Prison Resettlement Worker x 2

Vacancy Filler Ltd
Exeter, Devon, England
£22500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
26 Apr 2017
10 May 2017
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Part Time

Hours: 32 hours per week and 24 hours per week

Our client is looking to appoint two part-time Prison Resettlement Workers HMP Exeter prisoners pa who are homeless/threatened with homelessness, to maintain accommodation and/or secure suitable alternative accommodation on release. One worker will be based out of HMP Exeter and one will be based out of Torbay Council offices.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2 years experience of working with prisoners and people with multiple/complex needs.
  • Up-to-date working knowledge of housing options, welfare rights and benefits.
  • Understanding of Psychologically Informed Environments.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Clean driving licence and access to a vehicle for work.

The successful candidates will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check, prison vetting and security clearance processes

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishing supportive relationships with clients and partner agencies/colleagues.
  • Assessing, planning and enacting person-centred packages of resettlement support which prevent prisoners from becoming homeless.

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