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Community Payback Order: Unpaid Work


Local Authority area:


Primary Courts of relevance:

Glasgow Sheriff Court

All information provided by:

Karen Baxter, Policy Officer (Community Justice)

Glasgow Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

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Community Payback Order: Unpaid Work

Interventions suitable for


Programme title and provider

Unpaid work

Details of all Specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available

Sacro, Community Justice Social Work (CJSW), and individual personal placements with charitable organisations across the city.

Possible Outcomes

Completion of unpaid work hours, new skills gained, access to training/ volunteering/ employability. Additionally, signposting on to other relevant universal services and corresponding improvements in wellbeing and other spheres. Improvements for the community, and for individuals who submit requests for unpaid work.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

At the point of order (where appropriate) placements can be fast-tracked and begin work placement within 24 hours. Otherwise, further assessment can take place to ensure the most appropriate placement, including personal placements to suit individual need.