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Forces Employment Charity, Remote
£29,000 per year
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Access Social Care, Remote
£41,000 per annum
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£29,000 per year
Temporary (till 31 July 2024)

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Job description


Forces Employment Charity is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Caseworker to join our team working on the CFO (Co-financing Organisation) programme in partnership with the probation service. In this role, you will provide specialist support to veterans within the criminal justice system, focused on early intervention, support and diversion to prevent re-offending. You will work closely with probation staff, partner organisations and lead providers to identify, engage and deliver emotional and practical support to veteran clients.

This is a Full-time 35 hours per week, home based role with regular attendance at Lewisham and Croydon Activity Hubs and frequent travel throughout the UK. This role has a salary £29,000 pa.

This will be a fixed term contract till 31 July 2024.

​Role Overview:

For the CFO programme, Forces Employment Charity is working in partnership with probation service staff and other partner organisations to provide specialist support for veterans in the justice system.This support is focused on early intervention, support and diversion at point of contact with justice system in order to prevent re-offending.

The successful applicant will be providing activities and support to clients within a formal contractual framework working to challenging targets.The role holder will need a strong beneficiary focus and the ability to rapidly form relationships with partners and local agencies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with partners to identify and engage veterans with the CFO Programme.
  • Undertake needs assessments with each veteran and jointly develop their support plan.
  • Work as part of a team, together with Probation Service Staff and Lead Provider staff, was well as partner organisations providing specialist support.
  • Deliver emotional and practical support to veterans working with partner organisations to provide specialist support for each individual as required.
  • Work with the veteran to secure employment.
  • Optimise the delivery of activities which are separately billed as part of CFO Programme.
  • Ensure that all activity is recorded on the MOJ CATs system, or other system as required by the contract.
  • Deliver any further activities reasonably required by the Op Nova National Manager or CFO Contract Manager, the Nova National Manager and the Forces Employment Charity.

Essential Competencies:

  • Understanding, empathy and knowledge of ex-forces personnel and the challenges they may face.
  • Highly motivated and independent, capable of working remotely from their line manager.
  • Resilient and able to work with individuals with complex needs and cope with the rigors that arise from working with veterans in the criminal justice system.
  • Commitment to working with each veteran without prejudice and in an equitable manner, including those who are arrested for violent or sexual offences.
  • Experience of working with people using a mentoring or coaching approach to engage and support the individuals we work with change their lives.
  • Experience of working with others as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication, organisation and IT/CRM skills.
  • Excellent team players who will contribute to a diverse and dedicated team.
  • Driving licence and use of own car.

Security Clearance

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (Enhanced) check and Non-Police Personnel Vetting (NPPV) Level 2 security clearance.

If you are passionate about supporting veterans, resilient, and an exceptional team player, please apply with your CV and cover letter by midnight at 12:00 AM by 10th May 2024.

Forces Employment Charity is an equal opportunities employer, and values having a diverse workforce. We actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

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Forces Employment Charity View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 19 April 2024
Closing date: 17 May 2024 at 23:59
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