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ESSEX PROBATION JOBS AND CAREERS
Want to make a difference in Essex?
Thank you for considering Essex Probation as an employer.
If you want to join an innovative, creative and high performing
organisation, we offer a wide variety of challenging and rewarding roles and
the opportunity to make a positive contribution to reducing offending in Essex and
supporting victims of crime.
At Essex Probation, we value fairness and openness and offer
excellent benefits and career opportunities.
We work in strong partnership with agencies that share our values and
whether you work directly with offenders or in a support role, you will be
playing an important part in changing lives for a safer Essex.
Our job roles include Offender Managers, Court Officers, Service
Support Officers, Unpaid Work Supervisors, Programme Tutors and administration
roles at various levels and locations.
All applications for current vacancies may be accessed by clicking
on the link below. Please type “Probation” into the keyword search box and it
will take you to any vacancies we have. http://www.workingforessex.com
At Essex Probation, diversity, equality
and fairness are at the centre of all we do. We welcome applications
from all sections of the community, particularly those from ethnic minority
groups and under-represented protected characteristic groups. All
applicants are considered on the basis of suitability for the post irrespective
of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion.
Typical roles within Essex Probation
Offender Managerstarting salary £21,607 (unqualified), £28,185 (qualified with Diploma in Probation Studies or equivalent). Work directly with offenders, influence offender behaviour and reduce reoffending, planning work with them and monitoring their progress. They also attend court, ensure court orders are enforced and provide support for offenders’ rehabilitation in the community.
Service Support Officerstarting salary £17,072 SSO’s provide vital support to the teams. They conduct screening interviews with offenders, arrange appointments and court appearances as well as performing general administration duties. Good administration and IT skills are essential for this role.
Unpaid Work Supervisorstarting salary £21,607 Formally known as Community Service Supervisors, these staff manage groups of offenders performing the hours of work ordered by the courts. Work for the community also enables offenders to learn new skills and appropriate behaviour. Projects range from gardening and painting to small building schemes. Good practical skills are essential, as well as the ability to supervise, coach and act as a role-model.
Programme Tutorstarting salary £21,607 Programme Tutors prepare and co-deliver individual and group interventions to offenders. Programmes tackle Drink/Driving, Offending Behaviour, Violence of various kinds and other key causes of crime. The preparation of reports and other documentation is also a requirement of the role.
Court Officerstarting salary £21,607 Court Officers are mainly based in local courts and are responsible for preparing reports for magistrates and judges, as well as liaising with solicitors/counsel and representing the Probation Service in court.