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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.

Evaluation Consultant

Women in Prison, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, are looking for an experienced evaluator for our 40th Anniversary Project. The overall objectives for the project deliverables to accomplish and what will need to be evaluated are-

  • Involving wider audiences.
  • Creating organisational resilience.
  • Developing people’s skills & creating better wellbeing.
  • Our heritage will be identified, better explained, and have people learn from it leading to a change in ideas and actions.

The project started in March 2024 and the evaluation will need to be completed with an evaluation report submitted in May 2025.

Brief and Requirements:

The evaluation consultant will:

  • Develop a robust monitoring framework for the 40th Anniversary project working with the Project Manager and Director of External Affairs, as well as the project’s steering group.
  • Review the project plan, deliverables and outcomes to develop and implement plans for monitoring and reviewing these.
  • Write a final evaluation report.
  • Collate quantitative and qualitative data from the project deliverables to evidence progress towards the project’s outcomes.

Key Experiences and Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
  • Experience with working with vulnerable individuals with a range of intersecting needs.
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation within a charity, aid agency, donor organisation or similar.

TO APPLY

Please share a brief statement of interest outlining how you would approach the work, your CV, availability, and daily rate to Haley Perry at [email protected] by June 18th, 2024 with a view of starting in July.

Women in Prison’s 40th Anniversary Project is made possible with The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to realise our ambition to chronicle, reflect on, and celebrate, the history of WIP’s achievements, representing a unique perspective on women’s experiences of the criminal justice system over the last 40 years.

Evaluation Consultant Brief

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Advocate (Surrey)

Start date: 29th July 2024

Salary: £29,864 per annum (inclusive of £3,990 London/South East Weighting)

Location: Hybrid; 2 days in Woking women’s centre, 3 days working from home

Working hours: Full time, 35 hours

Contract: Permanent

Annual leave: 30 days plus statutory bank holidays (if full time). All WIP staff also receive an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.

Pension scheme: WIP provides an auto enrolment pension scheme with 5% contributions from the employer and 3% from the employee.

Job Purpose:

Women in Prison’s Advocates 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 provide in-depth, ongoing support to a caseload of women who have been referred for support from Probation Services, in partnership with the Women’s Support Centre, Surrey.

1. Duties and Key Responsibilities

• Client Care

• Monitoring and Evaluation

• Communication

• Organisational Development

• Personal/Professional Development

2. General Responsibilities

TO APPLY

Applications close: 1st July 2024

Interviews with Women in Prison: TBC

To apply: Send a completed application form to [email protected]

If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact the HR team on [email protected].

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 + Adult Barred List DBS check.

• Is subject to HM Prison and Probation Service vetting (‘Enhanced Level 1’ or ‘Standard Plus’)

• Requires that the post holder is not automatically disqualified by (or can obtain a waiver from) the Charity Commission

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Trust and Grants Manager

Start date: 2nd September 2024

Salary: £41,111 per annum (inclusive of £3,990 London/South East Weighting)

Location: Hybrid

Working hours: Full time, 35 hours

Contract: Permanent

Annual leave: 30 days plus statutory bank holidays (if full time). All WIP staff also receive an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.

Pension scheme: WIP provides an auto enrolment pension scheme with 5% contributions from the employer and 3% from the employee.

About Women in Prison

Women in Prison is a national, women-led, feminist organisation. We deliver front line support to women harmed by the criminal justice system, through our work in prisons, in the community and ‘through the prison gate’ as they resettle back into their communities. We also campaign for systems change that addresses the root causes of offending, reduces the harmful impact of prison, and creates workable, community-based alternatives to imprisonment.

Job Purpose:

You will be joining Women in Prison’s new fundraising team which secures funding from a range of sources including individual donors, corporate supporters, and charitable trusts and foundations. This role will set the foundations for Women in Prison’s ambitious fundraising plans leading on securing gifts from trusts and foundations and ensuring that all secured grants are well managed and effectively reported on. The post holder will identify new funding opportunities and ensure these are assessed and responded to in collaboration with staff across the organisation.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  1. Develop a trusts and foundations strategy for Women in Prison and ensure its implementation
  2. Fundraising research, proposal writing and income generation
  3. Donor reporting and administration
  4. Build positive relationships with funders

TO APPLY

Applications close: 5th July 2024 at 9am

Interviews with Women in Prison: 1st Interview week commencing 15th July 2024. Candidates progressing to a second interview will be invited to attend week commencing 22nd July 2024.

To apply: Send a CV and cover letter (max 2 pages of A4) to [email protected]g

If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact the HR team on [email protected].

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 a Basic DBS check.
  • Requires that the post holder is not automatically disqualified by (or can obtain a waiver from) the Charity Commission

Trust and Grants Manager

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Fundraising Officer

Start date: 2nd September 2024

Salary: £26,702 per annum (inclusive of £3,990 London/South East Weighting)

Location: Hybrid

Working hours:  Full time, 35 hours – open to part time

Contract: Permanent

Annual leave: 30 days plus statutory bank holidays (if full time). All WIP staff also receive an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.

Pension scheme:  WIP provides an auto enrolment pension scheme with 5% contributions from the employer and 3% from the employee.

