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8 months ago
Acumin Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35,024 - 39,818 per year
Location: London, Birmingham, Manchester, South East
Job type: Contract
Contact: Charmain Barbour
Sector: Public Sector
Category: Other Recruitment Jobs, Recruitment Consultant Jobs, Recruitment Sales Jobs, Resourcer Jobs

We are seeking Senior Probation Officers for mentoring roles within 

Criminal Justice skills are a niche recruitment agency, who provide staffing services to the offender management and criminal justice sectors.

Our agency is recruiting for qualified and experienced Senior Probation Officers (SPOs) to work for the probation service nationwide.

We are seeking experienced Senior Probation Officers to mentor newly qualified and graduate Probation Service Officers (PSOs).

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months paying the band 5 SPO salary range, from £35,024 to £39,818. There are vacancies nationwide so please state your preference when applying.

The core duties include:

  • A commitment to the blended learning approach in working with PSOs.
  • One to one mentoring/coaching with PSOs in relation to the work they are undertaking, including developmental and motivational feedback
  • Workshop delivery to groups of PSOs.
  • Joint working with SPOs in order to monitor progress, sign of PSO learning workbooks and move PSOs through the learning and development package.
  • Act as champions across the division for EQuiP (process mapping system) and Learning and development directory - They will be briefed on these when they come into post.  
  • To complete a clear log of work undertaken in order to allow records to be kept of mentoring across the division and its outcomes.
  • To provide witness testimonies in relation to observations of work which could be used by PTAs as part of VQ3 assessment.  
  • To be flexible in relation to travel if required.

You will need to possess good IT skills and be able to ensure work is completed accurately within the timescales required. You will need be able to communicate effectively with and have the ability to develop productive working relationships with others.

A current DBS is required for this role, which we can process for you, along with a relevant qualification

- DipPS, DipSW, CQSW or equivalent of another Probation or Social Work related qualification.

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please send your CV 

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 out £100 for any 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.

Criminal Justice Skills 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.

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