LIFER Case Manager - Gloucester - Perm Role

  • Reference J17486
  • Remuneration £24k per year
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationGloucester

Passionate about helping people and the wider community? Interested in the rehabilitation of offenders? Looking for a role where you would make an impact on a daily basis?

RSR Justice is currently recruiting for a LIFER Case Manager to work with a progressive and diverse Charity that is committed to changing people’s lives by reintegrating them back into society and to prevent reoffending.

As a LIFER Case Manager, your main responsibility will be to manage a caseload of job ready offenders to seek employment and rehabilitating back into the wider community. As an ideal candidate you will have experience in dealing with high risk offenders and working in a multi-agency environment.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a caseload of participants with complex needs requiring intensive person-centred support.

  • Liaise closely with Offender managers in Custody to ensure intervention is in line with Parole Board Requirements

  • Provide advice guidance and support to overcome barriers to social inclusion and signpost to internal and external support:

  • Coach and mentor participants to increase self awareness and overcome barriers preventing successful release and reintegration

  • Development of customer action plan post referral, updating and developing whilst addressing barriers

  • To ensure the accurate and timely recording of input client data and information in order that the service operates within contractual, administrative and financial requirements

  • Carry out triage, risk assessments, risk management plans and comprehensive assessments, and to contribute to the development of individual community recovery plans with those who express a wish to access community treatment/support services

  • To ensure effective case management and coordination covering areas of risk with a particular focus on safeguarding children and adults, problematic behaviour, housing, social and family functioning, employability, psychological and physical health

  • Utilise motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioural techniques and brief interventions in both one-to-one and group settings to promote engagement in appropriate services, encourage self-esteem, well-being, self-responsibility and enhanced motivation.

  • Review on going care and treatment liaising closely with the full range of specialist workers within the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Work in partnership with other agencies and carry out joint key working to enable effective engagement and movement in order to promote rehabilitation

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Understanding of the barriers faced by offenders/ex-offenders with multiple and/or complex needs in relation to reintegration back into society

  • Ability to work with and manage challenging behaviour

  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and work effectively with partnership agencies

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully working to targets

  • Good verbal, presentation and written skills and ability to communicate concisely and effectively.

  • Good IT skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office software and previous experience of working with databases.

  • Ability to critically reflect and evaluate interventions and service delivery, identifying areas for development

Pay:                    £22,913pa – starting salary

Contract:             Perm Role       

Locations:           Gloucester

Hours:                  Full time

 

For further information, or to apply, please email – seema.choudhury@rsg.ltd or call 0203 119 3392

 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

 

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The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

LIFER Case Manager - Gloucester - Perm Role

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