The Pact Group is made up of the Pact charity and its subsidiary Pact Futures, a Community Interest Company. Both organisations work across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services, providing practical and emotional support to prisoners’ children and families, to prisoners, and to ex-offenders. We enable active community engagement in criminal justice work through facilitating volunteering. Our work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being. Our focus is on human relationships, family and community. We are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do. Pact Futures was set up in 2014 to manage contracts of a more commercial nature whilst still delivering to the same quality, ethos and values of Pact.
Position: Men's Services Coordinator
Location: Home Based with extensive travel and working from sites across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract to April 2020
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Benefits: generous annual leave, cycle to work scheme, eye care vouchers, free information advice and counselling service plus more
Closing date: 15 May 2019
Interviews commencing week beginning: 23 May 2019
About the role:
As the Men's Services Co-ordinator, you will co-ordinate a new project that will provide a range of resettlement support to male offenders in the Thames Valley area (Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire). The project will work in close partnership with the Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Company (TV CRC), which will fund the project; local prisons and various criminal justice agencies.
As the Men’s Services Co-ordinator, you will ensure the delivery and continued development of consistently high quality, cost-effective and responsive services, grounded in our mission, vision and values.
You will have a track record of working directly with offenders or disadvantaged groups and will have experience of working within professional boundaries in a challenging environment. You will also have experience of working with a caseload of clients/service users and of maintaining clear, up to date records and demonstrable experience of delivering successful training programmes. Knowledge of safeguarding/child protection practice is also essential.
An adult training qualification (L3 in Adult Education or training, formally PTLLS or equivalent) would be beneficial as would experience of working with vulnerable/socially excluded adults. A broad awareness of the criminal justice system would also be an advantage. Good level of competence in the use of IT are essential.
What Pact offer:
Pact offer a wide range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling service, cycle to work scheme, Spec Saver eye care vouchers plus more.
You will undergo a through induction process attend training to further develop yourself as a front line services worker and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
This post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, satisfactory references from previous employers covering 3 years, an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure, and Prison Security Check (National Police Computer Record).
You may have experience of the following: Men’s Service Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Services Manager, Project Assistant, Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Senior Support Worker, Family Services, Support Work, Social Work, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, Case worker, Case Manager, etc.