Change Grow Live
Change Grow Live are a charity dedicated to the belief that we can make a difference to our Service Users lives, offering support and respect in a safe environment, treating each user as an individual and working with them to find the right treatment and care options.
Our core values are ‘Be open, be compassionate and be bold’ and our team members apply these daily to achieve our mission of helping people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential. Our Programme Workers at Change Grow Live play an integral part in delivering our Foundations of Rehabilitation programme which is a platform for the delivery of desistance-oriented interventions and support. We have based this programme model on hope, resilience, and compassion.
We are currently recruiting a Foundations of Rehabilitation Programme Worker to work as part of the newly implemented Southwest Prisons service supporting service users in HMP Exeter and the local community. You will be supporting the implementation, training, preparation, planning, development, and delivery of the programme and will work collaboratively with establishment staff to screen, assess and deliver the programme.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience of substance misuse issues, looking to take the next step in their career with a charity that will support your continued personal and professional development.
Where: HMP Exeter
When: We are looking to get the right person into the team ASAP
Hours: 37.5hrs per week
Salary: £26,393 – £30,316 dependent on experience
About the role:
Promote, implement, and support effective participation strategies whilst monitoring progress and problem-solving operational challenges
Implement and manage systems for the exchange of sensitive information, data and intelligence
Provide promotion, training and coaching to partnership agencies to enable effective joint working
Prepare and deliver Group Interventions including Foundations of Rehabilitation in custody and community settings
Develop productive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
Support individuals to address their offending and anti-social behaviour and develop positive alternatives
Experience of working with Service Users in a custodial setting or other criminal justice setting
Have a strong understanding of substance misuse issues
Be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written with good IT skills
Ability to deliver group and training interventions to Service Users
Proactive and able to work on own initiative with excellent time management and prioritising skills
Have a good working knowledge of mental health interventions, services, and good practice
Be a supportive team player with strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in partnership with a wide range of professionals, agencies, and internal/external stakeholders
Ability to manage change successfully in a way that prioritises the needs of service users
Understand the importance of information governance processes and commit to follow and apply all necessary safeguards
Be able to travel as required, including where public transport is not available
What we will give to you:
25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) rising by 1 day for each years’ service
Paid ‘Wellness’ hour each week along with a ‘Wellness’ hub and Employee Assist Programme
Contributory pension scheme
A great selection of benefits incl. discounts for shopping, cinema, holidays, etc.
A friendly and supportive team
Training, career development & progression opportunities
Please read attached Job Description for a more detailed outline of responsibilities and Person Specification
If this sounds like you and you’d like to begin your journey with Change Grow Live, then we’d love to talk to you
Please note: This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level
CGL points 23 to 28 (£26,393.77 – £30,316.74)
N/A – Outside London Weighting Area
Emma Harris vacanciesineu.com [email protected]
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.
Job ID: 2023-10190
*Portal Location: Exeter-Devon
Contracted Hours Per Week: 37.50
Job Description (URL to file) (Linked): https://changegrowlive.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=23009&hashed=1070524981
External Company URL: https://www.changegrowlive.org/
National/ Regional/County wide Vacancy?: No – this role has a set base
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