Do you have a commitment to working within a women-centred service and to making a difference to vulnerable women’s lives?
Women in Prison (WIP) are a unique national charity providing support, advice and guidance to women in prison or at risk of offending. We currently have the following vacancy based in Manchester:
WomenMATTA Project Worker (Maternity Cover)
£21,786.00 per annum pro rata 6 month fixed term contract, commencing 24th August 2015.
This role will involve assertive outreach and one-to-one support to women in the criminal justice system – in prison, local CRC (probation) offices in Manchester and Trafford, Police Custody suites, at courts and upon release into the community. Responsive to the individual needs of women, you will develop individual support plans that address their mental health, housing, domestic violence, substance misuse, financial and other identified needs. You will also develop and facilitate group support and skills building programmes that will enable women to build self-confidence/self-esteem and learn new life skills. With extensive experience of supporting vulnerable women with a range of complex needs, you will also have experience of undertaking detailed needs/risk assessments and an NVQ3 in social care (or equivalent).
Please see attached documents or email: email@example.com to request an application pack
Closing date for all applications: 5pm Friday 26th June 2015
Interviews to be held: Thursday 16th and Friday 17th July 2015
This post is restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 Paragraph Equality Act 2010
WIP strongly encourages applications from women from minority ethnic groups and women affected by the criminal justice field.