Counsellor Required (HMP Haverigg): Cumbria


Closing Date:23/09/2020

Location: HMP Haverigg, Haverigg

Salary: £24,907 – £30,615 per annum

Job Type: Fixed term (12 months)

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days

Pay Scheme: Agenda for change

Pay Band: 5

Interview Date: 06/10/2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the mental health team working in HMP Haverigg.

HMP Haverigg is a category D adult male prison, located just outside Millom in the village of Haverigg in Cumbria.

The West coast attractions, the Lakes, the Lake District and the 1000ft high fell of Black Combe, are all easily reached from this area.

You will be required to be; innovative, flexible and able to engage clients with a variety of needs.

Strong team working principles are essential and you will network with a variety of people as well as work in partnership with a range of different agencies both internal and external to the prison.

This is the opportunity to develop skills and work in a challenging but rewarding environment, working as both part of a team and as an autonomous practitioner.

We require the post holders to be committed to equal opportunities and non-discriminatory practices and reflect the trust values.

The team work Monday – Friday 8.30 – 4.30pm.

Free parking for staff.

This post is initially a12 month fixed post. In the event that permanent funding is secured for this post the successful applicant will be confirmed in post on a permanent basis.

Applicants must ensure that prior to applying they have agreement from their current line manager that they can be released on a secondment basis.

An informal discussion about the post is encouraged.


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