Eastleigh, Hampshire
£8,050.37 per annum (FTE £18,868.05 per annum)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Victim Support is looking for a part-time Multicrime Caseworker Assistant based in Hampshire.

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

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 a Multicrime Caseworker (MC) 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 MC 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. Annual leave will need to be mutually agreed with the MC.

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 supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. 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 believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if we are representative of the communities we serve in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

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Victim Support

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

Posted on: 02 September 2021
Closed date: 26 September 2021
Job ref: 3549
Tags: Admin, Advocacy