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"Becoming a Community Payback supervisor is a great career choice.”

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Since joining the Probation Service as a community payback (CP) supervisor 23 years ago, Ali Searle has never looked back. She tells us what she’s learnt along the way, why she’s still so passionate about working in CP now, and …

Why mental health support is so important in the Youth Estate

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Dr Varinder Panesar is a forensic psychologist in the Wellbeing Team at Feltham Young Offenders Institute (YOI) in West London. She shares why understanding the role of trauma and creating a safe, mental health-informed environment can be game-changing for youth …

The skills you need to be a Community Payback supervisor

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Community Payback (CP) supervisors play a key part in supporting people on probation to do unpaid work to improve local communities and get their lives back on track. Barbara, who’s done the job for 22 years, gives us an insight …

“I love working as a Community Payback supervisor.”

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Community Payback (CP), previously known as Community Service, is an alternative to a prison sentence for people who have committed a crime. CP supervisors play a key part in supporting people on probation to do unpaid work to improve local …