Medway Secure Training Centre

£21,851 pro rata, per annum

Closing date

14 January 2016

Ref: 52624

Number of hours: 20.00 Per Week

This is an exciting opportunity to lead on brokering appropriate resettlement opportunities for young people as they near, and upon their release from Medway Secure Training Centre. This will include the provision of services for young people to access whilst released on temporary licence, through the gate and in their local communities after release.

You will have a boundaried and consistent approach to working with young people and will be passionate about supporting them to make sustainable, positive changes to their lives. You will have the ability to work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment and be resilient and creative whilst working in a structured environment, strictly adhering to protocol and procedure.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will work to create resettlement opportunities for young people and provide assistance to Case Workers where required. You will work both internally and externally to the Secure Training Centre; facilitating the transition of young people from the secure estate by utilising support from a broad range of agencies that you will work in partnership with. You will be a team player with good communication skills and have the ability to remain professional, positive and set a good example to young people and colleagues alike at all times.

In return you can expect a generous annual leave allowance (28 days a year annual leave with the ability to accrue 1 day of additional holiday for every year of service up to 5 years plus bank holidays; pro rata for part-time employees), enrolment onto our pension scheme, the opportunity to develop your skills through our Talent Management programme, a competitive salary, opportunity to contribute to our staff engagement and diversity forums, and learn about the variety and breadth of Nacro’s provision and how we support internal progression. Season ticket loan. Working 40 hours per week (including lunch breaks), pro rata for part-time employees.

DBS & Secure Training Centre Vetting required including 5 years reference history.

Based on the hours of work the salary will be £10,925.50.

*Interviews to be held on 18th January and 26th January 2016.

At Nacro, the crime reduction charity, we are dedicated to reducing crime and reoffending in communities across England and Wales. We design and deliver programmes that equip people with the skills, advice, attitude and support they need to move their lives on and move away from crime. We provide both a voice and a platform for those who feel excluded and we have an established reputation for tackling social injustice and enabling our service users to play a full role in their community, and society as a whole.

As a committed Investor In People (IIP), continued professional development is central to our people and performance management activities. Our employees receive regular support with Personal Development Planning and have access to training and professional development opportunities.

Our Vision, Mission & Values
Our vision is a society in which communities are crime free, where people feel safe and are supported to reach their aspirations. In order to achieve this, our mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime, and prevent offending behaviour, by working across a number of key areas including Education, Housing, Justice, Health, Resettlement Advice, and by influencing policy and adhering to our values of being courageous, inspiring, reliable and focussed on outcomes.

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