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Please send all completed applications to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Community Service Manager

Work Location: London
Salary: £35000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Job description:

We are looking for a talented, passionate and ambitious Service Manager to join our Criminal Justice division and provide leadership across our community services.

You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time as our community service moves away from our offender management focus towards the delivery of a comprehensive suite of rehabilitative interventions to men and women subject to probation orders.

This role will lead a multidisciplinary team of 30 staff based across London. You will directly line-manage 4 Team Managers, holding them accountable for delivering high performing services across their geographic and business areas, whilst ensuring they are equipped with the skills and support to thrive.

 

Working with the Head of Services and senior management team, you will support our transition into the new service, identifying potential issues and proposing solutions. You will lead your staff team to re-roll into the new model, ensuring they receive all necessary training and support, and that communication in clear and consistent. Ideally you will have some experience of change management processes.

The new service will offer a diverse array of programmes and interventions, delivered predominantly in group settings, and supporting clients to address some of the key underlying causes of offending behavior including:

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Resilience
  • Motivation and self-esteem
  • Employability
  • Independent living
  • Money management
  • Addiction
  • Emotional management

You will have some experience of either managing teams of programme facilitators or delivering group interventions and will be able to disseminate end embed effective practice. You will support your Team Managers to make sure each area is adequately staffed and will maintain a culture of learning and development through supervisions, appraisals and continuing professional development processes. You will ensure a coaching approach to line management is implemented throughout your team and adopted by frontline staff when supporting service users.

 

You will be responsible for contract compliance, supporting your team to ensure they meet or exceed contract performance targets and achieve positive outcomes for their service users. You will be responsible for reporting our performance to our commissioners and executive team in a clear and timely fashion and taking swift action to address any areas of underperformance. You may also be required to contribute to reports to Penrose’s Board of Trustees.

 

Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, excellent communication skills and being able to develop strong working relationships with your teams, commissioners and other key stakeholders will be vital to the role. You will have an interest in both policy and business development and will work with the Head of Services to identify and secure new sources of income. Some understanding of budgeting and financial reporting will be helpful as you ensure your service is delivered within budget.

 

You will have a passion for working with people with experience of the criminal justice system and/or with other marginalised groups, and a belief that everyone can turn their life around regardless of past or present circumstances. You will have some previous management experience, an ability to motivate and inspire, and a keen eye for detail.

 

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Angela Henry, Head of Community Services, on M: 07891 690 550, E: angela.henry@penrose.org.uk

Should you be interested in this role please fill out the attached application form and return to recruitment@socialintersgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 13/03/2020

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Collaboration and Activities Coordinator

Work Location: Redbridge, Ilford
Salary: £29,000
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8am to 4pm or 1:30pm to 9:30pm, Monday to Friday - Occasional evenings and weekends

Job description:

Location: 3 residential sites across Lewisham, Lambeth and Redbridge

Penrose is looking for a talented and passionate individual to coordinate and deliver a comprehensive programme of activities supporting people with personality disorders to resettle in the community and lead happy, healthy lives, free from crime. A critical component of a new pan-London service, this role will be the designated lead for partnering with local agencies and support services, and ensuring that each site is able to offer a fulfilling range of meaningful interventions and that our residents are involved in all stages of the process.

The Collaboration and Activities Coordinator will also be the lead for ensuring a smooth transition from our supported accommodation into independent living, by ensuring that every resident is equipped with tools and a package of local support services at the point of move-on.

As part of the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) pathway, Penrose will provide supported accommodation for 12 men and 4 women across three residential sites in Lambeth, Lewisham and Redbridge. Working in partnership with NHS England and HMPPS and receiving referrals from the National Probation Service, we will support men and women in the pathway being released from prison, secure healthcare settings or moving on from Approved Premises. Our 24-hour service will provide far more than a roof over people’s heads; it will offer a base for a range of 1-1 and group interventions, delivered by our teams and by external partners, that will equip residents with the skills and confidence to move-on safely into independent living.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference supporting some of the most complex people in the criminal justice system and helping make communities safer. We are looking for an experienced individual with the motivation and commitment to coordinate, design and facilitate a suite of activities supporting residents within an enabling environment.

Your Role:

Your role will be based across Lambeth, Lewisham or Redbridge supported housing accommodation sites with regular travel across London required.

