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Community Key Worker - Hertfordshire

Community Keyworker - Criminal Justice Support Service


Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of women?



About the Organisation


We are a leading charity working with women in the Criminal Justice System.

Our vision is to empower women to live safe, crime-free lives.



About the Role


We are recruiting a passionate Community Keyworker to join our established team.

This is a unique opportunity to provide dedicated support to women involved in the Criminal Justice System, helping them address complex needs and build a positive future.



What you will do:



  • Provide vital support to women in prison, preparing them for release and meeting them at the gate.

  • Conduct assessments to understand individual needs and develop personalised support plans.

  • Deliver emotional and practical support, empowering women towards independence.

  • Build strong relationships with partner agencies and advocate for women's needs.

  • Maintain accurate case records and contribute to service development.

  • Continuously develop your knowledge and skills to deliver high-quality support.



Who you are:



  • A female with a deep understanding of the issues faced by women in the Criminal Justice System.

  • Experienced in working with women who have complex needs, including homelessness, substance misuse, and domestic violence.

  • Skilled in assessment, risk management, and partnership working.

  • A brilliant communicator with a trauma-informed and non-judgmental approach.

  • Passionate about empowering women and making a positive social impact.



What we offer:



  • A chance to make a real difference in the lives of women.

  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities.

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.



This is an ideal role for a female who is passionate about social justice and has a proven track record of supporting vulnerable women.



HMPPS Vetting required!



To Apply


Please submit your CV or contact Oliver Jefferson on oliver.jefferson@servicecare.org.uk or 01772 208962



Closing Date - 30/04/24


We are committed to equality and diversity.


Please note that this post is open to female applicants only as this is deemed a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.