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Engagement Support Officer - Behavioural Support (Covering Thames Valley) (Oxon and Berks, -, United Kingdom)

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Job Role

Join our Behavioural Change and Support Services Unit (BCSSU) as an Engagement Support Officer and enable us to provide the best service possible by promoting positive change to our participants.

Our BCSSU delivers evidence-based and innovative interventions and services to individuals who, due to multiple or complex needs require specialist behaviour change treatment or holistic support. Our work within the criminal justice sector is not restricted to those who have a conviction, and our interventions take place remotely, in the community and in custodial settings.

We’ll need your excellent interpersonal skills as you play a key role in increasing the volume of referrals through our behaviour change and support programmes. You’ll work closely with our partnering agencies (i.e. police, courts and probation) to identify suitable individuals for referral and then ensure optimal engagement with our services once inducted.

Our successful candidate will ideally have experience working with perpetrators of stalking, harassment, or domestic abuse offences. However, we’re not looking for someone who ticks every box, just so long as you have an engaging personality and the ability to build and develop relationships with stakeholders at all levels, including those with challenging behaviour or complex needs.

This is an excellent opportunity to promote positive change, the protection of victims and children, plus the development of pro-social behaviour through a multi-agency approach.

In return for your dedication, knowledge, and commitment, we’re offering a competitive salary of £23,000 - £24,801 per annum (dependent on experience) with these great benefits:

25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Birthday Day off (with the opportunity to buy additional days) 2 Volunteer Days Pension - 5% Employee 5% Employer Healthcare Cash Plan, incl. 3 x salary life assurance Annual Salary Increase in line with national average Refer a Friend Scheme Free access to BenefitHub – an online portal with access to a wide range of retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and additional voluntary benefits

Interested? There’s an easy-to-apply route below to upload your CV! If you need any further information, talk to our experienced Internal Recruitment Team on 01702 208282.

Interventions Alliance is part of an employee-owned organisation and we continually pride ourselves on our sense of community, both in the incredible work we do throughout UK and Ireland, and internally within our employee owners. People are at the front, centre, and heart of every service we provide and each decision we make. What it means to be employee-owned.

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Location: Hybrid working - covering work across Thames Valley (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire) Contract: Fixed-term contract until May 2025 Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week (Mon-Fri) Closing date: 13 October 2023

Key Responsibilities
Successfully embed into partner agency environments and build effective working relationships Promote and increase awareness of our behavioural change services Assist with the referral process and identify suitable individuals Work with participants to increase their motivation to undertake our services

For the full job description, please follow the link: Engagement Support Officer

Skills and Experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal Good knowledge of IT, Microsoft Office and databased Experience in building and developing relationships with stakeholders at all levels Understanding or experience working within the criminal justice sector
Additional Information

INTERVENTIONS ALLIANCE is the Justice and Social Care division of Seetec, delivering tailored support to participants across a range of contracts, including CFO Activity Hubs, Education, Training and Employment (ETE), Accommodation, Personal Wellbeing and Approved Premises. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to build a better future, regardless of their past choices or the challenges they face.

We are committed to combining our knowledge, skills and talents across the justice and social care sectors to deliver services and interventions that overcome the barriers that hold people back from living more fulfilled lives. Ultimately, our aim is to equip individuals with the necessary skills needed to desist from offending, successfully reintegrate into their local communities and address barriers to work.

Seetec - Interventions Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.

You will be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Seetec - Interventions Alliance support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”

Seetec - Interventions Alliance is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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