Victim Support is looking for a candidate for a part-time Independent Victim Advocate Assistant based in Hampshire.
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. In Hampshire and the Isle of Wight VS is commissioned to deliver the Victim Care Service. The Service provides support to victims of all types of crime, aged 4 upwards, and has a specialist Domestic Abuse (DA) team.
This role is to assist and support an Independent Victim Advocate (IVA) who is registered as blind to carry out all administrative functions of his role. This will include ensuring relevant databases, files and case management records are maintained accurately and efficiently, and assisting with general office administration support. The post holder will assist the IVA to ensure victims of crime receive the support required to complete their journey through the criminal justice system where appropriate and access additional support services.
A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.
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.
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 Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.