Cardiff, Wales

Up to £20000 per annum

Contract

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About the organisation

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

Job Description

Victim Support is looking for full time victim focused Fraud Support officers for their busy National Contact Centre based in St Mellon'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 main purpose of the role is to provide confidential information and support for victims who contact the call centre in relation to the Fraud support work with banks and financial institutions. You will also provide high quality, accessible and relevant telephone and Livechat support for victims of Fraud and enable users of the service to access further support and information, according to their needs and preferences.

To be successful in the role, you will have knowledge and understanding of relevant agencies and resources, the importance of confidentiality and safe working practice as well as the impact of fraud. You will be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in written form, including telephone skills. You will be able to deal sensitively with challenging and emotionally charged situations, demonstrating empathy and controlling your own emotions. You will also be able to demonstrate a strong customer services focus.

This role will be initially be for a 6 month pilot which, if successful, will be extended.

VS 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 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 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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