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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.
Senior Advocate (Housing)
Start date: Negotiable, but as soon as possible
Salary: £32,930 per annum (inclusive of £3,990 London weighting)
Working hours: Full time – 35 hours per week
Location: Based in HMP Bronzefield
Job Purpose: This role will be based in both HMP Bronzefield, leading the development and delivery of specialist housing support with women impacted by the criminal justice system in prison and the community.
Reports to: Service Manager (Prisons)
Direct reports: Advocate (Housing)
Department/Service: South London Women’s Hubs
Annual leave: 30 days plus statutory bank holidays, and an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year. This means that in a standard year with 8 bank holidays, the full holiday entitlement is 41 days!
Pension scheme: Auto enrolment with 5% contributions from WIP and 3% from employees.
Clinical supervision: Working with WIP can be enormously rewarding, but also challenging at times. So we provide clinical supervision through a Harley Street practice, to encourage reflective practice and support the wellbeing of our team.
Employee Assistance Programme: Confidential access to a range of support and information on a 24/7 basis. Including legal advice, emotional support, practical advice and signposting.
Cycle to Work Scheme: Eligible employees can save money and spread the cost of a new bike and accessories.
Application deadline: Early applications are encouraged so recruitment will be on an ongoing basis while we are growing our team for this project
Interviews: To be confirmed
To apply: Please download the recruitment pack and complete the form(s). Send your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact our HR team at email@example.com.
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 and Adult Barring List check.
- Is subject to HM Prison and Probation Service vetting (‘Enhanced Level 1’ or ‘Standard Plus’)
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.
Senior Advocate (Housing) Recruitment PackDownload