Addiewell Visitor Centre Key Worker

West Lothian

17 hours

How to Apply

Job Title: Visitor Centre Key Worker  

Salary: £12,048 per annum, plus pension

Location:  HMP Addiewell, West Lothian

Part time, 17 hrs per week (evening and weekend work)

Are you compassionate about people? Do you know how to support someone when they need a shoulder to cry on?

 If so, this role could be of interest to you.

About the project

Since 2017 Cyrenians has been running the Visitors’ Centre at HMP Addiewell. We are committed to supporting families affected by imprisonment. Our centre is open during prison visiting times and we offer families who visit Addiewell a space that is therapeutic, fun and supportive.

About the role

You will support families who are affected by imprisonment by being their emotional and practical support when required.

You will also make links with other local organisations in order be able to help families access additional activities and/or support.

You will also help and support children and young people during their family bonding visits.

About you

This is a great opportunity for someone who is committed to working with families to support meaningful contact with their loved one throughout a period of imprisonment. You should be approachable, and work in a trauma informed way during each interaction with those who visit. You should be innovative in your approach to everyday working; as well being as a good communicator with strong listening skills. Sensitive to the needs of prisoner’s families, you should also be unafraid of being a bit silly when required!

How we will support you

You will be working within a small knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of Cyrenians HMP Addiewell visitor centre. You’ll have a supportive manager, and direct line management from a senior key worker as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

Application Notes:

Closing date is Monday 26th September 2022

Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd October 2022.

CV’s will not be accepted


How to Apply

Step 1

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