IASIO: Resettlement Coordinator - Resettlement Service

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IASIO

IASIO: 1 Full-Time Resettlement Service, Resettlement Coordinator Position, Dublin

IASIO (the Irish Association for Social Inclusion Opportunities), is a national organisation that works with State agencies in the development and delivery of services to marginalised groups, enabling communities to become more socially inclusive through excellence in practice. IASIO’s current operational scope includes three national Services and two smaller projects: The Linkage Service, the Gate Service, the Resettlement Service; and, The Community Support Scheme and The Supported Employment Service. In particular, it is the only national organisation for adult offenders in the community and voluntary sector with a specific focus on alternatives to both offending and re-imprisonment. This is achieved through the provision of direct services to offenders in the community and to prisoners, services which range from 1-to-1 guidance counselling, group work, psychometric assessment, resettlement planning & support and placement in the community. IASIO’s core mission is the social inclusion of people marginalised from mainstream opportunity.

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for a full-time Resettlement Coordinator position in the following area;

1 – Full-time Resettlement Coordinator to cover the Mountjoy Prison Campus

Resettlement Coordinator for the Resettlement Service:

The Resettlement Coordinator (RC) offers a ‘through-the-gate’ resettlement support for prisoners both before and after release. The RC aims to help identify a prisoner’s resettlement needs and develops a release and post-release plan that offers the best chance of success for that person on release from prison.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • A relevant third level qualification while not essential is desirable (see a detailed job description below)
  • A thorough understanding of the Target Groups needs and issues
  • A good understanding of the Irish Prison Service and the Resettlement and Reintegration process
  • Must meet the security and health and safety requirements for working within a prison environment

A good general knowledge of:

  • IASIO and its range of programmes
  • The Irish Criminal Justice system
  • The Irish employment market and training & education opportunities
  • Semi-state and other agencies , including services providing support and/or training and educational services for marginalised groups
  • The issues and concerns for employers
  • Prisoner Resettlement Work
  • Desistance Processes
  • Community based Addiction Services
  • Homeless Services
  • Primary Needs
  • Department of Social Protection Programmes
  • Community and Voluntary Groups

Experience

  • One years’ experience of working with the Target Group
  • Teamwork experience

Applicants should refer to the detailed job description, including the necessary competencies required in the attachment below.

Applicants for the above should forward their current Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter, by email no later than Monday 10th August 2020 to;
Aisling Bracken, Human Resources Manager, IASIO, Block 3, Grove Court, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
C/o Ciara Ahern, Administrative Assistant at e-mail:
cahern@iasio.ie Tel: 01 – 866 2706

Applications are welcome from candidates with exceptional experience but who do not possess formal qualifications.

Please note:

  • Full driving licence and access to transport for business is essential.
  • Interviews for this position will take place by video call on the 20th August 2020
  • The pro-rata starting salary for this position is € 28,500
  • Successful candidates must be available to start work as soon as possible
  • The appointment of successful candidates will be made subject to two satisfactory references (one from your most recent employer), a pre-employment medical and successful prison access / full security clearance.
  • Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification
  • Re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not re apply.

IASIO is an equal opportunities employer and promotes a policy of continuous personal and professional development among its staff and has a policy of interviewing candidates with disabilities.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
28th Jul, 2020
Region
Dublin
Expiry Date
10th Aug, 2020