Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Probation officer

Probation officer.


LOCATION: Blackburn


HOURS: 37 hours per week


PAY RATE: £26.45



Full Job Description


Depending on the role, work may include:



  • Working with people on probation to analyse and address their behaviour;

  • Assessing offender needs;

  • The preparation and delivery of reports (Court, Parole etc)

  • The assessment and management of the risk of serious harm posed by individuals

  • Accurate case recording

  • Deliver and lead accredited programmes in adherence to the Programme Manual

  • Able to facilitate learning events, provide guidance, support, feedback and mentoring to operational staff across the Probation Service through a programme of learning events.

  • The job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary.



Essential Requirements



  • Possession of a Probation Qualification Framework Graduate Diploma/ Honours Degree in Community Justice integrated with Level 5 Diploma in Probation Practice, or a recognised qualification by the Secretary of State for Justice as per Section 10 of the Offender Management Act 2007.

  • Evidence of working for a recognised provider of probation services in the last 5 years.

  • Experience and knowledge of evidence based practice and risk/needs assessment tools, including OASys, SARA and RSR, for risk assessment and management, including the ability to use/learn quickly.

  • Experience of writing detailed reports to strict deadlines and quality standards, including Court reports including completion of the RSR tool, and parole reports.

  • Experience of using and maintaining Probation Service computer based systems to produce, update and maintain records and other documentation within agreed timescales - NDelius and OASys.

  • Working knowledge of Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements.


  • Anyone interested can email an up to date CV to andrew.quinney@servicecare.org.uk or call Andy on 01772 208962


    • Start: ASAP
    • Duration: 3 months +
    • Rate: Up to £26.45 per hour
    • Location: Blackburn, England
    • Type: Contract
    • Industry: Public_Sector
    • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
    • Contact: Andrew Quinney
    • Tel: 01772 208962
    • Fax: 01772 471473
    • Email: to view click here
    • Posted: 2024-02-09 15:30:15 -

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