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Probation Officer

Posted 5 days ago

Job Title:

Probation Officer

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for Probation Officers to join our team. We have roles available in Coleraine, these roles are due to start in January and are due to last until July 2019 with a pay rate of £15.05 per hour working 37hours per week.  The main purpose of this role is to supervise offenders and released prisoners in the community and to help them lead law-abiding lives.

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

More Information

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • writing/presenting pre-sentence and pre-release reports
  • helping offenders come to terms with custodial sentences
  • befriending and counselling offenders and their families
  • supporting the victims of some violent or sexual crimes
  • organising and overseeing community service work

What We Need From You:

  • A Social Work Qualification with AYE completed
  • A valid driving licence and access to a car
  • Registration with NISCC
  • Have experience working with offenders

 What We Would Like From You:

  • Be available to work 37hours per week

What We Will Offer You:

  • £15.05 per hour
  • A dedicated recruitment team that focuses solely on processing applications which is why we can process quickly
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free Uniform if required

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • 30 minute Lunch Break
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 21.12.18 @ 5pm
  • Start Date for role is As soon as possible pending all relevant checks are in place

The Next Steps:

  • Contact Healthcare Department
  • Email your cv to

If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Ireland's leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.


First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

Probation Officer

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