Basildon, Essex
Colchester, Essex
Harlow, Essex
Southend-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea
Job description

Essex Appropriate Adult Volunteer main tasks: 

  1. To carry out appropriate adult call-outs between the hours of 7am – 11pm, to designated police stations as agreed with the appropriate adult co-ordinator. 

  2. To support and assist the vulnerable person through the custody process 

  3. To ensure that the vulnerable person understands their rights and the police processes whilst in custody 

  4. To ensure that the health, well being, legal rights, access to a solicitor and entitlements of the vulnerable person whilst in custody are in accordance with PACE code C 

  5. To assist with communication between the vulnerable person and the police 

  6. To consult the vulnerable person’s custody record to clarify and check any concerns raised by the vulnerable person or police 

  7. To ensure that the police act fairly and with respect for the rights of the vulnerable person while in custody 

  8. To complete the appropriate adult report from, ensuring that all relevant information is recorded correctly, clearly and concisely and ensure that this is returned to the co-ordinator within 24 hours of completion 

  9. To Maintain the confidentiality of information received in the course of your role and ensure that information is not disclosed to a third party 

  10. To attend and participate in continuous training, support and 1-1 sessions as required 

  11. To actively ensure the safeguarding and promote the welfare of the vulnerable person whilst undertaking the above duties 

  12. To Communicate appropriate information to external agencies as required and is accordance with Open Roads data and sharing of information policy 

  13. Treat all individuals fairly and not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, ethic or racial origin, sexual orientation, social background, religion, disability or any other factor 

  14. To operate at all time within safe practice principles 

More about Open Road Visions
Open Road Visions

Open Road is an established Drug and Alcohol Recovery support charity in Essex and Medway. Open Road provides services to support individuals o... Read more

Posted on: 18 September 2019
Closed date: 17 December 2019
Job ref: EAA Volunteer
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy