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Pact

Family Support Worker

Job Type

Salary

Location

Part Time

Region

£18,525

Posted Date

South East

11 January 2022

HMP Bullingdon

Closing Date

21 January 2022

We are looking for a Family Support Worker to join our team.

Role overview:

As Family Support Worker you will provide support to families visiting loved ones in the Visitor Centre, visitor centre services; play and children’s services; and a catering service. If you have any enquiries about the role please contact Carole Chimombe on 07704 551242 and email carole.chimombe@prisonadvice.org.uk.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable capacity to work in hours 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 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.

Organisation:

Pact is a highly respected independent charity, working across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoner’s children and families, to prisoners and those who have resettled back into the community. Our work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being, and our work focusses on human relationships, family and community. We are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do.

What Pact Offer:

Pact offer a wide range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling service, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, eye care vouchers, generous annual leave plus more. You will have the opportunity to attend internal training events to further develop yourself as an effective support work and you will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.

How to apply:

If you feel you meet the requirements of this post please complete an application form by clicking the `apply now` button.

Other information:

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 an enhanced 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.

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