Criminal Justice Support Worker - Bail Mentoring Service, Glasgow

Sacro’s Mission is to create safe and cohesive communities by reducing conflict and offending

Bail Mentoring Service, Glasgow

Sacro Group Personal Pension Scheme
31 days annual leave, plus 6 fixed public holidays, per annum

Three posts have been created within Sacro for Criminal Justice Support Workers to join our newly established Bail Mentoring team in Glasgow.

The service works in partnership with Justice Social Work and provides a community alternative to remand for individuals appearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

You will assist in the delivery and development of the day to day running of Bail Mentoring under the direction of the Service Team Leader and Service Manager. You will be involved in the assessment and appropriate monitoring/support of service users, including home visits. You will be responsible for the management of data relating to service users, preparing written reports for Social Work and the Sheriff Court and liaison with other agencies.

All posts require the ability to use initiative and organise workload within a pressurised environment. Knowledge of the Justice system, substance misuse, homelessness and/or complex needs and of the relevant services available in Glasgow would be an advantage. Relevant experience within Justice services as well as partnership working is desirable. The successful applicants will be flexible and proactive in their approach and sensitive and confident in their ability to assist service users.

Sacro services work with individuals involved in offending, anti-social behaviour and substance misuse issues. Experience in social care and working with offenders is desirable. A relevant qualification at SVQ level 3 or equivalent is essential.

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

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

Unique Reference Code
GLA_CJSWBS_0620
Salary
SCP 19 - 22, currently £20,007 - £21,632 per annum
Closing Date
12pm, Friday 10 July 2020
Interview Date
Monday 20 July 2020
Location
Glasgow
Contract
Fixed Term to August 2022 with possibility of further extension of 1 Year
Hours Per Week
37.50
Responsible To
Service Team Leader/Service Manager
Supervisory Responsibility‎
May have responsibility for sessional workers and/or volunteers