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Probation Service Officer

Job Description

LOCATION: High Wycombe

HOURS: 37 hours

PAY RATE: £20.07

This role will be allow hybrid working for the successful candidate, 3 days in the office and 2 from home. Candidates should ideally have worked as a PSO previously, however candidates with transferable skills that have worked with offenders previously will also be considered for the role.

Full Job Description

  • To undertake the full range of offender management tasks with offenders 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.

Essential Requirements

  • Experience of working and supporting a diverse range of people who have experienced a range of social/personal difficulties, including working with groups and individuals to motivate and change behaviour.
  • Experience of making effective referrals to and managing relationships between external agencies to enhance positive outcomes, manage risk and reduce reoffending.
  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and diversity good practice

Anyone interested can email an up to date CV to or call Andy on 01772 208962