Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
This post is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
Fixed term to March 2022 Location: Ardenleigh Secure Women’s Service/ Anawim Women’s Centre and other community settings
Grade: 18-21 SCP
Salary: £19,363 - £21,344 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 5 hour shifts (Covering Tuesday, Friday and Saturday Evenings 3pm - 5pm)

Job Purpose:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enhancement (activities) worker to be part of a tailored pilot project in partnership with Ardenleigh Secure Women’s Blended Service and Anawim Women’s Centre. The project aims to improve women’s experiences of secure care, reduce length of stay in hospital as well as preventing women in the community from spiraling and entering such a facility in the first place.

About you: Do you have the resilience required to work in secure forensic environment?

You will need to have skills that will complement the service but we also need you to be flexible to the needs of the women on the ward and present an array of meaningful activities that they may find useful. Women have asked for a variety of activities on the ward to include arts & crafts, hairstyling, beauty and makeup, dance and movement, cooking, gardening and flower arranging and mindfulness. What skills could you bring?

For more information, please visit: to download the Job Description & Person Specification.

Closing date: Tuesday 18th May 2021 at 5pm

Interview date: Friday 11th June 2021