15 Nov

Criminal Justice Worker New Routes Edinburgh Jobs Vacancy at Sacro Edinburgh

Position
Criminal Justice Worker New Routes Edinburgh
Company
Sacro
Location
Edinburgh SCT
Opening
15 Nov, 2018 25 days ago

Sacro Edinburgh urgently required following position for Criminal Justice Worker New Routes Edinburgh. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Criminal Justice Worker New Routes Edinburgh Jobs Vacancy at Sacro Edinburgh Jobs Details:

Sacro’s mission is to promote safe and cohesive communities by reducing conflict and offending

Criminal Justice Worker
Edinburgh
New Routes Mentoring Service

New Routes offers young men serving short term custodial sentences a ‘through-the-gate’ mentoring and support service providing practical and emotional support to help them move back into the community and begin to build a life free of offending.

We currently have the opportunity for a full time mentor to join our Edinburgh team.

Young men referred to New Routes are matched with a mentor while in prison. The mentor will work with the young man to develop their independence and social skills, link to appropriate services, explore aspirations, identify goals and put in place achievable steps to improve their quality of life. This support and advice continues after release from prison where mentors can accompany them to appointments and advocate on their behalf where appropriate to help them with re-integration into their local community and to achieve stability.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to work both as part of a team and independently is required, experience of inter-agency working is essential. A commitment to Sacro’s value base is crucial, as this type of work can be challenging.

Experience of working: with people with complex needs, people who have offended or in a health or social care environment would be preferred.

You may have supervisory responsibility for volunteers and student placements.

A relevant qualification is desirable but is not essential.

Work patterns will vary and may evenings and weekends.

You must be prepared to work within equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory standards and adhere to Sacro’s policies and procedures.

A valid driving licence and access to a car is essential for these posts.

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

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


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