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Job Title :
Probation Officer 
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Posted :
7/11/2019 4:14:11 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Buckinghamshire, England 
Benefits :
 
Salary :
£29k - 36k per year 
Security :
Other 
Description :

Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Company offers an opportunity for motivated Probation Officers to have more of a personal impact – and to make a real difference at our vibrant and freshly renovated Slough and Reading offices. Thames Valley CRC is one of 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies across England. As a Probation Officer you will be responsible for working with our Service Users helping them on their journey to leading a crime free lifestyle. You will be responsible for building a positive relationship with our service users and producing a sentence plan to manage / reduce the risk of reoffending and ensure their needs are met.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 Omnia
  • 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
  • Ensure effective communication channels between all internal and external partnerships
  • Motivate, support and encourage Service users to successfully complete their sentence plan and ensure the consequences are known and carried out
  • Support other colleagues in the business when needed and to work as part of a team
  • To practice in line with organisational quality standards and work towards achieving key performance objectives

Person Specification:

Essential:

  • Probation Vocational Qualification (Level 5)
  • Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • Professional Qualification in Probation (PQiP)

Desirable:

  •  Social work experience
  • Experience in offender management

Salary:

  • £29,000 to £36,000 DOE

Benefits:

  • Training
  • CPD opportunities


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