Main Duties:

· Designing, coordinating and facilitating a programme of activities and interventions for OPD residents across 3 sites

· Liaising with local and pan-London partner agencies to ensure each site offers a holistic package of interventions

· Provide transitional support for each resident as they move on into independent accommodation, equipping them with tools and a package of local support contacts

· To deliver training to staff (and residents as appropriate) to enable and empower them to deliver activities as required

· To be creative in involving the service users and ensuring they remain at the centre of the discussion and make choices and decisions.

· To work with the team of Engagement workers and support service users to achieve their goals, in line with their support plan.

· To liaise with external professionals, e.g. GP’s, probation officer, Care Coordinators etc.

· Ensure timely information sharing with Offender Managers and other key stakeholders to support robust risk management and positive resettlement outcomes

· Facilitate and or support group sessions

· Provide / arrange for various advice, advocacy and or information to service users in relation to physical health matters, substance misuse welfare benefits, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.

· To positively respond to service users who may need assistance, seeking the support of the appropriate manager if necessary, in emergencies.

· Assist the staff team in managing security and safety, health & safety, maintenance, rent/charges collection, arrears and void control.

· Assist service users with arrangements for moving into the property, ensuring benefits are applied for, utilities connected, maintenance problems resolved, and that the property is properly furnished.

· To undertake administrative tasks as part of regular duties ensuring that these are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

· Ensure Service Users receive a high quality and responsive service.

· Promote and encourage best practice in HSE.

Excellent communication skills and being able to develop strong working relationships will also be crucial to this role. You will have a passion for working with people with experience of the criminal justice system and/or with other marginalised groups, and a belief that everyone can turn their life around regardless of past or present circumstances.

You will have an ability to build rapport, motivate and inspire, and a keen eye for detail.

To apply we require your CV along with Supporting Statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) detailing how your knowledge and experience meets the requirements of the job description (this can be found on the attached Job Description) or completion of an application form. Please then send to by the closing date.

Why work with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 3 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Closing date: 24/03/2020

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Engagement Worker

Work Location: Lambeth
Salary: £22,865.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Day, nights, Mon- Friday including weekends

Job description:

Female Engagement Worker (OPD Pathway)

Location: Lambeth

Penrose is recruiting for talented, ambitious and caring staff to help deliver a major new pan-London service supporting people with personality disorders to resettle in the community and lead happy, healthy lives, free from crime.

As part of the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) pathway, Penrose will be providing supported accommodation for 12 men and 4 women across three residential sites in Lambeth, Lewisham and Redbridge. Working in partnership with NHS England and HMPPS and receiving referrals from the National Probation Service, we will support men and women in the pathway being released from prison, secure healthcare settings or moving on from Approved Premises. Our 24-hour service will provide far more than a roof over people’s heads; it will offer a base for a range of 1-1 and group interventions, delivered by our teams and by external partners, that will equip residents with the skills and confidence to move on safely into independent living.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference supporting some of the most complex people in the criminal justice system and helping make communities safer. We are looking for experienced staff who have the skills and ability to support and engage residents with a non-judgemental attitude within an enabling environment.

Your Role:

Your role will be based in our female supported housing accommodation site in Lambeth with possibility to work across locations.

Because of the nature of the duties of this post, it is an occupational requirement that the post holder is female and the post is therefore exempt from the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 in terms of Schedule 9, Part 1, and Paragraph 1 of that Act.

Duties:

  • To be creative in involving the service users in meetings which ensures they remain at the centre of the discussion and make choices and decisions.
  • To support service users to achieve their goals, in line with their support plan.
  • As part of service users support plan, to liaise with external professionals, e.g. GP’s, probation officer, Care Coordinators etc.
  • Understanding of Risk Management within a Criminal Justice environment
  • Facilitate and or support group sessions
  • Ensure there is genuine engagement with the service users using appropriate methodologies and interventions •
  • Provide / arrange for various advice, advocacy and or information to service users in relation to physical health matters, substance misuse welfare benefits, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.
  • To positively respond to service users who may need assistance, seeking the support of the appropriate manager if necessary, in emergencies.
  • Assist the staff team in managing security and safety, health & safety, maintenance, rent/charges collection, arrears and void control.
  • Assist service users with arrangements for moving into the property, ensuring benefits are applied for, utilities connected, maintenance problems resolved, and that the property is properly furnished.
  • Liaison with Agencies and Local Community
  • Ensure timely information sharing with Offender Managers and other key stakeholders to support robust risk management and positive resettlement outcomes
  • To undertake administrative tasks as part of regular duties ensuring that these are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Service Users receive a high quality and responsive service.
  • Communicatee effectively.
  • Promote and encourage best practice in HSE.
  • Excellent communication skills and being able to develop strong working relationships will also be crucial to this role. You will have a passion for working with people with experience of the criminal justice system and/or with other marginalised groups, and a belief that everyone can turn their life around regardless of past or present circumstances.
  • You will have an ability to build rapport, motivate and inspire, and a keen eye for detail.

