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ELEVATE CJS Project Officer

Closing date for applications: 23:59, Sunday 12 February 2023.

This role will work closely with the ELEVATE CJS Project Manager to support the delivery of our exciting new lived experience leadership programme. The role includes providing logistical and administrative help with workshops, events, monitoring and evaluation. The Project Officer will liaise regularly with the participants, programme facilitators and sector employers to promote lived experience leadership and help achieve positive change in the criminal justice system.

For more details and application process, please refer to the resources below.


Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Recruitment Analysis Form


Closing date for applications: 09:00, Monday 27 February 2023.

We are looking for someone to carry out an evaluation of our new and exciting lived experience leadership programme ELEVATE CJS. We want the evaluation to establish to what extent the programme: 

  • Delivers a comprehensive approach to leadership development for people with lived experience of the CJS. 
  • Enables the development of people with lived experience to become influential in creating systems change and progress in their careers.  
  • Dismantles the barriers that preclude those with lived experience from progressing into positions of power. 

The evaluation will be carried out in two parts: 

  • Part one (2023): Process evaluation 
  • Part two (2024): Outcome evaluation 

For more details and how to submit a proposal, please refer to the resources below.


Evaluator for ELEVATE CJS – Terms of Reference

Recruitment Analysis Form