£10.90 per hr
HMP Whitemoor, HMP Chelmsford, HMP Wayland, HMP Highpoint, HMP Warren Hill, HMP Hollesley Bay, HMP Bure
Closing date for all applications: 

As & When roles covering a variety of shift patterns (Thursday – Monday)

Salary: £10.90 per hr

Based in Our Visitors’ Centre in the following locations

HMP Whitemoor, HMP Chelmsford, HMP Wayland, HMP Highpoint, HMP Warren Hill, HMP Hollesley Bay, HMP Bure

We have opportunities to join our experienced and dedicated Family Support Teams working within the visitors’ centres at the above prisons.

Please Note – HMP Whitemoor is part of the HMP High Security Estate and offers a unique opportunity work in this restricted yet high profile environment. You will be required to obtain and retain additional enhanced security vetting above that required for the main HMP Estate

The main HMP Estate offers a varied and exciting opportunity to work in a busy yet rewarding environment where no two days are the same. You will be required to obtain and retain enhanced security vetting for this role.

The Ormiston Families teams based at our prisons provide support, information and a personal welcome for first-time and returning visitors to help them access the services available to them.

We are excited to be growing and transforming our services for children, families and young people, and will be focused on improving our quality and availability of services and so it is a great time to consider joining us.

We are seeking As & When Family Support Workers to assist the team in providing additional cover with the effective and efficient running of the Visitor Centre and Tea Bar and Play Area in the prison visits hall, to ensure prisoners and their families have a valuable visiting experience, improving the quality of visits for children and families and helping to maintain family relationships.

To be successful you will have experience of dealing with people in a customer service-based role and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills and embrace a non-judgemental work ethic

You will also need to be able to have access to a car or be driven as most prisons are not accessible via Public Transport.

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If you want more information about a specific prison, please email

Closing date for applications:      On-Going

Safeguarding and DBS requirements for your role:

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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