Liverpool, Merseyside
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£17,600 - £22,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Mentoring Coordinator

Pact is a highly respected independent charity, working across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoner’s children and families, to prisoners and those who have resettled back into the community. Our work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being, and our work focusses on human relationships, family and community. We are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do.

Position: Mentoring Coordinator (ETE)
Location: Homebased – North West
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time, 30 hours per week. Monday to Friday.
Salary: £17,600 Pro Rata per annum (£22,000 FTE per annum)

Closing date for applications: 11 August, 2021
Interview date: W/C 23rd August 2021

About the Role:

The Mentoring Coordinator (ETE) is responsible for providing support, guidance, training and development opportunities to volunteers working in the Probation ETE service. Volunteer and Peer Support Mentors (people with lived experience of the justice system) will support and mentor referred service users to successfully engage with education, training, volunteering and/or employment, working alongside Maximus caseworkers and other partners working within the criminal justice system.

The Mentoring Coordinator will manage a pool of 10 volunteers and 5 Peer Support Mentors, ensuring that they are supported and encouraged to engage actively in their volunteering activity and that we are able to provide support to assist engagement in ETE activities, mentoring to help attend appointments and in work support for the most vulnerable service users. The Mentoring Coordinator (ETE) is responsible for working towards service delivery targets and providing information to evidence delivery and outcomes.

If you feel that you meet the requirements of this exciting new role, please complete an application form by clicking the `apply now` button.

Expectations of travel:

Based in the North West or North Wales, the Mentoring Coordinator (ETE) will be expected to complete some travel throughout the regions (North West, North Wales and top of West Midlands) to fulfil their responsibilities. We have a number of office locations across the contract package areas to cover. Our expectation for delivery locations is as outlined above however we are still awaiting finalised information from Maximus.

What we offer:

Pact offers a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counselling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional training and interventions worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.

Other information:

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications including those with a criminal conviction (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).

This post is subject to a 6-month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 5-year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment) and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

You may have experience of the following: Mentoring Co-ordinator, Service Manager, Mentoring Coordinator, Service Coordinator, Case Worker, Family Support Worker, Social Worker, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteering Coordinator, Project Coordinator, Training and Development, etc.

Ref: 101 373

Posted on: 28 July 2021
Closed date: 11 August 2021
Job ref: 101373
Tags: Advice, Information, Fundraising