St Helena Island, South Atlantic
2 Year FTC, commencing August 2019
£28,000-£33,000 depending on qualifications and experience, taxable in St Helena
A tax free international supplement will also apply.
A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. St Helena has an international airport with weekly flights from Johannesburg.
The St Helena Probation Service includes provision of MAPPA, Court cover, PSRs, Probation Orders, Community Service, Post-Release Licences, Risk Assessments, Sentence Planning and preventive work with partner agencies including the development of a Youth Offending Service.
You will be one of two UK trained Probation Officers working with an Offender Manager DC. The team is managed by a senior Police DCI, supported by a range of local partnership agencies and individuals. You will need to train and develop staff in the Police Service and other partnership agencies to offer services comparable to the UK.
You will take the lead in delivering Probation Services and Offender Management to offenders primarily in the community on Probation Orders and Community Service Orders but will work with those in custody and under MAPPA arrangements. In co-operation with other staff and agencies you will manage a caseload of offenders and a priority will be to identify domestic abuse perpetrators who pose the most risk to the community and working with offenders to address their behaviour through formal and informal interventions.
You will support the Adult and Children’s Safeguarding Board in the delivery of key messages and education for those preventative initiatives identified, you will work with partner agencies to deliver interventions directed at young persons to prevent and reduce offending behaviour.
As fully qualified ARMS trained Probation Officer you will have recently managed offenders serving Custodial and Community Sentences. With specific experience of managing domestic abuse perpetrators and sex offenders and in delivering interventions to offenders in order to reduce risk and manage safe community integration, you will be familiar with MAPPA, MARAC and public protection arrangements.
You will have a broad knowledge of the full range of probation interventions available and the ability to train and mentor staff with specific experience in this area. You will work collaboratively and innovatively delivering proactive preventative work with a positive and flexible approach in this challenging environment, adapting current UK processes and creating new processes to fit St Helena’s needs
We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance.
An application form can be found HERE, where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This is where applications must be sent and received by 30 April 2019. Interviews will be held in London.