Do you have an NVQ level 3 or equivalent appropriate qualification in Social Care, Management, Criminal Justice Mental health, Substance Misuse or similar?
Do you have experience in a management role? Do you have experience of facilitating groups?
Do you have knowledge and understanding of the diverse range of needs which may be present in the lives of women offenders?
Do you have knowledge and understanding of the structural inequalities facing women within the Criminal Justice System?
If so, the Senior Case Worker role may be for you.
Please note this post exempt under section 7 (2) (e) and (f) of The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore open to female applicants only. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
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
Advanced Personnel Management (APM) are the prime contractor for CFO3 in Yorkshire & Humber and have contracted Changing Lives to develop and deliver a wide range of quality services to women in custody or the community whilst subject to Licence or Court Ordered Supervision. The emphasis of the provision is overcoming barriers to employment. Delivery is through the provision of one to one sessions, supportive measures, specialist referrals, group activities and training opportunities that will support a sustainable transition into employment. This is a Payment By Results contract.
This role is Senior Case work, which involves case work and line management of caseworkers.
- Salary Offer £23,825 per annum