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Midlands Probation Roles - Probation Officers and Probation Service Officers Needed!
RSR Justice

At A Glance

Job Reference: MIDS - PO/PSO

Paye: £14.59 - £18.19

Umbrella: £18.82 - £23.47

Limited: £17.05 - £23.47

Other: DOE

Benefits: N/A

Location: Midlands Region

Role/Type: Contract/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

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Red Snapper Justice are part of a niche recruitment agency, who provide staffing services to the offender management and criminal justice sectors.

We are recruiting for experienced Probation Officers and Probation Service Officers to work in community teams in the Midlands who are confident working with medium to high risk offenders, managing caseloads and assisting with rehabilitation of these offenders as a whole.

We have roles based in various locations as well as working environments from probation offices, to prisons and courts of law.

Working locations are:

  • Birmingham and the Black Country
  • Coventry
  • Solihull
  • Warwickshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Derbyshire
  • Staffordshire
  • West Mercia
  • Worcestershire

Duties will include:

  • Writing Pre-Sentence reports and the preparation of reports for court
  • Updating offender records on the electronic system
  • Carrying out risk assessments and reviews on individual offenders
  • Managing and enforcing community orders and monitoring attendance at appointments and programmes
  • Provide and obtain information at Court and formal hearings and provide assessment advise and Short Format Reports to Court
  • Develop custodial and community sentence plans for offenders resettling in the community following custodial sentences
  • Support individuals experiencing difficulties
  • Completing breach reports
  • Court duty as required

You will need to possess good IT skills and be able to ensure work is completed accurately to the National Standards within the timescales required. Experience of Multi Agency working is required to support the offenders throughout their rehabilitation. With these agencies you will work together to help local crime reductions and community safety (e.g police, local authorities, courts, health services, substance misuse services, voluntary agencies and youth offending teams etc.)  

Strong communication skills will be required in this role to allow you to build good rapport with the partner agencies, liaise effectively with Court staff and offenders as well as other members of your team and occasionally victims of crime.

A current DBS is required for these role and we are able to assist with processing this on your behalf.

For Probation Officer positions qualifications are required such as DipPS, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent of another Probation or Social Work related qualification. 

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please send your CV to midlands.jobs@redsnappergroup.co.uk or call 0203 119 3399 for more information.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, your application has been unsuccessful.

If this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested, please feel free to refer them to us! We have a “Refer A Friend” bonus scheme and we will reward you with £75 in vouchers for any referrals who are not already known to us and are successfully placed!

Red Snapper Justice is a member of the Red Snapper Group. 

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates.

The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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