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Community Keyworker

  • £12.02 - £13 per hour
  • Gillingham, Kent
  • New Appointments Group

We have an immediate requirement for an experienced individual to join our client offering safe, targeted support and advocacy to women to help them address their complex needs in relation to the 9 pathways to offending, such as substance misuse and financial difficulties, aiming to reduce re-offending, encourage desistance amongst repeat offenders, and empower women to live safe, crime free lives.

Working in a team of keyworkers in the local area around Medway, you will Provide an in-reach prison service to women via video call/telephone and face to face. You will conduct an initial holistic assessment of women's needs and develop and regularly review individual support plans across all 9 pathways of need. The role requires you to regularly meet with women to provide dedicated emotional and practical support, your caseload will approximately be 30 cases.

The role requires you to attend the different probation offices in the region where you will build relationships with the probation staff. You will also work and liaise with other external agencies as required.

The hours of work work are 35 per week which will primarily be 9-5 Monday to Friday, however flexibility will be required. Your own transport is essential and you will be required to drive to various sites.

You must have excellent IT skills and be able to work and operate various bespoke IT systems and work your way around virtual training.

The role is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

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  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 19/06/2022 09:47
  • Reference: J10111