Join Our Team

Are you driven and passionate about working within a women-centred support service which advocates for systems change? Then, we want to hear from you! Apply to join our team today and make a difference to the lives of women, their families and all our communities.

All roles are only open to women, in accordance with the sex-based exemptions of the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1. We actively encourage applications from women with a variety of backgrounds, and a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from Black, Asian and minoritised women and those with personal experience of the criminal justice system.

HR Manager

Start date: tbc
Salary: £41,000 per annum including London weighting
Working hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Location: Remote (Office sought in London by April 2024)
Contract: Permanent

Job Purpose: Manage, develop and implement Women in Prison’s human resources in alignment with the vision, purpose and values of the organisation.

Reports to: Director of Finance and Resources

Responsible for: Human Resources

Department/Service Core Services

Key Responsibility Areas

  1. Lead Women in Prison’s recruitment, onboarding and changes to contracts
  2. To lead on approaches for performance management and appraisals and work with the leadership team and line managers to identify and implement good HR practice and professional development plans
  3. Foster positive employee relations and an inclusive culture
  4. To lead on employee payroll, benefits and welfare
  5. To be a member of the extended leadership of Women in Prison, modelling feminist leadership, anti-oppression and empowering, values-led, collective leadership for the organisation

TO APPLY

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact our recruitment partner, Carroll Lloyd, Director, NFP Consulting on 07765 001 033 or email carroll.lloyd@nfpconsulting.co.uk

Apply online at https://nfpconsulting.co.uk/executive/job/24008

Application is by way of CV with a Supporting Statement that should set out your motivations for applying and how your work experience to date meets the scope of the responsibilities. As a general guide, your Supporting Statement should be around two sides of A4.

To recruit the most appropriate candidate, a number of pre-employment due diligence checks will be undertaken in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. These checks will help determine the character and suitability of the individual to carry out this particular role.

Accessibility

If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, including accessing a copy of the recruitment pack in large print or an alternative format, please contact info@nfpconsulting.co.uk

We are happy to invest in developing the right person, so you are welcome to apply even if your professional experience does not fully meet the job description or person specification.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and minoritised women, and women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system.

In line with legal requirements and the nature of our work, this role:

  • Is restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement
  • Requires the right to work in the UK
  • Is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
  • Is subject to HM Prison and Probation Service vetting (‘Enhanced Level 1’ or ‘Standard Plus’)

Recruitment Pack - HR Manager

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Advocate (Substance Misuse - Through the Gate) full time

Start date: To be confirmed
Salary: £29,110 inclusive of £3,990 London weighting
Working hours: 35 hours
Location: Across South London, weekly travel to Bronzefield prison
Contract: Fixed-term until March 2025

Job Purpose: Women in Prison’s Project Workers deliver high-quality, trauma-informed, independent advocacy for women in communities and in prisons, which focuses on early intervention, and holistic provision as part of a ‘whole system’ multi-agency response that looks to address the root causes of women’s offending

The primary purpose of this role is to work with women in prison and support them into treatment within a 3 week period. The post holder will provide ‘Through The Gates’ (TTG) to these women leaving prison, and then continue to support them in the community for up to six months.

Reports to: Hubs Manager (Lambeth, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth)

Department/Service: South London Women’s Hubs

Duties and Key Responsibilities

1. Client Care
2. Monitoring and Evaluation
3. Communication
4. Specialist Service Contribution
5. Personal/Professional Development

TO APPLY

Application deadline: Monday, 18th March at 9am

Interviews: Early in April, tbc

To Apply: Send the completed application form to recruitment@wipuk.org

If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact our HR team at hr@wipuk.org.

We are happy to invest in developing the right person, so you are welcome to apply even if your professional experience does not fully meet the job description or person specification.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and minoritised women, and women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system.

In line with legal requirements and the nature of our work, this role:

  • Is restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010
  • Requires the right to work in the UK
  • Is subject to an Enhanced DBS and Adult Barring List check
  • Requires HM Prison and Probation Service vetting (‘Enhanced Level 1’ or ‘Standard Plus’)

Equalities Monitoring
Completing the attached equalities monitoring form is voluntary and any information you provide will be used for statistical purposes only. The form will remain confidential and will not be shared with the recruitment panel.

Advocate (Substance Misuse - Through the Gate) part time

Start date: To be confirmed
Salary: £14,555 per annum (£29,110 pro-rata, inclusive of £3,990 London weighting)
Working hours: 17.5 per week
Location: Across South London
Contract: Fixed-term until March 2025

Job Purpose: Women in Prison’s Project Workers deliver high-quality, trauma-informed, independent advocacy for women in communities and in prisons, which focuses on early intervention, and holistic provision as part of a ‘whole system’ multi-agency response that looks to address the root causes of women’s offending

The primary purpose of this role is to work with women in prison and support them into treatment within a 3 week period. The post holder will provide ‘Through The Gates’ (TTG) to these women leaving prison, and then continue to support them in the community for up to six months.

Reports to: Hubs Manager (Lambeth, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth)

Department/Service: South London Women’s Hubs

Duties and Key Responsibilities

1. Client Care
2. Monitoring and Evaluation
3. Communication
4. Specialist Service Contribution
5. Personal/Professional Development

TO APPLY

Application deadline: Monday, 18th March at 9am

Interviews: Early in April, tbc

To Apply: Send the completed application form to recruitment@wipuk.org

If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact our HR team at hr@wipuk.org.

We are happy to invest in developing the right person, so you are welcome to apply even if your professional experience does not fully meet the job description or person specification.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and minoritised women, and women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system.

In line with legal requirements and the nature of our work, this role:

  • Is restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010
  • Requires the right to work in the UK
  • Is subject to an Enhanced DBS and Adult Barring List check
  • Requires HM Prison and Probation Service vetting (‘Enhanced Level 1’ or ‘Standard Plus’)

Equalities Monitoring
Completing the attached equalities monitoring form is voluntary and any information you provide will be used for statistical purposes only. The form will remain confidential and will not be shared with the recruitment panel.

Advocate (Substance Misuse - Through the Gate) Recruitment Pack

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