Older Prisoner Co-ordinator - Female Estate - Surrey

  • Reference SR070625
  • Remuneration £25,058
  • Role/TypePermanent/Part Time
  • LocationSurrey

Red Snapper Recruitment (RSR) is a public safety & enterprise security recruitment specialist.

We assist public safety employers find the right talent.

RSR Justice is a leading recruitment service provider for the offender management, specialist support and direct supervision roles.

We are working with Recoop to recruit an Older Prisoner Co-ordinator based at Recoop          (Female Estate). The post holder will assist in the delivery of health and wellbeing and menopause support activities for older women in the criminal justice system; providing high quality, innovative, holistic, gender responsive support, advice and intervention to ensure the needs of women who are experiencing multiple and complex disadvantages are met.

Recoop is a subsidiary within in the BCHA Group and a charity in its own right. Recoop aspires to be the leader in the delivery of knowledge and expertise to older people who come in contact with the criminal justice system, supporters and the staff who work with them. We will use the views of the people we work with to influence and direct the services that should be delivered.

Role: Older Prisoner Co-ordinator – Recoop (Female Estate)

Locations: HMP Downview in Surrey, HMP Send and HMP Bronzefield

Salary: £25,058 FTE

Vacancy type: Permanent

Hours: Part time 22.5 hours per week

This role requires you to drive.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To work within the contract, policies, procedures and budgets set by the Recoop Management Team and Board.          
  • To work closely with the RECOOP Management team to secure the resources for operational delivery.
  • Provide person-centred and strength-based activities that reflect the rights, preferences and choices of individuals creating an environment that is trauma informed, safe, healthy and maintains the individual’s dignity and well-being.
  • Ensure that all files (paper and electronic) are maintained in a meticulous order for audit review purposes and that data is entered into computer systems within 24 hours of any activity, maintaining accurate and complete records.
  • Ensure all data and information relating to clients is accurate and shared in the appropriate way with key stakeholders.
  • Carry out day to day tasks in accordance with Recoop/BCHA stated policies, procedures and regulations to assist the service achieve its compliance obligations.
  • Provide an environment that is free from abuse or neglect, observing agreed safeguarding practices; promote and safeguard the welfare of vulnerable women who access the service.
  • Support referrals into and on from the service with colleagues, volunteers, peer mentors as appropriate, ensuring standards are maintained and women receive the most appropriate support.
  • To identify and source community appropriate agencies and guest speakers to provide information and support for the women and in relation to their presenting needs.
  • Working with the Digital and Data Development Officer and Regional Managers within Recoop to develop consistent data, good practice and case studies and quality approaches and structures.

Person Specification

  • Educated to at least “A” level, DipSW or NVQ level 3.
  • Degree level education or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant discipline,
  • Teaching or training qualifications (Hold or willing to work towards PTTLs).
  • Ability to build effective relationships.
  • Experience of working with older people, individuals in the Criminal justice system or social care setting.
  • Experience of collating and monitoring and evaluating performance.
  • Experience writing reports, letters and other correspondence.
  • High level of IT literacy, including MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience of giving presentations and conducting negotiations.
  • Full current driving licence and use of vehicle.
  • Excellent communication with ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to a wide range of audiences.
  • Strong presentation and motivational skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative; outcome focused – emphasis on action, delivery, results and performance.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to be both challenging and co-operative.
  • Ability to plan ahead, work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task on a planned basis.
  • Ability to be tenacious and solution focused.
  • Ability to lone work. 

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to midlands.jobs@rsg.ltd.

Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer them. We have a referral bonus scheme and will pay £75, in retail vouchers of your choice, for referrals who are not already known to us.

Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.

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Older Prisoner Co-ordinator - Female Estate - Surrey

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