Family Engagement Worker

£22,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Candidate Services
Community, Crime
Full Time
Contract Type
Family Engagement Worker 

Do you have what it takes to support prisoners and their families? 

Pur client is a national charity that supports offenders, ex-offenders, and their children and families. 

Position: Family Engagement Worker 
Location: HMP Downview, Sutton 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: Full time 
Salary: £22,000 per annum 
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme & more 

About the role: 

As a Family Engagement Worker, you will work directly with prisoners and their families to help them access support and develop skills that will enable them to build and enhance relationships, reduce reoffending and intergenerational offending. You will deliver the service in partnership with a range of professionals in prison and in the community and will be passionate about your work, with a creative approach and can-do attitude. 

About you: 

It is essential that you have experience of working with families, excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and have the ability to relate sensitively to the needs of prisoners’ families. You should have the ability to work in a challenging environment and remain calm at all times. 

Willingness to take responsibility for personal development and a positive attitude towards undertaking training and development activities to meet the changing requirements of the project is vital. 

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, a Satisfactory DBS disclosure and Enhanced Prison security clearance. 

You may have experience of the following: Case Management, Rehabilitation, Family Services, Support Work, Criminal Justice System, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Social Work, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.