Salary (full time equivalent)
Are you passionate about helping people? Then take a look at this brilliant opportunity to join us as a Social Inclusion Coach!
Working as part of our Personal Wellbeing Team, you’ll support offenders both in custody and as they reintegrate into society. You’ll help provide opportunities, such as gaining access to pro-social activities and community provisions, to encourage social interaction. You’ll also support our service users to develop resilience and perseverance to tackle any barriers faced both pre-release and in the community.
We’ll need your excellent communication skills as you provide advice and support sessions, either on a 1:1 or group basis, covering a range of topics including goal setting, motivation to change and causes of offending. We’re looking for you to help our participants reflect and make some sustainable, positive changes to their lifestyles.
This is a rewarding opportunity that will allow you to utilise your skills to influence, support and encourage others to maximise their potential to build a better future. We’re not necessarily looking for someone with previous experience in this field, just so long as you have an engaging personality and excellent people skills, and can support a diverse range of people from a variety of backgrounds.
In return for your dedication, knowledge, and commitment, we’re offering a competitive salary of £23,000 per annum pro rata (dependent on experience) with these great benefits:
- Pro rata of 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Birthday Day off (with the opportunity to buy additional days)
- 2 Volunteer Days
- Pension - 5% Employee 5% Employer
- Healthcare Cash Plan, incl. 3 x salary life assurance
- Annual salary review
- Refer a friend scheme
- Free access to Benefit Hub - an online portal with access to a wide range of retail discounts, cycle to work scheme, and additional voluntary benefits
Interested? There’s an easy-to-apply route below to upload your CV! If you need any further information, talk to our experienced Internal Recruitment Team on 01702 208282.
Interventions Alliance is part of an employee-owned organisation and we continually pride ourselves on our sense of community, both in the incredible work we do throughout UK and Ireland, and internally within our 2,500-strong team. People are at the front, centre and heart of every service we provide and each decision we make. What it means to be employee-owned.
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Location: Hybrid working, managing cases across Kent. Travel around the local area (including into custody) when required to attend meetings and participant appointments.
Hours: Part-time, 29.6 hours per week (days to be decided)
Closing Date: 8 June 2023
- Provide practical and emotional support both pre- and post-release to our participants
- Ensure the accurate recording and completion of quality pre-release assessments and action plans
- Deliver 1:1 or group work sessions to provide in-depth advice and support to participants to address social inclusion linked to offending behaviour
- Maintain a resource of community opportunities both statutory and voluntary and encourage and assist early post-release engagement with community activities
- Accompany participants to appointments and assist in completing forms and other paperwork
Skills & Experience
- Experience working within an prison environment (desirable)
- Ability to initiate, maintain and develop effective working relationships at all levels
- Experience working with disadvantaged individuals
- Influential, motivational and people management skills
- Good organisational and administration skills
INTERVENTIONS ALLIANCE is the Justice and Social Care division of Seetec, delivering tailored support to participants across a range of contracts, including CFO Activity Hubs, Education, Training and Employment (ETE), Accommodation, Personal Wellbeing and Approved Premises. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to build a better future, regardless of their past choices or the challenges they face.
We are committed to combining our knowledge, skills and talents across the justice and social care sectors to deliver services and interventions that overcome the barriers that hold people back from living more fulfilled lives. Ultimately, our aim is to equip individuals with the necessary skills needed to desist from offending, successfully reintegrate into their local communities and address barriers to work.
Interventions Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.
You will be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Seetec - Interventions Alliance supports the recruitment of ex-offenders and will not discriminate in any way. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”
Interventions Alliance is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.