Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Probation Service Officer

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Probation Service Officer in the Berkshire and surrounding area.

Overview of the job

The job holder will undertake the full range of work with people on probation before and after sentence.

This will include assessment, sentence implementation, offender management and producing reports.

The job holder will provide case management support to a full range of people on probation utilising service procedures and practice directions that underpin professional judgement.


To assess and manage the risk (including risk management plans and escalation) posed by people on probation to protect victims of crime and the general public by:

, Liaising, providing information and advice to criminal courts, criminal justice agencies and other partner agencies.
, Supervise and manage risk of those people on probation subject to community sentences, during and after custodial sentences.
, Work with other agencies and groups to prevent crime and meet the needs of victims and people on probation.

In line with policies and procedures, the job holder must at all times demonstrate a commitment to equality and inclusion and an understanding of their relevance to the work they do.

If relevant to the role, some out of hours working may be required (i.e.

Courts, Approved Premises, programmes, evening reporting etc.).

Responsibilities, Activities & Duties

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

, To undertake the full range of offender management tasks with people on probation assessed as low or medium risk of harm and to support the Probation Officer grade in high risk cases.
, When providing case manager support, to contribute to the delivery of the Risk Management plan and report significant changes relating to risk of harm and/or of re-offending or any non?compliance within agreed enforcement procedures.
, To use computer based systems to produce, update and maintain records and other documentation within agreed timescales.
, Ensure effective referrals to services and facilities and communicate with offender management staff, interventions staff, service providers and external agencies to review progress and associated risks.
, To undertake prison, home or alternate location visits as required in accordance with service procedures and policies.
, To undertake work in the court setting, including the completion of appropriate reports on cases and prosecution of breaches.
, To provide cover within teams as required.
, To deliver and co-lead accredited programmes commensurate with grade.
, To conduct mandatory alcohol and drug tests as required, and to follow prescribed medication procedures.
, Carry out safeguarding children duties in accordance with the PS statutory responsibilities and agency policies.
, Demonstrate pro-social modelling skills by consistently reinforcing pro-social behaviour and attitudes and challenging anti-social behaviour and attitudes.

If you have any friends or colleagues who are interested in working for Service Care, we have a £250 referral scheme in place.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: £18 - £20.07 per hour
  • Location: Reading, 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: 2023-10-17 13:37:22 -

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