Probation Service Officer needed in Suffolk - HMP Hollesley Bay

  • Reference 001623
  • Paye:£15.40
  • Umbrella:£20.07
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time/Part Time
  • LocationWoodbridge


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Liaising, providing information and advice to criminal courts, criminal justice agencies and other partner agencies  
  • Supervise and manage risk of those offenders subject to community sentences, during and after custodial sentences.  
  • Work with other agencies and groups to prevent crime and meet the needs of victims and offenders. 
  • 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.
  • To provide cover within teams as required
  • To work within the aims and values of NPS and NOMS 

Person Specification

  • Experience   of   working   with   a   diverse   range   of   people   who   have experienced a range of social/personal difficulties and the  need to use tact and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
  • 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
  • Experience in planning and coordinating work

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to 

Alternatively, if these role are not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please send them over for an incentive bonus or voucher.

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Probation Service Officer needed in Suffolk - HMP Hollesley Bay

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