Criminal Justice Link Worker

Posted 07 March 2024
Salary up to £20 p/h via an Umbrella Company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameDaniel Walker

Job description

Our client, based in Brixton, is currently recruiting for a Criminal Justice Link Worker on a 2-month temporary contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with ex-offender and those struggling with substance misuse issues, hold an enhanced DBS taken out within the last three years taken out within the last three years and be comfortable working within prisons.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Conducting initial assessments

  • Ensuring that clients attend appointments

  • Explaining the service to people who are about to leave custody

  • Liaising with medical staff to ensure that the care being received is acceptable

Experience required:

  • Experience working with ex-offenders

  • Experience working with people with substance misuse issues

  • Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk assessment and management

  • Financial management and budgeting

  • Compliance and due diligence

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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