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 there are no current vacancies in your area, please register your interest through this form here. You will be added to the mailing list for upcoming vacancies.

Applications to the IMB are completed using an online application form, full guidance on how to fill out the form can be found here. You
should first follow the application form link attached to the advert, to allow you
to register your initial details and access the application form.

When completing the form please note:
• The form will automatically save once you complete each section, or when
you click on the ‘save’ button.
• The application form can be saved and finished at a later time if you wish to
have a break or review your answers at a later date.
• All sections will have to be completed before the submission button can be
activated.

If you have any queries please do in the first instance raise them with the IMB
Secretariat via email, imb@justice.gov.uk.
In exceptional circumstances a paper application form may be acceptable. Please contact the Secretariat, imb@justice.gov.uk if you want to consider this option.

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.

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

 

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Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP Guys Marsh. Board meetings are held at 1pm on the third Wednesday of the month though the Board is prepared to be flexible on this. 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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1095/Guys Marsh/2021

Closing date for completed returned applications: 28/02/2021

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP Guys Marsh. Board meetings are held at 1pm on the third Wednesday of the month though the Board is prepared to be flexible on this. 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.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1095/Guys Marsh/2021

Closing date for completed returned applications: 28/02/2021

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 Zoom where necessary

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1091/Gartree/2021

Closing date for completed returned applications: 31/01/2021

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP/YOI High Down. Board meetings are held at 10:00am on the second Thursday of the month.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1093/High Down/2021

Closing date for completed returned applications: 21/03/2021

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP/YOI Isis. Board meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1094/Isis/2021

Closing date for completed returned applications: 21/02/2021

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP/Swaleside. Monthly Board meetings - 10.00 am 1st Wednesday in each month. 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): 1092/Swaleside/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 17/01/2021

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

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1089/Thameside/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 31/01/2021

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: 21/02/2021