Pact is a highly respected independent charity, working across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoner’s children and families, to prisoners and those who have resettled back into the community. Our work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being, and our work focusses on human relationships, family and community. We are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do.
Position: Family Engagement Manager
Location: South Yorkshire Cluster (HMP Hatfield, HMP Moorland or HMP Lindholme)
Contract type: Permanent, Part Time
Hours: 28 Hours Per Week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)
Salary: £18,293.33 pro rata per annum (FTE £24,500 per annum)
Closing date for applications: 8th March, 2021
About the role:
You’ll manage essential family services in HMP Moorland, HMP Lindholme and HMP Hatfield as part of a team, with a focus on complex family casework, play services and providing much needed support for family groupwork interventions.
To be successful in this rewarding role you will have demonstrable capacity to manage a broad service, as well as experience and understanding of working with families in a challenging multi-agency environment, ideally involving prisoners and/or their families.
You will have experience of casework with service users, and of maintaining clear, up to date records. You will also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a demanding work load.
You will have the ability to contribute to planning and development of Pact’s family work and also have knowledge of safeguarding/child protection practice.
Furthermore you will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work in build partnerships with a range of agencies.
What we offer:
Pact offers a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counselling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional training and interventions worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
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.