Before your start your new role, you’ll be paid for training on a range of subjects to help you work effectively and safely with people on probation.
This will include the principles of Community Payback, plus training on health and safety, risk awareness, and dealing with challenging behaviour.
You’ll also have full training on any tools your group will need to use, and you will work alongside and shadow an experienced colleague before taking responsibility for supervising a group on your own.
Before you start, you will also have an induction into ways of working in the Probation Service and the Civil Service.
To support your professional development, you’ll have access to a range of Probation Service-related training on topics such as best practice approaches to demonstrating life skills, positive reinforcement and desistance, and substance misuse and domestic abuse awareness.
Additional training as a Community Payback supervisor
As a Community Payback supervisor you’ll be working directly with people on probation so will receive additional training. This will include:
- health and safety and first-aid
- how to deal with challenging behaviour
- risk awareness
- pro-social modelling (how to be a role model to motivate and bring out the best in people)
- problem solving
- diversity and inclusion.
You’ll also have training on the core principles of Community Payback (including an understanding of both its punishment and rehabilitation focus), plus an induction into ways of working in the Probation Service and Civil Service.
Before taking responsibility for supervising a group on your own, you’ll also have full training on any tools your group will need to use, and you’ll work alongside and shadow an experienced colleague.
To support your professional development, you’ll have access to a range of probation-related training on topics such as: positive reinforcement and desistance, substance misuse, domestic abuse awareness, counter-terrorism, and adult and child safeguarding.