Pay rate: £23-£25 per hour
Job type: Temporary
Length of contract: 3 Months
Do you have extensive experience in a Probation Officer role?
Do you have access to a car and are you willing to travel around the county at short notice?
Gathering information and interviewing offenders
Carrying out risk assessments and preparing court reports
Extensive post qualifying probation officer experience
HOW BACKSTOP IS DIFFERENT
Backstop is a recruitment and training agency which specialises only in criminal justice and is a well known supplier of temporary candidates to local authorities nationwide. Once we have examined your CV, our friendly consultancy team (many former practitioners themselves) will invite you for an interview to discuss your experience in the context of current opportunities in temporary work.
We focus on the best outcomes for vulnerable people and so will be evaluating your experience, presentation and practice on this as the most important amongst other criteria.
Backstop registered candidates have the following benefits:
Competitive rates of pay and we usually pay one day early (does your agency do this?)
Full support service to help you through timesheets etc. with SMS reminders and telephone support.
Recommend a friend scheme we reward you for helping us identify other good candidates
Holiday pay paid to you as you work or saved to pay out whenever you prefer
Easy to get to offices in Putney or we will come out to you to register
Specialist contacts/specialist contracts
E mail & SMS text message job alerts.
Consultation and assistance with PQ training.
Paid DBS when working
Small team at your disposal, dedicated to furthering your career
"I have worked for many agencies over the years and I have to say that Backstop has been the best. Backstop is an agency with a difference because they dont just see you as a locum but they see you as an individual who can develop in their career"
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Please contact Naomi on 020 87859912 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as we have had time to give it proper review
Please note: due to the excellent quality nature of our positions and to the fact that our clients need our temporary locums to hit the ground runnning, we require at least 12 months paid employment experience before accepting candidates to register with Backstop. We have higher standards than many other agencies, but once with us, many of our temporary workers appreciate friendly staff (many ex YOT and probation) and standards of service.
Backstop recognises and accepts its legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010. Backstop seeks to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse community at large because it values the individual contribution of people irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.
Backstop is a member of trade bodies APSCoand ASWEB, holds an Investors in People award and Equality Assured certificate.
Discuss your options on 020 8785 9912