Job Type: Permanent, FullTime
Salary: £18,935 - £20,477 per annum
We are searching for an Information, Advice and Guidance Worker to take on a fantastic opportunity in one of the prisons we are supporting. If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable people and are looking for a new, challenging opportunity, this is the perfect role for you!
**This is an entry role, all training and IAG level 4 qualification will be provided to the successful candidate. **
- Full Time- 37 Hours Per Week
- Working hours 8:30am- 5pm
- £18395- £20477
- Permanent Role
Our client works with passion, care and commitment to create the foundations for change. For almost 30 years they have been helping men, women and children of all ages and abilities, in custodial and community settings across England and Wales, to take new directions. They are part of a UK social enterprise dedicated to improving lives and economic success through learning and skills. They fulfil the Group’s social mission by providing the learning, skills and opportunity that offenders need to build positive futures for themselves, their families, and our communities.
- Carry out an initial assessment of the potential or actual service user, including any risks, of his/her needs and requirements in respects of the service on offer
- Design and deliver an effective resettlement programme/resettlement plan with the service user using specialist agencies as applicable. This should be based on an initial assessment of the service users needs in custody and on release. The progressions, outcomes delivered should be recorded, monitored, reviewed and updated regularly and in line with contract requirements.
- Engage with actual and potential referral agencies including statutory and third sector agencies and where appropriate the community in order to generate referrals for programmes/activities/services as required.
- Support clients to review their action plan at significant points in their sentence
- Provide action plans to other establishments to allow continuity of service through the journey in custody
- As directed by the Senior Resettlement Coordinator delivery/facilitation of the 'Getting it Right’ pre-release programme or wider framework activities that support local resettlement needs
The Ideal Candidate:
- To hold or be willing to work towards a level 4 information, advice and guidance qualification within an agreed time scale
- To hold level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy within an agreed timescale
- Relevant experience of conducting initial assessments and supporting learning of individuals and groups
- Experience of working with groups of learners with a range of abilities.
- Evidence of successful working in an effective multi-disciplinary team
- Gain, hold and maintain a clean, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
If you are interested in this role, please hit "apply" and upload the latest version of your CV! We look forward to receiving your application