Code4000

Application Closing Date: 22/03/2019

Regional Manager

Code4000 aims to reduce reoffending by teaching prisoner’s software development, and to get them in to work on release. The programme is a Vodafone TechStarter Award winner 2019 and is the first of its kind in Europe.

We currently operate in HMP Humber and HMP Holme House, and with dynamic expansion plans for the year ahead, are looking to recruit a full-time Regional Manager to work across the North of England.

Candidates will ideally have experience of a regional role, live in the North of the England (ideally in the Yorkshire area) and be willing to travel regularly. We are looking for someone with a track record of business development, income generation and account management, and who can demonstrate a clear understanding of the challenges facing men and women in custody.

We provide a flexible working environment, a great team, competitive salary and excellent networking opportunities in the tech sector. This is a challenging and rewarding role that delivers concrete and tangible results for the benefit of individuals and communities. Closing date is Friday 22nd March 2019. Interviews will be held on Thursday 28th March in Yorkshire.

Please visit www.code4000.org to download the full job description and person specification, and send your CV and a cover letter describing how you meet the essential and desirable criteria, to rod@code4000.org.

 

Please Apply with a CV and a detailed covering letter, the covering letter should address the key elements of the person specification Under the headings: Experience/Skills & Knowledge/Personal Attributes Please email documents to rod@code4000.org

 

 

 

 

 

Code4000 is the first programme in the UK and Europe to teach computer coding to prisoners and takes inspiration from The Last Mile – an established prison coding programme that started in San Quentin in the US, but now also runs in several prisons in California The programme exists to teach people a life-changing skill, computer coding, and get them back into the job market with the aim of reducing reoffending. Code4000 is a non-profit making Community Interest Company that exists to provide prisoners with enhanced employment opportunities within the Tech industry to help to reduce reoffending by:

• Stage 1: Providing training to prisoners in custody in computer coding skills and professional work skills. (6 months Beginner/Junior Coders and a further 6 months Advanced/Senior Coders).

• Stage 2: Providing practical work experience to Code4000 Senior Coders, in custody, with real life work experience to enhance hard and soft skills and begin to build individual portfolios.

• Stage 3: Providing Code4000 Senior Coders with work experience opportunities whilst on Release on Temporary Licence (ROTL) – to support them in the transitional phase from prison to employment in the community.

• Stage 4: Guiding Code4000 Graduate Coders into employment or in an entrepreneurial endeavour on release. It is envisaged that these released Code4000 Graduate Coders would also act as peer educators and role models to future cohorts and ambassadors for Code4000.