Prison Resettlement Worker

Prison Resettlement Worker

Position – Prison Resettlement Worker

Employment type – Permanent

Location – Bristol based with travel around South Gloucestershire

Salary – £23,240 p.

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Position – Prison Resettlement Worker

Employment type – Permanent

Location – Bristol based with travel around South Gloucestershire

Salary – £23,240 p.a

Hours – 37.5 per week

Benefits:

Career development

Employee Assistance Programme

27 days annual leave, including an extra day off for your birthday, with an additional days annual leave each year up until 4 years on continuous employment

30% staff discount at charity shops

20% staff discount at bike workshops

Generous and competitive pension scheme

Simply Health Scheme

A supportive culture

Why work here – This charity is dedicated to improving the lives of the vulnerable. Each year, they help thousands of people who are at risk of homelessness or domestic abuse. They have an Equality and Diversity Action plan in place and ensure continuous staff improvement. They also have a group of Inclusion & Diversity champions. They invite applications from people from all backgrounds and cultures. They embrace flexibility and are a Disability Confident and Mindful employer.

About the role – As a Prison Resettlement Worker, reporting to the Service Development Manager, your role is to actively case work, complex and vulnerable individuals to prevent rough sleeping of prison leavers. This will involve working extensively with external agency such as the Police, local housing services, South Glos homelessness prevention service and prison resettlement staff. Duties will include identifying housing options and enabling access and sustainment for service users. Undertaking assessment of prisoners prior to release and creating personal housing plans, engaging with HMP extensively to identify what support is needed for prisoners before release around housing.

Qualifications and Experience required – Ideally you will have a probation, social work or community support worker background and have knowledge of the criminal justice system. You will be a capable planner, able to work collaboratively, able to build relationships and trust with service users and a good record keeper.

If this Prison Resettlement Worker role looks of interest, please click apply.

Prospero Health and Social Care is acting as an employment business/social care recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Health and Social Care in order to fill this vacancy.

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