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Family Support Manager

Location
Woking, Surrey
Salary
£27,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
21 Sep 2022
As Family Engagement Manager you will manage Pact's Family engagement casework within the prison, organise Family Days periodically and liaise with our subcontractors in the Visits Centre.About You:To be successful in this role you will have a 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 workload. You will have the ability to contribute to the 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 the ability to work in building partnerships with a range of agencies.What we offer:Pact offers a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counselling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional training and interventions worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.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 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.About Us:Pact (the Prison Advice & Care Trust) is a pioneering national charity that provides caring and life changing services to men and women in prison, to people with convictions on release and in the community, and to their children and families.Pact's vision is of a society in which justice is understood as a process of restoration and healing, in which prisons are used sparingly and as places of learning and rehabilitation, and in which the innate dignity and worth of every human being is valued. We work for the common good of Society, taking a public health-based approach. We work at the intersection of criminal justice, child and family welfare, mental health, wellbeing provision and health & social care.Our volunteers and staff can be found in courts, prisons, probation services, and in communities across England & Wales. We are a diverse, inclusive, modern, and collaborative charity. We build effective partnerships and sustainable solutions based on our well-established understanding of the systems in which we work, and on our historic values and ethos developed through our 120+ years of service delivery.Location: HMP Coldingley - nr Woking, SurreyContract Type: PermanentHours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (weekend & evening work may be required)Salary: £27,000 per annum (£25,000 basic salary + £2,000 MS)Benefits: Cycle to Work Scheme. Life Assurance. Season Ticket Loan. EAP Scheme.Closing date: 19th October 2022Interview date: TBC We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.You may also have experience in the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Rehabilitation, Family Services, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, Not for Profit, NFP, etcRef:
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Details

  • Job Reference: 718007560-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pact
    Pact
  • Location: Woking, Surrey
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent