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Case Worker – Mentor Supervisor

Caseworker – Mentor Supervisor x 2

Location: Thames Valley North, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the other South Buckinghamshire and Berkshire areas

Hours: 18.75 Per Week

Salary: £12,500 pro rata (based on £25,000 FTE)

Planned start date: ASAP

Job Description

(This post is offered on a fixed term contract 24 months, with possible extension beyond this dependent upon funding).

Thames Valley Partnership is an established charity, delivering a range of services to support those who are vulnerable or at risk of exclusion. We also work to develop long-term solutions to the issues of crime and social exclusion and work at both practical and strategic level to influence policy and share good practice. We have a proven track record of service delivery across the Thames Valley, supporting those whose lives are impacted by crime: both victims of crime and offenders and their families.

Purpose and Scope:
This two-year project, funded through the Big Lottery, aims to improve life chances, personal resilience and wellbeing of offenders by delivering needs assessments and action plans for people on Probation. The role will be to support service users through providing mentoring support by volunteer mentors to develop strategies to manage emotions and design and deliver skills training to foster self-confidence by knowing how to access appropriate support. You will also support service users to increase capacity to undertake activities to support daily living and advocate for service users in conjunction with multi-agency partners to engage with treatment and other professionals/services.

This role will involve working in close partnership with delivery partners, HMPPS, Voluntary Sector and other Criminal Justice organisations to promote and deliver our services and achieve the required outputs and outcomes.

The Post holders will be required to Visit Bullingdon Prison for Male Offenders and Probation Offices throughout the Thames Valley Area, one 0.5 post holder will cover Thames Valley North, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire and the other South Buckinghamshire and Berkshire, both posts will report to the Programme Manager.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable organisation, then please do not hesitate in applying with your CV and Covering Letter.

The charity is an equal opportunities employer; the aim of their policy is to ensure no job applicant, employee or worker is discriminated against either directly or indirectly on the grounds of race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age or disability. They do not disbar applicants with criminal convictions and are mindful of the requirements of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974

How to apply

To apply or for further information please contact Amanda on the email address below.

Application deadline: 31/03/2022

Web link: https://thamesvalleypartnership.org.uk/
Email address: amanda@thamesvalleypartnership.org.uk
Phone number: 01844 202001

More about Thames Valley Partnership

Thames Valley Partnership was established to support people impacted upon by the Criminal Justice Sector. We look after victims of crime, offenders and their families.

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