Treatment Manager

Uttoxeter | Other

Treatment Manager

HMP Dovegate

Full time, 40 hours

£29,767 per annum


HMP Dovegate is a category B male establishment prison based on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border near Uttoxeter Here at Serco we have a vacancy for a Treatment Manager. They key purpose of this role is to facilitate and Treatment Manage accredited interventions, including Thinking Skills Programme (TSP) and Kaizen (General Violence Strand) alongside any new and/or validated programmes introduced at HMP Dovegate in the future.


The successful post holder will be responsible for line management to include, staff development, appraisals, performance management (to include disciplinaries) under the mentorship of the Programmes Manager and ensuring that all Serco MyHR policies, practices and procedures are followed.


Other key accountabilities will include:


Developing competence within the areas outlined as Treatment Management competency criteria:


  • Demonstrate awareness of treatment-related responsibilities and evidence ability to plan for and organise all treatment-related aspects of the programme
  • Demonstrate understanding and application of assessment and selection processes, provision of treatment and reporting of progress for the programme
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and manage facilitators effectively


Furthermore, they will work with the Programmes Manager to develop the Programmes Department at HMP Dovegate including meeting KPT targets and both clinical and operational audits.


Additionally, they will work with all other relevant departments within HMP Dovegate appropriately and in line with both the needs of the programmes department and other departments such as safer custody, healthcare, mental health etc.



What you will need to do the role:


We are looking for an experienced individual who is trained to deliver specific Offending Behaviour Programmes.

It is vital that the individual has experience of delivering accredited interventions such as TSP / RESOLVE / BBR / Kaizen / Identity Matters.

Furthermore, the successful post holder must be able to demonstrate that have skills such as:


  • Excellent organisational skills and abilities to manage a large workload
  • Leadership / Management
  • Supervision Skills
  • Able to reflect on own performance and to strive for continuous improvement
  • Excellent problem solving and emotion management skills
  • The ability to maintain boundaries and demonstrate resilience


Serco Home Affairs is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office



Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work - Using specialist behavioural analysis you'll contribute to the reintegration of ex-offenders 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. We actively fund psychologists towards chartered and/or registered status and with ongoing CPD activities and look to promote from within.


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.


 What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A safe and supportive culture where you can make a difference
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships




About Serco
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. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

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.

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01/04/2023 02:53:00
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