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Shine Women’s Mentoring Service

  • Full time
  • £24,867 – £27,526
  • Edinburgh & West Lothian
  • Closing 17th May 2019

  • Advertised from 7th May 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week Fixed term until 31st March 2020
  • Eligible to join Sacro Defined Contribution Pension Scheme. 31 days Annual leave and 6 Fixed Public Holidays.
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Based in our Edinburgh office, covering Edinburgh and West Lothian areas. The post holder will provide intensive support to women in the criminal justice system, currently serving a prison sentence; remanded into custody or subject of a Community Payback Order and who choose to engage and work with Shine Women’s Mentoring Service. Support needs of women in the criminal justice system vary enormously, examples include: drug and alcohol misuse, experience of abusive and or exploitative relationships, physical and mental issues often alongside chaotic lifestyles resulting from past traumatic experiences. Knowledge of the criminal justice system and experience of working with women within it is desirable.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to work independently and as part of a team is required along with experience of inter - agency working. A commitment to Sacro’s value base is essential, as work with Shine can present challenges for mentors.

A relevant qualification is desirable but is not essential.

Application notes

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A valid driving licence and access to a car is essential for this post.

Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) will be a requirement for this post.

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday 17 May 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019

Sacro values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community