Offender Resettlement Worker (4 Posts)

Department: CJS
Work Location: Wandsworth/Belmarsh/Brixton
Salary: £22865.00
Contract: Permanent/1 year fixed term Maternity leave (Belmarsh)
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Thursday & 8:00am-1:30pm Fridays

Job description:

Hours: 37.5

Shifts: Monday to Thursday 08.00am to 16.30pm Friday 0800am to 13.30pm

Our aim is to successfully reduce reoffending, rehabilitate and reintegrate offenders back into the community.

We finalise cohesive resettlement plans (BCST3’s) generated from the ‘Basic custody screening tools’ parts 1 and 2, along with historical information and face to face interviews that generate the plans 12 weeks prior to release, we use pathway referrals and ‘ORW’ Caseload support during this process, providing pathway support with feedback that enables appropriate interventions and support to resettlement needs for all prisoners in both a group and on a 1-1 basis.

We deliver the “Getting It Right” resettlement programme within the prison setting, this programme is based around challenging cognitive thinking, and facilitation of group work is part of the ‘ORW’ role.

We work with internal and external partners, agencies and commissioners including Prison Service, Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC’s) and the National Probation Service to achieve the desired outcomes and KPI’s for the service.

About the role:

Offender Resettlement Workers will also liaise with other staff in providing support and advice to offenders and be expected to regularly participate in team meetings and other duties deemed relevant by management.

Benefits:

We offer Specsavers Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programmes and Childcare vouchers

Further Information:

We do not accept CV’s and you must complete an application form these can be found on the web site Penrose.  The deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 24th January 2018 12:00pm.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and an advanced vetting check.

Closing date: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

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