Probation Programmes Facilitator

Posted 5 days ago by Interserve

Job Purpose:

In our Interventions team you will work as Facilitators delivering our accredited programmes and interventions in a groupwork environment. This is a dedicated team, trained to deliver a suite of accredited programmes as well as our developed package of court-ordered Rehabilitation Activity Requirements, designed to address a comprehensive range of needs and behaviours. As a member of that team, you will be flexible in your approach to working hours, as we deliver some of our interventions to service users outside normal office hours; that can include working regular evenings and/or weekends. Enhancement of salary for unsocial hours will be paid.


The Accredited Programmes that you will be delivering are varied. You will be expected to deliver a range of programmes that will include a Drink Impaired Drivers Programme, a general Thinking Skills Programme; a programme targeted to address general violent offending and a programme targeted to work with domestic abuse perpetrators.

We are particularly interested in applications from individuals with an interest in working to reduce the risks of domestic abuse by challenging the behaviour of perpetrators in a group environment. The Building Better Relationships programme is a holistic intervention to reduce and manage risks of abuse in relationships. A knowledge of domestic abuse typologies and an interest in working with perpetrators of abuse would be helpful.

Being part of the interventions team will suit an individual interested in working directly with service users in a group environment, challenging attitudes and behaviour and working collaboratively to reduce risks of harm and offending. The role is challenging but seeing the outcome of positive change is rewarding. Comprehensive, Home Office approved training will be provided for all programmes and regular oversight and feedback is an integral part of the role.

Knowledge Skills & Experience:

  • Professional Qualifications, Education and Training
  • Commitment to undertake VQ3 Diploma in Probation Practice or equivalent
  • GCSE’s English and Maths at grade C or equivalent Two ‘A’ Level qualifications (C or above) or equivalent

Relevant Experience:

  • Working with individuals with challenging behaviour
  • Ability to enforce standards and procedures Working/volunteering in the Criminal Justice System

Relevant Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System
  • Commitment to reflective learning Understanding the importance of performance and quality in practice


Working as a Case Manager in any of the CRC teams offers plenty of challenge and scope for a person who wants to contribute to public safety and reduction in reoffending. You will be able to relate to people from a wide range of diverse backgrounds; be highly organised and able to demonstrate the ability to work across agencies. Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to meeting performance targets, working with diversity and delivering high quality services.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability to work independently, but also as a valuable and pro-active member of their local team. You need to be self-motivated and have the ability and willingness to work remotely and flexibly; balancing the needs of the business and our service users. Good organisational skills, resilience, initiative and the ability to make full use of IT and all communications methods are essential. Evening work and travel across Hampshire will be required.

Reference: 40314796

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