Service Care Solutions Ltd

Probation Service Officer

Service Care Solutions are the leading recruitment agency for the Probation service nationwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Probation Service Officer in Oxford - Immediate Starts Available subject to security clearance!

SERVICE: Probation Officer
DURATION: 3 months contract
PAY RATE: £18 - £20 per hour (DoE)

Probation Service Officer Responsibilities, Activities & Duties

The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:

  • Providing expert advice and assessments, including written reports, to criminal courts, the Parole Board, and other relevant agencies.

  • Managing offenders at medium/high risk cases

  • Representing the NPS at professional meetings and participating in partnership forums, such as MAPPA and MARAC.

  • Collaborating closely with colleagues, offering professional guidance and support to Probation Services Officers (PSOs) and other staff as needed.

  • Conducting prison, home, or alternate location visits as necessary.

  • Responding to risk escalation requests from Community Rehabilitation Companies, assessing risk levels, and determining appropriate risk management strategies.

  • Delivering and co-leading accredited programs relevant to your grade.

  • Fulfilling safeguarding children duties in accordance with NPS statutory responsibilities and agency policies.

  • Demonstrating pro-social modeling skills by consistently reinforcing pro-social behavior and attitudes while addressing anti-social behavior and attitudes.

  • Aligning with the aims and values of NPS and NOMS.

Probation Service Officer Technical requirements

  • Experience of working with groups or individuals in order to motivate and change behaviour

  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and diversity good practice

  • Understanding of factors related to offending e.g.

    substance misuse, accommodation issues and being able to emphasise constructively with a range of people

  • Understanding of and commitment to the principles of case management

  • Knowledge and understanding of risk management/risk assessment as pertaining to offenders and the impact on victims of crime

  • Understanding of Health & Safety legislation in the workplace

  • Knowledge and understanding of the work of the Criminal Justice System and Probation Service

  • Knowledge of the aims and objectives of the Probation Service

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


*We offer a £250 referral fee bonus for any Candidates you refer



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: £18 - £20.07 per hour
  • Location: Oxfordshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Oliver Jefferson
  • Tel: 01772 208 962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-09-18 16:12:44 -

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