Key Worker, HMP Addiewell Visitors' Centre



Reference
VAC-57222
Sector
Advocacy and Campaigns, Children & Young People, Other, Social Care
Location
Edinburgh
Salary Details
£21,963 - £24,559 per annum (pro rata) plus pension
Contract Type
Part time
Closing Date
16/08/2021 12:00:00
This role is an addition to our small team of workers providing support and advice to the families of prisoners at HMP Addiewell.

Job Description

At Cyrenians HMP Addiewell Visitor Centre, we are committed to supporting families affected by imprisonment. Both Cyrenians and the prison recognise the vital importance of maintaining and supporting positive family relationships. We know that children and families can be hugely motivating factors for prisoners and can strongly influence positive behavioural change and improve offender outcomes.

We are seeking a highly committed and experienced worker to join our team working on a part time basis. 

You should be able to relate sensitively to the needs of prisoners’ families and be able to build excellent working relationships with prison staff. Be able to provide advice and information on how the prison works and work in a non-judgemental way. You should also be positive, creative and flexible in your approach; and have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Closing date is 12 noon on Monday 9th August 2021
Interviews will be held on 16th August 2021
CVs will not be accepted

Company Description

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.