Through The Gate Manager - advertised on behalf of BeNCH CRC

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Job Sector:
East Anglia
Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire
£35,549 to £40,415 per annum
Salary Description:
Band 5 starting salary of £35,549
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Are you interested in working directly with service users?  Are you interested in playing an important part in changing lives for a safer BeNCH?

BeNCH CRC are currently recruiting for a full time manager with specific focus on Through The Gate and Resettlement of Service Users.

If you want to join an innovative, creative and high performing organisation, we offer challenging and rewarding roles and the opportunity to make a positive contribution to reducing reoffending in BeNCH . We offer excellent opportunities for personal and professional development and are committed to supportive induction, appraisal and supervision

You will manage a team of operational staff to meet contractual delivery requirements and ensure service quality is constantly improving.  You will ensure effective and professional management of all offenders under your responsibility, combining rehabilitative approaches and controls to help offenders change their attitudes and behaviours and deliver the punishments of the courts.

The BeNCH prisons are HMP Peterborough male and female estate, HMP Bedford, HMP The Mount , HMP Woodhill
Package descriptionPay Band 5, Starting salary £35,549 per annum

Unsocial Hours will apply
Main responsibilitiesYou will be a local leader and the contact point for other agencies in the locality and work closely with other BeNCH CRC managers and staff to ensure we make effective use of available services.  We expect you to demonstrate a keen interest in making a difference and a track record of delivering change for the better.
Ideal candidateYou will need to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills, sound judgment, an ability to resolve complex problems and a commitment to valuing diversity and achieving equality.

We are particularly keen to hear from you if you have strong leadership and team building skills. You will need to demonstrate full understanding of probation practice and the associated operational management requirements.

Evidence of working effectively and creatively with partners and stakeholders is desirable along with the ability to have vision and be innovative.
About the companyThe role of BeNCH CRC is to rehabilitate service users, reduce reoffending and protect the public and we are one of six CRCs operated by Sodexo Justice Services in the UK.  We work with service users both in the community and in custody to deliver the sentence of the court, to rehabilitate them and to provide a range of programmes and interventions to turn their lives around.  We deliver effective offender management and rehabilitation services to low and medium risk service users and our highly skilled staff work in a range of disciplines to make a real difference.  Our aim is to create a better future for the people we work with - service users, victims and their families and local communities.  We are proud to have strong relationships with other criminal justice agencies, local authorities, health trusts, employment and training providers, and work with contracted partners to enhance delivery to our service users.

We serve the counties from the 10 major towns: Hemel, Stevenage, St Albans, Cambridge, Kettering, Northampton, Wellingborough, Luton, Huntingdon, Peterborough.  BeNCH CRC is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants are considered on the basis of suitability for the post, irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Lucy Mellor

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