ABOUT THE ROLE
We ae looking for a Programmes Coordinator/Facilitator to support the Safe Ground team and lead on the successful set up, delivery, and evaluation of Safe Ground's programmatic work. You will be delivering arts-based interventions to support participants in their personal development, family relationships and rehabilitation. You will be based at HMP Lowdham Grange, developing collaborative partnerships with colleagues including key prison teams, wing staff, and most importantly, programme participants.
Rota: Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:30
HMP Lowdham Grange is a private category B prison near Nottingham. It houses men aged 21 and has a maximum capacity of 920. The prison is run by Sodexo.
ABOUT SAFE GROUND
Safe Ground is an award-winning arts organisation expert in the design and delivery of therapeutic group work programmes. Our work focuses on relationships and identity and uses group work, arts, and drama techniques to support participants to experience alternative perspectives. We have over 25 years’ experience creating spaces in secure and community settings within which transformational change can occur. In November 2022, we became part of the Social Interest Group.
Benefits, including Non-Contractual Perks
If you have the passion, creativity, and tenacity to make a real difference to people’s lives, challenge stigma and make our communities safer, we would love to hear from you!
We're looking for someone with a passion for arts-based interventions, you will see relationships as central to personal development and be creative in your approach to positively influence and persuade others. You will be able to use group work, arts, and drama techniques to support participants to rehearse new behaviours and experience alternative perspectives. You will have excellent communication skills, and support skills.
OVERVIEW OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position.
What we are looking for:
What we would like, but not essential:
Please refer to the JDPS attached for more details on the role and our requirements/key criteria.
WORKING FOR US
The Social Interest Group (SIG) believes that good care and support make for better lives. Our values of ambition, empowerment, transparency, and inclusivity drive everything we do. Our mission is to empower people who are marginalised by building powerful partnerships and creative solutions that bridge gaps in provision and aid recovery, reablement and resettlement.
SIG is a not-for-profit organisation, providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in a range of residential, drop-in centers, community floating support settings (including in peoples own homes), probation settings and people who are in hospital awaiting discharge. We currently do so across London, Brighton, Bedfordshire, Luton, and Kent. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. We work with high standards and external and internal regulatory frameworks.
Want to know how we work? Watch our short Theory of Change video to see how we support people towards a brighter future: Theory of Change - YouTube
Further details can be found on our website here: Theory of Change - Social Interest Group - Social Interest Group
Ambition – Eager to succeed and to accomplish as much as possible for our people
Empowerment – Giving staff and the people we support the tools, training, and information they need to achieve their potential
Transparency – Upfront and visible about our actions and open to scrutiny from stakeholders, service users, and staff
Inclusivity – Listening to, understanding, and including all our stakeholders to ensure we make a difference and get things right
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