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Community Payback Supervisor (Exeter)

Job Role

Dorset, Devon and Cornwall (DDC) Probation Services is a division of Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC). We provide a broad range of probation services for those on community orders or licenses. We focus on quality of practice to reduce re-offending, improve the safety of the communities we serve and improve the life-chances of our service users.

 

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC) is a high performing Community Rehabilitation Company delivering a range of rehabilitation and offender management. We are committed to engaging and collaborating with our service users and our local communities. 

 

KSS CRC, part of the Seetec Group, has probation divisions in Wales; Dorset, Devon and Cornwall; Kent, Surrey and Sussex; Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

 

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.

 

We are supporting service users both in the community and in custody.

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:

http://ourjobs.seetec.co.uk/ksscrc/community-payback-supervisor/

Additional Information

Starting Salary: £22,924 per annum pro rata

Location:  Exeter

Hours: Part time - 27.75 hours per week (3 days for 9.25 hours per day)

Closing Date: 30th April 2020

Benefits: Pro rata of 27 days annual leave + bank holidays, Pension, Competitive Salary, Optional Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme including access to 24 hour counselling service and Cycle to Work Scheme

 

Following recent developments from COVID 19 you may see a delay in receiving feedback or interviews being schedule. Unfortunately we have no control over time restraints and will be in touch as soon as possible.
 

KSS CRC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.

 

Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway.  Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”

 

KSS CRC 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 01702 201070.