£22500 - £22500
GB United Kingdom
Do you want to be a part of making a difference to offenders' lives and the communities they live in?
Consider the role of Activity Coordinator at Reed in Partnership!
Full time, Permanent (Mon - Fri)
We are on a mission to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Reed in Partnership is a public service provider specialising in skills training for the long-term unemployed, increasing employment opportunities by working with employers and providing youth services.
This role will specifically be working on our Ministry of Justice Activity Hubs programme, where we will support offenders immediately upon their release from custody on licence.
What the job is about:
The Activity Coordinator role is critical to the successful co-ordination of activity delivery by internal staff, supply chain partners and other external organisations. These activities form part of a programme designed to support offenders to lead law abiding lives and move towards employment and/or education.
The Activity Coordinator will work closely with the Hub Manager, Support Workers, and the Partnership Manager, as well as supply chain partners and external organisations, to ensure a range of appropriate, stimulating and meaningful provision is on offer to programme participants every day.
They will co-ordinate the Hub diary, ensuring there is sufficient availability to cover demand and all available slots are utilised, and will help publicise activities to promote take up.
The Activity Coordinator will strictly adhere to the guidelines in accordance with the programme’s requirements and Reed in Partnership’s policies and procedures.
Skills, Experience and Attributes
- Demonstrable time management and personal organisation skills with the capacity to communicate effectively at required levels.
- Capable of maintaining accurate and up to date records in paper and electronic systems to a high standard.
- Technical skills including strong administration skills, good computer/technology skills, basic numeracy/spreadsheet skills and good written communication/record keeping skills.
- Personal interests including interest in people and willingness to learn.
- Information collation and analysis.
- A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma.
- GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification).
- Experience of administrating and/or co-ordinating several events and/or programmes at any one time.
- Information collation and analysis.
- Understanding of the reducing reoffending pathways and local organisations delivering support to this participant group.
- Experience of working in the Justice Sector
- Experience of working with, or facilitating diverse participant groups
- Experience of working in a fast-paced performance target driven environment, such experience may include working within the following sectors/fields; Professional Services (Banking, Finance and Recruitment etc) or Retail etc.
What's in it for you?
Alongside a generous base salary, you will have access to our wider career development framework and payment progression plans. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.
Disability confident commitment
We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.
The Reed in Partnership Activity hubs project itself has been funded via HM Prison & Probation Service Co-financing Organisation (CFO). CFO utilises European Social Fund monies to move individuals in custody and the community closer to the labour market. To learn more about the work of HMPPS CFO, please visit https://www.co-financing.org/