‘Early Days in Custody’ Family Support Project
£28,050 per annum
HMP Durham and HMP YOI Low Newton
Funded by the National Lottery Communities Fund until March 2023
Nepacs is a regional charity which supports positive futures for prisoners and their families.
Nepacs has been awarded a National Lottery Community Fund grant to develop an exciting new project over the next three years to improve advice and support for prisoners and their families when they first come into custody.
We are seeking to recruit a Co-ordinator who will recruit and train volunteers to establish a telephone helpline, develop new advice and support materials to assist with benefits and debt issues for families, and manage all aspects of the project.
All applicants will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; experience of working with families and disadvantaged groups; experience in delivery of one to one and group work sessions, a relevant qualification in social care or equivalent and a passion for making a difference.
(Please see detailed job descriptions and person specifications for an outline of the specific job roles)
These contracts are fixed term and are subject to Prison Service vetting, DBS checks and pre employment checks.
We welcome applications from people from all sectors of our diverse communities and all backgrounds, including ex-offenders (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).
Closing date for applications: 2nd February, 2020
Interviews will be held on: 19th and 21st February, 2020
Application packs can be downloaded from www.nepacs.co.uk
Registered Charity 1088051 Company No 04216908
To apply for this job please visit www.nepacs.co.uk.