To apply we require your CV along with Supporting Statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) detailing your knowledge and experience (this can be found on the attached Job Description) or completion of an application form. Please then send to by the closing date.

Wy work for us?

  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash, a private healthcare scheme which includes:
  • Packages for acute and chronic coverage
  • Alternative therapy treatments
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 26 days after 2 years employment and thereafter by 1 day per additional year of employment up to a max of 30 days annual leave.
  • Life Assurance

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 3 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Should you be interested in this post please fill out the application form and return to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 06/03/2020

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Mental Health Discharge Worker

Work Location: Luton
Salary: £20,785
Contract: 1 Year Contract
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Job description:

We are currently looking for a Mental Health Discharge Worker to join our team in Luton on a 1 year Contract starting 1 April 2020.

Job Purpose:

To ensure individuals who are admitted to the Luton based mental health wards are assessed for their housing need and will be discharged to suitable and secure accommodation. To provide pathways, support and appropriate interventions to enable successful resettlements. Work with external partner agencies to ensure the relevant support and care is in place for the individuals at point of discharge. Work with the ward teams to create and maintain the beginning of a clear pathway to independence throughout their stay on the ward and their discharge.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure all individuals admitted to the wards are assessed within 48 hours.
  • Create and implement support plans with realistic and timed outcomes.
  • Work with ward staff to ensure that a full understanding of the service user’s circumstances and support needs are gathered so a suitable discharge can be sought.
  • Create and maintain strong working relationships with local housing representatives including, but not limited to; Homeless Prevention Officers, Local Landlords, Housing Benefit Team, Allocations Department, Temporary Accommodation, Housing Associations, Hostels, Supported Housing Schemes, Rehab Facilities.
  • Ensure any individuals requiring longer term support upon discharge are referred to the appropriate services before discharge.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash, a private healthcare scheme which includes:
  • Packages for acute and chronic coverage
  • Alternative therapy treatments
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 26 days after 2 years employment and thereafter by 1 day per additional year of employment up to a max of 30 days annual leave.
  • Life Assurance

What we are looking for:

  • Appropriate professional qualification:
  • NVQ / Diploma level 3 in Health & Social Care / Mental Health / Housing or professional equivalent
  • Experience of working with individuals who may have mental health issues / substance misuse / challenging chaotic behaviours
  • On the job experience of drafting and agreeing support plans and providing appropriate interventions for service user and liaising with other professional to bring the plans to fruition
  • Clear evidence and experience of successful reintegration of clients into the community
Closing date: 02/03/2020

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Night Support Worker

Work Location: Redbridge
Salary: £22,865.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 9pm to 8:30am, including weekends

Job description:

Location: Gants Hill, Redbridge

Penrose is recruiting for talented, ambitious and caring staff to help deliver a major new pan-London service supporting people with personality disorders to resettle in the community and lead happy, healthy lives, free from crime.

As part of the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) pathway, Penrose will be providing supported accommodation for 12 men and 4 women across three residential sites in Lambeth, Lewisham and Redbridge. Working in partnership with NHS England and HMPPS and receiving referrals from the National Probation Service, we will support men and women in the pathway being released from prison, secure healthcare settings or moving on from Approved Premises. Our 24-hour service will provide far more than a roof over people’s heads; it will offer a base for a range of 1-1 and group interventions, delivered by our teams and by external partners, that will equip residents with the skills and confidence to move on safely into independent living.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference supporting some of the most complex people in the criminal justice system and helping make communities safer. We are looking for experienced staff who have the skills and ability to support and engage residents with a non-judgemental attitude within an enabling environment.

Your Role:

Based in one of our male residential services in Redbridge, this essential role ensures our residents are safe and supported through the night. Working in teams of two, you will ensure the security of the premises, but also be there to offer support and guidance to residents, as well as ensuring appropriate risk management and information sharing protocols are adhered to.

