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Sessional Community Payback Supervisor (Tunbridge Wells)

Job Role

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSS CRC) is a high performing organisation 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.


As a CP Supervisor, you will be responsible for the supervision of a group of diverse service users out on site in the community. You will lead users to complete a variety of tasks, ensuring they follow Health and Safety rules and regulations. You must be able to respond calmly to challenging behaviour and avoid issues by using tact and diplomacy. Full training will be provided.


Being able to work on your own initiative is vital as you will need to work independently where necessary.


UK Manual driving license is essential as you will be required to transport service users to the site via company van.


Please note that this particular role is for casual work. We require casual staff to cover permanent employees annual leave particularly around weekend hours.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise service users out on work placements in the community and provide thorough worksite inductions in line with safe systems
  • Organise equipment for the day and complete associated paperwork daily
  • Encourage service users by exercising clear boundaries and applying a fair and consistent approach
  • Compile basic reports on daily activity/progress

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to lead and build a team
  • Competent at motivating others
  • Effective in empathising and influencing service user behaviour
  • Able to work on your own
  • Competent use of basic IT systems
  • High level of DIY skills is beneficial

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Negotiation skills
  • Positive behaviour and attitudes
  • Integrity
  • Resilience
  • Flexibility
  • Decision-making
  • Basic IT skills

Additional Information

Hourly pay rate: £11.88 per hour. There is a 30% enhancement for working Saturdays or Sundays. You will also receive an annual leave payment of 12.07% of the basic hourly rate.


Location: Tunbridge Wells


Hours: As and when required


Closing Date:  27th January 2021



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.