Lancaster, Lancashire
Up to £24847.20 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Victim Support is looking to recruit a Senior Independent Victim Advocate Team Leader to cover our two offices in Lancaster and Fylde, Lancashire. Managing the teams of Independent Victims Advocates based in the offices.

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.

We are recruiting a Senior Independent Victims Advocate, managing teams based in our Fylde and Lancaster offices.

To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of the Criminal Justice system and the impact crime has on people and communities. You will also be able to demonstrate a background of managing teams.

You will work as part of the team on a shift pattern covering the operating hours. The post is subject to an enhanced criminal records check

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. 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.

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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 July 2020
Closed date: 25 July 2020
Job ref: 2765
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker