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Prison Advice Worker - South Wales

Part Time
Job Sector:
Child Care, Nursing / Social Care, Services / Miscellaneous
South Wales
Bridgend, Cardiff, Swansea
Salary description:
Up to £23000 per annum
Start Date:
Pobl Group
Job Ref:

Prison Advice Worker

Reference: 492522

Work Type: Part time
Locations: Bridgend, Cardiff, Gloucestershire, Swansea
Division: Care & Support Division
Categories: General: Support
Applications Closing Date: 7 Oct 2018
Salary: £23,000

We have a fantastic chance for you to join our amazing, well-established team within the Justice Cymru partnership. It’s a challenging yet very rewarding opportunity. If you have the passion and motivation to work with those who have been involved in the criminal justice service, then read on…

What is special about this opportunity?

Pobl’s Prison Advice Team is committed to delivering sustainable housing and support solutions to vulnerable people who are involved in the criminal justice services. The majority of your time will be spent delivering a service within the prison environment and can involve working across a range of settings in South Wales and Gloucestershire.

Our Pobl teams provide a high-quality homelessness prevention service to people entering custody to ensure that we maximise their ability to sustain their tenancies whilst in custody. You will work closely with Local Authorities, landlords / letting agencies and benefit agencies to ensure good working relationships and partnership opportunities are developed.

You will contribute to the success of the Pobl Group, which is moving from strength to strength see Being a part of this is highly rewarding.

This is a permanent post. Actual salary based on 18 hours a week is £11,189

How can I make a difference?

You will contribute to prevention of homelessness by encourages those entering custody to prioritise retention of existing accommodation, and support and signpost people leaving prison to identify housing options available to them. You will play a vital role in developing relationships with appropriate support agencies and provide information and advice to the PRS landlords to encourage retention of accommodation.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will be:

* Efficient
* Proactive
* Able to build relationships and rapport
* Respectful and empathetic
* Passionate and understanding
* Reliable
* Innovative
* Solution Focused
* Capable using IT systems

Every person employed by Pobl shares the same values – watch our Pobl Values video to learn more.

If you think this describes you, then we would love to hear from you.

To begin your journey with Pobl, click here or the "apply now" button below.

Company Description

Pobl Group makes a difference to people across the South Wales and South West of England Region. Our customers value our local presence and knowledge, so all our services and teams are based in the communities we serve, focused on delivering services that meet specific community needs.

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