Offender Behaviour Programmes Facilitator
HMP Doncaster, DN5 8UX
Full time, 40 hours
£25,186 per annum from the 1st April
HMP Doncaster is based in South Yorkshire and a category B prison.
We have an opportunity for an Offender Behaviour Programme Facilitator to join our fantastic team. The primary role of an Offender Behaviour Programme Facilitator will be to successfully deliver accredited and non-accredited offending behaviour programmes to identified offenders in line with relevant standards and guidelines to ensure treatment integrity is maintained.
To develop understanding of and skills within the 5 key competencies that underpin the core competency framework of accredited programmes:
- Treatment Integrity
- Treatment Style
- Facilitation Skills
- Planning and Reviewing
- Openness to learning
They will take an active role in the promotion of offending behaviour programmes within HMP Doncaster and deliver appropriate training to staff to raise awareness.
This is a role that contributes enormously to the important work of reintegrating offenders back into society.
What you'll need to do the role:
The ideal candidate would have experience of working with prisoners either in the secure setting or in the community. It would be desirable to have experience of delivering group-based interventions that support addressing offending behaviour.
It is important that the successful candidate for the role takes responsibility for their own learning and personal development.
Is open to feedback to enhance skills to engage prisoners.
Possesses skills that are supportive of promoting rehabilitation, and models attitudes that support the ethos of a rehabilitative culture.
Works collaboratively with colleagues and prisoners.
Possesses a good level of communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
The suitable candidate must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the rationale behind offending behaviour programmes and motivational skills that can support engagement.
Demonstrates an understanding of prisoner's individual needs.
To be up to date with current legislation and policies relating to the role and establishment
What we offer:
There are a range of benefits for working at Serco including a salary of £25,186 per annum from 1st April and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Other Serco benefits include; Up to 6% contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, You will be employed by a company that is passionate about diversity and inclusion and provides safe and supportive culture. Serco discounts including cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
Meaningful and vital work - you'll contribute to the reintegration of prisoners back into society, helping them to address the factors that influence offending behaviour.
A world of opportunity - With six prisons across the UK and a breadth of roles, you'll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression.
Great people - You'll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team, who believe passionately in the value of our work. We promote an empathic and therapeutic approach, respecting individual differences and promoting self-efficacy.
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.