About Women in Prison

Women in Prison is a national, women-led, feminist organisation. We deliver front line support to women harmed by the criminal justice system, through our work in prisons, in the community and ‘through the prison gate’ as they resettle back into their communities. We also campaign for systems change that addresses the root causes of offending, reduces the harmful impact of prison, and creates workable, community-based alternatives to imprisonment.

Job Purpose:

You will be joining Women in Prison’s new fundraising team which secures funding from a range of sources including individual donors, corporate supporters, and charitable trusts and foundations. We are looking for someone who can work flexibly to support the administrative and operational needs across different areas in the team including major donor giving, individual giving, trusts and foundations and legacy giving.

Day to day tasks will include managing the fundraising team’s administration function, carrying out prospect research, thanking donors and donation tracking, and providing support for various fundraising activities such as supporter/cultivation events. You will also build productive relationships with individual supporters and organisations through the delivery of exceptional supporter care.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  1. Provide support across the Fundraising team
  2. Stewardship
  3. Information Management
  4. Financial
  5. General

TO APPLY

Applications close: 5th July 2024 at 9am

Interviews with Women in Prison: 1st Interview week commencing 15th July 2024. Candidates progressing to a second interview will be invited to attend week commencing 22nd July 2024.

To apply: Send a CV and cover letter (max 2 pages of A4) to [email protected]

If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact the HR team on [email protected].

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 a Basic DBS check.
  • Requires that the post holder is not automatically disqualified by (or can obtain a waiver from) the Charity Commission

Fundraising Officer

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Project Worker (WomenMATTA)

Start date: 5th August 2024

Salary: £25,874 per annum (£19,959.94 pro-rata)

Location: Manchester

Working hours:  Part time, 28 hours

Contract: Fixed term, until 31 March 2025 with possible extension

Annual leave:  30 days plus statutory bank holidays (if full time). All WIP staff also receive an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.

Pension scheme: WIP provides an auto enrolment pension scheme with 5% contributions from the employer and 3% from the employee.

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 provide in-depth, ongoing support to a caseload of women in the community of Manchester and Trafford, whilst delivering regular workshops to women in the community.

  1. Provide high-quality, trauma-responsive advocacy and support to a caseload of women in contact with, or at risk of being in contact with the criminal justice system.
  2. Undertake risk and needs assessments and co-producing bespoke support plans with women across the nine pathways to reoffending.
  3. Monitor case management systems to ensure accurate and timely data recording, aligning with contract KPIs and WIP policies.
  4. Champion the core values of Women in Prison, including social justice and feminism in all internal and external communications, articulating their importance to the work we do.

TO APPLY

Applications close: Monday, 8th July 2024

Interviews with Women in Prison: week commencing 15th July 2024

To apply: Send a completed application form to [email protected]

If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact the HR team on [email protected].
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 + Adult Barred List DBS check.
  • Is subject to HM Prison and Probation Service vetting (‘Enhanced Level 1’ or ‘Standard Plus’)
  • Requires that the post holder is not automatically disqualified by (or can obtain a waiver from) the Charity Commission

Project Worker

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Senior Project Worker (WomenMATTA)

Start date: 5th August 2024

Salary: £29,808 per annum

Location: Manchester

Working hours:  Full time, 35 hours

Contract: Fixed term, until 31st March 2025

Annual leave: 30 days plus statutory bank holidays (if full time). All WIP staff also receive an additional 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year.

Pension scheme:  WIP provides an auto enrolment pension scheme with 5% contributions from the employer and 3% from the employee.

About Women in Prison

Women in Prison is a national, women-led, feminist organisation. We deliver front line support to women harmed by the criminal justice system, through our work in prisons, in the community and ‘through the prison gate’ as they resettle back into their communities. We also campaign for systems change that addresses the root causes of offending, reduces the harmful impact of prison, and creates workable, community-based alternatives to imprisonment.

Job Purpose:

WomenMATTA delivers innovative services to women in Manchester and Trafford who are in contact with, or at risk of being in contact with, the criminal justice system. This includes one to one practical and emotional support, advocacy, and group work.

This post is two-fold; the post holder will provide in-depth, ongoing support to a caseload of complex cases, in addition to supporting the WomenMATTA Programme Manager with the operational management of the Programme, including the the coordination of the ‘Women’s Hubs’. The post holder will manage direct reports who operate as frontline staff across Manchester and Trafford.

  1. Support with the operational management of the WomenMATTA Programme ensuring high quality, trauma responsive services are delivered to women in contact with, or at risk of being in contact with, the criminal justice system.
  2. Provide effective leadership to the WomenMATTA team, fostering a positive and supportive culture.
  3. Provide high-quality, trauma-responsive advocacy and support to a caseload of women in contact with, or at risk of being in contact with the criminal justice system.
  4. Monitor case management systems to ensure accurate and timely data recording, aligning with contract KPIs and WIP policies.

TO APPLY

Applications close: 8th July 2024 at 9am

Interviews with Women in Prison: Week commencing g 15th July

To apply: Send a completed application form to [email protected]g

If you require reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please contact the HR team on [email protected].
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 and Adult Barred List DBS check.
  • Is subject to HM Prison and Probation Service vetting ('Enhanced Level 1’ or ‘Standard Plus’)
  • Requires that the post holder is not automatically disqualified by (or can obtain a waiver from) the Charity Commission

Senior Project Worker

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