HMP Lindholme is 10 miles east of Doncaster, a Category C working prison and has around 1,000 prisoners. Members perform vital roles for the minister/public, offering unbiased oversight of HMP Lindholme. Members are unpaid but claim costs for travel and financial loss. This very rewarding role includes duties of; monitoring fairness and humanity, the range/adequacy of programmes, taking prisoner applications, raising concerns with the governor and reporting annually to the minister.
Applicants must be at least 18, have a very mature outlook on life, and live within 30 miles of HMP Lindholme. Members welcome all who are interested and (strive) to achieve a balanced board. Applicants must possess the interest/time (roughly five days a month) to make a full contribution, full training is given. Members are open minded, committed to diversity, equality and human rights, able to challenge, with the ability to retain confidentiality, they are team players and have the readiness to take on responsibility.
If you’re interested, application packs/details are available from www.justice.gov.uk/jobs/independent-monitoring-board or call 020 3334 3265, give your details and an application will be sent to you. Tours are given so you can decide if you would wish to continue the process. Email completed applications to IMBrecruitment@justice.gsi.gov.uk or, post it to, IMB Secretariat, Post Point 2, Third Floor, 10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4PH, by the closing date, 16th December 2018, quoting the campaign reference: 885/Lindholme/2018 on all forms.