Parental Rights in Prison Project
Project Co-ordinator – £27,328.80 per annum
Based at HMP&YOI Low Newton and working across the region
Funded until end March 2022
Nepacs is a regional charity which supports positive futures for prisoners and their families.
Nepacs’ ‘Parenting from prison: prisoner’s rights’ project will form the next stage of development for our regional family engagement services and aims to create a resource which can be used nationally.
We are seeking to recruit a Co-ordinator to lead this exciting new project. The new post-holder will be responsible for training and supporting staff and volunteers across the region to assist prisoners and family members on issues around child contact, fostering and adoption, parental rights, and rights for kinship carers. They will work in partnership with Ben Hoare Bell solicitors to develop legal rights workshops in prison, develop a ‘Frequently asked questions’ resource, co-produce training materials, and will also hold a small case load.
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, law or equivalent and a passion for making a difference.
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: 16th February, 2020
Interviews will be held on: 27th 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.