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Victim Support
Northamptonshire
Up to £25456.34 per annum + car, unsocial and home working allownces
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Northamptonshire
Up to £25456.34 per annum + car, unsocial and home working allownces
Full-time
Job description

Victim Support Homicide Service is looking for a full-time Homicide Caseworker to cover the areas of Northamptonshire, West Cambridge and surrounding area's.

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.

The successful candidate will be joining our South East team covering a large geographical area of Kent and East Sussex and will be responsible for provide a high-quality, front-line service to bereaved people following Murder, Manslaughter or Infanticide, and deliver a premium service.

You will be expected to act as the named contact and manage a complex case-load while maintaining multi-agency links with Police Family Liaison Officers (FLOs) and other relevant organisations that can help to progress identified needs; you will ensure that bereaved people are central and integral to all processes that concern them.

You will need to have excellent communication skills (telephone, email and face to face meetings), an ability to build and sustain solid working relationships with various partners and most importantly build rapport with victims. The post requires Caseworkers to visit victim's homes.

The ability to advocate and support victims through their recovery is a must, as well as managing the multi-faceted challenges you will experience on a day to day basis.

Applicants should have experience of working with vulnerable people. They should also be able to work under their own initiative and be able to prioritise work and conflicting demand/needs and interests, whilst keeping victims at the focus of all work undertaken.

You will be able to organise your diary to meet the needs of victims, whilst being able to respond to other tasks as they present.

You will be IT proficient (word, Outlook, Case Management systems) record keeping is an important aspect of the Case Worker role.

Being a Homicide Caseworker is a demanding role, but hugely rewarding. You will be joining a passionate and committed team who support and mentor each other to ensure that Victims received an outstanding, and consistently premium service.

Interview 1st December 2020 (provisional)

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as (s). In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role.

If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

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 will be required.

Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. 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 welcome applicants from all communities and as part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

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Victim Support

VS is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. Our specialist teams provide individual, ... Read more

Posted on: 27 October 2020
Closing date: 22 November 2020
Job ref: 2946
Tags: Advocacy,Support Worker
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