Employment Advisor - (Prison Based)
We are really pleased to be recruiting for one of the leading charities that specialises in supporting offenders to help improve their well-being and live a crime free life. Recognised as a great company to work for by both investors in people and ‘best companies’.ROLE SUMMARY- You will be based at HMP Bullingdon (a category C prison) , which works with long-term prisoners prior to release with the aim of society reintegration.
This will involve looking at areas such as housing, health, employment as well as money & budgeting. You will have a caseload of 50-60 and will support clients to help them deal with issues that are typically faced through long period of imprisonment such as anxiety, and social exclusion.
It is essential that you have the ability to work with multi-agencies, such as Citizens Advice, JCP, housing departments or specialist support agencies that cover areas including education and employment.
You must be unfazed working within a prison environment, and unfazed when it comes to working with challenging clients e.g. sex offenders.You will work with peers from different agencies within a supportive, social environment so you will not be left alone.There are targets to meet, so you need to be able to work through these.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR? Our ideal candidate will have experience within working in a prison setting including prison officers, social/support workers, employability coaches, employment advisors criminology graduates (relevant voluntary work ideally to have been undertaken) and anyone who feels that they have relevant experience.
INTERESTED IN APPLYING? Please apply via this advert and if you would like to find out more or have applied and have not heard back please call the office and ask for Jess (number on the Red 5 people website).
*Interviews are taking place over Microsoft Teams ASAP
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