This is a cutting-edge contract, and the big aim is to stop re-offending. Together with their supply chain partners, you will provide specialist support to ensure that people do not re-offend (the re-offending rates in the UK are around 70%) by ensuring that they have a stable progressive release, with support around housing, family re-integration, drug and alcohol support (delivered by partner providers) and employment support (delivered by yourself).
You will work with a caseload of around 40-60, providing one to one support. Your caseload will be an equal split of high level risk ex-offenders i.e. on average 50% are sex offenders, so you need to be confident, and adaptable to challenging situations. There are a range of targets to work to, such as job starts, short courses, work experience, vocational training or general support measures – so you need to be goal oriented, target motivated, and able to manage your own diary well.
Please note: this is currently on a 1 year FTC. You need to be a driver for this role as you will be covering the following areas: Isle of Wight, Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, and Aldershot (with your main base being on one of their offices depending on where you live).
To apply, you must have worked within the Employment Services sector as an Employment Advisor, Employment Consultant, Job Coach, or an Employer Engagement staff looking for a slight change.
This is also a great career opportunity for university graduates with a background in Criminology, Forensic Psychology, Law.
Interviews will take place on the 2nd or 3rd week of February 2020.
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