Family Engagement Manager

Recruiter
Location
Bovingdon
Salary
£21,000
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Ref
00315695
Contact
Candidate Services
Function
Management
Sector
Crime
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Family Engagement Manager 

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

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

Position: Family Engagement Manager 
Location: HMP The Mount 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 per week 
Salary: £21,000 
Closing date – 20/08/2017 
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme & more 

About the role: 

As a Family Engagement Manager you will be responsible for delivering family services in HMP The Mount with support from Hacro’s visitor centre manager and CDA’s play workers, volunteers and student placements, in line with the establishment’s requirements, with a particular focus on complex family casework. Duties may involve; visitor centre services; play and children’s services; complex family casework and support for family groupwork interventions. 

About you: 

To be successful in this role you will ideally be knowledgeable of the criminal justice system and have an aware of the impact of custody on prisoners and on their children and families and have experience of complex family casework. You will also have a clear understanding of professional boundaries which will enable you and your volunteers to work with prisoners and their families. 

In addition, you will possess excellent organisational skills, excellent communication skills and work in a challenging environment whilst remaining calm. Furthermore, you will act as a role model for volunteers and an ambassador, conducting yourself professionally at all times, with high standards of personal integrity and accountability. 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, including those with previous convictions (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment). 
This post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory HMPPS/MoJ Security Vetting, and satisfactory employer references covering a minimum of 3 years and a satisfactory enhanced DBS. 

You may have experience of the following: Family Engagement Manager, Social Worker, Charity, Family Support, Volunteer, Social Services, Volunteering, and Support Worker 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 age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.