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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.gov.uk. Please note references are no longer required.

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To find out more about an IMB you want to join, have a look at their annual report in our reports section. The IMB Code of Conduct explains the standards expected from IMB members.

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Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Maidstone. Board meetings are held at 9:30am on the last Friday of the month.

Time commitment per month: 4 visits per month minimum.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1036/Maidstone/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP Whitemoor. Board meetings are held at 10:00am on the second Tuesday of the month.

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 to 4 visits per month plus the monthly Board meeting.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1037/Whitemoor/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 23/03/2020

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

Time commitment per month: Approx 3 - 4 visits per month plus attendance at the monthly Board meeting.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1035/ Preston/ 2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Gartree. Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 2pm

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1031/Gartree/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Haverigg. Board meetings are held at 12.30pm on the first Thursday 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 during the probation year which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits. Ideally new members should attend weekly to consolidate learning and to become familiar with the prison which is contained within a 4.5-mile perimeter

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1034/Haverigg/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 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): 1032/Lincoln/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMYOI Wetherby. The Board meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at 2.30pm

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1030/Wetherby/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/03/2020

- Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP Exeter. Board meetings are held at 1.15pm 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 2 to 3 visits

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1029 /Exeter/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 01/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Onley. Due to rural location own transport is essential. Board meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday in Month at 14:00hrs

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1027/Onley/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 08/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Bure. Board meetings are held at 09:30am on the first Wednesday of the month.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1028/Bure/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 01/03/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Garth. Board meetings are held the second Friday (am) of the month. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1023/Garth/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 23/02/2020