Monday, 7 January 2013

Get Into Reading Project Worker, The Reader Organisation

This is a dynamic and varied job requiring you to promote, set-up, establish and facilitate a weekly Get Into Reading group in order to promote well-being and good mental for offenders/ex-offenders in the PD PIPE. You will be responsible for choosing and presenting a wide range of reading material, including poetry, and for generating free-flowing conversation as well as for addressing literary questions group members may have. You also need the confidence and enthusiasm to sell the reading for pleasure project to people for whom that may be a new and strange idea. The project worker will work at: • HMP Gartree, Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

How to Apply
Please visit click on the ‘About Us’ tab and scroll down to ‘Job Opportunities’ to view the full job description and download an application form. Please complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements and fit the person specification (not more than 1 side of A4 please) to Michelle Barrett at

Deadline for applications: 5.00pm 15th January 2013. Please note: applications arriving after this deadline will not be considered. Shortlist by 17th January 2013. Please make sure your contact details include a phone number by which The Reader can contact you if you are called for interview. Interviews will take place on 23rd January 2013 at The Reader Organisation, The Friary Centre, Bute Street, L5 3LA.

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