HMP Lindholme is close to Doncaster, a Category C working prison and has around 1,000 prisoners. Members perform vital roles for the Minister / Public, offering unbiased oversight of 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 and have a very mature outlook on life, and live within 30 miles of Lindholme. Members welcome all who are interested and (strive) to achieve a balanced Board. Applicants must possess the interest and 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 and details are available from www.justice.gov.uk/jobs/independent-monitoring-board or, call 020 3334 3265, give your name and address and an application will be sent to you. Tours are given so you can make a decision as to whether you would wish to continue the process. Email completed applications to IMBrecruitment@justice.gsi.gov.uk or, post it to, IMB Secretariat, 9th Floor, Post Point 9.52, The Tower, 102Petty France, London SW1H 9AJ. Applications must be received by the closing date, 16th September, and must quote campaign reference 832/Lindholme/2018 on all correspondence forms.