Family Engagement Worker

Maidstone, UK
02 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Family Engagement Worker

You will join us as a Family Engagement Worker with a focus on family casework for prisoners that are completing voluntary work placements for Pact.

Family Engagement Worker Responsibilities:

Offering support to other aspects of the service including play and children's services; support for family groupwork interventions.

Family Engagement Worker Requirements:

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.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, a Satisfactory DBS disclosure and Enhanced Prison security clearance.

About PACT:

Pact is a national charity that supports offenders, ex-offenders, and their children and families.

Location: HMP East Sutton Park, Maidstone ME17 3DF

Hours: Part Time, Permanent, 22.5 hours per week

Salary: £12,900 (£21,500 pro rata) per annum

Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, free information, advice and counselling service, cycle to work scheme and more

Closing date for applications: 13th October, 2019

You may have experience of the following: Case Management, Rehabilitation, Family Services, Support Work, Criminal Justice System, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Social Work, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, etc.

Ref: 89491
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