Treatment Manager

  • Job Reference: SDX/TP/RF5391-01/SJS
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Employer: Sodexo
  • Website: https://www.sodexo.com/
  • Location: Morpeth
  • Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum
  • Sector: Social care
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

HMP Northumberland are recruiting for a Treatment Manager to oversee programme delivery; support and develop the delivery team and ensure that suitable plans are made and well communicated in order to support the offender post programme completion. If you have previous managerial experience, have a passion for working with service users and have an interest in group delivery work, this could be a great opportunity for you.

As a working prison, we work towards the resettlement of residents upon their release into the community and their integration into society through the skills acquired while in our care. We are committed to supporting people to change their lives for the better and lead law-abiding lives. HMP Northumberland offers a variety of initiatives and programmes to help residents engage within the prison's rehabilitative culture. This includes various educational and vocational qualifications, as well as a variety of opportunities for residents to learn new skills within our workshops and industries departments. We have textile, engineering and electrical workshops and can offer prisoners experience in horticulture, market gardens, cleaning, waste management and laundry services on site.

Being over 4 miles in circumference, the prison is a vast space with exceptionally kept plantation and currently houses over 1300 residents with a range of sentence terms.

For more information on working in Justice within Sodexo please see  Careers in Justice

Job Description

£24,000 - £28,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week 

Excellent benefits including free onsite parking, shopping discounts, pension and 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

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Main Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the quality of delivery of the programme which includes the preparation, engagement, facilitation, assessment, reporting and ongoing support of participants and staff involved in delivering offending behaviour programmes
  • Responsible for ensuring that programmes are delivered in accordance with their design and that facilitators adhere to the principles of the programme
  • Responsible for ensuring facilitators are properly selected and have been through the selection procedure as set out in the Treatment Management Manual
  • Responsible for the ongoing support and continuing professional skill development of facilitators
  • Provide feedback from the video monitoring to facilitators in a way which develops their skills and improves the delivery of the programme
  • Ensure national guidelines on the assessment and selection of prisoners are followed to ensure that only those prisoners who require the programme, on the basis of risk, need, responsivity and diversity are selected for the programme

**Full job description is below**

The Ideal Candidate

Essential

  • Have an interest in group work delivery
  • Have been successful, or is willing to train, in Interventions Services accredited training.
  • Have an interest in working with people who have cognitive distortions
  • Be able to prepare for and deliver sessions (minimum delivery required).
  • Have staff management skills
  • Contribute to the development of pro social goals leading to a crime free life.
  • Develop programmes in line with Interventions Services, HMPPS, Audit and contractual requirements.
  • Good communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • A relevant professional or post graduate qualification in a relevant subject
  • Ability to use initiative and work autonomously
  • Have personal resilience
  • Have demonstrated their knowledge of the research and theory literature offending and its treatment..
  • Have sufficient power within the establishment to be able to effect organizational change when necessary.
  • Have attended, or is willing to attend supervision and Treatment Management training.

Desirable

  • Vocational competencies around offending behaviour.
  • Knowledge of the different treatment models and services available to offenders.
About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 5 years' worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.