Service Manager (Family Engagement)
Service Manager (Family Engagement) Our client is a national charity that supports those affected by imprisonment and their children and families. Position: Family Engagement Manager Scale 2 Location: HMP Coldingley, Woking, Surrey Job type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £24,000 per annum Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, free confidential advice & counselling service, eye care vouchers, cycle to work scheme plus more. Closing date: 11 November 2018 Interviews commencing the week: 19th November 2018. About the role: As Family Engagement Manager at HMP Coldingley, you will manage the organisation’s Family team, overseeing visitor centre services; play and children’s services; and a catering service. 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 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 our client’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 our client offers: The organisation offers a wide range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling service, eye care vouchers, generous holiday entitlement, cycle to work scheme plus more. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as an effective front-line services manager. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported 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. You may have experience of the following: Family Engagement Worker, Visitor Centre Manager, Customer Service Manager, Services Manager, Project Coordinator, Family Services Manager, Senior Support Worker, Family Services, Support Work, Social Work, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, Charity, Charities, Not For Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.