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Probation Officer - CRC - Kent
Criminal Justice Skills

At A Glance

Job Reference: T-POJ-171121-02

Paye: £20.00 per hour

Umbrella: £26.00 per hour

Limited: £26.00 per hour

Benefits: N/A

Location: Ashford, Kent

Role/Type: Contract/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

Criminal Justice skills are a niche recruitment agency, who provide staffing services to the offender management and criminal justice sectors.

 

Our agency is recruiting for a qualified Probation Officer to work within the CRC in Kent.

 

We are seeking experienced Officers who can confidently manage their own caseload of Offenders.

 

This is a full time, temporary position, initially for three months, managing a low-medium risk caseload of offenders.

 

Your duties will include:

 

  • To supervise offenders in line with service standards, providing offender management and interventions which aim to reduce risks of harm and re-offending.
  • To enforce orders and licences, prepare breach reports and attend court to present evidence if required.
  • To work effectively with prisons in order to support the end to end management of offenders within prisons and the community.
  • To organise and complete records of supervision and provide monitoring information, maintaining and using up to date administrative and information systems/technology. In line with service standards, policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to offender learning activity requirements and other accredited programmes as relevant to your role.
  • To take on specific responsibilities, representing the Service in maintaining links with external organisations identified as relevant to the achievement of service and team objectives.
  • To participate in and contribute to supervision, performance appraisal and training programmes.
  • To attend and participate in team meetings, contributing to the maintenance and development of the team and its performance

 

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 tomas.keenan-blair@redsnappergroup.co.uk

 

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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