The Kent, Surrey and Sussex CRC has a range of rehabilitaiton practitioner roles. These are listed below along with a description of typical duties.
For a list of our current vacancies, please see our vacancies page.
Senior Probation OfficerClick to expand / collapse
Senior Probation Officers lead, develop and manage a team of probation staff and are responsible for their performance. Other duties are likely to include assessing the risk of harm to the public and the risk of reoffending, meeting targets and working with other agencies such as the police and the prison service.
There are many opportunities to specialise in different areas of probation work.
Probation OfficerClick to expand / collapse
The aim of a Probation Officer is to protect the public and reduce reoffending through rehabilitation of our service users.
Probation Officers work closely with a range of other agencies such as the police, social services, substance misuse services and Youth Offending Teams.
There is also the opportunity to work as a programme tutor and a practice development assessor, helping to supervise trainees.
Probation Service OfficerClick to expand / collapse
Probation Service Officers contribute to the effective management of service users. They are required to assess and supervise service users on community sentences and help them address the issues that led them to offend. They also prepare reports and deliver individual or group programmes to challenge offending behaviour.
They work closely with agencies such as prisons, the police, drug and alcohol services, social services, courts, housing, health and voluntary organisations.
Programme FacilitatorClick to expand / collapse
Programme Facilitators lead groups of service users in sessions to help them to understand their offending behaviour and provide them with training and guidance to minimise their chances of reoffending. Some work will also be done on a one-to-one basis. Sessions may include motivation to work, and tackling domestic abuse and substance misuse.
Community Payback SupervisorClick to expand / collapse
A Community Payback Supervisor is responsible for a group of adult service users doing Community Payback work in various settings. They need to maintain discipline and encourage the service users to participate in the work.
Case AdministratorClick to expand / collapse
Case Administrators are responsible for the administrative arrangements of sentence planning and delivery working together with colleagues to promote team development. They are often the first point of contact for service users, colleagues and other agencies on behalf of supervising officers.