Resettlement Case Manager - HMP Spring Hill
Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP Spring Hill to put education at the heart of the prison system.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Resettlement Case Manager to join our team at HMP Spring Hill. The successful candidate will effectively manage, tutor and support resettlement through the Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Services for prisoners entering and leaving custody, while using motivational goal setting skills to support participation and services throughout the prison.
The Resettlement team provides, coordinates and allocates through the gate (TTG) sentence plans for prisoners who are entering or preparing for release into the community. We complete the online records associated with their sentence planning and manage a caseload of prisoners, tracking agreed milestones and planning interventions around employment, health, accommodation or education and support resettlement.
Location: HMP Spring Hill
Hours: 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £18,000 - £24,000 per annum
Closing Date: 18th April 2018
More about the rewards
- 25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
- Amazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
- Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
- Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
- Busy Bee’s childcare vouchers can save working parents up to £933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15.
- Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
- Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
- 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
- Plus many more…
As a successful candidate, you will:
- Resettlement action planning using the online Basic Custody Screening Tool (BCST part 2) on entry and 12 weeks prior to release.
- Support, guidance and practical help across all mandated services with a focus on supporting advice on employment, education, health, housing, finance, benefit and debt.
- Rigorous track, review and facilitation of action plans for progression and resolving barriers on a prisoner’s entry to custody or preparing for release.
- Use motivational goal setting skills to support participation and mandated services.
- Demonstrate experience of successfully achieving project targets through maintaining accurate data & caseloads, delivering against deadlines
- Demonstrate excellent Microsoft Office skills and experience with databases.
- Possess professional written and verbal communication skills and an eye for detail.
- Demonstrate evidence of continuous personal/professional development and be willing to develop knowledge, qualifications and expertise around housing, benefit, debt and a range of mandated pathways.
- Show good communication and motivational skills across a broad range of resource types, skills and backgrounds.
- Show a proactive resolution of risks and issues, and demonstrate flexibility and a ‘can do’ attitude.
- Hold a full driving licence as travel may be required between Thames Valley prisons.
- Demonstrate commitment to a high professional and personal standard of work and conduct
- Have a commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education and employment for all.
- Have professional Skills for Life (literacy, numeracy and language) and be willing to develop these further.
More about the College
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.