Have you got what it takes to support prisoners and their families?
Pact is a highly respected independent charity, which together with its subsidiary, Pact Futures, works 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-prisoners.
Position: Family Support Worker
Location: HMP Brixton, London
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 18 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday)
Salary: £9,874.56 pro rata (FTE £20,572.50)
Closing date for applications: 2nd March, 2021
Interview date: W/C 1st March, 2021
About the role:
As Family Support Worker at HMP Brixton 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.
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.
What Pact Offer:
Pact offer a wide range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling service, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, eye care vouchers, generous annual leave plus more. You will have the opportunity to attend internal training events to further develop yourself as an effective support work and you will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
How to apply:
If you feel you meet the requirements of this post please complete an application form by clicking the `apply now` button.
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, Rehabilitation, Family Services, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.
£9874 per annum
24 days ago