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CP Supervisor

Job Role

At Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC), we deliver a range of rehabilitation services to people who have been sentenced by a court to either custody or community supervision.  Unpaid work is intended as both a punishment and means by which someone can make amends to the community for the harm they have caused.

Our approach to Community Payback (CP) is to make it engaging for service users so it improves their work ethic and makes them more receptive to learning new skills that will increase their chances of getting work. People sentenced to unpaid work are half as likely to reoffend as those sentenced to a short prison sentence.

This role involves supervising a team of service users out on site in the community to enable them to complete their unpaid work hours on behalf of KSS CRC. Full training will be provided.

Due to the nature of this role we would particularly welcome female applicants for this post.

Key Responsibilities

The suitable applicant will have the ability to supervise service users out on work placements in the community and provide thorough worksite inductions in line with safe systems.

You will follow a set work plan and transport service users to the site in a minibus for which you will need a manual driving licence.

You will need to organise equipment for the day and complete associated paperwork on a daily basis.

Skills and Experience

As a CP Supervisor will be need to be effective in leading and building a team with the ability to create a good working environment. You must be able to demonstrate confidence in supervising people and organising equipment and materials to complete a good days work.   

The ideal candidate will be competent at motivating others, able to encourage service users by exercising clear boundaries and applying a fair and consistent approach.  You will be effective in empathising and influencing service user behaviour by leading by example.

You will need to possess motivational skills with the ability to work on your own initiative whilst working within clear guidelines. You must be able to respond calmly to disruptive behaviour and avoid issues by using tact and diplomacy.

You will be proficient at compiling basic reports and using basic IT systems.

For more information on the role a full job description can be found at:

Additional Information

Starting Salary: £22,039 per annum (with the opportunity to progress to £27,373 per annum) pro rata - 30% enhancement is paid for working weekends.

Work Hours: 9.25 hours per day. We have both a 1 day and 2 day contracts available (across Wednesday, Friday & Saturday)

Contract: 6 months fixed term contract. 

Base: Crawley

Closing Date: 25/01/2019


This role will be subject to a DBS check as part of the pre-employment checks. Certain posts within the Probation Service are exempt from the provisions of Section 4 of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are invited to interview you will be asked to provide details of any bindovers or convictions (Inc. traffic convictions), whether spent or not, received via the courts. Applications are welcomed from those with previous convictions, If you declare a criminal record and we believe this to have a bearing on the requirements of the post, we will discuss this further at interview stage.

The Seetec Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you require assistance with your application or an alternative format please contact the recruitment team on 07734 365855 or 01702 201070.

For more information on working at KSS CRC and about Community Payback please visit the website

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