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KSS CRC reponse to national review of probation companies' work to tackle domestic abuse

25 September 2018

The independent inspector for probation today published a thematic review of community rehabilitation companies' response to domestic abuse.

Payback gets glowing report from chairman

11 September 2018

The Chairman of a local village hall has heaped praise on the work carried out by a team of offenders on Community Payback.

KSS CRC to hold Probation Identity Events

4 September 2018

This autumn KSS CRC is holding three events on probation identity, values and its role in the criminal justice system.

UK’s first programme to rehabilitate convicted stalkers launches in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

1 August 2018

The UK’s first programme aimed at rehabilitating convicted stalkers launches today in Kent, Surrey and Sussex. 

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company responds to Ministry of Justice plans to consult on changes to probation services

27 July 2018

The Ministry of Justice today announced an eight-week consultation on proposals to change the way the National Probation Service and Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) are organised. The Ministry proposes to end the current probation contracts in 2020 – two years ahead of schedule – and bring forward a new competition with new contracts in place and running by the start of 2020.

New chief probation officer appointed for Kent, Surrey and Sussex

25 July 2018

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC) - the agency responsible for supervising low and medium risk offenders in the region - today announces the appointment of a new chief probation officer.

Offenders join fight to tackle plastic across Kent, Surrey and Sussex

23 July 2018

Offenders serving community sentences across Kent, Surrey and Sussex took part in a day of action this week to clear rubbish from eight of the region’s beauty spots.

Our Director talks to BBC about Government's female offender strategy

28 June 2018

BBC Radio Kent interviewed our Director of Excellence and Effectiveness, Graham Wines, about the Ministry of Justice's new strategy, which seeks to break the cycle of offending for women.

Kent Surrey and Sussex community rehabilitation company employee pay award

25 May 2018

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC), the agency responsible for supervising low and medium risk offenders in the region, today announces that employee pay will increase by two per cent this year with a further two per cent rise confirmed for April 2019.

Probation offices to remain at heart of Kent communities after £1.8m upgrade

22 May 2018

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company has completed a £1.8m investment programme to replace the county’s probation offices.

New approach to rehabilitating women convicted of crime in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

21 May 2018

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC), the agency responsible for supervising low and medium risk offenders in the region, this week unveils a new approach to rehabilitating women convicted of crime.

New research unit to cut reoffending in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

12 March 2018

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC), the agency responsible for supervising low and medium risk offenders in the region, has announced the creation of a new research unit to test, trial and evaluate innovative approaches in a bid to cut reoffending and crime.


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Gender Pay Gap Data

25 October 2017

KSS CRC pay gap significantly lower than national average

Modern slavery statement

18 October 2017

Seetec Group, of which KSS CRC is a part, opposes slavery or human trafficking in the delivery of our service and fully supports the promotion of ethical and lawful business practices within the workplace.

Could you be a Case Support Worker?

18 October 2017

Paid job opportunities for current / ex service users.

KSS CRC hosts a Partners Networking Event

28 April 2017

KSS CRC hosted a Partners Networking Event in Surrey on Thursday (27th April 2017).

Staff at Guildford will move into a new office on Tuesday 2 May

25 April 2017

KSS CRC’s new Guildford Office will open on Tuesday 2nd May.

Margate team has moved to new office in Ramsgate

10 April 2017

Staff from our Margate office have moved into their new office in Ramsgate today.

Notice of office relocation - Margate

30 March 2017

With effect from 10th April, Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC) staff from the Margate office will be relocating to a new office in Ramsgate.

Latest newsletter for partners (March 2017 edition)

28 March 2017

You can now download a copy of our latest newsletter.

Surrey Community Payback project wins national award

24 March 2017

A wildlife project in Surrey which helps rehabilitate individuals who have committed crimes has won a prestigious national award.

Community Payback project reaches semi-finals of NOMS award

14 March 2017

KSS CRC’s Community Payback team is in the running to win a prestigious award after successfully turning the grounds of the Colman Redland Centre into a haven for wildlife.

New initiative gives women a working chance

8 March 2017

A new initiative which will help women who have convictions to find rewarding, quality jobs to reduce their likelihood of reconviction has launched in Guildford.

Our Canterbury team has moved to Ashford

6 March 2017

Staff from our Canterbury office have moved into their new office in Ashford today

Our Folkestone team has moved to Ashford

27 February 2017

Staff from our Folkestone office have moved into their new office in Ashford today.

Local resident thanks service users for Payback

15 February 2017

A local resident has thanked service users on Community Payback who have been helped to tidy up her garden.

Folkestone and Canterbury team to join together at one new office

15 February 2017

A new office in Ashford will open, bringing together KSS CRC’s Folkestone and Canterbury teams.

PCC learns more about rehabilitation and Community Payback project

15 February 2017

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Surrey, David Munro was thrilled to speak to service users and staff of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC), seeing first-hand what the service has to offer at a recent Community Payback (CP) project.

Community Payback blitzes Sheerness alleyways

6 February 2017

Rubbish strewn alleyways in Marine Town are now spic and span thanks to Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company’s Community Payback scheme.

Prisoner resettlement ‘one stop shop’ launched to reduce reoffending

20 January 2017

A new multi-agency resettlement centre, which will help prisoners at HMP Lewes to prepare for a crime-free life after prison, has opened this month.

People with disabilities benefit from Payback improvements

13 January 2017

An outdoor riding centre in Dartford, used by people who have a range of disabilities, has been vastly improved with the help of individuals sentenced to Community Payback.

Community Payback impresses local Council with their exceptional work

6 January 2017

Community Payback teams have rolled up their sleeves to clear bagfuls of rubbish and debris from alleyways in Havengore Avenue, Gravesend.

Community Payback impresses charity with their quality workmanship

4 January 2017

A charity was so impressed by the work of KSS CRC’s Community Payback team in helping them to create a memorial garden in Medway for grieving parents who have lost babies during pregnancy or shortly after birth, they have asked them to return and help with their next project.