Executive assistant-Transforming Lives Programme


The organisation

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 programme has recently benefited from additional funding, enabling a one-year extension.


The role

We are looking for an exceptional person for the role of executive assistant to the programme head, additionally providing support to the Transforming Lives team. This is a full-time contract, on a fixed-term basis, from August 2018 to October 2019. The programme is now well established and this position requires a person with the energy, skills, commitment and drive to help the work to reduce women’s imprisonment in the UK.


Salary:            circa £28,000 pa
Closing date: Monday 23rd July 2018 at 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday 9th August 2018 (interviews will be held at the Prison Reform Trusts office in London)

Application is by CV and letter addressing how you meet the person specification (no more than 1,000 words) and monitoring form to Sam O’Sullivan, sam@prisonreformtrust.org.uk, headed with the job role name and by the deadline.

 

Research officer- Transforming Lives Programme

The organisation
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 programme has been awarded a further year funding.

The role
We are looking for an exceptional person for the role of research officer, for the Transforming Lives programme, for a full-time contract from August 2018 to October 2019. The programme is now well established and this position requires a person with the commitment, skills and drive to continue the work to reduce women’s imprisonment in the UK.

Salary:            circa £28,000 pa
Closing date: Monday 23rd July 2018, noon
Interviews: Thursday 9th August 2018 (at Prison Reform Trust office in London)

Application is by CV and letter addressing how you meet the person specification [word doc](no more than 1,000 words) and monitoring form to Sam O’Sullivan, sam@prisonreformtrust.org.uk, headed with the job role name and by the deadline.

Further information about the Transforming Lives programme can be found here 

 

Research and publications volunteer

The Prison Reform Trust is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to assist in the production of its flagship Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile. The Bromley Briefings bring together the latest statistics, research findings and policy developments in prisons and criminal justice. It is an essential part of the Prison Reform Trust’s work to inform Parliament, the media and the public about prisons and the people in them. Applicants should be available to volunteer for two days per week from September to December 2018. Reasonable travel and lunch expenses will be provided.

A full person specification for the voluntary position can be downloaded by clicking here.

To apply 

Email a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position (maximum one side of A4) and a CV (maximum two pages) to alex.hewson@prisonreformtrust.org.uk

Deadline: Monday 13 August at noon

Interviews: w/c Monday 20 August