HMP Foston Hall, Derby

Role Description

Supporting NOMS CFO Project staff to assist female offenders in a prison setting. This role is suitable for someone looking to gain practical experience of working within the criminal justice system and with vulnerable people.

Key responsibilities

  • Assisting the trainer to facilitate group activities within a women’s prison as part of the NOMS CFO contract
  • Building positive and professional relationships with the women attending our services
  • Administration (Database training will be given subject to DBS checks)
  • Act as a buddy for lone working

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Experience / skills in facilitating groups
  • A warm and friendly manner and a sensitive and non-judgmental approach to issues such as offending and substance use
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Ability to adhere to Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • A commitment to the aims and principles of Changing Lives including confidentiality

Next Step

To find out more about the role please contact Zoe Taylor, Project Manager,

To apply for this opportunity please contact Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU, 0191 481 3695.


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