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Probation Officer

  • Job reference: JTH020719
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Probation Officer
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Job description: Main Responsibilities:

*Assessing, planning and implementing effective interventions with the aim of reducing the risk of reoffending.
*To work effectively with prisons in order to support the end to end management of our service users within prisons and the community.
*Organising records, maintaining and using up to date administrative and information systems.
*Meet key targets and performance indicators.

Key candidate qualities:
*Excellent communication and people skills
*Patience, empathy and non-judgemental attitude
*The ability to handle and address challenging behaviour
*Resilience and determination to improve outcomes
*The ability to motivate people and a core belief in people's ability to change
*Be able to deliver outstanding probation practice through risk management and sentence planning skills

It is essential that you hold a diploma in probation studies or a social work qualification (Must be HCPC registered). You will also be required to hold a full enhanced DBS.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Jake at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208968, or apply now!

Referral Bonus: Service Care Solutions offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks, so please forward our details if you know of someone that may be interested and suitable in the position advertised.

We try and respond to each application we get through however due to the high volume we receive this is not always possible, if you have not heard anything back from us with 7 days of submitting your application you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.