Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Probation Officer

Full time - Probation Support officer via agency.



LOCATION: Manchester North
HOURS: Flexible working hours, inclusive of occasional evenings and weekends.


PAY RATE: £18.00 - £20.07 (Experience depending)

Full Job Description

Depending on the role, work may include:



  • Working with people on probation to analyse and address their behaviour;

  • Assessing offender needs;

  • The preparation and delivery of reports (Court, Parole etc)

  • The assessment and management of the risk of serious harm posed by individuals

  • Accurate case recording

  • Deliver and lead accredited programmes in adherence to the Programme Manual

  • Able to facilitate learning events, provide guidance, support, feedback and mentoring to operational staff across the Probation Service through a programme of learning events.

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




Essential Requirements



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

  • Experience of working and supporting a diverse range of people on probation or vulnerable people who have experienced a range of social/personal difficulties, including working with groups and individuals to motivate and change behaviour.

  • Experience and knowledge of evidence based practice and risk/needs assessment tools, including OASys, SARA and RSR, for risk assessment and management, including the ability to use/learn quickly.

  • Experience of making effective referrals to and managing relationships between offender management, court teams, victim contact unit, interventions, Approved Premises, prisons and external agencies to enhance positive outcomes, manage risk and reduce reoffending.