Service Care Solutions Ltd

Probation Service Officer (Bail Information Officer)

Job Description

Probation Service Officer

Service Care Solutions are the current holders of the National Probation Service contract.

We specialise in the criminal justice sector and have access to all vacancies across the country offering a wide range of opportunities!
We are currently looking for an experienced Probation Service Officer to join South West Probation Service.

LOCATION: HMP Eastwood Park, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire
HOURS: 37 hours per week (Depending on full or Part time)
DURATION: 3 Months
PAY RATE: £18.00 - £20.07 p/h (Depending on experience)

Probation Service Officer Duties , Responsible for preparing for written or verbal delivery- bail information reports
, Interview defendants held in court and in Prison establishments, either in person or via Video Link, to gather information relevant to bail applications.
, Ensure proposed accommodation availability checks are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
, Extract and interpret information relating to defendants from available systems and databases.

Including where available NDelius, the Digital Prison System (DPS) and the Offender Assessment System (OASys).
, Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders involved with BIS.

Obtaining information relevant to the defendant and their application for release on bail.
, Analyse and accurately interpret complex Police records to identify any public protection or safeguarding concerns and submit necessary referrals/requests for information to Probation, Local Authorities, Police Services and any other appropriate agencies.
, Liaise with Local Authorities, and where identified, share Safeguarding concerns and relevant information.
, Provide ongoing support and through-care to defendants remanded into custody in preparation for subsequent hearings at which release on bail is to be considered.
, Ensure referrals to Community Accommodation Services (Level 2) are completed and contribute towards referrals to Community Accommodation Services (Level 1) in line with National HMPPS Policy.
, Support and prioritise vulnerable defendants.
, Ensure all relevant IT systems are updated to fully reflect the end-end process of BIS.
, Responsible for working collaboratively with colleagues across BIS to ensure it meets its aims and objectives.

Supporting peers and maintaining effective and productive team relationships.

Essential Requirements , Experience working within the criminal justice system
, Criminology graduates or those with work experience in a community/social care setting connected to criminal justice will be considered.
, Probation Service Officer experience preferred but not essential.


If you are interested in applying, please contact Reyno on 01772 208962 or send your CV to


*We offer a £250 referral fee bonus for any Candidates you refer who we place in to work on a minimum 3-month contract



The Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions:

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge

  • 3 weekly payroll runs

  • £250 training allowance

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Specialist Probation consultants offering single point of contact

  • Frequent notifications of upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Start: 03/07/2023
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Rate: £18.00 - £20.07 per hour + Negotiable
  • Location: Wotton-Under-Edge, 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: 2023-05-04 11:50:42 -

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