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 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.
Casual workers play a vital role in supporting KSS CRC to deliver Community Payback. As a Casual CP Supervisor you will be responsible for the supervision of service users undertaking a variety of practical tasks including gardening, painting and decorating and small building works. You will be required to manage the work of up to ten service users following Health and Safety and working instructions.
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.
* 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 & 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
* Basic IT skills
Following recent developments from COVID 19 you may see a delay in receiving feedback or interviews being scheduled. 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