Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Probation Officer

Senior Probation Officer

LOCATION: Croydon, London
HOURS: 37 hours
PAY RATE: £29.33 - £31.08 (Depending on experience)

Full Job Description

  • To provide effective management and leadership to the team

  • To be accountable for the quality delivery of good practice and team performance improvement within policy and national standards

  • To ensure that all team resources, are deployed efficiently and effectively.

  • To ensure that staff can efficiently and effectively meet the requirements of the NPS' contract with HMPPS, Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) and local business plans as required

  • To access, interpret, analyse and apply performance data pro-actively in order to improve function/team performance, evaluate practice and deliver organisational aims

  • To proactively manage staff development, issues of underperformance, attendance, health and safety, employee relations and diversity matters.

    Adopt a consistent, fair and objective standpoint when making decisions in relation to individual staff issues

  • To contribute directly to public protection through multi-agency arrangements and individual casework review, discussion and feedback

  • In accordance with the business plan, to provide a leading role and direction in work with partners and key stakeholders, and represent the NPS as appropriate to the role

  • To undertake 'stand-by' duties and participate in the 'out-of-hours' rota, responding to issues as appropriate

  • Carry out safeguarding children and safeguarding adult duties in accordance with the NPS statutory responsibilities and agency policies

  • To undertake specific areas of responsibility as delegated by the Area Manager and any other duties as appropriate commensurate with the grading of the post

Essential Requirements
· Probation Qualification Framework Graduate Diploma/ Honours Degree in Community Justice integrated with Level 5 Diploma in Probation Practice.


  • A qualification which was recognised at the time of qualification by the Secretary of State for Justice as per Section 10 of the Offender Management Act 2007.

    The following qualifications gained in England and Wales were previously recognised as providing such eligibility:

    • Diploma in Probation Studies,

    • Diploma in Social Work (with Probation Option)

    • CQSW (with Probation Option)

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Rate: £29.33 - £31.08 per hour + Negotiable
  • Location: Croydon, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Michael Potts
  • Tel: 01772 208962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-09-22 13:44:29 -

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