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A Way Out is an outreach and prevention charity which aims to engage, empower and equip vulnerable and excluded women, families and young people to live lives free from harm, abuse and exploitation and to reduce life limiting choices and behaviour.

They currently have a number of vacancies:

Criminal Justice Community Coach – full time, £24,000 pa (3 vacancies)

A Way Out is seeking experienced, dynamic, personable, creative, highly motivated and empathic individuals to be Outreach Coaches in Cleveland, supporting some women to make a successful
transition from custody to the community, and engaging with others on a one-to-one basis, community asset building and delivering psycho-social interventions that support and enable women
to make positive changes to their lifestyle. This is a unique opportunity and role where you really can make a difference to improve people’s lives.

Women become involved in the Criminal Justice System for a complex range of reasons. In A Way Out’s gender specific services we provide holistic support to women by women, to overcome
challenges and address needs, enabling them to successfully move-on from services and live fulfilling, crime free flourishing lives. We will be particularly required to support women with overcoming issues around their:

• Personal Wellbeing
• Accommodation
• Finance, Benefits and Debts
• Employment, Training and Education
• Family and Significant Others
• Lifestyle and Associates
• Social Inclusion
• Dependency and Recovery
• Court attendance

They work closely with local community organisations to encourage women involved in the Criminal Justice System including those who may be serving Community Sentences, serving a custodial
sentence, being released from Prison and those subject to Multi-agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) to access existing resources as well as working to build new opportunities.

They support women to build upon their strengths and work through any barriers that are preventing them from progressing and achieving their potential.

These roles are agile working which will include being office based, delivering within the community and with the possibility of some home working, therefore you will need to be able to work effectively independently, and as a virtual team, under pressure to meet challenging deadlines.

A Way Out value a diverse workforce and are keen to recruit people of all ages and from all backgrounds, abilities and ethnicities.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead – part time, 18.5 hrs pw £24,000 pro rata (1 vacancy)

They are also seeking to recruit an experienced, responsive, positive and pro-active individual who can take the service forward with enthusiasm to ensure that we are providing a service that is fully accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of the people using the service. The post-holder will lead on the co-ordination of the service offer of the programme to ensure the full inclusion and progression of participants with diverse needs, including but not limited to those with:

  • disability
  • additional learning support
  • gender identity and gender expression
  • Cultural and religious

They are looking for experienced candidates who can use their initiative and creativity to work with people and organisations in an empowering way. As well as holding a small caseload, the post holder will be required to work effectively with staff across the service offer so that this delivers the desired outcomes in the most effective manner. The post-holder will also be required to provide support, advice and guidance to the programme management team to ensure that we remain up to date with legislation and best practice.

Women become involved in the Criminal Justice System for a complex range of reasons. In A Way Out’s gender specific services we provide holistic support to women by women, to overcome
challenges and address needs, enabling them to successfully move-on from services and live fulfilling, crime free flourishing lives.

They work closely with local community organisations to encourage women involved in the Criminal Justice System including those who may be serving Community Sentences, serving a custodial
sentence, being released from Prison and those subject to Multi-agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) to access existing resources as well as working to build new opportunities.

A Way Out support women to build upon their strengths and work through any barriers that are preventing them from progressing and achieving their potential.

These roles are agile working which will include being office based, delivering within the community and with the possibility of some home working, therefore you will need to be able to work effectively independently, and as a virtual team, under pressure to meet challenging deadlines.

A Way Out value a diverse workforce and are keen to recruit people of all ages and from all backgrounds, abilities and ethnicities.

Find out more and APPLY


Service Manager – part time, 26 hrs pw, £32,000 pro rata

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Team Leader who will oversee the delivery of the funded contract amongst other commissioned services, maintain and develop strategic and local partnerships, and provide line management support to staff providing frontline delivery.

Women become involved in the Criminal Justice System for a complex range of reasons. In our gender specific services we provide holistic support to women by women,to overcome challenges and address needs, enabling them to successfully move-on from services and live fulfilling, crime free flourishing lives. Our specialist Criminal Justice team will provide inclusive and supportive interventions and are driven to achieve the best for local communities. They will support women to build upon their strengths and work through any barriers that are preventing them from progressing and realising their potential.

The Team Leader will ensure that the Service’s key functions are performing to a high standard and meeting all contract performance metrics. The role will be supported to take a lead role in promoting, developing and integrating the Services so that they are effectively able to meet the needs of participants involved in the criminal justice system. A key element of this work will be supporting commissioners and stakeholders to monitor and manage performance and quality.

As a motivational manager, it will be important to maintain the team ethos and build a dynamic culture of reflective practice and development. You will manage all aspects of team performance and
development.

The post holders will be required to work effectively with staff and Commissioners to co-ordinate the service offer so that this delivers the desired outcomes in the most effective manner.

A Way Out value a diverse workforce and are keen to recruit people of all ages and from all backgrounds, abilities and ethnicities.

Find out more and APPLY