Probation Officer

Posted 11 February by Servoca Resourcing Solutions



You will be responsible for building a positive relationship with service users and producing a sentence plan to manage/reduce the risk of reoffending and ensure their needs are met.

This will be a hands-on role where your training and judgment will be key as you will need to assess the balance between the needs of the service user against the risk to the public and take action where necessary. You will have regular meetings with service users where you will need to write in-depth reports and make alterations to their sentence plans as you see fit.

Key Responsibilities

·Responsible for the assessment of service user risk to the public

·Produce and Implement a sentence plan that works to reduce re-offending, protect the public and meets the needs of the service user

·Ensure Service Users records are kept up to date via nDelius and OASys

·To work with Senior Probation Officers to manage service users where risk concerns are escalating

·Undertake interviews, home visits and days out with Service Users in order to sustain service user engagement and encourage their motivation to change

·Motivate, support and encourage Service users to successfully complete their sentence plan and ensure the consequences are known and carried out

·To practice in line with organizational quality standards and work towards achieving key performance objectives

Skills and Qualifications

·Probation Vocational Qualification (level 3) or an honors degree in a relevant subject and required training

·Experience in working and supporting service users and vulnerable adults

·Experience of motivating, supporting and reinforcing positive behavior in individuals

·Experience in writing detailed reports, planning/coordinating workload

·Experience of multi-agency working or collaboration with stakeholders

·Knowledge/understanding of risk assessment and risk assessment tools

·Awareness of Probation and recent developments in the field

Required skills

  • Court
  • Writing
  • Offender Management
  • Substance Misuse
  • probation
  • Domestic Violence
  • probation officer
  • Probation Manager
  • probation jobs
  • probation officer jobs
  • yot officer
  • youth offending officer
  • youth offending team
  • youth offending work

Application questions

Do you have the Probation Officer experience?
Do you have an up to date DBS fully enhanced?
Are you able to start ASAP?
Do you have experience within the same sector?

Reference: 37250434

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