Safe Ground - Using drama to educate prisoners and young people at risk in the community



Safe Ground is an educational charity using drama techniques to engage and motivate prisoners to participate in education and family life. Our courses are delivered in 24 prisons nationwide. In the next few years we want to ensure the widest possible awareness and uptake of our programmes.


Head of Development

Safe Ground is looking to recruit an experienced fundraiser and contract negotiator as our first ever Head of Development (HD). This is a significant new role that includes creating, developing and implementing fundraising strategies across a range of income sources, developing new business and managing the organisation’s resources in collaboration with the Head of Operations […]

Closing date: 28 June, 2015

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Head of Operations

Safe Ground is looking for an experienced Head of Operations (HO) to develop its internal operational processes. These include the line management of its project team, and the performance management and quality assurance of its operational activities to ensure the successful delivery of programmes, contracts and services. This is a senior management position working very […]

Closing date: 28 June, 2015

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Women’s Development Programme Coordinator

Women’s Development Programme Coordinator* *This post is restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement under schedule 9 paragraph equality act 2010 Salary: Circa £26,500 per annum (or pro rata), (negotiable; min 4 days p/w) Location: Based either in Manchester or our central London office, depending on the right candidate. The role will involve some […]

Closing date: 6 November, 2014

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Operations Director

Safe Ground is looking for an Operations Director (OD) to support the Executive Director in the smooth running and continuing development of our programmes and people. This is a senior management position reporting to the Executive Director (ED). Job Title: Operations Director Responsible to: Executive Director Length of Contract: 12 months first instance with a view […]

Closing date: 5 October, 2015

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Programme Manager

Safe Ground is looking for a dynamic individual to support the delivery of its acclaimed programmes Family Man, Fathers Inside, and Man Up across a network of male prison establishments. Job Title: Programmes Manager Responsible to: Executive Director Length of contract: 12 months fixed term contract with the possibility of extension Salary: £30,000 per annum (plus 3% pension […]

Closing date: 5 September, 2016

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Safe Ground is looking for a Treasurer

Can you count the cost of poetic justice? Are you able to facilitate creative expression whilst maintaining our financial rigour? Though we may be small and perfectly formed can you help us find ways to grow tall whilst remaining well proportioned? We are looking for someone with a strong background in Accountancy who is empathetic […]

Closing date: 7 July, 2015

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Volunteer Opportunities: Deadline 19th July

Safe Ground is looking for two dynamic individuals to support the Operations Team with the marketing and communications and research data of our prison and community based programmes. The volunteers will be supporting the team in the next stage of the organisation’s strategic plan. Research Data Volunteer Volunteer(s) will support the Programmes Team to: Collate and enter […]

Closing date: 19 July, 2016

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