Criminal Justice Assistant – Fixed Term (until March 2023) – PKC07892
£29,676 – £32,942
St Martin’s House, Perth
The above post is restricted to female applicants only. This is an occupational requirement as permitted in accordance with Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
An opportunity has arisen for a Criminal Justice Assistant post to work within our service OWLS within the Public Protection Team.
This is currently a fixed term post until 31 March 2023.
The successful applicant will support the provision of a social work service to individuals subject to Statutory Orders or licence imposed by both the Court and the Parole Board, in accordance with National Outcomes and Standards for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice System and relevant Scottish Executive Circulars and legislation. This post is working with female offenders involved in our OWLS Project. You will have the ability to work alongside team members and agencies who are involved with offenders to help support structured intervention/supervision.
You will support colleagues, offenders and their families through assessment and intervention.
You will support offenders in the community, at home and during imprisonment.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated worker to join our team. The successful candidate will have previous experience or knowledge of working with offenders and their families, in particular, female offenders.
Ability to produce and maintain clear, concise and accurate records.
Excellent Communication Skills
IT skills and be familiar with Microsoft Packages and email.
Awareness of substance misuse, adult and child protection issues.
Ability to work as part of a team, and lone working at times.
SVQ Level 3 (or willing to work towards).
Driving Licence preferable
If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Derek Mortimer, Team Leader on 01738 472533.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.
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