Birmingham, West Midlands
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£19,195.38 per annum + Home Working Allowance
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Victim Support is looking for five Domestic Abuse Programme Administrators. These roles are full time and home based with travel when required.

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.

VS is looking to recruit an outstanding team who will deliver a transformational National Domestic Abuse (DA) early help programme. This programme will provide specialist information and support, enabling people to act on domestic abuse as soon as possible and stop it from happening again. Funding for this programme has been secured for 3 years (to December 2023).

VS is recruiting for five DA Programme Administrators to help co-ordinate the delivery of group work sessions to low risk victims of domestic abuse and those at risk of domestic abuse. The successful candidates will ensure the effective administration, provision for facilitation, selection for participation and recording of group work and programme activities across England and Wales.

You will have experience of delivering high quality administration and possess excellent IT skills, with experience of MS Office and online communication platforms, such as Zoom.

You will have strong communication skills and ideally have experience of engaging sensitively with victims and/or vulnerable people.

You are a strong team player with a strong interest in learning and self-development.

This vacancy will close midnight Monday 4th January 2021, with interviews expected to take place week commencing 11th January 2021.

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 (A). 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 we would particularly welcome applicants of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic heritage. We also particularly welcome applications from disabled people and people from LGBT+ Communities.

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Refreshed on: 02 December 2020
Closed date: 18 December 2020
Job ref: 2998
Tags: Admin, Advocacy