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Senior Responsible Officer (Probation Officer) - Advertised on behalf of Essex CRC

Job Title: Senior Responsible Officer (Probation Officer) - Advertised on behalf of Essex CRC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basildon
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Salary: £31271
Reference: SDX/TP/RF4784
Job Published: March 07, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

Main ResponsibilitiesAs a Senior Responsible Officer/Probation Officer, you will work directly with service users - assessing and managing risk of offending and harm; sentence planning; and supervising and enforcing Community Orders, licences and prison licences. You will assess service users' needs to achieve community reintegration, monitor their progress and help them to achieve the successful completion of their orders/licences. You will also keep records and prepare documentation and reports., Your role will include careful management of risk and determining whether this has risen to the point where serious harm is likely, liaising with the National Probation Service and a range of specialist agencies and contributing to the development of practice for the future.

Candidate Description

Are you interested in working directly with service users? Are you interested in playing an important part in changing lives for a safer community within your local area., We will accept applications from qualified probation officers and social workers. The Diploma in Probation Studies, PQUIP, CQSW, Diploma in Social Work or equivalent qualification is essential for these posts. We will only be able to proceed with a Diploma in Social Work if the Probation module has been completed., The Ideal CandidateYou will be required to demonstrate resilience, excellent inter-personal, communication and organisational skills, sound judgement and an ability to resolve complex problems. Successful candidates will communicate enthusiasm, commitment, motivation and the ability to be both fair and firm in challenging situations., The Diploma in Probation Studies, PQUIP, CQSW, Diploma in Social Work or equivalent qualification is essential for these posts. We will only be able to proceed with a Diploma in Social Work if the Probation module has been completed. We have a number of staff currently who have come into the organisation via both Probation and Social Qualification routes.

Application Description

Sodexo Tel: 01276 687 000 Contact: Lucy Mellor Email

Employer Description

About The CompanyThe role of Essex CRC is to rehabilitate service users, reduce reoffending and protect the public and we are one of six CRCs operated by Sodexo Justice Services in the UK. We work with service users both in the community and in custody to deliver the sentence of the court, to rehabilitate them and to provide a range of programmes and interventions to turn their lives around. We deliver effective offender management and rehabilitation services to low and medium risk service users and our highly skilled staff work in a range of disciplines to make a real difference. Our aim is to create a better future for the people we work with - service users, victims and their families and local communities. We are proud to have strong relationships with other criminal justice agencies, local authorities, health trusts, employment and training providers, and work with contracted partners to enhance delivery to our service users.

We serve the county from the 6 major towns: Chelmsford, Colchester, Harlow, Thurrock, Basildon, Southend. Essex CRC is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants are considered on the basis of suitability for the post, irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion.