Abingdon, Oxfordshire HM Prison & Probation Service

Helping to keep the public safe. Giving people the chance to turn their lives around. Building a rewarding professional career. It s an extraordinary role. There are many reasons to join the Probation Service. What will yours be?

About the role

As a Probation services officer, you ll have a similar job to a fully qualified probation officer. The main difference is you ll work with medium and lower risk clients. That s not to say it ll be easy. There s no doubt this is a challenging role.

We ll look to you to assess and manage risks, provide information to courts and work closely with agencies throughout the justice system and support offenders. This could involve everything from providing practical advice about housing and employment to simply listening.

About you

You don t need a degree for this role. We re much more interested in your personal qualities. Ideally with experience of working with people who have social or personal difficulties, you ll be empathetic, patient and resilient. Good writing skills are also essential. You must be able to produce clear and accurate reports to tight deadlines.

About us

The Probation Service works with offenders who are pre or post-release from prison or serving community sentences. Our role is to support their rehabilitation and protect the public.

People come from all walks of life to form one team in the Probation Service.


Join us and you ll be part of a supportive team that thrives on sharing knowledge and expertise.


If this sounds like you, apply now.

Additional information:Salary: 8Frequency: Per yearRemote Job: Fully in-personEmployment type: Full-time

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