Accrington, Lancashire
Up to £8160 per annum
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.

The role will involve providing administrative support to the Victim Service's teams and those designated by the line manager in accordance with Victim Support's National standards and local policies and procedures. Main duties will include; Liaising with the police, primarily to gather further information, Dealing with incoming and outgoing mail appropriately including sending out security items, Dealing with telephone, email and general enquiries appropriately, Providing ongoing support and guidance to Administration Apprentices and providing general administrative support within Victim Services.

To be successful in this role you will have general administration experience, understanding and knowledge of the requirement for confidentiality and a willingness to learn about the General data Protection Regulations (GDPR). You will be able to work both independently and as part of a team. You will work in an organised and methodical manner and have good IT skills including Word, Excel, databases, internet and Email.

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

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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: 21 October 2019
Closed date: 09 November 2019
Job ref: 2416
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker