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Youth Justice Service Probation Officer

Job Title: Youth Justice Service Probation Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bexley
Salary: £20.95 - 27.29 per hour
REF: KSJG310524B
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Youth Justice Service Probation Officer - Bexley

Are you a passionate, dedicated Youth Justice Service Probation Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Youth Justice Service Probation Officer to join a Probation Service Team based in Bexley.

Pay rate is £20.95 - 27.29 per hour.

6 months contract initially.

Hours are 9am – 5.30pm (21 hours per week).

The role:

  • The Probation Service seeks to safeguard the public, lower the chances of reoffending, and assist those under its supervision in leading positive, law-abiding lives.
  • Supervise and support young people within the justice system.
  • Case management of high-risk and high-likelihood reoffending cases: involves assessment, planning, and delivery of interventions, including specialized work such as with sex offenders.
  • Collaborate with a multi-agency team across organizational boundaries, working with key partners to support the needs of the cohort, encourage desistance, and prevent reoffending.
  • Prepare various reports, including Pre-Sentence Reports, Breach Reports, and Information for MAPPA.
  • Monitor compliance and progress, providing reports as required.
  • Facilitate the transition from youth justice to adult probation services.
  • Stay current with developments, policies, procedures, and new legislation in the Probation Service, and maintain connections with the Probation Service link manager and local teams.


  • Must be a qualified Probation Officer.
  • Experience working with adolescents candidates is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in managing transitions from youth justice to probation is an advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build rapport and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Enhanced DBS registered to the update service.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are a Youth Justice Service Probation Officer and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445 (option1) and speak to the Care Team or email on,

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