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NOMS Co-Financing Organisation Anthony Mulvihill Operational Performance Manager Ministry of Justice | National Offender Management Service | Commercial Development Group Mobile:
NOMS Co-Financing Organisation Who we are The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) was created as an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Justice in July In 2009 NOMS was given CFO status
NOMS CFO A key objective for NOMS is the reduction of offending. Helping ex-offenders secure employment significantly impacts upon NOMS ability to meet that objective. The ESF Co-Financing programme allows NOMS to fund activities to engage and motivate offenders thus increasing their ability to access mainstream services and employment opportunities.
NOMS CFO During the 4 year contract period ( ) the NOMS CFO provider is contracted to work with 5,358 offenders in the South West. They are targeted to work with the hardest to help offenders.
NOMS CFO Target Group Our participants are generally: Unskilled Unqualified De-motivated Drug and/or alcohol issues Behavioural issues Debt problems Accommodation problems
NOMS CFO Target Group The European Social Fund has a number of socially excluded priority groups that we are required to include onto the project; they are: Disabilities or Health Conditions 22% Aged 50 or over 7%..... Ethnic Minorities 15%... Female participants 9%. NOMS CFO has added 2 additional priority groups to this list; they are: Lone Parents 6% Ex Armed Forces 4%...
NOMS CFO Progress to date We are currently ahead of all priority group targets with the exception of ethnic groups which stands at 83% of target. Hard Outcomes achieved (as of June 2013) Starts 2, % of required current target Employment % of required current target Further Learning % of required current target Soft Outcomes achieved 10, % of required current target Soft Outcome Categories Disclosure Advice Key Work Skills Employability Vocational Risk Assessment Mentoring Person Skills Child Care / Support Advice Interview Skills Motivation Work
NOMS CFO Case Manager Model 1. Assesses barriers to employment 2. Creates an action plan with the participant 3. Case Worker and participant work on action plan, making referrals where appropriate 4. Re-assesses the action plan to make sure that it is appropriate and achieving it’s aim 5. As the barriers to employment begin to be addressed, the case worker will begin to focus on moving the participant into employment or education 6. At the end of the project participants either enter employment, education or are more able to engage with mainstream employment initiatives
NOMS CFO Case Manager Model This model of working with participants is supported by a case management bespoke IT system CASE ASSESSMENT and TRACKING SYSTEM (CATS) This system allows all actions and outcomes to be monitored and recorded in real time……
Main CATS Screen All essential information on one screen Red, Amber, Green - Easily read and understood Automatically modified screens for prison and probation clients. Quick and easy to use.
NOMS CFO Going Forward NOMS CFO seeks to work in cooperation and partnership with all other sectors and CFOs in order to compliment and bring additionality to existing provision at a local and regional level. By aiming to upskill and place into employment those offenders who are the hardest to help and suffering social isolation, our aim is to improve the lives of communities and potential future victims by reducing reoffending. NOMS CFO use proven “what works” methods of helping those with multiple barriers into the work force and mainstream provision; we use innovative solutions to longstanding challenges.