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IAG Adviser (Prisons) - Brixton

Brixton Prison London

Salary

£24000 - 27000


Contract

Fixed Term Contract


Office Location

Brixton Prison London


About us

Reed in Partnership provides public services that change people’s lives for the better. We support the development of individuals, businesses, families and communities. Apply now and become part of our team.


The role

As a public service provider, our mission is to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Our support is often delivered under challenging circumstances and we pride ourselves on our ability to break down barriers to change people’s lives for the better.

We focus on changing lives by increasing employment opportunities, improving skills, providing youth services that enable personal and social development and supporting employers of all sizes and type.

We are specifically seeking IAG Advisers to deliver a programme of support for prisoners across central London. The programme is aimed at increasing the employment rate, and/or progression into further education or training once the prisoners leave custody.


Key accountabilities

As an IAG Adviser you will be responsible for the registration and progression of prisoners to achieve sustained employment, training, continued education, course enrolment and completion or work experience outcomes. You will provide Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) in both an individual and group setting and will coach, mentor, support and signpost as required to achieve outcomes.

You will work towards strict targets, quality assurance standards in accordance with the programme, funding and internal requirements.


Skills & experience

  • You will have experience of working in a customer facing environment, e.g. Customer Services Assistant, Retail Assistant
  • An IAG NVQ Level 3 or 4, the Employer Related Services (ERS) Diploma would be a distinct advantage.
  • You will have a track record of success in an Adviser role with particular strengths in delivering to targets, empathy, empowerment, challenge and resilience.
  • You will have experience of providing 1 on 1 and/or group IAG
  • A willingness to travel locally and work flexible hours when needed is also required.
  • Experience of working remotely within a prison environment would be advantageous.

 


Disability Confident Commitment

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. 

 



Fixed Term Contract

Brixton Prison London




For more information call:

0333 240 8490


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