Apply to join an IMB

If you’d like to join an IMB near you, check to see if they are currently looking for new volunteers. If so, please download and complete an application form and email it to imbrecruitment@justice.gsi.gov.uk. Please note references are no longer required.

You can also call us on 020 3334 3265 if you have any questions or would like us to post you a paper application pack.

If your local IMB isn’t currently recruiting, why not ask to be added to our vacancy alert list? We’ll send you an alert every 2 weeks.

To find out more about an IMB you want to join, have a look at their annual report in our reports section.

You can also listen to a short interview one of our volunteer recently gave on BBC Radio Sheffield.

 

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HMP Whitemoor, Cambridgeshire

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HMP Hindley, Greater Manchester

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HMP/YOI Swinfen Hall, Staffordshire

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HMP Wakefield

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HMYOI Aylesbury

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Yarl’s Wood IRC, Bedford

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HMP Lancaster Farms, Lancashire

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HMP Bristol, Horfield

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HMP The Mount, Herts

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HMPYOI Feltham, Middlesex

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HMP Lindholme, Doncaster

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HMP Styal, Cheshire

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HMP Birmingham, West Midlands

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HMP Low Newton, Durham

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HMYOI Cookham Wood, Kent

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HMP Lewes, East Sussex

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HMP Cardiff, South Wales

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HMP Werrington, Stoke-On-Trent

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HMP Highpoint, Suffolk

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HMP Rochester, Kent

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HMP Werrington, Stoke-On-Trent

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HMP Guys Marsh, Dorset

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Applications are invited from candidates who live within 35 miles of HMP Whitemoor. Board meetings are held at 10:00 on the second Tuesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 4 to 5 visits per month

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 626/Whitemoor/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 10/12/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Hindley. Board meetings are held at 12:30 on the second Wednesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 4 to 5 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 3 to 4 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 597/Hindley/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 28/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP/YOI Swinfen Hall. Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 15:30.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 624/Swinfen Hall/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 12/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Wakefield. Board meetings are held at 10:00 on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 3 to 4 visits per month.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 623/Wakefield/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 12/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMYOI Aylesbury. Board meetings are held on the Last Monday of every month (with adjustments made for Bank Holidays.)

Time commitment per month: Approx. 3 to 4 visits per month.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 619/Aylesbury/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 19/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of IRC Yarl’s Wood. Board meeting on the second Monday of the month at 2pm.

Time commitment per month: 3 to 4 visits per month during probationary year, which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 625/Yarl’s Wood/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 12/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Lancaster Farms. Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month. Two of those meetings a year are held in the early evening.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 622/Lancaster Farms/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 19/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Bristol. Board meetings are held at 1pm on the first Wednesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 620/Bristol/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 12/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP The Mount. Board meetings are held at 14:00 on the second Wednesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 4 to 5 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 3 to 4 visits.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 621/The Mount/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 19/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMPYOI Feltham. Board meetings are on the third Wednesday of every month starting at 1:30pm.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 4-5 days per month for all members (includes board meetings). The working arrangements of members are accommodated as much as possible when compiling the rotas.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 615/Feltham/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 05/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Lindholme. Board meetings are held at 09:30 on the third Tuesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 3 to 2 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 617/Lindholme/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Styal. Board meetings are held at 09:30 on the second Friday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 618/Styal/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 05/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Birmingham. Board meetings are held at 13:00 on the first Wednesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 616/Birmingham/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Low Newton. Board meetings are held at 10am on the last Friday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 3 - 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 2 - 3 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 614/Low Newton/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 05/11/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMYOI Cookham Wood. Currently Board meetings are held at 11:00-13:30 on the second Wednesday of the month. There is regular discussion with members about the scheduling of meetings.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 613/Cookham Wood/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Lewes. Board meetings are held at 9:30am on the first Tuesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 6 to 8 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to approx 4 visits.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 612/Lewes/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Cardiff. Board meetings are held at 09:30 on the first Tuesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 2 – 3 visits.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 598/Cardiff/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Werrington. Board meetings are held at 13:00 on the first Wednesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 4 to 5 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 3 to 4 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 606/Werrington/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 40 miles of HMP Highpoint. Board meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 4 to 5 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 3 to 4 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 604/Highpoint/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Rochester. Board meetings are held at 1.30 or 2pm on the first Tuesday of the month. The occasional evening or late afternoon meeting could be arranged.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 607/Rochester/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Werrington. Board meetings are held at 13:00 on the first Wednesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 4 to 5 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 3 to 4 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 606/Werrington/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/10/2017

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Guys Marsh. Board meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month in the afternoon.

Time commitment per month: Approx 4 to 5 visits per month during the probation year which then reduces to 3 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 601/Guys Marsh/2017

Closing date for completed returned applications: 05/11/2017