Glasgow, Glasgow City
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Edinburgh, Edinburgh
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
£20,000 - £25,000 per year (pro rata ffor part-time)
Contract, 12 months, Part-time
Job description
  • We believe in the power of your personal lived experience of the criminal justice system.
  • We believe with the right opportunity, encouragement, and support everybody can change.
  • Do you want to use your experience to enable others to change the system from within?

 

IF YOU DO, THEN USER VOICE IS THE RIGHT PLACE FOR YOU!  DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

 

  • Been in prison or on probation?
  • A People person and a good listener?
  • Good IT/literacy/numeracy skills?
  • Turned your life around and want to help others?
  • Have something to give and can say what it is?
  • Manage your own life well, and can prove it?
  • Highly motivated and passionate about change?

 

If the answer to ALL of these is yes, then we want to hear from you.

 

WHAT’S ON OFFER?

  • Two part-time positions, 1 in each prison
  • Up to £25,000 depending on experience (pro-rata for part-time)
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
  • The posts are subject to a 6-month probationary period and Enhanced DBS check
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MORE ABOUT THE ROLE

Become part of a vibrant team living our values – collaborative, democratic, resilient optimistic, ordering chaos and authentic. You will get an experience like no other with the chance to fast forward your career.

We offer career enhancing opportunity, support and encouragement to develop new skills.

Successful candidates will be results and outcome-orientated with knowledge of the criminal justice sector. As well as managing the development and delivery of the service, we are looking for motivated people willing to travel and go above and beyond to get the job done.

Our Engagement Teams are responsible for engaging with a diverse range of service users with different experiences in order to improve services and promote active citizenship. As balanced Teams they have a range of complementary skills in order to achieve these aims, including service user engagement, service provider engagement, project management and administration.

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About
User Voice

User Voice was set up to address the ‘Us vs Them’ culture inherent within the criminal justice system. We are committed to making t... Read more

Refreshed on: 29 July 2021
Closed date: 13 August 2021
Tags: Project Management, Volunteer Management