Enforcement Hub Manager Senior Probation Officer job in Maidstone at Ministry Of Justice

Enforcement Hub Manager - Senior Probation Officer

Company: Ministry of Justice

Location: Maidstone UK

Date Posted:Mar 07, 2018

This is a generic SPO post to manage the SEE divisional enforcement hub.The operational hub staff will be based in Bedford but the SPO can be based anywhere in the division as distance management is possible.The role will be responsible for setting up and managing the hub; including an SAO; PSOs and CAs.The role will also have some responsibilities for court development and support work across the division.The role of the enforcement hub is to process both NPS and CRC breaches and applications for amendment made across the division.  It will require line management of PSOs and SAO; liaison with court SPOs; liaison with CRCs; problem solving to ensure maximum performance; representing the division on a national group developing enforcement work; liaising with colleagues across the country in similar roles to ensure consistency; helping to develop different ways of working and innovative practices.Overview of the job This is a management role within the National Probation Service (NPS). The Senior Probation Officer supports the Head of Operational Function to provide management and a leading role within a Local Delivery Unit (LDU) or other operational unit. Summary The job holder will be expected to manage and lead staff within the operational area to the required standard, and will offer support and cover to other teams/functions during periods of absence.     In line with NPS policies and procedures, the job holder must at all times demonstrate a commitment to equality and inclusion and an understanding of their relevance to the work they do. The post holder must adhere to all policies in respect of the sensitive/confidential nature of the information handled whilst working in this position. If relevant to the role, some out of hours working may be required Responsibilities,Activities & Duties Senior Probation Officers may be required to undertake any combination, or all, of the duties and responsibilities set out below. To provide effective management and leadership to the team To be accountable for the quality delivery of good practice and team performance improvement within policy and national standards To ensure that all team resources, including interventions, are deployed cost effectively and provide best value in terms of both budget control and realising the organisation’s strategic aims To ensure that staff can efficiently and effectively meet the requirements of the NPS’ contract with NOMS, Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) and local business plans as required To access, interpret, analyse and apply performance data pro-actively in order to maximise LDU/team performance, evaluate practice and deliver organisational aims To proactively manage staff development, issues of underperformance, attendance, health and safety, employee relations and diversity matters. Adopt a consistent, fair and objective standpoint when making decisions in relation to individual staff issues To ensure that offender managers manage risk appropriately, and meet all public protection standards and targets To contribute directly to public protection through multi-agency arrangements and individual casework review, discussion and feedback To promote a culture of innovation and continuous improvement to service delivery To manage financial resources for your area of responsibility as required by your Head of Operational Function and in line with NOMS financial regulations and policies. To authorise expenditure within financial limits In accordance with the business plan, to provide a leading role and direction in work with partners and key stakeholders, and represent the NPS as appropriate to the role To facilitate effective communication between the LDU/Operational Unit management team and internal and external partners To play an active part in the corporate management of the NPS as necessary, as a member of the LDU/Operational Unit Management Team To undertake specific areas of responsibility as delegated by the Head of Operational Function. Demonstrate pro-social modelling skills by consistently reinforcing prosocial behaviour and attitudes and challenging anti-social behaviour and attitudes Carry out safeguarding children duties in accordance with the NPS statutory responsibilities and agency policies To work within the aims and values of NPS and NOMS The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The Job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under Job Evaluation and shall be discussed in the first instance with the Job Holder. View full job description
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