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Victim Support are looking to recruit a Caseworker- Victim Support (known internally as a Victim Care Advocate) to be primarily based within either North Lincolnshire or North East Lincolnshire and to cover the Humberside region.
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.
The main duties of the role include;
- Working with individual victims of crime to help them to cope and recover from the effects
- Carrying out a needs and risk assessment with victims to understand their requirements
- Working alongside other agencies in an advocate role to get the best outcome for victims
- Completing case administration and managing a caseload of clients
- Attending meetings, including multi-agency meetings, with other agencies
- Increasing awareness of the service and promoting and improving access to it
To be successful in the role, you should have experience of advocating for and supporting vulnerable people in a similar role. A knowledge of the criminal justice system and the victims code of practice would be advantageous as will an understanding of the issues that people may face after being victims of crime.
You will need to be a good communicator who can speak to a range of people as you will be required to promote the rights of the victim and to advocate on their behalf where required. You will need to stand up for the rights of the people you support and ensure you carry out a clear assessment of need and risk.
You should be familiar with safeguarding and data protection processes and be able to use relevant IT systems and software.
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 outlined in the person specification under essential and tested area. 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 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.
Please note that this vacancy may be closed early should suitable applications be received, we would therefore advise that interested candidates submit an application at the earliest opportunity.
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Closing date Friday 4th February 2022
Interviews will be held on Monday 14th February 2022
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