Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Unpaid Work Supervisor

Service Care Solutions are looking for Unpaid Work Supervisors to work in Berkshire.

Overview of the job:

This is an operational role directly supervising work groups of offenders serving a community sentence.

This may include driving service vehicles to transport people or equipment.

The post holder will be responsible for all work site supervision tasks and will work with service users to ensure that all tasks are carried out to the best of their ability.

This will include working alongside people to demonstrate good practice as necessary.

The post holder will work on varied projects that involve practical tasks that should be seen by the public to be a credible punishment providing reparation to the community.

The post holder will exercise appropriate authority to maintain discipline and good behaviour within working groups, alerting the relevant staff to any infringement of discipline or behaviour.

The post holder will contribute towards the rehabilitative potential of the sentence and will support some service users to gain employment skills through a positive work experience with the opportunity to gain vocational or skills-based training.

Staff are expected to contribute towards review and evaluation of all aspects of service delivery and to contribute towards a culture of continuous improvement.

Post holders may be required to undertake weekend working as part of their normal pattern of working.

The work may involve working alongside volunteers or staff from partner organisations.

Responsibilities, Activities & Duties
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
, Conduct Pre-Placement Unpaid Work Induction sessions.
, Conduct a start of the day ‘tool box' talk to ensure all service users understand the task at hand and safe working practice and motivate and support service users to complete their Order.
, Follow work directions within the project placement file.
, Ensure Health & Safety procedures are followed, alerting the relevant staff to any risk, ensuring that any associated paperwork is completed accurately and on time as required, including contributing to the review of placement risk assessments.
, Ensure that appropriate tools, equipment and supplies are available in accordance with local procedure and that instructions for safe use are followed by service users.
, Conduct a dynamic risk assessment to ensure all hazards are noted and managed.
, Use pro-social and other motivational techniques to ensure that service users complete the work assigned in a disciplined and well-behaved manner.
, Monitor the attendance of service users allocated to agency placements and promote successful completions.
, Maintain all service users' records in accordance with organisational requirements ensuring that all information is updated onto the case management system in a timely and accurate manner.
, Work towards accreditation as a workplace assessor or deliver training assessments for selected service users within the supervised work group to provide enhanced learning opportunities.
, Contribute towards promoting Community Payback with colleagues, external agencies, Sentencers and the public.

The ideal candidate must be resilient due to the nature of the work involved.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion please contact Chris Wheeler either via email: or tel: 01772208962.

Alternatively if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested please feel free to refer them, as we a have a £250 referral scheme in place.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Rate: £18.00 - £19.07 per hour
  • Location: Basingstoke, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Chris Wheeler
  • Tel: 01772 208962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2023-07-13 12:25:59 -

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