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.

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 Manchester. Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 10:00AM, with one summer meeting held approx 18:00PM

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1090/Manchester/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 10/01/2021

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 the Facilities. Board meeting and local training are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Tinsley House IMB members also monitor Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) and the boards are expected to merge to form a new board, IMB Gatwick, in the near future.

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): 1086/Tinsley House/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 27/12/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Littlehey. Board meetings are held at 9.30am on the second 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): 1085/Littlehey/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 20/12/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP East Sutton Park. Monthly Board meetings 1st Friday of each month at 10 am, possibly teleconferencing. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

Time commitment per month: Rota week (Usually 1 visit for half a day) every 6 weeks; slightly higher during the first year of training and 1 further visit a month for Board meeting.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1087/East Sutton Park/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 20/12/2020

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP/Swansea. Monthly Board meetings at 16:00 on the third Tuesday of each month. We regret that we cannot reimburse expenses incurred in attending familiarisation visits or interviews.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1088/ Swansea/ 2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 10/01/2021

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Nottingham. The Board meets on every second Tuesday of each month.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1082/Nottingham/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 13/12/2020

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 2-3 visits per month

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1081/Onley/2020

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

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 40 miles of HMP Highpoint. Board meetings are held at 1.15pm on the first Tuesday of the month.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 1083/Highpoint/2020

Closing date for completed returned applications: 13/12/2020

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: 10/01/2021

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: 17/01/2021