchester Youth Justice Service – a service to prevent children offending
  • Make a difference – working with marginalised young people
  • Get experience – in a public sector team environment
  • Commitment – first 2 weeks of June working in the Youth Justice Service
  • 3 placements available
Detailed Information

As a result of the partnership work in Manchester Metropolitan University’s Manchester Centre for Youth Studies, placement opportunities are available in the Manchester Youth Justice Service. The Manchester Youth Justice Service is a multi agency service that aims to prevent offending and re-offending by children and young people.

With this Third Term placement, you will have a range of opportunities available to you – whether your subject of study explores law, working with young people, or you are interested in the workings of the public sector and the justice system:

  • Shadow youth justice practitioners
  • Work directly with young people in the justice system
  • Engage with partner organisations including health and social care providers, education providers, substance use services and restorative justice agencies
Additional Information

All students accepted onto this activity will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check to enable them to work with young people. The University will fully fund this check.

You will be given a £30 stipend to cover travel costs on the completion of your activity.