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Probation Officer

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are the leading recruitment agency for the Probation service nationwide. We are currently recruiting for a Probation Officer in High Wycombe - Immediate Starts Available subject to security clearance!

LOCATION: High Wycombe

SERVICE: Probation Officer



PAY RATE: £22.44 - £26.45 per hour (DoE)

Probation Officer Responsibilities, Activities & Duties

  • The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties: Providing expert advice and assessments, including written reports, to criminal courts, the Parole Board, and other relevant agencies.
  • Managing offenders at medium/high risk cases
  • Representing the NPS at professional meetings and participating in partnership forums, such as MAPPA and MARAC.
  • Collaborating closely with colleagues, offering professional guidance and support to Probation Services Officers (PSOs) and other staff as needed.
  • Conducting prison, home, or alternate location visits as necessary.
  • Responding to risk escalation requests from Community Rehabilitation Companies, assessing risk levels, and determining appropriate risk management strategies.
  • Delivering and co-leading accredited programs relevant to your grade.
  • Fulfilling safeguarding children duties in accordance with NPS statutory responsibilities and agency policies.
  • Demonstrating pro-social modeling skills by consistently reinforcing pro-social behavior and attitudes while addressing anti-social behavior and attitudes.
  • Aligning with the aims and values of NPS and NOMS.

Probation Officer Technical requirements

  • Probation studies qualification
  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and diversity good practice
  • Understanding of factors related to offending e.g. substance misuse, accommodation issues and being able to emphasise constructively with a range of people
  • Understanding of and commitment to the principles of case management
  • Knowledge and understanding of risk management/risk assessment as pertaining to offenders and the impact on victims of crime
  • Knowledge and understanding of the work of the Criminal Justice System and Probation Service

**We offer a £250 referral fee bonus for any Candidates you refer**

If you are interested in applying, please contact Oliver Jefferson on or 01772 208962