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We are recruiting!

Training and Development Officer – 2 full time posts Secondments for both posts will be considered LAURUS has a number of interesting opportunities both for partners to join our core team and associates to provide flexible cover for training and/or …
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Inspector Calls

Recently, we were fortunate to have an HMIP Inspector attend our Recognising and Managing Trauma training event.  She was full of praise for how pertinent the content was for supporting Probation practitioners; even going as far as to say it …
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Probation Changes

The announcement has been made that offender management services will be re-nationalised as of spring 2021 with some services such as Unpaid Work and Accredited Programmes being put out to tender to new Innovative Partners.  The community justice sector is …
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Probation Apprenticeships Getting Closer

We have been notified that the Apprenticeship Standards for Level 3 Probation Service Practitioner and Level 6 Probation Officer are just about ready to go.  This is an exciting time for us as we will be at the forefront of …
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Exciting Developments

After a tough three months supporting the intensive training of Enhanced Through The Gate staff across the country, April started with a team planning day.  We were able to progress some exciting developments so look out over the coming weeks …
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Free Individual Training Needs Analysis

We are pleased to offer a free training needs analysis tool for any individual looking to review their core employability skills in the following areas: Communication Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Organisation & Time Management Skills I.T. Skills Role Specific …
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Coming Soon – Working with Ex Armed Services Personnel

We are pleased to announce that later in 2018 we will be offering training events for Criminal Justice practitioners in working with ex armed services personnel.   The challenges faced by those leaving the forces can be complex.  This training will better …
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The Journey So Far

Posted on by Ed Jandzio

Five years on from initial discussions and our bold move to set up as a mutual where are we now? What a journey it has been – from fledgling company to a firmly rooted organisation that my team can be …
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Qualification News

We are delighted to announce that after a recent External Quality Assurance visit, LAURUS Assessment Centre has received Direct Claims Status for the Level 5 Diploma in Probation Practice. Also, we are very proud to get our first set of …
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We are an approved Apprenticeship Training Provider

We are proud to announce that we are now officially an ESFA Registered Approved Training Provider for Apprenticeships.  Achieving registration has been a long process, involving lots of hard work on the part of our senior team.  The effort paid off, …
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