You will also ensure detailed service and resident handovers to day staff each morning. Night Support Workers will also liaise with other staff in providing support and advice to service users and be expected to regularly participate in team meetings

Working in collaboration with the National Probation Service and other partners within the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) Pathway, you will support adult males who have recently been released from prison, secure health settings or who are moving on from Approved Premises. You will work with residents providing 1-1 support as well as other key engagement activities, supporting them to further develop their talents and self-belief whilst managing their mental health and wellbeing. You will support, inspire and motivate residents to develop the required skills to build confidence and move into safe, successful independent living within the community. You will provide robust risk management, sharing information with staff, probation and other partners to help keep your service users safe.

 

Duties:

  • To support service users to achieve their goals, in line with their support plan.
  • Ensure Service Users receive a high quality and responsive service.
  • Ensure the security and safety of the property and residents, managing incidents and escalating as necessary
  • To positively respond to service users who may need assistance, seeking the support of the appropriate manager if necessary, in emergencies.
  • Assist the staff team in managing security and safety, health & safety, maintenance, rent/charges collection, arrears and void control.
  • As part of service users support plan, to liaise with external professionals, e.g. GP’s, probation officer, Care Coordinators etc.
  • Facilitate and or support group sessions
  • Ensure there is genuine engagement with the service users using appropriate methodologies and interventions
  • Provide / arrange for various advice, advocacy and or information to service users in relation to physical health matters, substance misuse welfare benefits, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.
  • Assist service users with arrangements for moving into the property, ensuring benefits are applied for, utilities connected, maintenance problems resolved, and that the property is properly furnished.
  • Liaison with Agencies and Local Community
  • Ensure timely information sharing with Offender Managers and other key stakeholders to support robust risk management and positive resettlement outcomes
  • To undertake administrative tasks as part of regular duties ensuring that these are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Promote and encourage best practice in HSE.
  • To be creative in involving the service users in meetings which ensures they remain at the centre of the discussion and make choices and decisions.

 

 

Excellent communication skills and being able to develop strong working relationships will also be crucial to this role. You will have a passion for working with people with experience of the criminal justice system and/or with other marginalised groups, and a belief that everyone can turn their life around regardless of past or present circumstances.

You will have an ability to build rapport, motivate and inspire, and a keen eye for detail.

To apply we require your CV along with Supporting Statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) detailing your knowledge and experience (this can be found on the attached Job Description) or completion of an application form. Please then send to by the closing date to recruitment@socialinterstgroup.org.uk

Why work with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 3 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Closing date: 28/02/2020

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Data and Performance Coordinator

Work Location: Highbury & Islington
Salary: £29,000.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Service Custody Team are advertising for a Data and Performance Coordinator to support effective performance measurement and data accuracy across the service.

Penrose Criminal Justice Service work in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company to support service users on their journey ‘Through the Gate’. The Custody Team support service users prior to their release from a custodial setting, creating resettlement plans and providing specialist support, across four London Prisons (HMP Wandsworth, HMP Belmarsh, HMP Brixton and HMP Pentonville).

We are looking for a motivated member of staff who will be responsible for line managing a team of Data Officers, overseeing day to day data and administrative tasks, as well as being responsible for monitoring and reporting on the performance of the service. This role will require you to work collaboratively with frontline officers, senior managers and our contract managers.

Social Interest Group is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

Why work with us?

  • Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 3 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Please download and complete the attached application form and return by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

The deadline for completed applications is Friday 21st  February 2020, with interviews to be held week commencing 2nd March 2020.  

Closing date: 21/02/2020

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Engagement Worker

Work Location: Redbridge
Salary: £22,865.00
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Job description:

Penrose is recruiting for talented, ambitious and caring staff to help deliver a major new pan-London service supporting people with personality disorders to resettle in the community and lead happy, healthy lives, free from crime.

As part of the Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) pathway, Penrose will be providing supported accommodation for 12 men and 4 women across three residential sites in Lambeth, Lewisham and Redbridge. Working in partnership with NHS England and HMPPS and receiving referrals from the National Probation Service, we will support men and women in the pathway being released from prison, secure healthcare settings or moving on from Approved Premises. Our 24-hour service will provide far more than a roof over people’s heads; it will offer a base for a range of 1-1 and group interventions, delivered by our teams and by external partners, that will equip residents with the skills and confidence to move on safely into independent living.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference supporting some of the most complex people in the criminal justice system and helping make communities safer. We are looking for experienced staff who have the skills and ability to support and engage residents with a non-judgemental attitude within an enabling environment.

