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Calling all Probation Officers! The North West Needs You!
Criminal Justice Skills

At A Glance

Job Reference: PO NPS North West

Paye: £18.19 p/h

Umbrella: £23.47 p/h

Limited: £21.14 p/h

Benefits: Flexible Working and Competitive Pay Rates

Location: North West

Role/Type: Contract/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

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We are seeking experienced Probation Officers who can confidently manage their own caseload of Offenders to include high risk cases.


Vacancies are available in:

  • Blackpool
  • Chester
  • Chorley
  • Oldham
  • Preston
  • Rochdale
  • Stockport
  • Knowsley
  • Millom



Please state your preferred location on application.


Your duties will include:


  • Writing Pre-Sentence Reports
  • Preparation of reports for court
  • Updating offender records on the electronic system
  • Managing and enforcing community orders and monitoring attendance
  • Completing breach reports
  • Court duty as required


You will need to possess good IT skills and be able to ensure work is completed accurately within the timescales required. You will be able to multi-agency work to ensure the needs of the offender are supported.


You will be able to communicate effectively with others including Court staff and Offenders and have the ability to develop productive working relationships with other agencies and your team.


A current DBS is required for this role, which we can process for you, along with a relevant qualification

- 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


Alternatively if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer them. We have a referral bonus scheme and will pay out £75 for any referrals who are not already known to us.


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


Criminal Justice Skills is 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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