Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Community Payback Placement Coordinator

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Community Payback Placement Coordinator to work in Berkshire.

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


The job holder will identify and establish community-based work projects that fulfil the requirements of the Community Payback Guidance Manual.

This includes monitoring and review of existing projects.

The post holder will conduct relevant health and safety assessments of work placements and ensure compliance with organisational policy and health and safety legislation.

The post holder will have oversite of the placement induction procedure, defining tasks and safe working practices and appropriate allocation and use of required tools and equipment.

Responsibilities, Activities & Duties
, Find and assess a wide range of suitable Community Payback placements, including those providing an opportunity for service user training and future employment and placements appropriate for people with protective characteristics.
, Assess the viability of income generation opportunities within new placements, discuss with beneficiaries and manage the process to maximise this potential.
, To complete a schedule of safe working practice for work and create a project file in accordance with Health and safety standards.
, Promote positive relationships with beneficiaries/ stakeholders; including meetings and site visits as required to manage customer/stakeholder relationships and promote a positive perception of the PS with community networks.
, Ensure that a safe working environment for staff, service users and beneficiaries is maintained on all Community Payback work sites in compliance with Health and Safety legislation and PS policy.
, Ensure that placements remain compliant with quality requirements and take action as required to improve or discontinue placements where quality standards cannot be met.
, Be responsible for coordinating tools, equipment, appropriate clothing and PPE and other resources used on Community Payback placements and ensure that all equipment complies with Health and Safety requirements and that users know how to safely use the equipment.
, Ensure that relevant Health and Safety Training is provided to staff both in response to ad?hoc needs and as required by the service delivery plan.
, To support investigations into Health and Safety incidents and ensure that serious incidents including near misses are reported and that lessons learnt are shared within the team.
, To support the electronic, social media and other innovative means to receive nominations for new placements from the public and promote Community Payback, within PS guidelines.
, Liaise with probation practitioners as necessary to exchange information and maintain appropriate working arrangements.
, To participate in a rota planning, delivering and reviewing the service user induction.
, Recruit, support and coordinate Mentors who will encourage service user compliance, engagement and access to local support networks.
, To cover the CP supervisor role where required to avoid cancellation of work placements for operational reasons.
, To contribute to training of CP supervisors and beneficiaries, as appropriate.

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 - £19.01 per hour
  • Location: Reading, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Chris Wheeler
  • Tel: 01772 208962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-07-13 12:39:47 -

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