Probation Service Officer in Poole, Dorset

  • Reference 001833
  • Paye:£15.40 per hour
  • Umbrella:£20.07 per hour
  • Limited:£17.97 per hour
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationPoole, Dorset

Red Snapper Recruitment (RSR) Justice is a market leading recruitment business dedicated to providing top quality candidates and services to the offender rehabilitation and supervision work sectors.

RSR Justice are the preferred suppliers of contingent labour to the National Probation Service (NPS) nationwide.

We are responsible for recruiting and placing hundreds of Probation Service Officers across the country.

We are seeking Probation Service Officers with experience working in court for vacancies in the Court Team in Poole with the NPS.

This is a temporary contact, to work in a busy, bustling court environment, as part of an established and successful team.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking work in the court setting, including the completion of appropriate reports on cases and prosecution of breaches.
  • Preparation of short format reports for court
  • Presenting reports orally to the court
  • Court duty as required
  • Using computer based systems to produce, update and maintain records and other documentation within agreed timescales
  • Carrying out safeguarding and risk management duties in accordance with the NPS statutory responsibilities and agency policies

Person Specification


  • You will need to have at least 12 months prior experience in a court team to be considered for these vacancies.
  • You will need to possess good IT skills and be able to ensure work is completed accurately within the timescales required.
  • You will be able to communicate effectively with others including court staff and offenders and have the ability to develop productive working relationships with other agencies and your team.
  • A current Enhanced DBS check is required for this role, which we can process for you. You will also need to undergo the National Probation Service’s Enhanced Level 1 Vetting once in post, if you do not already have it.

If you would like to be considered for these vacancies with the NPS and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to

Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer them. We have a referral bonus scheme and will pay £75, in retail vouchers of your choice, for referrals who are not already known to us.

Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.

RSR Justice is member of the Red Snapper Group.

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates.

The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer.


Probation Service Officer in Poole, Dorset

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