MAPPA Lay Adviser for Avon & Somerset

Body: HM Prison and Probation Service
Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sectors: Prison & Policing, Regulation
Location: Requires attendance at quarterly MAPPA Strategic Management Board Meetings, Level 2 and 3 MAPPA meetings and other occasional events across Avon and Somerset with an anticipated commitment averaging out at 4 -6 hours per month.
Skills required: Regulation
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: This is a part-time unpaid post (expenses paid).
Time Requirements: Be able to provide up to 8 hours a month but not more than 16 hours per month to the SMB.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    01/10/2020

  • Closed for Applications

    29/10/2020 at 00:00

  • Panel Sift

    06/11/2020

  • Final Interview Date

    25/11/2020

  • Announcement

    TBC

Vacancy Description

Attend each MAPPA Strategic Management Board (SMB) meeting.

Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the operation of MAPPA in Avon and Somerset.

Attend a level 2 or 3 MAPP meeting quarterly, to assist in understanding the process and to enabling the monitoring and evaluation of MAPPA.

Confirm that the SMB has created effective links with other multi-agency forums, e.g. the Local Criminal Justice Board and the Local Safeguarding Children’s and Adults arrangements.

Assist in the preparation of the MAPPA annual report.

Participate in any SMB sub-groups, working parties or projects.

Participate in reviewing the SMB Business Plan and broader communication strategy.

Participate in reviewing and questioning local MAPPA statistics.

Attend local and regional events with the agreement of the Responsible Authority (Police, Probation, Prison Service).

Person Specification

No formal educational qualifications are necessary but applicant must be able to understand complex information in written and numerical form.

Interest in community and social issues, preferably with a track record of involvement in them.

Capacity for emotional resilience, retaining sensitivity whilst dealing with tragic or painful human situations. In particular, this includes an ability to understand the needs and feelings of both victims and offenders.

Good social skills.

Able to work effectively with people in groups and in formal meetings.

An awareness of and commitment to equality and diversity.

Able to challenge, constructively, the views and assumptions of senior professionals.

Able to maintain confidentiality appropriate to the circumstances and local protocols.

How to Apply

Applications by e mail to be received by 00:00 hrs on Thursday 29th October 2020.

E mail applications to be submitted to:-

TalentVolunteers@avonandsomerset.police.uk.

For any further information relating to the vacancy please contact Mike Williams ( MAPPA Co-ordinator for Avon and Somerset ) by e mail:-

Michael.williams@avonandsomerset.pnn.police.uk

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