Job opportunity - Prison based restorative justice manager

node leader
20 March 2017

Belong is looking for a reliable organised, energetic restorative justice facilitator to join its committed, specialist team.

The successful applicant will have solid experience of working within the criminal justice sector and preferably the prison service, with a track record of securing stakeholder engagement in programs and communicating effectively with individuals from a range of backgrounds. He or she will manage this project, deliver restorative justice interventions and support prison staff to deliver restorative justice interventions as part of the project.

Belong has recently partnered with HMP The Mount to deliver a restorative justice service. The program will build on a service model developed in other prisons, applying restorative justice interventions in response to violent incidents and conflicts at HMP The Mount. It will raise awareness amongst staff and prisoners at HMP The Mount of restorative approaches, their potential benefits and their suitability for use in a range of situations. In addition the project will inspire, train and support a team of prison staff members to become skilled, confident restorative justice facilitators.

To apply - email your CV and a detailed covering letter explaining the skills and experience you would bring to this role, to

Location: HMP The Mount
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, with occasional evening and weekend work required
Pay scale: £35,000 per annum, plus contribution to travel expenses

Application deadline -  5pm, Sunday 9 April. Interviews will be held during the week beginning 17 April 2017. 

For a full job description and person specification, see attachement.