Restorative Practice Practitioner

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24 September 2021

As a Restorative Practice Practitioner at  HMP Aylesbury, you will work with a small caseload of prisoners embedding restorative practice into relationships.

To be successful in this role you will have a demonstrable capacity to coordinate a broad service, as well as experience and understanding of working with families in a challenging multi-agency environment, ideally involving offenders and/or their families. You will also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a demanding workload. You will have the ability to contribute to the planning and development of Pact’s family work and also have knowledge of safeguarding/child protection practice. Furthermore, you will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work in build partnerships with a range of agencies.

Pact is a highly respected independent charity, working across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services. They provide practical and emotional support to prisoner’s children and families, to prisoners and those who have resettled back into the community. Their work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being, and our work focusses on human relationships, family and community. They are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do.

Pact offers a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counselling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional training and interventions worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.

About the post

Position | Restorative Practitioner

Location | HMP Aylesbury

Hours | 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday (weekend & evening work may be required occasionally)

Salary | £8,800 per annum pro rata (FTE £22,000 per annum)

Information for potential applicants

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications including those with a criminal conviction (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).

This post is subject to a 6-month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 3-year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment), Prison Vetting and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Please note that being bankrupt or having County Court Judgements may affect your ability to be successfully vetted to work in a prison.

Application pack and guidance is available HERE 

For more information contact Nadia Emblin at nadia.emblin@prisonadvice.org.uk

Submitting your application

Apply online HERE

Closing Date: 06/10/2021

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 6 October 2021