Probation Service

We provide experienced interim criminal justice practitioners quickly, easily and cost-efficiently. This drive for client service has seen us become the tier 1 supplier to the National Probation Service and the majority of the 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies. The areas we cover include:

  • Probation Officers
  • Probation Service Officers
  • Accredited Offender Behaviour Programmes
  • Pre-Sentence Report Writing
  • Approved Premises Supervisors

We are also the market leader in providing Community Payback staffing services. To find out more about the services we offer, click here.

How we maintain our high standards:

Our consultants personally screen each of our contractors. Lead by former Probation Officers, the team ensures the following:

  • Qualifications checked
  • Enhanced CRB issued within 12 months
  • Knowledge of eOASYS, Crams and/or Delius
  • 15 point competency based assessment
  • 5 years work references checked
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Affordable Hourly Rate
  • Flexible Terms

Temporary Probation Officers Registry

We maintain the UK's largest registry of temporary Probation practitioners** who are available for short term contracts.

Qualified Probation Officers

Diploma in Probation Studies NVQ Level 4 Offending Behaviour

We have a range of candidates with experience in managing Tier 3 to Tier 4 offenders. All have experience in the case management of offenders, completion of Court reports, OASys assessment, knowledge of local MAPPA arrangements, completion of risk assessments, risk management and multi-agency working.

Probation Service Officers

In addition to Qualified PO's, we also maintain a register of candidates who have experience as a PSO. Skills include being able; to manage caseloads of Tier 1 to Tier 2 offenders, implement enforcement procedures, deliver induction groups and complete FDRs.

Offender Behaviour Programmes

Criminal Justice Skills maintains a registry of practitioners who are accredited to deliver the following offender behaviour programmes;

  • Think First
  • Community Sex-Offender Groupwork (CSOGP)
  • Enhanced Thinking Skills (ETS)
  • Integrated Domestic Abuse Programme (IDAP)
  • Aggression Replacement Training (ART)
  • Addressing Substance Related Offending (ASRO)
  • Skills for Life
  • Drink Impaired Drivers (DID)

Approved Premises
Our pool of Sessional Relief Workers is the only service of its kind, and is designed to provide flexibility to Approved Premises in order to increase their capacity to meet targets.

Our accreditations:

REC Reg No - 2009/541
ISO Accreditation
Certificate Number 11960
ISO 9001:2008

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