Our client provides a range of innovative services to help vulnerable women avoid, survive and exit the criminal justice system. They are now recruiting for a dynamic and committed Services Manager (Prisons), to work as part of their South London Women’s Hubs (SLWH).

The South London Women’s Hubs (SLWH) deliver innovative services to women in South London who are in contact with, or at risk of being in contact with, the criminal justice system; these services are provided in the community via women’s centres/hubs across 8 south London Boroughs and include one to one support and advocacy, group work, counselling, specialist substance misuse, domestic abuse.

The Services Manager (Prisons) is an integral part of the SLWH providing strategic oversight and operational management across the prison estate with a focus on HMP Bronzefield. The role will initially focus on mobilising this new and exciting project in partnership with the National Probation Service and services in HMP Bronzefield. The role will then ensure quality standards are consistently met, staff are effectively managed, partnerships are established and maintained, and budgets are appropriately managed.

To apply for this role, you will have significant experience of developing and managing the delivery of services of people with multiple needs (preferably services for women and/or in the criminal justice system. You will have experience of service delivery within a custodial setting, and will have experience of producing monitoring and evaluation reports for funders and key stakeholders. Overall, you will be a strong, supportive leader with demonstrable experience of managing staff in ‘matrix management’ and complex staffing.

Please apply with your CV only in the first instance (in Microsoft Word format). Cover letters are not required at this stage. We are reviewing CV’s on an ongoing basis so it is highly recommended to submit your application as soon as possible.

Please also note, this post is restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 paragraph 1, Equality Act 2010.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice, we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.