Fixed Term contract until June 2021
Do you want to work in a role where you can support people to rebuild their lives?
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ETtG Worker, experienced in providing accommodation, advice to offenders, to join our Offender Services team in London. In this peripatetic role, you will be required to provide an Enhanced Through the Gate (ETtG) service supporting the prison based team in HMP Bronzefield and HMP Send, and assisting prisoners prior to and after their release to gain suitable accommodation.
This role will suit those with experience of providing housing advice, working with prisoners and ex-offenders or people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. An understanding of the difficulties people may experience in accessing services is also essential. If you have good communication skills, are able to work with others whilst managing your own time and have the ability to empower individuals to make positive changes we want to hear from you.
What we’re looking for
Above all we are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who have a genuine desire to support people to rebuild their lives, and you will receive training and support so that you can deliver high quality services, while developing your skills and gaining on going knowledge of the criminal justice system.
What we offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
St Mungo’s employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation.
As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 we achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves. Our Networks include: BAME, Carer’s and Parent’s, Lived Experience, LGBTQIA+, Disability Awareness, South West, Irish and Women’s Action.
Pay and Other Benefits
St Mungo’s is proud to pay client facing staff above average for the sector. We run a cycle to work scheme and also offer season tickets loans to all staff.
St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.
What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.
How to apply
To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.
To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the document available tab at the top of the advert page on our website.
Closing date: 10am on 1 December 2020
Interview and assessments on: 10 and 11 December 2020, to take place via video call
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate. Due to the nature of the role, prison clearance is also required.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.