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Probation Service Officer

Job Description

Probation Service Officer
Location - Staffordshire
Working hours - 37 hours per week (Temporary Contract)
Pay rate - £18 - £20.07 (Depending on experience)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Probation Service Officer with Adult caseworker experience.

Job details -
As a caseworker in the pan-Staffordshire Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Service, you will be responsible for case managing clients who have been referred or self-referred on a non-statutory, voluntary basis to domestic abuse perpetrator programmes. Such programmes are available to men, young people, women, LGBTQ which offers a unique opportunity within RRP to work with domestic abuse perpetrators from a range of communities and cultures. This can be male or female, in hetero-sexual or same sex relationships including child to parent abuse
The role will require developing positive relationships with service users to addresses issues of motivation and resistance, ensure effective exchange of information, management of risk, action planning and reviewing, and clear lines of communication and accountability for individual cases. Integrated working with the DA Victim service provider is essential to ensure short and effective communication lines through the Individual Support Service (ISS) to enhance risk management/risk coordination and information sharing.

Essential requirements -

  • Possession of a probation services officer level qualification NVQ level 3 in Criminal Justice or a minimum 5 GCSE's at Grade C and above
  • Evidence of working for a recognised provider of probation services.
  • 12 months relevant experience of working with a diverse range of people on probation who have experienced a range of social/personal difficulties and the need to use tact and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive issues, including working with groups and individuals to motivate and change behaviour.
  • Experience of using and maintaining systems to produce, update and maintain records and other documentation within agreed timescales - NDelius and OASys.

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