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National Objectives for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice System: Standards Community Service

DescriptionNational Standards for Community Service
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 24, 2004

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National Objectives for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice System: Standards
Community Service

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1: OPERATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
CHAPTER 2: NATIONAL STANDARDS: INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 3: ORGANISING WORK PLACEMENTS
18.-Equal Opportunities Statement
19.-The Obligations of Community Service Towards Placements
20.-The Obligations of Community Service Towards Organisations Providing Placements
21.-The Obligations of Organisations Offering Placements to Community Service Schemes
22.-The Choice of Work Placements
25.-The Assessment of Work Placements
CHAPTER 4: WORKING ARRANGEMENTS
26.-Pre-Sentence
30.-Post Sentence
35.-Consecutive and Concurrent Orders
37.-Placing the Offender in Work
40.-Issuing Work Instructions
46.-Minimum and Maximum Hours
48.-21 Hour Rule
49.-Recording Hours Worked
53.-Travel Costs
54.-Alcohol and Drugs
57.-Health, Safety and Other Statutory Regulations
64.-Insurance
CHAPTER 5: WORK PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
CHAPTER 6: DISCIPLINE
78.-Formal Disciplinary Action for Failure to Attend for Work
82.-Formal Disciplinary Action for other Reasons
85.-Lack of Punctuality
88.-Failure to Report as Required by the Community Service Officer
91.-Failure to Notify a Change of Address
96.-Failure to Notify Change in Employment Circumstances
99.-Work Performance Standards
CHAPTER 7: BREACH PROCEEDINGS
103.-Evidence
104.-Breach
106.-Failure to Attend
107.-Punctuality
108.-Failure to Report to the Community Service Officer as Required
109.-Failure to Notify Change of Address
110.-Failure to Notify Change in Employment
111.-Unsatisfactory Performance at Work
112.-Reports
CHAPTER 8: REVIEW PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 9: SATISFACTORY COMPLETION
CHAPTER 10: TRANSFER OF ORDERS
122.-Outward Transfers
124.-Inward Transfers
127.-Transfers: England or Wales to Scotland
128.-Transfers: Scotland to England or Wales
CHAPTER 11: MANAGEMENT
130.-Integration with other Social Work Services
133.-Staffing
135.-Liaison
CHAPTER 12: TRAINING
CHAPTER 13: MONITORING & EVALUATION
APPENDIX 1: Circulars DSW 2/1989 and DSW 11/1986
APPENDIX 2: Suggested Content of Information Leaflet to Offenders
APPENDIX 3: Form of Community Service Order
APPENDIX 4: Form of Application to Institute Breach Proceedings
APPENDIX 4A: Procedural Guidance - Breach
APPENDIX 5: Circular DSW/1993 (Travel Expenses)