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Union of UEA Students
Norwich, Norfolk
Circa £42,000
uea(su) are seeking an Assistant Director of Charitable Services to join the Senior Management team to drive our strategic priorities.
Citizens Advice Craven and Harrogate
Multiple Locations
£24,000 FTE based on 37.5 hours per week
Kairos Women Working Together
£19,000 - £22,500 per year FTE
KairosWWT is recruiting for a passionate, committed individual to empower vulnerable young women through 1-1 and group work.
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Up to £42153.68 per annum + Inclusive of allowances
Job description

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.

We are looking for an experienced manager for our Homicide Service in London to join a well-established and committed team to continue to develop and improve our services for the bereaved and for those who witnesses a murder. You will need significant experience of managing a large team working across a dispersed area and experience of managing services for people whose life circumstances involve risks to themselves and others.

You will need to be passionate about supporting bereaved families and will have an excellent understanding of the impact of trauma and the criminal justice system on victims and witnesses.

One of your key roles will be to promote advocacy for our service users to ensure that they are involved in the development of the services and their needs are heard and understood.

Working in, and forging successful partnerships with a wide range of internal and external bodies will also be very important.

With your innovative and collaborative leaderships skills you will ensure individuals and teams are nurtured and supported to achieve high levels of performance, commitment, collaboration and trust. You will demonstrate a genuine openness to feedback and will seek to learn from others.

Some unsocial hours working may be necessary.

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

Closing date 30th November 2019

Interviews will take place on the 6th December 2019

Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We believe a diverse workforce 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.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits 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 provide good evidence against how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification. In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

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 takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

More about Victim Support
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: 13 November 2019
Closing date: 01 December 2019
Job ref: 2457
Tags: Management,Advocacy
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