Social Care 2023-04-12 15:43:20
Contract, Part Time
£9800 – £24500/annum
Location: HMP Aylesbury
Contract Type: Part time, Fixed Term Contract
As a Restorative Practice Practitioner you will deliver restorative practice-based casework with a small cohort of young men in HMP YOI Aylesbury supporting them to develop and maintain better relationships, become more self-aware and to see conflict and its resolution as a part of life, through facilitating restorative conversations with estranged family members and significant others.
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable experience working with families and disadvantaged groups in a multi-agency environment and experience of supporting individuals with multiple and complex needs. You will also harness the ability to work in diverse groups of staff and service users with experience of working in a prison setting, having an awareness and understanding of the challenges in delivering a broad family service. Experience with interagency work is essential for this post along with building partnerships with the prison, promoting positive relationships between different agencies, and developing new approaches to service delivery.
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.
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), Prison Vetting 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 prison.
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.
Salary: £24,500 per annum plus £1,000 market supplement FTE (£9,800 per annum plus £400 MS actual)
Hours: 15 hours per week Monday – Friday
Benefits: Cycle to Work Scheme, Life Assurance, Season Ticket Loan, EAP Scheme
Closing date: 10-05-2023
You may also have experience in 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
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