Prison Link Worker



Recruiting Organisation: Brighton Women’s Centre (BWC)

Working hours: 35 hours per week. Occasional out of hours will be required.
Salary: £25,481 FTE
Contract: Permanent
Location: Based at Brighton or Eastbourne offices with funded travel required to HMP Bronzefield and other BWC locations.



BWC is currently recruiting for a Prison Link Worker through the national Creating Community Connections project.

The Prison Link Worker will raise awareness among women in prison of women’s centres to improve access to the support women’s centres provide in the community, as part of the national Creating Community Connections project, and will build up a network of Women’s Centre Champions. She will provide trauma-informed, strengths-based, collaborative support to empower women in prison to move forward towards their goals and break cycles of trauma, disadvantage and abuse.

BWC offers staff members a generous package of benefits including

  • wellbeing allowance and a well-being hour during the working week;
  • clinical supervision;
  • reflective group practice;
  • access to therapeutic debrief as required;
  • a comprehensive training package;
  • opportunities for continuing professional development;
  • staff social events;
  • cycle to work scheme;
  • flexible working opportunities
  • caring, understanding work environment that appreciates the complexities of women’s working and home lives.


To Apply

Please download an application pack complete with the full job description and person specification here.

Please complete the application form and equalities monitoring form and return these by email to before the deadline. please note individual CV’s are not accepted.


BWC is an equal opportunities employer. They actively encourage applications from women from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. They 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.


Closing Date: Monday,12 Sept 2022, 5pm

Interview Date: TBC

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