9 May 2019
Notes of excellent work are regularly sent to us, praising our community payback teams. The Revd George M. Rogers at the Holy Trinity Church in Milton Regis gives a glowing report about Hazel, one of our community payback supervisors:
1 May 2019
Kerry Ellis Devitt, Probation Practice Researcher for Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company, has revisited the growing threat of right-wing extremism and the implications for probation work. Probation has a responsibility to counter the threat of terror but the difficulty for staff is in the identification of potential radicalisation. So, what can probation do to better assess what terrorism, extremism and the risk of radicalisation actually ‘looks like’ in 2019?
4 April 2019
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC), part of the Seetec Group, has launched their new enhanced Through the Gate (TTG) service to nine prisons across Kent, Surrey and Sussex this week, to give offenders additional rehabilitation support to reduce their likelihood of reoffending.
29 March 2019
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC) is committed to the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment for all employees. As required under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 we have calculated our gender pay gap using the required analysis to show the difference between the average earnings of men and women across our business.
28 March 2019
We repond to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Probation's Annual Report which recommends principles for how probations services should operate.
14 March 2019
People on probation with Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company, have completed millions of hours of Community Payback for the benefit of local communities. View our video to find out more.
1 March 2019
The National Audit Office (NAO) publishes today a report examining the progress of the Transforming Rehabilitation reforms to the probation service, which took effect in 2015.
1 March 2019
A former prisoner who says art has changed his life, has curated a new exhibition at internationally renowned Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate.
25 February 2019
A Crawley probation worker has received a prestigious Butler Trust award certificate signed by Princess Anne for his work helping offenders turn their lives around.
15 February 2019
Seetec a leading provider of employment, skills, apprenticeship and justice services, today confirms that the Ministry of Justice has appointed the company to deliver probation services in the south-west of England and Wales after the incumbent entered administration.
25 January 2019
Education, Training and Employment Coach Ben Alleguen has won a prestigious accolade for his brilliant work with homeless and unemployed offenders.
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19 December 2018
Probation services occupy a unique place in the criminal justice system. As the only agencies to work with offenders from the start of the court process through to the implementation of sentence and termination of statutory supervision, probation has been described as the glue that keeps the system together.
23 November 2018
A unique partnership launches today which sees people under probation supervision in the south east curate a new exhibition at Margate’s internationally renowned Turner Contemporary art gallery.
23 November 2018
In 2019 we’re partnering with the Koestler Trust, the UK’s best-known prison arts charity and Turner Contemporary, Margate’s internationally renowned art gallery, to bring art that is often hidden into public view.
16 November 2018
A job fair aiming to get around 100 people with a criminal past back into work took place in Brighton this week.
8 November 2018
In the second of three seminars, probation leaders reflect on the probation service values and what they mean today.
22 October 2018
Probation leaders reflect on the service's identity and what 'probation' now means.
10 October 2018
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC), the agency responsible for supervising low and medium risk offenders in Sussex, today marks the completion of a one million pound upgrade to the region's probation infrastructure.
25 September 2018
The independent inspector for probation today published a thematic review of community rehabilitation companies' response to domestic abuse.
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.
4 September 2018
This autumn KSS CRC is holding three events on probation identity, values and its role in the criminal justice system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 May 2018
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company has completed a £1.8m investment programme to replace the county’s probation offices.
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.
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.