Changing Lives

 

Salary: £22,000 per annum

Hours: 10 posts at 37 hours per week & 1 post at 18.5 per week

Location: HMP Northumberland, HMP Durham, HMP Deerbolt, HMP Holme House & HMP Kirklevington

Closing Date: 30.07.19

Interview Date: 19.08.19

 

About you

Are you educated to IAG Level 3?

Do you have significant recent experience in delivery of careers advice to adults, individually or in groups, in custody or in the community??

Do you have experience of providing 1:1 support and using action planning methods to enable individuals to achieve their goals?

Do you have experience of referring & supporting unemployed individuals to access other providers?

Do you have the ability to coach, motivate & influence & engage others?

Do you have High standard of administrative / ICT skills, able to use digital platforms to enhance the learner experience, e.g. Virtual Campus?

If so, the role of IAG Adviser may be the role for you.

 

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

 

About the job

We are recruiting fo 11.5 posts available at HMP Northumberland, HMP Durham, HMP Deerbolt, HMP Holme House & HMP Kirklevington.

HMP Northumberland – x3 full time posts

HMP Durham – x3 full time posts

HMP Deerbolt – x2 full time posts

HMP Holme House – x2 full time posts

HMPP Kirklevington – x1 full time post & x1 18.5 hour per week post

This is a unique opportunity to help men in the criminal justice system realise their potential and successfully resettle in the community. As a qualified Information, Advice & Guidance Adviser you will provide careers advice and guidance helping the men to achieve work, learning and personal development goals. Working holistically 1:1 and in small workshop groups you will support the men to develop their Personal Learning Plans and be responsible for supporting them through every stage of their journey, enabling them to address their barriers and realise their aspirations in preparation for release.

With excellent interpersonal skills, you will help the men we support to become more confident and motivated to enable them to achieve their goals whilst at the same time ensuring a consistent and high quality service.

The role will involve coordinating careers/employment events, employer visits & motivational events. Adopting a whole person approach by working collaboratively with all partners to ensure the best outcomes for the men including Key workers, Educations, CRCs, Offender Management & Probation.

Initially funded until 10 July 2020; we will be working closely with Commissioners to demonstrate the effectiveness of our work to secure funding longer term.

 

Apply for the job

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.

Changing Lives

 

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: HMP Durham & HMP Northumberland

Closing Date: 30.07.19

Interview Date: 12.08.19

 

About you

Are you educated to IAG Level 4?

Do you have experience of managing a successful dispersed team and of motivating the teams and individuals to achieve outcomes?

Do you have experience of working in employability sector to improve opportunities for unemployed people?

Do you have leadership skills & the ability to coach, motivate and influence and engage others?

Do you have excellent Interpersonal skills that enable you to work with people at all levels, motivate others and change people attitudes when necessary?

If so, the role of Team Leader may be the role for you.

 

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

 

About the job

HMP Durham is a category B prison & HMP Northumberland is a category C prison.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage a team if you are passionate about supporting staff to deliver a high quality service to meet the needs of men involved in the Criminal Justice system. The service will provide accurate and impartial information, advice and guidance to people in prison to enable them to make informed choices about their current learning and future career and release plans enhancing resettlement.  

The role will be responsible for managing a team of IAG Advisers in HMP Durham & HMP Northumberland providing short and longer term interventions to support the people we work with to gain ETE goals.

In addition to management responsibility the role involves delivering IAG across the three prisons providing careers advice and guidance helping the men to achieve work, learning and personal development goals. Working holistically 1:1 and in small groups you will provide support with Personal Learning Plans and be responsible for supporting the men through every stage of the journey, enabling them to address their barriers and realise their aspirations in preparation for release.

With excellent interpersonal skills, you will help the men we support to become more confident and motivated to enable them to achieve their goals whilst at the same time ensuring a consistent and high quality service.

The role will involve coordinating careers/employment events, employer visits & motivational events. Adopting a whole person approach by working collaboratively with all partners to ensure the best outcomes for the men including Key workers, Educations, CRCs, Offender Management & Probation.

Initially funded until 10 July 2020; we will be working closely with Commissioners to demonstrate the effectiveness of our work to secure funding longer term.

 

Apply for the job

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.

Age UK Northumberland Logo RGB copy

 

Imagine a day when...

…you didn’t see anyone,

…no one called in,

…no one phoned, or emailed or texted or Tweeted or Facebooked you

…you had no contact with anyone else from getting up to going to bed

…you were constantly worried about food, heating, money and your safety

Now… imagine that the next day was the same, and the next and the next….

This is the reality for over 5000 older people in Northumberland.

 

Age UK Northumberland is the largest Charity in our County focused on improving the lives of older people in Northumberland.  In 2017 we;

  • secured £1.6m in benefit entitlements that would otherwise not been received
  • received over 1750 enquiries to our Information and Advice L
  • delivered over 390,000 care hours
  • provided over 4,000 day care services and meals
  • provided over 40 exercise classes per week, helping over 11,000 people to keep fit

We are keen to add to our dynamic and committed Board and would particularly welcome more Trustees with a variety of skill sets and experiences from home care, medical and NHS backgrounds

The Board meets 4-5 times per year and Trustees are invited and encouraged to support one of our Sub-Committees.

If you would like to support us, and be part of something great for older people in our community then please get in touch.  In the first instance, please contact

Andrew Marsh, Chair of Trustees at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Changing Lives

 

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per annum (subject to qualifications)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: HMP Northumberland, HMP Durham, HMP Deerbolt, HMP Holme House & HMP Kirklevington

Closing Date: 30.07.19

Interview Date: 09.08.19

 

About you

Are you educated to NVQ Level 5 or equivalent standard with minimum PTTLS?

Do you have experience of managing a successful dispersed team and of planning & coordinating work across the team?

Do you have experience of working in the employability sector to improve opportunities for unemployed people?

Do you have knowledge of the barriers faced by offenders and of how to engage participants to enable services to meet their needs?

Do you have excellent Interpersonal skills that enable you to work with people at all levels, motivate others and change people attitudes when necessary?

If so, the role of Service Manager / Employer Engagement may be the role for you.

 

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

 

About the job

HMP Northumberland is a category C prison, HMP Durham is a category B prison,

HMP Deerbolt is a category C Youth Offenders, HMP Holme House is a category C prison & HMP Kirklevington is an open prison.

This an exciting opportunity to develop and lead a team if you are passionate about supporting staff to deliver a high quality service to meet the needs of men involved in the Criminal Justice system. The service will provide accurate and impartial information, advice and guidance to people in prison to enable them to make informed choices about their current learning and future career and release plans.  

The role will be responsible for managing two Team Leaders and IAG Advisers in five prisons across the North East. Providing short and longer term interventions to support the people we work with to gain ETE goals. The post holder will work both inside and outside of the five estates working in partnership with other providers.

In addition to management responsibility the role involves developing relationships with employers to ensure the people we support can capitalise on the development of employability skills and progress towards the labour market. The post holder will establish employer links and organise employer-focused events and interventions in key vocational sectors working closely with partners to ensure complimentary service provision.

Initially funded until 10 July 2020; we will be working closely with Commissioners to demonstrate the effectiveness of our work to secure funding longer term.

 

Apply for the job

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.