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On this page you will find the latest vacancies and volunteering opportunities at Clinks. Clinks is an equal opportunities employer and individuals with direct experience of the criminal justice system and/or with protected characteristics are actively encouraged to apply.

Job vacancies

Communications Manager [parental leave cover]

Terms: Full time, Fixed-term approx. 4 months. Employment commencing from 29th January until 11th May 2018

Salary: £34,538 [pro rata fixed term] plus 6% pension contribution

Application closing date: 10am 15th January 2018

Interview date: 22nd January 2018 in central London

Location: London

We are looking for a highly motivated person to provide communications cover over a fixed term.  The post involves managing Clinks’ communications both externally and internally during a period from 29th January to 11th May.  The post will deliver communications actions across the spectrum of communications disciplines including: digital communications, media and public relations, publications, marketing, social media and production of materials to ensure that Clinks’ communications are professional, clear, effective, and meet the needs of our members and other stakeholders.
 
If you have any questions about the role, please email Anne Fox at anne.fox@clinks.org
 
To apply please read the job description and person specification, and return a completed application form to jean.coates@clinks.org by 10am 15th January.
 

Download the job description here

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Policy Officer

Terms: Full time (37 hours a week). Fixed term 6 month contract or secondment

Salary: £25,951 [pro rata fixed term] plus 6% pension contribution

Application closing date: 5pm 19th January 2018

Interview date: Thursday 25th January 2018 in central London

Location: London

We have an exciting opportunity to join our highly respected policy team for a 6 month period. As part of a small team providing national infrastructure support to voluntary sector organisations in England and Wales, Clinks policy function works to keep our members informed about criminal justice policy and to ensure that the voluntary sector’s knowledge and expertise in rehabilitation and reducing reoffending is represented when policy decisions are made.

This post is offered as a 6 month contract to provide the team with additional capacity. We actively encourage applications for secondments to Clinks from other organisations to fill this post.

Key aspects of the role include: desk research to monitor government policy relating to criminal justice, producing policy updates and briefings, and undertaking consultation with our members and stakeholders and drafting reports. The post will support the development and operation of various policy focussed groups, networks and structures which Clinks facilitates.

The successful candidate will also be able to develop their own policy interests where appropriate. Therefore we are particularly interested in applications from individuals with experience or knowledge in one or more of the following areas: prison, probation, youth justice, families affected by the criminal justice system, people with protected characteristics in the criminal justice system.

To apply please read the job description and person specification, and return a completed application form to jean.coates@clinks.org by 5pm on 19th January.

Download the job description here

Download the application form here

Volunteering

We have very few opportunities for volunteering within Clinks owing to our size and capacity.  However, voluntary work is very valuable to the sector and many voluntary sector organisations working in the Criminal Justice System do recruit volunteers.

The latest volunteering opportunities can be found on our website here. Also, to help with your search for voluntary work, you may wish to consult our Directory of Offender Services, which contains information about over 800 organisations working with and for offenders.

Members' vacancies

You can browse our members' job vacancies here.