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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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Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Wormwood Scrubs. Board meetings are held at 09:30-12:30 on the second Thursday of each 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): 976/Wormwood Scrubs/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 25/08/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Bristol. Board meetings are held at 2pm on the first Wednesday 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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 971/ Bristol/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 01/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 25 miles of HMP Norwich & HMP Wayland. - Board meetings for HMP Norwich are held on the last Wednesday of the month, alternating between morning meetings (9.30 or 10.00am start) and evening meetings at 5.30pm to accommodate members who are employed. - Board meetings for HMP Wayland are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 10.45am.

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): 973/Norwich & Wayland/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 01/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Werrington. The Board meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 13:00

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 983/Werrington/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 01/09/2019

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. 3 to 4 visits per month during the probationary year, which then reduces to 2 to 3 visits.

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 975/Grendon Springhill/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of Heathrow IRC. The Board meets at 6pm on the Wednesday in the month

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 978/Heathrow IRC/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Bronzefield. Board meetings are held at 10.00am on the second 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): 969/Bronzefield/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/09/2019

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 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): 986/Littlehey/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 15/09/2019

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

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): 981/East Sutton Park/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 - 35 miles of HMP Moorland. Board Meeting takes place on 3rd Thursday of every month at 10am

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 988/Moorland/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Winchester. Board meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month though could re scheduled if need be. 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): 984/ Winchester/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/09/2019

- This is a joint recruitment campaign for very different prisons. Candidates will be invited at interview to express a preference, if they have one, or if they are prepared to be considered for either prison Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Frankland & HMP Low Newton - Board meetings at HMP Frankland are held on the second Thursday of the month (flexible if required) at 12.15pm. IMB Low Newton on the last Friday of the month at 10 am

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): 987/ Frankland /Low Newton/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 22/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 20 miles of HMP Maidstone. Board meetings are held at 9:30am on the last 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): 979/Maidstone/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/09/2019

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.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 989/Lancaster Farms/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 29/09/2019

Applications are invited from candidates who live within 30 miles of HMP Swaleside. Board meetings are held at 10:00am 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): 977/Swaleside/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 06/10/2019

3-4 visits per month of which 2-3 would be in a Rota Week and 1 for a Board meeting. Members must be reasonably flexible to attend the prison on any day of the week to attend prison meetings or monitor Segregated Prisoners’ reviews. Board meetings take place the first Tuesday of every month at 10am

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): 993/Deerbolt/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 06/10/2019

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 0930am.

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

Recruitment Campaign Reference (to be quoted on all correspondence and forms): 970/Lincoln/2019

Closing date for completed returned applications: 03/11/2019