Job Vacancy: Mentoring Project Worker with Merseyside Offender Mentoring Project

Job Title: Mentoring Project Worker
Grade: £22,402
Location: Sefton CVS Office, Prison & Community based

Hours: Full time 35 hours per week
Accountable to: Project Co-ordinator

Job Purpose:        

The Mentoring Project Worker will work on many aspects of the Merseyside Offender Mentoring Project. This post will be supporting offenders of all ages or those at risk of offending, both in custody and in the community. This post is funded by Merseyside Police Violence Reduction Partnership.

This varied and exciting role will see the post holder undertaking face to face assessments with prospective mentees, source suitable volunteer mentors and oversee and support the matching process. This post will see the job holder attending regular stakeholder meetings with statutory partners and supporting the volunteer recruitment and training process.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of providing information, advice and guidance to ex-offenders or working with young people in a similar role. They must demonstrate an understanding of the barriers faced by ex-offenders of all ages when resettling into the community, and possess excellent planning and organisational skills.

The preferred candidates will also have experience of working with volunteers.

DBS check and full Prison MOJ security clearance will be required for this post.

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

The closing date for completed applications is 5pm, Monday 12th April 2021.
All completed applications and any enquiries to be sent to