We are currently seeking a highly motivated family support worker to continue the existing treatment pathway of family intervention to adult male offenders and their families. This specialist role will seek to build on the recovery agenda, with an aim to reduce reoffending through the promotion of positive family relationships and preservation of family ties within a custodial setting.
The post holder will deliver a range of 1:1 and group based interventions with offenders and their families on issues specific to family engagement, maintaining connection, and promotion of social recovery capitol.
You will have a broad knowledge of existing community based family support services and will contribute to building support structures for families affected by the imprisonment of a loved one.
You will engage with service users to ensure the social and healthcare needs of them and their children are met at the earliest opportunity and provide holistic support that promotes healthier futures for all family members.
You will work within an established Family Service and alongside a dynamic team already delivering the Pathways to Recovery service within HMP Belmarsh. We are looking for a worker who is enthusiastic, innovative, and has the ability to work confidently with other agencies and professionals to further develop this post with a passion for providing quality services.
The post holder will need to have a flexible approach to their work.
This post is subject to an Enhanced CRB check and Counter Terrorism Clearance.
Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service user’s benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.
Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.