Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Up to £12651.26 per annum
Job description

Victim Support is looking for a Victims Champion Antisocial Behaviour based in Wakefield.

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.

As our ASB Champion you will provide tailored one-to-one, specialist support to vulnerable and persistently targeted victims of antisocial behaviour.

To be successful in the role, you will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with people from all areas of the community and be able to assist with the monitoring, evaluation, and administration of written statistical reports on the project for management and our external funders.

You must have extensive experience of planning and delivering caseloads, be able to provide co-ordinated, tailored support to meet the needs of high risk, vulnerable and repeat victims of ASB. You will be required to conduct an impact and need/risk assessment with those victims meeting the project criteria.

Good IT skills, knowledge of criminal justice issues, knowledge of ASB legislation to protect victims of ASB are also desired requirements.

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) and Essential. 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 Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic heritage. We also particularly welcome applications from disabled people and people from LGBT+ Communities

Previous applicants to this specific role within the last 3 months need not re-apply

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Posted on: 22 February 2021
Closing date: 08 March 2021
Job ref: 3138
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker
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