Pact is a national charity that supports those affected by imprisonment and their children and families.
Position: Play Worker
Location: HMP Moorland & HMP Lindholme
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 10 hours per week (Saturday & Sunday)
Salary: £4,550.00 (FTE £17,062.50)
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, cycle to work scheme, eye care vouchers, free confidential advice and counselling service.
Closing date: 19th September 2018
About the role:
As a Play Worker at HMP Moorland & Lindholme you will work alongside Her Majesty’s Prison Staff to deliver age appropriate and culturally sensitive play activities including outside activities to ensure that children feel comfortable, safe and secure while visiting their parent in prison.
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable experience of working with children of varying ages providing play activities. Providing a warm welcoming environment to ensure that children, families and prisoners are treated with respect, dignity and courtesy. You will also have a knowledge of safeguarding / child protection practice alongside a knowledge of data protection.
What we offer:
Pact offers a wide range of employee benefits such as free confidential advice and counselling service, generous holiday entitlement, eye care vouchers plus more. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as an effective front line services worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
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 enhanced 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: Play Worker, Teacher, Coach, Play Scheme Assistant, Nursery Worker, Teaching, Coaching, Childcare, Nursery Assistant, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.