Mentoring Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 214661
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: hireful
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: £26,775
  • Sector: Charity and Not For Profit
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Mentoring Coordinator


Salary: £26,775 (plus £3,000 market supplement)
Location: London
Job Type: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Benefits: Generous Holiday allowance Season Ticket loan Cycle to work scheme Charity worker discounts Enhanced maternity package Wellness, inclusion, and diversity groups EAP scheme Life assurance

Working as a member of the Mentoring team across prisons in London, this role will work alongside Integrated Offender Management (IOM) who oversee the most persistent and repeat offenders. The overall aim of the IOM mentoring service is to help reduce offending from IOM cases seen by the service due to complex needs.

This will be achieved through the following outcomes:

• Reducing violence and offending.
• Addressing thinking, behaviour, and attitudes that contribute to offending.
• Improving engagement, motivation, and trust.
• Removing short-term barriers and supporting long-term change.
• Providing practical support

The Mentoring Co-ordinator will be responsible for supporting People on Probation carrying a caseload of service users and supporting achievement of their needs.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will understand working with vulnerable adults in a challenging environment. You will have experience of working with and managing a pool of volunteers and also those with lived experience. You will also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a demanding workload. You will have the skills to contribute to planning and to the development of service users' success, and also have knowledge of safeguarding/child protection practice. In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work and build partnerships with a range of agencies.

Organisation:

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.

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.

How to apply:

If you feel that you meet the requirements of this exciting new role, please complete an application form by clicking the 'apply now' button.

* We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Other information:

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications including those with a criminal conviction (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 references from previous employers covering a 3-year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment) Level 1 enhanced vetting with child barring and a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note that being bankrupt or having County Court Judgements may affect your ability to be successfully vetted to work in a court setting.

About us

Pact (the Prison Advice & Care Trust) is a pioneering national charity that provides caring and life changing services to men and women in prison, to people with convictions on release and in the community, and to their children and families.

Pact’s vision is of a society in which justice is understood as a process of restoration and healing, in which prisons are used sparingly and as places of learning and rehabilitation, and in which the innate dignity and worth of every human being is valued. We work for the common good of Society, taking a public health-based approach. We work at the intersection of criminal justice, child and family welfare, mental health, wellbeing provision and health & social care.

Our volunteers and staff can be found in courts, prisons, probation services, and in communities across England & Wales. We are a diverse, inclusive, modern, and collaborative charity. We build effective partnerships and sustainable solutions based on our well-established understanding of the systems in which we work, and on our historic values and ethos developed through our 120+ years of service delivery.

As an inclusive employer, we welcome requests for job adverts and descriptions in accessible formats (for e.g. larger text) for candidates with disabilities, including those with neurodiversity.

You may have experience in the following roles: Volunteer Coordinator, Case Manager, Rehabilitation Specialist, Probation Officer, Social Worker, Community Outreach Worker, Youth Mentor, Criminal Justice Worker, Offender Supervisor, Support Worker, Programme Coordinator, Family Support Worker, Inclusion Coordinator, etc.

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