Your Role:

Your role will be based in Redbridge supported housing accommodation sites with possibility to work across locations.

 

Duties: 

  • To be creative in involving the service users in meetings which ensures they remain at the centre of the discussion and make choices and decisions.
  • To support service users to achieve their goals, in line with their support plan.
  • As part of service users support plan, to liaise with external professionals, e.g. GP’s, probation officer, Care Coordinators etc.
  • Understanding of Risk Management within a Criminal Justice environment
  • Facilitate and or support group sessions
  • Ensure there is genuine engagement with the service users using appropriate methodologies and interventions
  • Provide / arrange for various advice, advocacy and or information to service users in relation to physical health matters, substance misuse welfare benefits, education, employment and training, life skills and any other identified support needs.
  • To positively respond to service users who may need assistance, seeking the support of the appropriate manager if necessary, in emergencies.
  • Assist the staff team in managing security and safety, health & safety, maintenance, rent/charges collection, arrears and void control.
  • Assist service users with arrangements for moving into the property, ensuring benefits are applied for, utilities connected, maintenance problems resolved, and that the property is properly furnished.
  • Liaison with Agencies and Local Community
  • Ensure timely information sharing with Offender Managers and other key stakeholders to support robust risk management and positive resettlement outcomes
  • To undertake administrative tasks as part of regular duties ensuring that these are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Service Users receive a high quality and responsive service.
  • Communicatee effectively.
  • Promote and encourage best practice in HSE.

 

Excellent communication skills and being able to develop strong working relationships will also be crucial to this role. You will have a passion for working with people with experience of the criminal justice system and/or with other marginalised groups, and a belief that everyone can turn their life around regardless of past or present circumstances.

To apply we require you to complete an application form which can be found on our website https://socialinterestgroup.org.uk/vacancies/

Why work with us?

Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan

  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Medi-cash which includes the following:
  • Discount gym membership
  • Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • Dental treatment via NHS or Private
  • Physiotherapy, Indian Head Massage and a range of other therapies
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 3 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Closing date: 09/03/2020

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Prison Admin Officer

Work Location: HMP Wandsworth
Salary: £23,600
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: 8am - 4:30pm Monday to Thursday, 8am - 1:30pm Friday

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Prison Data Officer across London, with a particular focus on recruiting for positions in HMP Wandsworth.

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports all adult males who are sentenced to a custodial order to resettle into the community and to break the cycle of reoffending. We provide guidance and support with a wide range of issues, from accommodation to training to financial advice, signposting our clients to relevant services within their Prisons or in their local area, as well as supporting them with any referral processes. We engage with agencies both within the Prisons and across London, tailoring a package of support to best meet each individual’s needs. Our employees are provided in-depth training package including risk management and de-escalation.

We are looking for a motivated and reliable member of staff to support the Data and Performance team to monitor and report the performance and outcomes of the Penrose Criminal Justice Services Prison Team, using Microsoft Excel and other relevant prison computer packages to input and collate operational data, as well as helping with the organisation of quarterly resettlement events for service users across the London Prisons.

Please return the attached application by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

The deadline for completed applications is 14th of February 2020, with interviews to be held on the week commencing 17th of February 2020.

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Criminal Justice Offender Resettlement Worker

Work Location: London Prisons
Salary: £23600 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Shift pattern: Mon-Thurs- 8:30am - 4:30pm, Fri - 8:30a, - 1:30pm

Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post for Offender Resettlement Worker in our London prisons.

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports all adult males who are sentenced to a custodial order to resettle into the community and to break the cycle of reoffending. We provide guidance and support with a wide range of issues, from accommodation to training to financial advice, signposting our clients to relevant services in their area, as well as supporting them with any referral processes. We engage with agencies both within the CRC and across London, tailoring a package of support to best meet each individual’s needs. Our resettlement workers are trained in risk management and motivational interviewing and with a set of trainings that will be catered around the role being carried out.

