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Manager Service Delivery (Fixed Term Contract) - Advertised on behalf of Essex CRC

Posted 6 days ago by Sodexo
Location Colchester Job Type Temporary
Salary Band 5 starting salary of £35,549 Sector Government & Public Sector

We are recruiting for a Manager of Service Delivery for Essex CRC on an 18 months fixed term contract.

You will manage a team of operational staff to meet contractual delivery requirements and ensure service quality is constantly improving.  You will ensure effective and professional management of all offenders under your responsibility, combining rehabilitative approaches and controls to help offenders change their attitudes and behaviours and deliver the punishments of the courts.

Package description

Pay Band 5, Starting salary £35,549 pro-rated

Unsocial Hours will apply

The role will be based in Colchester covering North LMC, Harlow and Chelmsford NC

18 months fixed term contract

Main responsibilities

You will be a lead for Programme and Rehabilitation Activity Requirements (RAR), our Interventions who will have specific responsibilities for the North locations (Harlow, Colchester and Chelmsford) on delivery of Programmes, and RAR, working with Programme Tutor, Treatment Managers, and Responsible Officer amongst other Interventions responsibilities and performance management duties. The Successful candidate will work closely with the South MSD (Interventions) and the other managers across Essex, and the wider team.

Ideal candidate

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills, sound judgment, an ability to resolve complex problems and a commitment to valuing diversity and achieving equality. 

We are particularly keen to hear from you if you have strong leadership and team building skills. You will need to demonstrate full understanding of probation practice and the associated operational management requirements.

About the company

The role of Essex CRC is to rehabilitate service users, reduce reoffending and protect the public and we are one of six CRCs operated by Sodexo Justice Services in the UK.  We work with service users both in the community and in custody to deliver the sentence of the court, to rehabilitate them and to provide a range of programmes and interventions to turn their lives around.  We deliver effective offender management and rehabilitation services to low and medium risk service users and our highly skilled staff work in a range of disciplines to make a real difference.  Our aim is to create a better future for the people we work  with - service users, victims and their families and local communities.  We are proud to have strong relationships with other criminal justice agencies, local authorities, health trusts, employment and training providers, and work with contracted partners to enhance delivery to our service users.

We serve the county from the 6 major towns: Chelmsford, Colchester, Harlow, Thurrock, Basildon, Southend. Essex CRC is  an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants are considered on the basis of suitability for the post, irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion.