Prisoners Advice Service Vacancy

Our friends at PAS are looking for an Advice Line Caseworker.

The post is permanent (28 hours per week) and subject to a three-month probationary period.

The role is self-servicing and will involve:

  • Advising prisoners in England and Wales regarding their rights, particularly the application of the Prison Rules and the conditions of their incarceration, by telephone and in writing;
  • Taking full responsibility for a caseload,
  • Contributing to the quarterly Prisoners’ Legal Rights Bulletin produced by PAS, external/internal training initiatives and policy work;
  • Attending external events on behalf of PAS and being involved in PAS training/other events;
  • Liaising with other voluntary organisations as appropriate;

The PAS Managing Solicitor will supervise the post.

Entry point between 30-32 on the NJC scale depending on experience (£27,358 – £29,055 pro rata plus London weighting of £3,405).

PAS offers a pension scheme to permanent staff members, with 5% employers’ contribution.

Annual holiday entitlement is 30 days pro rata per year + statutory days.

The application deadline is Friday 27 April, with interviews planned for Tuesday 8 May.

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