Employer Engagement Case Manager - HMPPS


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Job Category
Operations | Justice
£23,372 - £27,963
Closing date
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Total hours per week

Who are we?

Shaw Trust is a charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults across the UK and internationally.

Our specialist services help people gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives. As a charity we add value to every service we deliver by investing back into the people and communities we support.

Shaw Trust is one of the largest 25 charities in the UK. Comprising Shaw Trust, Prospects, Ixion and Shaw Education Trust, we use our 75 years’ combined experience to support people to develop their potential. By joining together we are working to reach one goal: to help transform the lives of one million young people and adults each year by 2022.

Working with us gives you far more benefits than a standard package; it gives you the chance to help turn someone’s life around.

What we need?

  • To manage a caseload of job ready offenders in the community across the region, supporting them to prepare for work i.e. reviewing CV, job searching, securing of interviews and interview preparation etc
  • When employment focussed support is not required, work with a caseload of offenders in the community or custody to support them to break down barriers to successful resettlement achieve agreed milestones and enter training and education
  • Responsible for identifying suitable employment opportunities based on individual participants needs
  • Supporting Regional Manager to identify training opportunities linked to employment opportunities
  • Supporting participants to apply for and prepare for job opportunities through 121 appointments, job clubs and group sessions
  • Delivering training sessions on employability and sustaining employment to group of participants at community locations
  • Delivering awareness sessions to participants on training opportunities. Working with CM’s to select suitable participants
  • Build robust and mutually beneficial relationships with employers and training providers across the region
  • To work with Custodial Case Managers to coordinate a through-the-gate service including undertaking pre-release handover meetings to ensure activities pre and post release are well planned.
  • To work with a range of statutory and non-statutory partners to address identified needs including Community Rehabilitation Companies, National Probation Service, Youth Offending Services, and voluntary agencies.
  • To achieve and report on individual and team daily, weekly and monthly performance targets.