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£50,000 - £52,000 per year
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Remote
Up to £24946.14 per annum
Permanent
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for several caseworkers (known internally as Independent Victim Advocates) to join the new Victim Support Anti-social Behaviour (ASB) Service team in Devon and Cornwall, working 37.5 hours a week.

Do you want to make a difference every day? Do you want to contribute to change & improvement for those who need it?

Do you have resilience & adaptability? Can you work effectively with a focus on customer service and care?

If yes, then we'd love to hear from you.....

What we offer:

At Victim Support we believe in attracting & retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards & benefits package including:

  • Flexible working options including hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension with 5% employer contribution - Enhanced sick pay allowances & maternity payments
  • High Street, retail, holiday, entertainment & leisure discounts
  • Access to our financial wellbeing hub & salary deducted finance
  • Employee assistance programme & wellbeing support
  • Ongoing training & support with opportunities for career development & progression

About the role:

These roles are home-based with responsibility for partnership and engagement work within specific geographical areas - Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Plymouth and Devon.

The roles are open to applicants living in Devon and Cornwall who have access to an appropriately confidential space in which to work.

Travel will be expected across Devon and Cornwall to fulfil the role and meet the needs of service users.

Core service hours are between 9am - 5pm and there is a requirement to flex to need if evening or weekend contact is needed on occasions. This is expected to be managed within flexible working arrangements.

As an ASB caseworker you will be:

  • working with key partners to develop mechanisms for identifying & referring those affected by ASB & crime
  • making initial contact with referrals undertaking needs & risk assessments
  • manage a caseload providing & co-ordinating emotional & practical support and advocacy throughout the enforcement process, via face to face, phone and video calls
  • using a case management system to maintain accurate and confidential records
  • developing & delivering sessions on the impact of ASB to partner agencies & community groups
  • completing the accredited Independent Victim Advocate (IVA) training.

You will need:

  • This role involves regular travel and due to the location, a driving license and access to a vehicle is considered an essential requirement.
  • ability to engage with vulnerable service users
  • An understanding of confidentiality & safe working practice in accordance with safeguarding legislation, General Data Protection Regulation and other legal requirements
  • Experience of delivering services in the voluntary or statutory sector including case management & maintaining records
  • The ability to build effective working relationships with internal & external stakeholders
  • High personal resilience to manage demands of working with ASB
  • Competent IT and administrative skills including the use of Microsoft Office packages.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

About Us:

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.

Victim Support is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if we are representative of the communities we serve in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Jobs page on our website, and complete the application form demonstrating how you meet the essential shortlisting criteria.

We looking forward to hearing from you.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications.

More about Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting people affected by crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales.

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Posted on: 21 June 2022
Closing date: 19 July 2022 at 15:02
Job ref: 4233
Tags: Advice, Information,Support Worker