Milton Keynes College

Resettlement Case Manager - Employment and Skills

Location
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Salary
£18,000.00 - £24,000.00 Per Annum
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Ref
MAR20191419
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Milton Keynes College have an exciting opportunity for a Resettlement Case Manager to join our team at HMP Bullingdon.

This is an excellent opportunity to apply your IAG (Information and Guidance) and employability skills within the Criminal Justice System to support resettlement and deliver effective action plans. 

As a successful Resettlement Case Manager, you will receive mandatory training from the prison, Thames Valley CRC and Milton Keynes College to become a case management practitioner. You will also effectively co-ordinate and deliver short CV workshops, one to one sessions and short mentoring programmes and support resettlement through the Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Services for prisoners entering and leaving custody. As the ETE Case Manager, you will use motivational goal setting skills to support service user participation and develop new services, in partnership with the providers already working in the ETE pathways. 

The Resettlement team provides, coordinates and allocates through the gate (TTG) sentence plans for prisoners who are entering or preparing for release into the community. The team at HMP Bullingdon are handling approximately 300 cases per month. We complete the online records associated with their sentence planning and manage a caseload of prisoners, tracking agreed milestones and planning interventions around employment, health, accommodation or education and support resettlement.

Closing date: 27th March 2019

In this role you will:

  • Provide service users with resettlement action planning using the online Basic Custody Screening Tool (BCST) using fast accurate keyboard skills and databases
  • Work on the wings, and with other services proactively in custody and in community to meet service user needs across mandated services including Education & Employment, housing, finance, benefit and debt.
  • Deliver and support inductions, pre-release workshops and “Getting it Right” training sessions 
  • Rigorously track, review and facilitate action plans to meet individual needs and record them on MOJ systems
  • Demonstrate fast accurate keyboard skills and office organisation skills particularly MS office, Excel and experience with databases
  • Promote a positive approach to securing training and identifying employment opportunities for disadvantaged groups or offenders
  • Manage accurate data & case loads, delivering against deadlines and meet project targets
  • Possess professional written and verbal communication skills and an eye for detail.
  • Develop experience of working with disadvantaged people, offenders, IAG services or Criminal Justice System.
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuous personal/professional development.
  • Show good communication and motivational skills across a broad range of resource types, skills and backgrounds.
  • Show a proactive resolution of risks and confidentiality; demonstrate flexibility and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Demonstrate commitment to a high professional and personal standard of work and conduct
  • Have a commitment to equality of opportunity and widening access to education and employment for all.
  • Have professional Skills for Life (literacy, numeracy and language) and be willing to develop these further.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions.

Please apply via the link.

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