Greater Manchester
Up to £24115.86 per annum
Job description

Victim Support is looking for a Vulnerable Victims Champion- Antisocial Behaviour Caseworker based in Rochdale.

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.

Your primary role will be to provide tailored one-to-one, specialist support to vulnerable victims of anti-social behaviour (ASB). Assist vulnerable and persistently targeted victims and those with complex needs ensuring they receive the support required to complete their journey through the Criminal and Civil Justice System (CJS)

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 and you will be required to attend ASBRAC to present cases and play a key role in managing the risk of high risk victims of ASB.

You will provide regular reports to the Operations Manager and also undertake talks and presentations to local groups and agencies, developing networks and partnerships and increasing the role of the service in the community.

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

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.

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 (s). 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 takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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Posted on: 19 September 2019
Closed date: 17 October 2019
Job ref: 2356
Tags: Advocacy, Social Work