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PW Mentor - Yorkshire & Humber

North East, NorthFull Time / Permanent
£21,200

In the community setting they support the forming and maintaining of positive relationships through community engagement and pro-social modelling. They provide social inclusion and wellbeing through mentoring and empowerment activities.

Duties;

  • Delivery of Mentor Programme for Service User referred to the Social Inclusion Service, both in custody and the community.
  • Delivery of group / 1-2-1 interventions.
  • Information, advice and sign posting.
  • Supporting Service Users to complete applications for community resources (e.g. leisure / sports/ community activities.
  • Main contact for often used community referral agencies.
  • Wrap around ‘hand holding’ Service User support eg. attending appointments.
  • Supporting access to complementary services.
  • Delivering in a variety of venues including probation offices, prison visitor centres, Ingeus Offices, community venues and Service Users’ homes.
  • Conduct an assessment with all referred Service Users to determine the appropriate level of support required to address their needs.
  • Prepare and agree individual action plans with the Service User.
  • Provide intensive support to all Service Users on a one-to-one basis and in group settings dependent on the needs identified by the assessment.
  • Bespoke casework to meet individual needs.
  • Deliver Intervention Modules (1-2-1 and Group) including advocacy with external statutory / VCS bodies/ wellbeing providers & complementary services.
  • Refer Service Users to complementary agencies as required and liaise with those specialists in order to monitor progress made.
  • Provide a supported handover of service users to accommodation, training and employment, mental health, substance misuse and other relevant services. 
  • Record contact and progress on CRC approved systems and report back to Responsible Officers and PW Advisors
  • Develop effective relationships with all relevant agencies; be aware of referral routes and actively promote good partnerships and effective joint working.
  • Develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with all those working in the probation system
  • Develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with service users and undertake tasks with service users in line with the objectives of the PW Action Plan
  • To contribute to the development and effectiveness of teams
  • To contribute to the development and  promotion of the agency and it’s services
  • Contribute to/provide evidence for assessment, sentence/risk management plans and reviews.

Essentials; 

  • Experience of working successfully with challenging people, for example people who have complex needs, people who are reluctant to discuss their needs, and people who are angry and confused.
  • A knowledge and understanding of providing support, advice and advocacy to vulnerable clients and the ability to communicate this knowledge in a variety of ways.

About us

Part of international human services provider, APM Group, Ingeus is all about people and our mission is to enable better lives. We specialise in creating and delivering employment, health, justice, and youth services. Every day our teams across the UK help people improve their employment, skills, and wellbeing. We are purpose-led, passionate and proud to work with our colleagues, customers and communities to drive social change.

At Ingeus, we value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment, including a positive working environment. We are a Disability Confident Leader, a Mindful Employer, a Stonewall Champion, and we’re committed to the Armed Forces Covenant.

Please note that this role may be closed early if we receive a high volume of applications. 

Please email us at careers@ingeus.co.uk  if you have any queries relating to your application

Job no:
496854

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At Ingeus we provide services for people, business and communities in employment, skills, health and justice. We value diversity and inclusion and as a Disability Confident leader, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and an Armed Forces Covenant supporter we welcome applications from all parts of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or background.