Shelter's Offender Resettlement Open Day

03 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
Career Opportunities in Humberside, Lincolnshire and North YorkshireDate: Wednesday, 21st March, 9:30am-1:30 pmVenue: HMP Hull, Hedon Rd, Hull HU9 5LS To register your interest in attending this event, please visit the bottom of this advert for more information. Do you have what it takes to help transform the lives of offenders through rehabilitation? If you have strong communication skills, work well as part of a team and have some experience of giving support in housing, debt, employment or training then this may be an ideal Event for you. This is a unique opportunity to find out more about Shelter and the Offender Resettlement work they do, as well as being able to have a chat with some of their resettlement team.Shelter are currently recruiting for exceptional candidates to join their Rehabilitation teams at a number of different establishments across Humberside, Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire. Previous experience of housing would be beneficial (although not essential for all vacancies). They currently have a wide range of opportunities on offer, including: Peer Support Worker - Peer Support Workers support and train the peer and volunteer programmes within prison. They will also provide low level advice and support the Resettlement Team when required. Bank Resettlement Staff - Shelter are looking to recruit a number of bank Resettlement staff to work on a sessional basis (Monday - Friday) as and when cover is needed. Resettlement Worker - Resettlement Workers will contribute to HMP Induction programme, working with Peers to identify prisoner needs, delivering immediate accommodation and finance, benefit and debt interventions and updating resettlement plans, as applicable. Senior Resettlement Worker - A Senior Resettlement Worker will line manage, support and supervise a team of caseworkers and the delivery of TTG services. It may involve undertaking needs assessments, drawing up resettlement plans, liaising with external agencies and supporting clients. On the DayThe Careers Event is a fantastic opportunity to come along and find out more. The day will be attended by members of Shelter's resettlement team and the HR team who will provide more information about what each role entails and the vacancies they are looking for across the whole region. If you have any questions or concerns about working in Resettlement then this is an ideal opportunity to have those queries answered by sector experts. You will also be given the chance to see the working environment within a prison first-hand as you will be taken on a walking tour around HMP Hull.If you are thinking about developing your career in Offender Resettlement, then this is the perfect chance to hear more about what that career may involve, what Shelter is like as an employer and start the initial application process. About ShelterShelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.Shelter is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of clients, in particular children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.At Shelter, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.We're here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own. HMP Locations Being Recruited For:HMP Askham Grange, HMP Humber, HMP Hull, HMP Lincoln and HMP North Camp. Next Steps???.To register your interest in attending this event, please follow the job board instructions. Once your CV has been submitted you'll receive an e-mail with confirmation of availability (as spaces are limited) alongside further details on the Open Day and any additional information that may be required ahead of attending. To apply to attend this exciting event and kick-start the application process with Shelter, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV.