Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker

As Family Support Worker at HMP Wandsworth you will work as one of the Pact Family team. You will be based primarily in the prison’s visitor centre and visits hall providing support, advice and guidance to families visiting prisoners, facilitating prison visits, family days, as well as supporting the catering and play service.

Family Support Worker Requirements:

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable experience of working with families from diverse backgrounds, within a Supported Service. You will have the ability to provide a warm welcoming environment to ensure that families, children and prisoners are treated with respect, dignity and courtesy. You will also have knowledge of safeguarding, data protection and an awareness of the impact of custody on prisoners, children and families.

About PACT:

Pact is an ambitious and growing independent national charity which provides a fresh start for people affected by imprisonment. We are highly respected for our innovation and creativity, and our commitment to enabling people to achieve meaningful positive change in their lives.

Location: HMP Wandsworth
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 17.5 Hours Per Week (Thursdays and Sundays)
Salary: £9,600.50 pro rata (FTE £20,572.50)
Benefits: generous holiday entitlement, eye care vouchers, cycle to work scheme, free confidential advice and counselling service plus more.

Closing date: 30th August 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 04 September 2020

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.

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