Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Probation Officer


Senior Probation Officer

Service care solutions is a market leading recruitment company, specialising in the probation sector recruiting for numerous roles across the country with a wide range of opportunities.


All our roles are temporary contracts, below is a summary of the roles that we offer.


Full time - Senior Probation officer via agency.


LOCATION: Southampton
HOURS: 37 hours per week.


PAY RATE: £26.48 - £28.23 (Experience depending)

Full Job Description

Depending on the role, work may include:



  • Managing the stand alone UPW practitioner team

  • Ensure delivery of effective Offender Management by the team to achieve high standards of public protection and a reduction in re-offending.

  • Operational partnership working in the Probation Delivery Unit, criminal justice, and public protection systems.

  • Management of the activities in the team to ensure effective distribution, completion, and monitoring of activity to achieve operational and strategic goals.

  • Implementation of policy and practice instructions in the team to deliver high standards of performance.

  • Ensuring the team works effectively together to deliver and record high performance

  • Working with partners to ensure effective multi agency action on individual cases and to meet specific local requirements

  • Manage all activity within the team to meet standards and conform to National Policy.

  • The job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary.



Essential Requirements



  • Possession of a Probation Qualification Framework Graduate Diploma/ Honours Degree in Community Justice integrated with Level 5 Diploma in Probation Practice, or a recognised qualification by the Secretary of State for Justice as per Section 10 of the Offender Management Act 2007.

  • Evidence of working for a recognised provider of probation services in the last 5 years.

  • Experience of working at Manager level including day to day people and performance management.

  • Experience of contributing directly to public protection through multi-agency arrangements and individual case work review, discussion, and feedback.

  • Experience of managing/supporting change and effecting improvements in quality and efficiency.

  • Experience of using and maintaining Probation Service computer-based systems to produce, update and maintain records and other documentation within agreed timescales - NDelius and OASys.

  • Experience of ability to implement health and safety policies.

  • In depth knowledge of the operational standards, good practice and policies within Offender Management including risk assessment and management, and public protection requirements.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the factors which influence engagement with victims.

  • Committed to implementing anti-discriminatory policy and practice, and championing diversity and inclusiveness both internally and externally

  • Understanding of the role of the Probation Service in the Criminal Justice System and in a multi-disciplinary setting.

  • Ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships with staff in other agencies.

  • Proven organisational skills including the ability to meet deadlines.



    • Start: ASAP
    • Duration: 51 weeks
    • Rate: £26.48 - £28.23 per hour
    • Location: Southampton, England
    • Type: Contract
    • Industry: Public_Sector
    • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
    • Contact: Reyno Nel
    • Tel: 01772 208962
    • Fax: 01772 471473
    • Email: to view click here
    • Posted: 2022-07-29 10:40:21 -

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