Job Description

LOCATION:Sacro, 29 Albany Street, EH1 3QN
SALARY:£21,023 – £22,732 per year pro-rata
HOURS:35 hours per week

Sacro’s mission is to deliver life-changing services that empower people, give hope and protection, and help to build safe communities.

Criminal Justice Support Worker (Female Only*)

East Dunbartonshire

Fixed Term or secondment opportunity to 31 March 2023

35 hours per week

Salary: SCP 19 – 22, currently £21,023 – £22,732 per annum, pro-rata

A Criminal Justice Support Worker is required to provide support and advice through structured mentoring for females who are involved in the Criminal Justice System.

Support needs vary enormously dependant on criminogenic needs/risks, examples include: addressing offending behaviour through the delivery of behaviour change programmes, supporting service users with mental health and wellbeing, exploring housing options, compliance with statutory orders and supporting service users to access education/ employment. Experience of working with women in the criminal justice system is essential.

The ability to use initiative and organise workload within a pressurised environment is essential. Successful applicants will be flexible and imaginative in their approach and sensitive and confident in their ability to help service users.

Multi-Agency working is crucial as Sacro work in partnership with East Dunbarton Criminal Justice Social Work, housing and other agencies to provide holistic support to service users.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. A relevant qualification is desirable but is not essential.

*For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 it is an occupational requirement that this post is filled by a female.

 A valid driving licence is essential for this post.

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

We offer some great benefits, including family friendly policies, flexible and hybrid working and work-life balance. We also have generous annual leave entitlement, employee wellbeing scheme, cycle to work scheme, pension scheme and death in service, enhanced company sick pay. We will offer learning and development, progression and qualifications with the opportunity for growth and development.

We welcome applications from individuals who share Sacro’s aims and values and want to engage with those we support to help them move on to a more secure, settled and fulfilling life and value diversity from all sections of the community.

Full details and how to apply can be found on our website at:

Closing Date:  01 July 2022

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed