Presentation on theme: "“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Transforming Rehabilitation Information for East Sussex Partnerships January 2014 Mary D’Arcy Surrey and."— Presentation transcript:
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Transforming Rehabilitation Information for East Sussex Partnerships January 2014 Mary D’Arcy Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust Local Delivery Unit Director East Sussex
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Transforming Rehabilitation MoJ conducted a national consultation process in February and March 2013, response to consultation and final proposals published in May 2013 available on the MoJ website Key areas of reform include: The creation of a new public sector National Probation Service (NPS) The creation of 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) Extension of statutory supervision and rehabilitation in the community to all 50,000 ‘through the prison gate’ cases sentenced to less than 12 months in custody Opening up the market to a diverse range of new rehabilitation providers The introduction of new payment incentives for market providers to focus on reforming offenders (PBR).
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” National Probation Service (NPS) Responsible for: Offender Assessment Statutory Victim Contact Scheme Approved premises for High risk cases Services to Courts and the Parole Board –Including assessment –Breach process Management of High Risk of Harm and Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangement (MAPPA) cases –Approximately 30% of current probation trust caseload –Supporting ‘escalation process’ for those managed by CRCs Enforcement –Recall to custody –Breach through courts
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Community Rehabilitation Company (Kent, Surrey, Sussex CRC) Key Responsibilities:- Offender Management –High risk of reoffending Integrated Offender Management –Low - Medium Risk of Harm Community Payback Interventions –Programmes –specified activities –Alcohol Treatment Requirements –Drug Treatment Requirements
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Statutory Obligations and Partnerships NPS and CRC will both have statutory obligations under Safeguarding legislation – both will be expected to identify representatives for the LSCB NPS and CRC will both have statutory obligations for CSPs, however CRCs likely to take a lead. Local and ongoing discussion will determine this further. YOT – staff seconded to Youth Offending Teams will be auto assigned to the NPS. NPS will lead on Strategic Management and oversight Transition of YOT cases will be to NPS or CRC dependent on risk Non- Statutory partnership arrangements to be reviewed and plan agreed in February 2014
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Impact and Next Steps Leadership appointments for NPS and CRCs finalised January – April 2014: Staff allocated to NPS or CRC – CRC and NPS start up processes put in place. April – October 2014: delivery of services will be revised to reflect the split into NPS/CRC – however both organisations remain in public ownership Aims – to ensure minimal disruption to local delivery – all core services currently delivered will continue. Existing contracts will Novate either to the NPS or CRC, contracts due to expire in March 2014 will be reviewed and if required be extended into 2014-15 October 2014 – Share Sale - Implementation of new provider arrangements New providers may develop sub-contracting arrangements in their area. Key to the process is the interface between CRC providers and NPS as well as external partners. Ongoing Local dialogue on transition, internal structures and external relationships
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Competition Timeline PQQ phase complete – 30 bidders through (nationally) for 21 prime contracts Local ‘Competition Managers’ appointed and likely to run local stakeholder events in 2014 Competitive Dialogue process during 2014 – successful bidders announced October 2014
“Inspiring public confidence by cutting crime” Questions? Mary.D’Arcy@SSPT.PROBATION.GSI.GOV.UK
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