Criminal Justice Support Worker - Community Payback - Glasgow
Sacro’s Mission Is to deliver life changing services that empower people, give hope and protection, and help to build safe communities.
Community Payback Service – Glasgow and Lanarkshire
Criminal Justice Support Worker
Sacro Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
31 days annual leave plus 6 fixed public holidays
Sacro’s Community Payback Service will work with people who have been involved in offending or anti-social behaviour. In partnership with the local authority, Sacro staff will support individuals placed on a Community Payback Order, giving them an opportunity to give something back to the community by providing a service of real benefit.
We are looking for a self-motivated and well organised individual to contribute to the implementation and development of the Community Payback Service in Glasgow.
You will have an interest in working with people who have been involved in offending, promoting their rehabilitation. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential as is the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Experience of delivering group work activities would be an advantage. You will also be required to assist service users to develop or acquire new skills.
You should have good basic decorating, gardening and DIY skills and the ability to pass these skills to others.
Knowledge of and a commitment to working within Health and Safety legislation including site risk assessment is essential and a recognised qualification would be an advantage. Induction training will be given.
You must have a full driving licence and access to a car. You will be paid a mileage rate for use of your vehicle where required.
Work patterns will vary and will include days, evenings and weekends.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) will be a requirement for this post.
If you would like an informal chat about the requirements of the role, please contact Mary Thomson (Service Manager) on 07854264715
Sacro values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community