Want to make a
difference in London?
Thank you for considering
London Probation Trust as an employer.
London Probation Trust is the largest of the
35 probation trusts across England and Wales. With nearly
3,000 staff our aim is to recruit and develop talented
people to carry out our plan to reduce reoffending and make London safer.
London Probation Trust has
an exciting range of opportunities open to people beginning their careers and to
people choosing probation as a second career.
Whether you work in our Business Development
Unit at HQ or on the frontline directly with
offenders, by working for London Probation Trust you will be
playing an important part in changing lives for a safer London.
If you have unique experiences, skills and
passions, you can bring them to London Probation Trust for a
rewarding career that will surprise you with
its breadth and potential. The
satisfaction of what you can achieve will go
towards making a difference in protecting the people
Offering a wide variety of
challenging roles, with excellent benefits and opportunities for
progression, there is something for everyone at London Probation
We don’t just want people to fit
into a London Probation Trust job role; we need people who share
If you are looking for a career at London
Probation Trust, you will find all you need to know here.
You can see the latest vacancies, read new employee
interviews, and look at ‘A day in the life of a Probation
Officer’, and apply
1. Final Salary Pension
Staff employed by London Probation Trust have
the benefit of being eligible to join the Local Government Pension
Scheme, which is a final salary scheme and includes provision for
early retirement on the grounds of ill
These two features make this scheme highly
desirable when compared to the usual money purchase/endowment
scheme which has pension benefits based on investment fund
performance. The Pension Scheme is contributory with
contributions ranging between five and seven per cent depending on
salary with a significant employer contribution of approximately
three to four times that level.
In addition, scheme members
in London may opt to contribute to an Additional
Voluntary Contribution scheme administered by Prudential.
Such contributions may attract tax relief depending on the
circumstances of the contributor.
For more information see the
London Pension Fund Authority
2. Salary Sacrifice
Through our payroll system, London Probation
Trust has arranged a salary sacrifice childcare option. This means
that staff who have childcare responsibilities can choose to offset
their salary to achieve a tax benefit which will then contribute
towards the funding of childcare costs.
Employees are entitled to a reimbursement of the cost of eye and eyesight
tests if they are required to regularly work with a Visual Display
4. Generous Leave
London Probation Trust’s
basic leave entitlement for all full-time staff (pro-rata for
part-time staff) is 27 days inclusive of service days rising to 33
days inclusive. In addition, there is payment for eight
Public/Bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time
24/7 helpline is available for staff to ring
for confidential advice on a range of issues covering health,
relationships, financial and legal issues.
London Probation Trust operates a flexible
working arrangement whereby staff have some flexibility, subject to
agreement with their line manager, in choosing starting and
In addition, staff may
(subject to work demands and management approval) work additional
hours in one flexi-time period which can be accumulated and
used to a maximum of two days leave of absence in the following
flexi-time period. The flexi-time period is four
7. Season Ticket
London Probation Trust offers an
interest-free season ticket loan to all staff who are confirmed in
post. The loan is repaid directly in
monthly instalments from your salary.
To view the vacancies
currently available at London Probation Trust and to apply online,
please click on the link below.
Current vacancies: www.london-probationcareers.org.uk
For more information on
career opportunities please email:
Becoming a Probation
here to find out how
to train as a Probation