|Category:||Security or Protective Services||Recruiter Reference:||SDX/TP/RF4878/SJS|
|URL for Applications:||Apply Here||Salary:||Band 3 salary commencing at £23,970 per annum|
Are you looking for a career that makes a difference? Then a Community Payback Officer role could be the right career move for you. Community Payback Officers work with local communities to identify work placements for our service users. Work is undertaken by our service users by way of reparation for their wrongdoing and their labour really does make a difference. Examples of our work include working alongside a not for profit organisation to open a homelessness hostel, ground and garden clearance for a School for children with learning difficulties, as well as running our own allotment to grow fruit and vegetables for local food banks and soup kitchens.
As well as identifying new work opportunities, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of all operations, including planning the maintenance of vehicles and tools, ordering stock and scheduling groups to meet the demand for the service coming from Courts.
Experience in criminal justice is not essential but an interest in justice and a willingness to learn is, as well as a friendly and confident personality, coupled with good planning and organisational skills.Job Description
Starting salary £23,970 per annum
37 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Defined contribution pension scheme, company sick pay, 27 days (increasing to 33 days) annual leave + Bank Hols and staff discount scheme incl. money off shopping and cinema tickets.
Reimbursed travel will be required from time to time, usually no more than an hour. Lone working may also be required occasionally but supported by our lone working arrangements and Health & Safety Policies.Main Responsibilities
*full job description attachedThe Ideal Candidate
A current, clean driving license and will be expected to undertake a competency assessment to drive a minibus.
The role of BeNCH CRC is to rehabilitate service users, reduce reoffending and protect the public and we are one of six CRCs operated by Sodexo Justice Services in the UK. We work with service users both in the community and in custody to deliver the sentence of the court, to rehabilitate them and to provide a range of programmes and interventions to turn their lives around. We deliver effective offender management and rehabilitation services to low and medium risk service users and our highly skilled staff work in a range of disciplines to make a real difference. Our aim is to create a better future for the people we work with - service users, victims and their families and local communities. We are proud to have strong relationships with other criminal justice agencies, local authorities, health trusts, employment and training providers, and work with contracted partners to enhance delivery to our service users.
We serve the counties of Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire from: Hemel, Stevenage, Cheshunt, Kettering, Northampton, Wellingborough, Luton, Bedford, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Peterborough and Wisbech. BeNCH CRC is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants are considered on the basis of suitability for the post, irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion.