Fixed term 6 Months


London, Southwark

£18,752 per annum + £3,750 area weighting

Closing date

20 September 2017

Ref: 55077

Number of hours: 35.00 Per Week

Nacro is a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives. Their impressive range of services across England and Wales cover education, housing, support and wellbeing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending. They advise and speak out for and with disadvantaged young people and adults. They never give up.  

Are you passionate about social justice? Do you have the motivation and passion to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people?

If yes, then this could be the job for you.

Nacro is currently looking for a highly motivated individual to join them as a Policy and Public Affairs Intern on a 6 month fixed term contract. Reporting to the Policy and Public Affairs Manager, the successful candidate will provide high quality research, drafting and horizon scanning skills to the team. You will also work alongside your colleagues to ensure their service users remain at the centre of their policy work.
This is an exciting time to take on this role and achieve long-lasting change. If you are keen to increase your impact then we look forward to hearing from you.

Benefits offered
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
Pension scheme
Season ticket loan
Working 35 hours per week, plus paid lunch break (40 hours in total); pro rata for part-time employees
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.

Their Vision, Mission & Values
Their vision is a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe and supported to reach their aspirations. Their mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime and prevent offending behaviour. Their values are to be courageous, inspiring, reliable and focused on outcomes. They adhere to them across our services, which include education, housing, substance misuse treatment, the prevention of reoffending, and in their work to influence policy.

Equal Opportunities Statement
Nacro values the diverse nature of its staff and of those using its services, and is committed to ensuring that this is reflected in all its practices, policies and services.

Nacro’s commitment to equity involves much more than equality of access and tackling discrimination – it requires the whole of Nacro to actively embrace and promote the benefits and opportunities that diversity brings to the organisation.

Please apply at your earliest convenience as this position could close before the advert expiry date.

Please download the job description and person specification from the links below.

Job description

Person specification

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