21. Subject to the provisions in the probation order, a probation officer or volunteer probation officer who undertakes the supervision of any probationer shall —
ensure that the probationer understands —
the effect of the order placing him under his supervision; and
the court’s power to amend or discharge the order;
keep in close touch with the probationer, and unless there is good reason for not doing so, visit his residence from time to time and require him to report at stated intervals:
Provided that the number of meetings for the first month of probation shall be not fewer than once a week;
where appropriate, in respect of a probationer, make use of any statutory or voluntary agency which might contribute to the probationer’s welfare and take advantage of any available social, recreational, religious or educational facilities suited to the probationer’s age, ability and temperament; and
where appropriate, endeavour to ensure that a probationer is in suitable and regular employment.