Criminal Justice Worker


Hours 37.5 hours per week
Location Kirklees
Salary £23,979 – £25,584

Are you interested in supporting vulnerable people in Kirklees?

Emerging Futures works across the country to support people affected by homelessness, addiction, and mental health challenges.

We’re searching for a Criminal Justice worker who wants to make a positive change for people in their community.

About The Role

As the Criminal Justice Worker, you will support people leaving prison to settle back into society and help them achieve their goals by facilitating rehabilitation groups.

You will support people to improve their wellbeing and develop recovery networks in Kirklees, encouraging participation in mutual aid, aftercare and other recovery services.

About you 

  • You will have some experience working in a criminal justice role, but we will provide you with the knowledge and training you need to work with clients in a holistic and person-centred way.
  • You are committed, approachable, and non-judgemental – someone self-motivated who can deliver your best to service users.
  • You are a problem solver who likes to see things through to the end.
  • Patience and resilience will come naturally to you. You should have good interpersonal and listening skills as you will be supporting people with sometimes challenging issues.
  • Above all, you will be enthusiastic and have a genuine desire to support people to transform their lives.

What do our staff say about working for us?

“My professional development is being addressed all the time. I have had so much training while I have been here.”

We try to create an environment where it’s ok not to be ok. I feel very blessed to be part of this organisation.”

Interested? Get in touch…

We’re just as interested in hearing why people want to work for EF as we are in reading their CVs!

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role or would prefer to come and visit the hubs, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Susan Vaughan on

If you would prefer to apply by email, please send us your CV and a short message on why this role appeals to you to

A full job description is available to download below.

Closing date 8th January 2023

Anticipated interview dates are to be confirmed.



If successful in securing an interview we will need to ask you about any unspent convictions as part of our duty of care.  A criminal conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being offered a role; the decision will depend on the type of offence and its relevance to the role.  All of our roles require a criminal record check.

If you would like to discuss any convictions you may have beforehand, please contact All information will be dealt with according to the Emerging Futures Confidentiality Policy.

Data Protection

By submitting an application by way of a CV, you acknowledge that you have read the Emerging Futures CIC Privacy Policy on our website here, and you consent to the processing and storage of your data for the purposes of the recruitment process in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK GDPR.