Probation Service Officer (Programme Facilitator) - Advertised on behalf of Cumbria & Lancashire CRC
Cumbria and Lancashire Community Rehabilitation Company is seeking to recruit Probation Service Officers (Programme Facilitators).
This is a great opportunity to join teams contributing to the delivery of both accredited and non-accredited group work programmes. You will play an integral part in supervision of offenders, this will include taking a central role in their supervision and the delivery of group work programmes.
Locations available include Accrington, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Blackpool; however as this is a countywide team successful candidates will be required to travel to various offices throughout the Cumbria and Lancashire CRC.
If you are passionate about rehabilitation and would like the opportunity to work within a challenging but equally rewarding environment this is a great opportunity for you!
Successful candidates will be required to deliver accredited and non-accredited group work programmes, which will include evenings and weekends as standard. Full training will be provided and requires the successful candidates to pass assessed and ongoing training as part of the role.
The group work interventions are delivered to offenders covering a range of criminogenic risk deficits including domestic violence perpetrators and offenders with anger management issues relating to low, medium, and high risk offenders.
Applications are particularly welcome from individuals who are accredited to deliver any of the following group work programmes; Building Better Relationships programme (BBR), Thinking Skills programme (TSP), Drink Impaired Drivers programme (DID) and the Resolve anger management programme.
For further details on the role please view the job description at the bottom of this advert.
The Ideal Candidate
Post holders will possess effective communication skills both in a group and on an individual basis. Experience of working with a variety of people who have experienced a range of social/personal difficulties is essential. Applicants will be educated to GCSE standard and a basic knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and the role of the Probation Service would be advantageous. You must have the ability to write analytical reports to a high standard and have a clean driving licence and access to a car.
Band 3 - £22,039 to £27,373 (plus unsocial hours payment)
About the Company
Cumbria & Lancashire CRC staff provide a wide range of probation services which reduce reoffending across our county, making communities safer.
Nationally recognised as a high-performing organisation, we are driven by fairness and openness and dedicated to ensuring that we are authorities on reducing crime, reducing the number of victims, and rehabilitating offenders. We are proud to have strong relationships with other criminal justice agencies, local authorities, health trusts, employment and training providers, and work with contracted partners to enhance delivery to our service users. We are committed to Safeguarding.
Cumbria & Lancashire CRC is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants are considered on the basis of suitability for the post, irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion