Prison Link Worker

Working hours: 35 hours per week. Occasional out of hours will be required. Travel will be expected between Prisons and BWC venues.
Salary: £24,799
Contract: Fixed term until March 2023 with the possibility of renewal.
Location: HMP Bronzefield and HMP East Sutton Park and BWC offices/ Hubs across Sussex with some home working.

The Brighton Women’s Centre Prison Link Workers will seek to develop relationships with prison staff and build a team of Women’s Centre Champions, made up of serving women prisoners. Champions will work alongside the Link Workers to improve the availability of information about Women’s Centres and the services they offer to all women in the prison.

These roles are a part of the new Creating Community Connections project which is a partnership of Women’s Centers including BWC, Women In Prison, Anawim, Together Women and The Nelson Trust. The project aims to connect prisons and women in prisons with a network of Women’s Centres across the UK, to improve access to support in the community for women leaving prison.

For more information or an informal chat about these posts please contact the Women’s Accommodation Support Service Manager, Ruth Britsch at ruthbritsch@womenscentre.org.uk or on Tel: 07809 339704.

For more information please visit the website www.womenscentre.org.uk and download an application pack. To apply please download and complete the application form available on our website and return by email to admin@womenscentre.org.uk before the deadline.

BWC is an equal opportunities employer. We actively encourage applications from women from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system.
This post is open to female* applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

  • CV’s are not accepted.
  • All posts require an enhanced DBS disclosure.
  • This post is open to self-identifying women.

For Application: BWC_prison_link_worker_job_application_pack

Closing date: 9:00 am, Thursday, 1 July
Interview date: 7 & 9 July

 

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