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Employment Specialist (Prison based)

Red 5 People





Posted: 18/06/2022

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A team with a healthy culture, 30 days of annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, and a specialist role within the criminal justice sector.

They also encourage staff to take Christmas leave, and they are keen on developing staff i.e., promotions, training, lateral opportunities within the organisation!

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The role

This is a specialist role based at HMP Coldingley (Category C prison)

The goal is to help offenders reintegrate back into society prior to release. These covers areas such as employment, training, education, life skills, and resettlement.


You will have a caseload of up to 60 and one of your main targets are to enrol at least 12-13 participants monthly into the program, so networking and building rapport are very important.

You must have good IT skills (Microsoft 365) and also be comfortable with paperwork/admin duties – these are very important parts of the role!

To apply

You ideally have experience in the HMPPS sector i.e., as a Prison Officer, Probation Officer… Or ideally have experience in the Employability and Training sector i.e. as an Employment Advisor, Employment Tutor.

This is also a great opportunity for Criminology/Criminal Studies/Policing Graduates looking to kickstart their career.

Give Lawrence/David a call now for a chat (contact details on the Red 5 People website)

Interviews will take place ASAP via Microsoft Teams

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