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Probation Service Officer

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for probation service officer to work in Huddersfield.

The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:

* To undertake the full range of offender management tasks with people on probation assessed as low or medium risk of harm and to support the Probation Officer grade in high risk cases.

* When providing case manager support, to contribute to the delivery of the Risk Management plan and report significant changes relating to risk of harm and/or of reoffending or any non‐compliance within agreed enforcement procedures.

* To use computer based systems to produce, update and maintain records and other documentation within agreed timescales.

* Ensure effective referrals to services and facilities and communicate with offender management staff, interventions staff, service providers and external agencies to review progress and associated risks.

* To undertake prison, home or alternate location visits as required in accordance with service procedures and policies.

* To undertake work in the court setting, including the completion of appropriate reports on cases and prosecution of breaches.

* To provide cover within teams as required.

* To deliver and co-lead accredited programmes commensurate with grade.

* To conduct mandatory alcohol and drug tests as required, and to follow prescribed medication procedures.

* Carry out safeguarding children duties in accordance with the PS statutory responsibilities and agency policies.

* Demonstrate pro-social modelling skills by consistently reinforcing pro-social behaviour and attitudes and challenging anti-social behaviour and attitudes. PS-JES-0031 Probation Services Officer v6.0

* To work within the aims and values of PS and HMPPS. The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation Scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the job holder.

If you are interested in this role, please can you call Andy on 01772 208962 or email