Programme manager- Scotland & Northern Ireland
The Prison Reform Trust effects change in justice policy and practice combining public education with applied research, parliamentary work and an advice and information service that responds to over 6,000 prisoners and their families each year.The programme ‘Transforming Lives: Reducing women’s imprisonment’ is a Prison Reform Trust drive supported by a major grant from the Big Lottery Fund, to reduce the number of women who are unnecessarily sent to prison across the UK.

The role
We are looking for an exceptional person for the role of Scotland and Northern Ireland programme manager, for a 15 month full-time contract based in our partner Families Outside office in Edinburgh, with some travel. The programme is now well established and this position requires a person with the energy, expertise and drive to continue the work to reduce women’s imprisonment in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and to manage a specific UK-wide project focused on reducing the imprisonment of mothers.

Salary: £35,000 pa

Closing date: 29th May 2017 at midnight

Interviews: 13th June 2017 (interviews will be held in Edinburgh at the Families Outside offices)

You can download the job description & person specification and monitoring form by clicking these links. Application is by CV and covering letter demonstrating how the candidate meets the person specification, no more than 1,000 words.  

The CV, letter and recruitment analysis form can be emailed to: with ‘Job application’ in the subject heading, or posted for the attention of Sam O’Sullivan, Prison Reform Trust, 15 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0JR.

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