Reparation Officer (Sessional)

  • Constantine Rd, Ipswich, UK
  • Part-time
  • Service type: Family Support
  • Pay scale: Sessional Grade C, Zone 3
  • Department: Young People & Families
  • Pay zone: Sessional Zone 3 - Rest of England (excluding NE)
  • Contractual type: Sessional

Company Description

Catch22 Reparation Officers work in partnership with Suffolk Youth Justice Service supervising and working alongside young offenders in their local communities.

Job Description

  • Working with victims, young offenders and their families facilitating direct and in direct reparation as required.
  • The ability to build effective relationships, be non-judgemental, and empathic. Confident in setting boundaries with young people
  •  Identify and arrange appropriate opportunities for community reparation that are suitable for young people aged 10-18 when reparation direct to the victim is not possible.
  • To undertake assessments and supervision of young offenders carrying out reparation.
  • Undertake regular Health and Safety risk assessments of reparation sites and monitor the quality of the individual placements by undertaking site visits and carry out exit interviews with young people.
  • Taking all necessary measures to ensure safety of young people and volunteers involved in the service.
  • Ensure effective, timely and efficient record keeping.
  • To liaise with Suffolk Youth Justice Service.
  • Communicate effectively with all service users, colleagues, professionals and visitors to the project.
  • To attend regular supervision sessions with the area service coordinator.
  • Participate in required training
  • To assist in the development of volunteers advising on Catch22's practices, processes and procedures.
  • Preparing reports and case studies as requested.
  • Providing cover for the team due to sickness, annual leave etc. or for other members of the locality team where possible.
  • Attend Catch22 and service training events as required.
  • Undertake other activities as specified by the project coordinator.


Essential Qualifications

  • Any relevant qualifications i.e GCSE, A-Level, B-TEC, NVQ, youth work
  • Full driving license required 

Desirable Qualifications  

  • First Aid certificate
  • Health and Safety training

Additional Information

As a sessional reparation officer, you maybe working indoors or outdoors on a variety of activities from leaflet dropping to gardening. You don't need to be a skilled tradesman, but you do need a positive attitude to work and be prepared to 'muck in'.

The role is variable hours including weekends.

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