Victim Support is looking for a Victim Services Administrator based in either our Carlisle, or Ulverston office.
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 main purpose of the role is to help support in the smooth running of our victim service including specialist Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence services in Cumbria, ensuring that we can continue to provide victims with the support they need.
Your duties will involve liaising with the police to gather information, monitoring VS secure email boxes and information held on VS systems and taking the appropriate action, co-ordinating MARAC research across VS services and undertaking other general administrative duties.
To be successful in this role, you will have good administration, IT and organisational skills as well as having a keen eye for detail and being able to work on your own initiative. You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to build and sustain relationships. You will also have an understanding and knowledge of the need for confidentiality.
The successful candidate will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and be subject to police vetting procedures.
Please indicate your preferred base (Carlisle or Ulverston) on your application form.
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.