Family Engagement Worker
Family Engagement Worker
An exciting role working for a national charity.
Pact (Prison Advice & Care Trust) is a National charity which support people affected by imprisonment. They work in prisons and communities across England and Wales to provide practical support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.
Position: Family Engagement Worker
Location: HMP Foston Hall, Derby
Job type: Part time, Permanent
Hours: 5.5 hours per week
Salary: £10.25 per hour
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, child care vouchers, free information, advice and counselling service, plus many more
Closing date: 19 April 2019
Interviews commencing week beginning: 13 May 2019
About the role:
Working with the Family Services Manager at HMP Foston Hall you will with focus on delivering a small caseload and organising Family Day visits.
To be successful as a Family Engagement Worker you will work closely with the Family Engagement Manager and prison staff to plan, resource and manage Family Days as well as managing a small caseload.
You will provide support and ensure that children, families and prisoners are treated with respect, dignity and courtesy and ensure their needs are considered and views are heard at all levels.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds including those who have previous convictions (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).
What Pact offer:
Pact offers a wide range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, free information, advice and counselling, cycle to work scheme, plus more.
You will have the opportunity to attend training events to develop yourself further as effective front line services worker. You will undergo a thorough induction and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, including those with previous convictions (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 HMPPS / MoJ Security Vetting, satisfactory employer references covering a minimum of 3 years and a satisfactory enhanced DBS. Please note that being recently 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: Case Management, Case Worker, Rehabilitation, Family Services, Support Work, Care Worker, Criminal Justice System, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Social Work, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, Social Worker etc.