- £8,785 per annum (FTE £19,838)
- HMP Wayland Visitors’ Centre
- Closing date for all applications:
Salary: £10.90 per hour, £8,785 per annum (FTE £19,838)
Based: HMP Wayland Visitors’ Centre
Working Pattern: 15.5 hours per week based on a rota, working 9am – 5pm Monday and 12:30pm – 4:30pm on other days as below:
- Week 1 – Monday 7.5 hours, Wednesday 4 hours, Thursday 4 hours
- Week 2 – Monday 7.5 hours, Saturday 4 hours, Sunday 4 hours
Although a degree of flexibility will be required to meet operational demand.
We have opportunity to join our experienced and dedicated Family Services Team working within the visitors’ centre at HMP Wayland providing a personal welcome for first-time and returning visitors to help them access the services available to them.
HMP Wayland part of 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.
We are seeking Family Support Worker to join the team in providing effective and efficient running of the Visitor Centre, Play Area in the Prison Visits Hall, assist on Family Days to ensure prisoners and their families have a valuable visiting experience, improving the quality of visits for children, young people and families helping to maintain positive, healthy and supportive family relationships.
Ideally 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 sometimes under challenging circumstances whilst embracing a non-judgemental and empathetic work ethic.
Please Note: You will also need to be able to have access to a car or be driven to the Prison as HMP Wayland is in a remote location and is not accessible via Public Transport.
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Closing date for all applications: This post will remain open until we feel we have received sufficient acceptable applications. However, we reserve the right to close the vacancy at anytime, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
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.
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