Job opportunity - prison-based restorative justice manager, HMP The Mount

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21 June 2018

Belong aims to reduce crime and the harm that it causes. We specialise in enabling positive development, rehabilitation and recovery amongst those who have been victims of sexual offences or violence offences and perpetrators of sexual or violent offences. Our services include mentoring, art therapy and restorative justice interventions. We work with children, young people and adults in custodial and community settings. 

We have partnered with HMP The Mount to deliver a restorative justice service. The program builds on a service model developed in other prisons, applying restorative justice interventions in response to violent incidents and conflicts at HMP The Mount. It raises awareness amongst staff and prisoners at HMP The Mount of restorative approaches, their benefits and their suitability for use in a range of situations. In addition the project inspires, trains and supports prisoners and prison staff members to become skilled, confident restorative justice facilitators.

The prison based restorative justice manager position provides an exciting opportunity for a reliable, organised, energetic restorative justice facilitator to join Belong's 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 and/or prisoners to deliver restorative justice interventions as part of the project. 

Apply by 5pm on Monday 9 July to join Belong's committed, specialist team. Email your CV and a detailed covering letter explaining the skills and experience you would bring to this role, to Esther.w@belonglondon.com

Enhanced prison security vetting is required for this role. Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates with current enhanced security vetting clearance. 

Interviews for this position will be held on Tuesday 17 July 2018. 

Further information about the role can be found at https://jobs.theguardian.com/job/6747104/prison-based-restorative-justice-manager/