Prison Mentoring Outreach Worker

Recruiter
Certitude
Location
Greater London
Salary
£24485/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Prison Mentoring Outreach Worker

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and proactive person, who will provide person centred facilitation and recovery oriented coaching to prisoners. As an Outreach Worker you will deliver well-being workshops in our Beyond Prison Service.

The role:

This role will require you to work in HMP Brixton 4 days a week and from Certitude offices once a week. The main essence of this role is to deliver a 12 week programme to prisoners, to enable them to become Peer Mentors within the prison system. As part of the Healthcare Team you will deliver sessions independently, provide one to one support and facilitate group sessions.

Essential skills:

Effective communicator and motivator
Ability to facilitate groups
Ability to think on your feet, make quick decisions and deal effectively with unexpected situations.
Ability to work within set boundaries

Desirable:

Knowledge or experience within the Criminal Justice system
Preparing relevant reports and documentation
Experience of implementing change

Miscellaneous:

To apply for this role you must have a clean criminal record and will be subject to Certitude and HMP checks.
The role is a 39 hour contract based on flexible office hours.

All our posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as a need for full employment history from time of leaving compulsory education and up to date employment references. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the job vacancy and to consider them on their abilities