Victim Support is looking for a new Hate Crime Training and Engagement Officer based in South Wales.
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 develop and deliver training on reporting Hate Crime. You will develop a project plan to deliver training to partners, communities and schools and promote and increase the reporting of hate crime and incidents across your region, especially across minority groups. You will be provide virtual training to key partners and communities across South Wales. You will develop appropriate referral pathways and use innovative engagement techniques to engage with communities who may be affected by Hate Crime. You will also recruit and develop a team of Hate Crime Leaders based in a variety of agencies, groups and communities to raise awareness of Hate Crime.
To be successful in this role you will have experience of working across a range of statutory or voluntary agencies and of delivering presentations, talks, workshops or training. You will also have experience of working with issues around diversity and equality and knowledge and understanding of the impact of the Hate Crime. You will have the ability to work with a diverse range of organisations and clients, communicating effectively with a range of people, and you will be able to produce reports and evaluate the service given.
A full driving license and access to a car is essential for this role and there will occasionally be the need to work unsocial hours.
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 from BAME communities.