Family Engagement Manager

Recruiter
Pact
Location
Gloucester
Posted
13 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Feb 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Family Engagement Manager

Pact is a national charity that supports those affected by imprisonment and their children and families.

Position: Family Engagement Manager (Scale 2)
Location: HMP Leyhill, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 18.75 hours per week, Mon - Sun
Salary: £11,000 per annum (FTE £22,000)
Benefits: generous annual leave, cycle to work scheme, eye care vouchers, free information advice and counselling service plus more.

Closing date: 18 February 2019
Interviews commencing week beginning: 05 March 2019

About the role:

As Family Engagement Manager at HMP Leyhill you will lead on family casework and manage Pact’s Family team, overseeing visits, play and children’s services.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable capacity to coordinate a broad service, as well as experience and understanding of working with families in a challenging multi-agency environment, ideally involving offenders and / or their families.

You will have experience of casework with service users, and of maintaining clear, up to date records. You will also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a demanding work load.

You will have the ability to contribute to planning and development of Pact’s family work and also have knowledge of safeguarding / child protection practice.

Furthermore you will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work in build partnerships with a range of agencies.

What Pact offer:

Pact offers a range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling service, cycle to work scheme, SpecSavers vouchers plus more.

You will have the opportunity to attend internal training events to further yourself as an effective manager. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be welcomed by a friendly and enthusiastic team.

Other information:

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 is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds including those with previous convictions (appointment to post is subject to a satisfactory risk assessment).

You may have experience of the following: Family Engagement Manager, Family Engagement Worker, Visitor Centre Manager, Customer Service Manager, Services Manager, Service Coordinator, Project Coordinator, Family Services Manager, Volunteer Management, 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

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