Employment Advisor for Ex-Offenders

7 days left

Recruiter
Red 5 People
Location
Kent
Salary
£21000 - £23000/annum
Posted
24 Oct 2020
Closes
31 Oct 2020
Ref
1767948965
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 50-60, providing one to one support. Your caseload will consist of low-high level risk ex-offenders i.e. 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 also need to be goal and target motivated with the ability to work independently. Please note that you will cover the Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone hubs, so you need to be flexible with travelling. 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 29th October via Microsoft Teams

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