Head of Member Development and Practice – Parole Board

  • Full Time
  • London

Website Parole_board The Parole Board

Head of Member Development and Practice

£50,377 – £62,971

Job Purpose

Head the Parole Board members’ programme, for the protection of the public, ensuring the delivery of consistent, high quality casework decisions by some 250 public appointee members.

Through the member programme, equip members with the skills and resources to make fair and robust decisions on the release of prisoners.

Ensure case outcomes are of a standard that properly protects the public, and meets the reasonable expectations of the Parole Board, ministers, the public and other stakeholders.

Scope of Responsibilities

Head the programme for training and development of some 250 members from first recruitment and induction and throughout their long term tenure, to develop the range of skills and experience to ensure adequate supply of accredited roles.

Put in place effective plans, governance and resources to enable the directorate plan to be delivered efficiently, and for the directorate to contribute effectively to the realisation of the organisation strategy.

Provide day to day leadership of the member practice advice and member development team, working closely with them and providing specialist expertise to ensure the availability of consistent, effective and valid member practice advice.

Collaborate with senior stakeholder colleagues to add value across the parole system, working in partnership to contribute to achieving ministerial priorities.

Work closely with the Director of Member Development & Practice and collaborate with other managers and partners to ensure member practice is represented and integrated into strategic, policy and operational decisions.

Please note that you may be asked to undertake a written assessment and/or oral presentation at interview.

Applications close: 23rd October

Shortlisting: By 30th October

Interviews: 8th and 15th November

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