Job title: Beth Centre Advocate

Organisation: Women in Prison

Website: https://www.womeninprison.org.uk/about/join-our-team

Closing date: Monday 12th January 2021, 9am

Job description: The Beth Centre (part of Women in Prison) is a women-only, safe, comfortable space with expert support for women at risk of or affected by the criminal justice system living in Lambeth. The primary purpose of this role is to provide in-depth, ongoing support to a caseload of women in the community, co-located in hubs across South London. This programme is funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) co-commissioning grant, along with investment from the six Local Authorities, the Community Rehabilitation Company and NHS England. The funding will be used to develop and expand support for female offenders and women at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system across Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Croydon, Sutton and Wandsworth. The Advocate will: Provide advocacy, support and advice services to women in contact with, or at risk of being in contact with, the criminal justice system. Liaise with key personnel in statutory, non- statutory and voluntary sector agencies to support clients. To provide Through the Gate support to women leaving custody returning to one of six the designated boroughs. We actively encourage applications from women from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from Black, Asian and minority ethnic women and women who have personal experience of the criminal justice system. The role is only open to women, in accordance with the sex-based exemptions of the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

Location: Primarily at home during the pandemic with 1 day in our London office – or remotely if not based in London

Type: Full time/

Salary: £24,786 per annum

How to apply: To apply, please visit our website and download and read the Beth Centre Advocate Recruitment Pack including the Job Description and Person Specification and complete the application and equalities monitoring forms in full. Visit our website here: https://www.womeninprison.org.uk/about/join-our-team.