Assistant Chief Officer, Community Payback
David has worked in criminal justice for over 30 years firstly in the courts, then electronic tagging before joining probation in 2000. In his spare time, he is a chorister in the world-famous Treorchy Male Choir.
Assistant Chief Officer, Head of Interventions
David has worked for over 35 years in the criminal justice system, including within the police service, Ministry of Justice and probation service, undertaking leadership roles in all three organisations. David has broad experience of partnership working across Wales, stakeholder engagement, performance management, and business development. He is committed to keeping communities safe and reducing reoffending by ensuring the delivery of high quality, evidence informed and cost-effective interventions across Wales. As Head of Service for Interventions, David is responsible with colleagues in the Interventions Team for the successful development and growth of a range of functions, including volunteering and mentoring, Restorative Justice services, attendance centres for young adults, the delivery of accredited programmes and Interventions to address criminogenic needs.
Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Research and Policy Development
Since qualifying in 2003 as a Probation Officer in London, Debbie has managed a variety of multi-disciplinary teams, including courts and integrated offender management (IOM). She has an impressive track record, working with key criminal justice stakeholders and partners. Amongst other projects, Debbie steered the design and implementation of a multi-agency domestic abuse perpetrators panel (MADAPP) and led the development and implementation of a harmonised integrated service user management framework across Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Debbie has revised Seetec Group’s safeguarding policies and procedures, led the design of its safeguarding recording applications and the implementation of these new policies and procedures across UK and Ireland operations. Debbie is now responsible for policy development and our research unit, ensuring policy and practice is responding to emerging and evolving trends in probation, crime and criminal justice.
Assistant Chief Probation Officer, Learning and Development
Jane has over 14 years’ experience of working in probation, spanning case management, integrated offender management, group work interventions and court work. As a former Quality Development Officer, Vocational Qualifications Assessor and most recently a Practice Development Manager, she is passionate about helping people to grow through learning and development opportunities and has delivered training to probation staff. As well as being a qualified Probation Officer, Jane holds teaching, workplace coaching, assessing and quality assurance qualifications and is also an Ofqual Expert . She leads on the internal quality assurer for probation practice qualifications our in-house Vocational Qualification Centre delivers, chairs the Level 3 Probation Practice Apprenticeship Development Group and is developing the Level 6 Probation Officer apprenticeship with other employees. Jane has responsibility for developing the strategy for practice learning and development across all our KSS CRC regions.