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Support Worker, Addiewell Prison Visitors’ Centre (maternity cover)

  • Part time
  • £21,214 – £23,721 pro-rata
  • HMP Addiewell
  • Closing 17th April 2019

  • Advertised from 28th March 2019
  • Plus pension. 16 hours per week. Fixed term, 1 year.


Cyrenians manages the prison visitors’ centre at HMP Addiewell. The centre provides advice and support to families affected by imprisonment. We offer a safe space, a listening ear, and activities for children. We also engage in health promotion activities and work in partnership with NHS Lothian.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with experience of working with disadvantaged or vulnerable groups to join our team. You should have the ability to quickly build excellent working relationships, and be confident working independently and as part of a small team. You will also bring a creative approach to problem solving, and the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

This post will be offered on a fixed term basis for one year to provide maternity cover.

Application notes

For full details and an application pack please visit , call 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or e-mail: CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date is 12 noon on 17th April 2019

Interviews will be held on 26th April 2019