We are looking for motivated staff who want to deliver services differently and develop new skills in the process. The role will be based in a London prison, where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. However, you will also meet with your wider Penrose team in full Penrose custodial Team meetings on a six-weekly basis. All our Resettlement workers will receive a holistic training package before they are able to manage a caseload of service users, and Penrose is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

Please completed the attached application form and return to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

 

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Offender Resettlement Worker – Bank

Work Location: Brixton
Salary: £10.48
Job description:

Penrose Criminal Justice Services are recruiting for the post of Bank Staff for Offender Resettlement Worker in of our London prisons. This allows for flexible working hours agreed by both parties which may lead on to full time employment.

Working in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and MTCNovo, our service supports all adult males who are sentenced to a custodial order to resettle into the community and to break the cycle of reoffending. We provide guidance and support with a wide range of issues, from accommodation to training to financial advice, signposting our clients to relevant services in their area, as well as supporting them with any referral processes. We engage with agencies both within the CRC and across London, tailoring a package of support to best meet each individual’s needs. Our resettlement workers are trained in risk management and motivational interviewing and with a set of trainings that will be catered around the role being carried out.

We are looking for motivated staff who want to deliver services differently, and develop new skills in the process. The role will be based in a London prison, where you will be the representative for Penrose Criminal Justice Services. However, you will also meet with your wider Penrose team in full Penrose custodial Team meetings on a six weekly basis. All our Resettlement workers will receive a holistic training package before they are able to manage a caseload of service users, and Penrose is committed to continual professional development through additional training, supervisions and appraisals.

Please return your completed application by email to Recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

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Psychologist – Maternity Cover

Work Location: Croydon
Salary: £38,905
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Hours per week: 30
Job description:

Our services in Croydon provide accommodation-based step-down (High/Medium/Low/Floating) support to people referred by designated referral agencies that will allow them to address their complex support needs and prepare for independent living.

We are looking for someone to provide highly specialist psychological assessment of clients with highly complex conditions based on the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of data from a variety of sources, which may include neuropsychological testing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for own professional practice in the delivery of highly specialist psychological care to clients with highly complex mental health conditions which may include challenging behaviours.
  • To be compassionate in meeting the needs of clients, their carers and families.
  • To promote at all times a positive image of people with mental ill health and complex needs.
  • To promote at all times a positive image of the service and Penrose.
  • In line with the banding of the post and its service context to:
  • Provide leadership in multi-disciplinary training and development, particularly in relation to the implementation of PIE across the Adult Pathway.
  • Provide leadership in service audit and development
  • Provide leadership in service evaluation and research
  • Ensure that a psychological perspective is brought to service redesign and cultural change

Why work with us?

•Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan

•25 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)

•Pension, Eye-care Vouchers

•Growing and forward-thinking organisation

Should you be interested in this post please fill out the application form below and send to our recruitment team on recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhances DBS and provide employment references covering 5 years period including one from your most recent employer.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the issues relating to equal opportunities in service delivery and provision and to actively promote ways of eradicating racism, sexism, and other forms of negative discrimination though the group’s policies and procedures.

Closing date: 14/02/2020

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Senior Care and Support Worker

Work Location: Mobile
Salary: £22,865
Contract: Permanent
Hours per week: 20 plus additional bank
Shift pattern: Monday to Friday with Rostered weekends on call

Job description:

Penrose Senior Care & Support Worker

Lambeth, Lewisham and Camden boroughs

Penrose Community Links supports vulnerable adults in their own homes to regain confidence and rebuild their lives after being in hospital or supported living. Our clients are all different, some of them may have a mental health diagnosis, some may have a history of substance abuse, and some may have been involved in the criminal justice system. All of them need our help to lead good, happy, productive lives.

Have you got the patience, the persistence and the resilience to connect with these vulnerable adults?

Are you familiar with writing and updating of care plans and risk assessments to a CQC approved level?

If so we can offer you

  1. Competitive pay
  2. Guaranteed hours of 20 hours per week with additional bank hours available.
  3. A contributory pension scheme
  4. Ongoing training
  5. A hands on and supportive management team available throughout your shift
  6. Regular supervision
  7. A free backpack containing personal protective equipment
  8. A personal alarm and a handset for Care Plans and Care Notes, ensuring you have up to date information about your clients. 

Person Specification

  1. Experience of working in partnership with service users, care managers and significant others
  2. Experience in writing person centred Care Plans and Risk Assessments

Please fill out the below application form and send to recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk

Closing date: 14/02/2020

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