Novus deliver resettlement services, known as Through the Gate services, in 4 of the London prisons. We work closely with stakeholders and partners to provide a high quality service that addresses and meets the needs and interests of service users. We support with accommodation, employment, finance, benefit & debt and we work with those in custody at the early stages and during the last 12 weeks before release into the community. We also signpost to other approved agencies, if necessary. Our aim is to reduce re-offending and, thereby, reduce the number of victims affected by crime and create safer communities.
We have a great opportunity at HMP High Down to join Through The Gate as a Resettlement Co-ordinator on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis.
As a Resettlement Co-ordinator you will responsible to provide a service, in line with the contractually required standard, and to work within a guidance/resettlement services team, ensuring that all budget, quality and operational targets are achieved in line with NOVUS policies and procedures. To work within the resettlement services team and to facilitate a smooth transition for service users in custody through to resettlement into the community.
To do this successfully you will need:
- To hold or be willing to work towards a level 3 information, advice and guidance qualification within an agreed time scale
- To hold level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy
- Track record of working effectively with clients who present with challenging behaviour
- Experience of developing an IAG service that meets quality standards
To apply for this fantastic opportunity, please click the link.
Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile, which can be find via the apply button.
Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.