Production Facilitator and Trainer (Social Enterprise)

Exeter, Devon
£21,500 per annum
11 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

EDP is a high performing social enterprise, providing substance misuse services within the Dorset Community and in partnership with CareUK a number of prisons across Devon and Dorset.  Our mission is: To open doors for people affected by substance misuse so they can improve their lives and those of their families and communities.

The type of service that our teams carry out is highly valued by service users and prison staff. As part of our team, you can make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing, perspectives on their long term potential, and ultimately their lives. 

We can offer you a real opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. For all roles, in return for your commitment and enthusiasm, we offer a comprehensive training & development programme, a generous leave package, child care vouchers, pension scheme, and a positive, friendly working environment.

EDP delivers Hot Foot Enterprises at HMP Dartmoor using a social enterprise model as a vehicle for substance misuse recovery. As part of this programme we are seeking a person to supervise the manufacturing of products. We are looking for someone who is passionate about quality products and believes in enabling people to use and develop their skills to transform their lives.

Production Facilitator and Trainer (Social Enterprise)

Based: HMP Dartmoor
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £21,500 per annum
Contract: Fixed Term for 1 year

For Internal candidates a Secondment opportunity will be considered for 1 year 

The job holder will provide supervision, knowledge and skills to prisoners so they can make high quality furniture from recycled wood (for retail sales) and improve their work prospects on release. They will raise awareness of social enterprise as a vehicle for recovery from substance misuse. The successful candidate will have confidence in delivering accredited training sessions and administrating the completion of learner portfolios in order to support the learning and development of participants from within the prison community. They will also ensure services are provided to a high standard and that security and control are maintained at all times.

We are looking for someone who is able to treat prisoners with respect and dignity at all times and who can model pro-social behaviour. They will have experience in woodwork/carpentry and related machinery and equipment, be able to manage a workshop environment and ideally have experience of working with offenders, substance misusers or similar groups. Additional experience of design and marketing and of working in the prison environment would be beneficial. 

For further details and instructions on how to apply for this role please visit our website by clicking apply and download the Candidate Information Pack. 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form

This post will close at noon on 17th October 2017

Interview date to be confirmed - If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been successful

Please ensure that you quote reference number 39.17 on your application

EDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  Candidates are subject to additional checks including DBS (to the appropriate level) and prison vetting – details will be specified as part of the vacancy details. Outcomes of these additional checks will be considered before any offer/appointment is confirmed.