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Criminal Justice Worker - Shine Mentor Services

  • Full time
  • £26,130 – £28,925
  • Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Closing 20th July 2022

  • Advertised from 5th July 2022
  • Reference: JUL20229317


Sacro’s mission is to deliver life-changing services that empower people, give hope and protection, and help to build safe communities

This role is fixed-term to 31/03/2023 with potential to extend subject to funding.

The post holder will operate in Edinburgh and West Lothian providing 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.

We offer some great benefits, including family friendly policies, flexible and hybrid working and work-life balance. We also have generous annual leave entitlement, employee wellbeing scheme, cycle to work scheme, pension scheme and death in service, enhanced company sick pay. We will offer learning and development, progression and qualifications with the opportunity for growth and development. We welcome applications from individuals who share Sacro’s aims and values and want to engage with those we support to help them move on to a more secure, settled and fulfilling life and value diversity from all sections of the community.

A relevant qualification is desirable but is not essential.

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.

Interviews for this position are scheduled to take place on 27/07/2022.

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