Job Vacancy: Project Worker with Risley Mentoring Project (closing 5pm, Friday 18th August)

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Sefton CVS and the award-winning Merseyside Offender Mentoring Project are seeking to appoint a full time Project Worker to join the recently established Mentoring Project in HMP Risley.  The position is offered on a full time based with a fixed term contract of 12 months.

The Project Worker will be based in HMP Risley and will provide mentoring support to serving prisoners coming up for release and ex- offenders in the community.

This varied and exciting role will see the post holder undertaking face to face assessments with prospective mentees in prison, sourcing suitable volunteer mentors and overseeing and supporting the matching process. This post will see the job holder attending meetings with statutory partners and supporting the Senior Project Officer in the recruitment and training of volunteer mentors.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the barriers faced by ex-offenders of all ages when resettling into the community, possess excellent planning and organisational skills and have either experience of volunteering or working with volunteers.

Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Friday 18th August 2017.   Interviews will take place on Thursday 24th August 2017 in HMP Risley.


Job Description & Person Specification (Word / PDF
Guidance Notes (Word / PDF
Application Form (Word / PDF
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF

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