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Community Payback Order: Supervision


Local Authority area:


Primary Courts of relevance:

Kirkwall Sheriff Court

All information provided by:

Orkney Community Justice Partnership

Orkney Community Justice Information

Published: 20 August 2021

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Community Payback Order: Supervision

Interventions suitable for

Offenders on disposal by Sheriff at Court

Programme Title and Provider

Criminal Justice Social Work

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

Supervision via Community Payback Order is available to all offenders aged 16+.

Possible Outcomes

Reduced likelihood of reoffending, due to successful completion of work such as victim empathy, better understanding of their own behaviour which resulted in offending. Further benefits may include possible increased levels of self-esteem and positive outlook, that in turn may lead to increased opportunity of employment. Other areas of an offender’s life which can be improved via the supervision process are housing, financial situation (e.g. dealing with debt), mental and physical health, dealing with relationships, addictions/substance misuse.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

At the Criminal Justice Social Work Report stage individuals who may benefit from a Supervision Requirement will be identified. Their offence related and other needs which can be addressed within this Requirement will be highlighted to the Court in the Criminal Justice Social Work Report.