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Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Werrington. Monthly Board meetings: 2nd Tuesday monthly at 1pm. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 – 3 visits per month, this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1076/ Werrington/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 06/12/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Leicester. Board meetings are held at 2nd Thursday of every Month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 2-3 visits per month

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1080/Leicester/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Norwich & HMP Wayland. - Board meetings for HMP Norwich are held on the last Monday of the month at 9.30am. This could be changed depending on members’ availability. - Board meetings for HMP Wayland are currently held on the first Wednesday of the month. There are plans to move to evening meetings with an alternative daytime option to be offered.

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): 1074/Norwich & Wayland/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Brinsford. Monthly Board meetings - time to be arranged. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 – 3 visits per month, this may be slightly higher during the first year of training

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1078/ Brinsford/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP/YOI Chelmsford. Board meetings are held at 1pm on the second Thursday of the month

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1073/Chelmsford/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMYOI Aylesbury. Board meetings are held at 1:30 pm on last Monday of each month unless bank holidays intervene, in which case the previous Monday.

Time commitment per month: 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1079/Aylesbury/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP Swinfen Hall. Monthly Board meetings - time to be arranged. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 – 3 visits per month, this may be slightly higher during the first year of training

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1077 / Swinfen Hall / 2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP/ Birmingham. Monthly Board meetings - time to be arranged. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: 2-3 visits in addition to all board meetings

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1061/ Birmingham/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Bristol. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: - Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. This can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual. Board meetings are held at 1.30pm on the first Wednesday of the month unless previously agreed by the Board.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1068/Bristol/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 35 miles of HMP Lincoln. The Board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 10.00am to 13.00pm.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1075/Lincoln/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 09/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Lancaster Farms. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. Board meetings take place on 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2pm.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1067/Lancaster Farms/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP/YOI Cookham Wood. Monthly Board meetings - time to be arranged. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 – 3 visits per month, this may be slightly higher during the first year of training

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1065/Cookham Wood/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Huntercombe. Board meetings are held at 9.30am on the Fourth Monday of the month

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1070/Huntercombe/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

- Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Grendon/Springhill Board meetings are held on the 1st Friday of every month at 1:30pm.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1069/Grendon Springhill/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP Belmarsh. Board meetings are held at 09:15am on the first Thursday of the month.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1062/Belmarsh/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Liverpool. Board meetings are held on the second Monday at 9.30am every month. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. This can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): - 1060/ Liverpool/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Kirkham. Board meetings are held at 9.15am – 10.30am with a (Governor meeting at 11am) on the third Friday of the month. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. This can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1066/Kirkham/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Coldingley. Board meetings are held at 2nd Tuesday of the month starting at 9.30am

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1064/Coldingley/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Lowdham Grange. Board meetings occur at 1:30 on the 4th Thursday of each month.We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews

Time commitment per month: Time commitment required for members is approximately 3 to 4 visits per month during probation year. Later reducing to around 2 to 3 visits.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1071/Lowdham Grange/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 35 miles of HMP North Sea Camp. Board meetings are held monthly on 1st Tuesday at 10:00 AM , looking to be more flexible for the future.

Time commitment per month: Approx.2 to 3 visits per month

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1072/North Sea Camp/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Drake Hall. Board meetings are held 1pm on the second Tuesday of the month . We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 3 to 4 visits per month in probationary year reducing to 2-3 thereafter.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1058/Drake Hall/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 Miles of the Facilities. Board meeting and local training are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 13:00 to 15:00 near to Manchester Airport.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1057/North and Midlands/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of Dungavel House IRC. Board meetings are held at 10.30am on the Second Thursday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1052/Dungavel/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 40 Miles of the Facilities. Board meeting and local training are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 13:00 to 15:00 near to Manchester Airport.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1056/North & Midlands/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Parc. - Board meetings occur on the third Tuesday of each month at 4.00 pm - We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. and this can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1055/Parc/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 Miles of the Facility. Board meeting and local training are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 13:00 to 15:00 near to Manchester Airport.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1050/North & Midlands/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP/YOI Foston Hall. Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 13:00. Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Sudbury. Board meeting held second Tuesday of the month at 10.00am

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. and this can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1059/Foston Hall & Sudbury/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Long Lartin. Board meetings are held at 10am on the second Wednesday of the month. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. and this can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1053/Long Lartin/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Thorn Cross. Board meetings are held 9.30am on the last Tuesday of the month though can be flexible on this. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Approx. 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training. and this can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1054/Thorn Cross/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 01/11/2020

Applications are invited from candidates that live within a Radius of 30 miles from the prison applied for.

Time commitment per month: 2 - 3 visits a month

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1050/S.Yorkshire/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/11/2020