Community Payback Supervisor - Grantfield

Shetland Islands Council
04 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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The Community Payback Supervisor is part of the Criminal Justice Social Work Service, and is involved in the day to day operation of the Community Payback Unpaid Work Scheme. The post is responsible to the Senior Social Worker Criminal Justice, and reports to Unpaid Work Co-ordinator on a day to day basis.

The Community Payback Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and management of individuals and small groups of offenders who have been sentenced by the Courts to carry out unpaid work in the community. Unpaid Work Placements are carried out in accordance with the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995, and with National Outcomes and Standards for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice System.

Because Community Payback Unpaid Work (previously known as Community Service) can be a direct alternative to prison the risk level of offenders for re-offending or risk of harm can be high. Therefore supervision of the offenders during placement to ensure that they do not offend and management of group dynamics is an essential part of this post.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

The Job Profile and Person Specification for the job is currently under review

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Additional Information
  • The grade of this post is G
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0608 per hour
  • Permanent Part Time post for 32.0 Hours per Week hours per week, 52.18 weeks per year
  • Preferred candidates will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure check
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Grantfield, Lerwick

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Julie Halcrow, Criminal Justice Assistant, on 01595 744446 or email

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.



See also:
Employee Benefits June 2017.pdf
Values Statement.pdf
Community Payback Superviser (G).pdf
Conditions of Service - Local Government Employees - Mar 2017.pdf