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Community Payback Employment, Training & Education Manager

Job Title: Community Payback Employment, Training & Education Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: MTC17
Job Published: February 13, 2020 11:01

Job Description

Community Payback Employment, Training and Education Manager

Location: London

Salary: £35,024 Plus London Weighting

Closing Date: 24 February 2020

Want to make a difference and bring out the best in the people we work with? We’re looking for people to join us who have a desire to transform the lives of others?



London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) is run by MTC, an organisation with a wealth of experience in the justice sector, and whose vision is to be the most trusted provider of justice services in the UK.


We are now looking for people with leadership and engagement skills to join our Community Payback team. You might never have considered a career in Criminal Justice before, but we can promise you that it’ll be inspiring, dynamic and rewarding.


Community Payback (CP) is a sentence issued by the Court where individuals on probation carry out unpaid work on worthwhile, community-focused projects. Both a punishment and reparation, those on CP learn new skills, achieve visible results and where possible gain qualifications and employment.


We care about rehabilitation, supporting vulnerable people through the criminal justice system and giving them the tools they need to transform their lives. In the last five years, we’ve made significant progress in reducing re-offending rates and protecting the public across London. Following our most recent inspection in April 2019, we were the only CRC in the country to score ‘Good’ or ‘Requires Improvement’ in each domain.


If you are ready for a challenge, and want meaningful work that helps our service users turn their lives around - this could be the perfect fit. The time has never been better to get involved and start giving back.


As Community Payback ETE Manager, you’ll be responsible for all aspects of Education, Training and Employment in Community Payback across London CRC.




Key responsibilities of role

Responsible for the successful operational delivery of Education, Training and Employment (ETE) opportunities in Community Payback (CP) across London.
You will develop and implement the strategy to increase the use of ETE opportunities in CP.
Make recommendations to the Director of Community Payback about ways the CP service can be continuously improved.
Develops and sustains effective relationships with internal CRC employees and managers to ensure ETE opportunities are being use both effectively and efficiently.
Will communicate and promote all ETE opportunities London-wide to responsible officers and service users
In conjunction with Director, holds CRC employees and managers to account in terms of effective use of ETE opportunities
Develop and sustain effective relationships with all external providers / stakeholders and leads in making sure the service being delivered meets established quality standards.
Works with local training and employment partners to identify and develop opportunities to improve outcomes for service users
Leads in the negotiation of bids from potential contract holders
Formulates information and data for use in contract meetings with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).


Person specification

Possess (or be working towards) CIEH Level 3 Award in Education and Training (EAT), formerly (PTTLS).
Possess (or be working towards) Level 4 Diploma in Careers Information, Advice and Guidance.
Experience of professional development and training.
Experience of delivering employment and skills support to disadvantaged groups both on a 1:1 and group bases.
Experience of working with challenging and/or vulnerable individuals.
Knowledge and understanding of health and safety legislation, Data protection, Freedom of Information and Safeguarding Acts.
Ability to Influence internal and external stakeholders and adapt complex messages to diverse audiences.
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
Excellent recording and IT skills.
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan and respond to operational need.


If this role is of interest to you and you meet the requirements, please hit APPLY and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch.