Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Worker

Job description

As a Criminal Justice Worker, you will play a vital role in providing support and guidance to individuals involved in the criminal justice system, empowering them to make positive life choices and reduce their risk of reoffending. Working within a multidisciplinary team, you will deliver a range of interventions and support services aimed at addressing criminogenic needs and promoting desistance from crime.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting comprehensive assessments to identify individual strengths, needs, and risks related to offending behaviour.
  • Developing and implementing personalized intervention plans in collaboration with service users, focusing on rehabilitation, reintegration, and risk reduction.
  • Providing one-to-one support, mentoring, and advocacy to help individuals address underlying issues such as substance misuse, housing instability, employment barriers, and social exclusion.
  • Facilitating group programs, workshops, and educational sessions covering topics such as anger management, conflict resolution, and life skills development.
  • Liaising with criminal justice agencies, probation services, and other relevant stakeholders to coordinate support and ensure continuity of care for service users.
  • Monitoring compliance with court orders, license conditions, and other legal requirements, and providing regular progress reports to the appropriate authorities.
  • Engaging with service users' families, support networks, and communities to promote positive relationships and social support networks.
  • Maintaining accurate records, case files, and data management systems in accordance with organizational and regulatory standards.


  • Previous experience working in criminal justice settings, probation services, or related roles, preferably with individuals at risk of offending or with a history of involvement in the criminal justice system.
  • Strong understanding of criminological theories, risk assessment tools, and evidence-based interventions in the context of offender management.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills, with the ability to engage effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Empathy, resilience, and a non-judgmental approach to working with individuals who have committed offenses.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures governing the criminal justice system in the UK.
  • Commitment to upholding professional ethics, confidentiality, and safeguarding principles in all aspects of practice.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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