Opportunity

  • Work alongside our staff teams to provide support to victims of crime helping them to move beyond crime via emotional and practical support both face to face and online.
  • ¬†Support in the process of enabling victims and perpetrators of crime to come together to collectively repair and find a positive way forward.¬†
  • Contact with potential participants to get their consent to engage in the restorative justice process.
  • Administrative activities such as maintaining case files and notes.
  • Offer emotional and practical support to the service user throughout the RJ process and accompany them to the RJ meeting to give support before and after the meeting takes place. (if relevant)
  • Research and evaluate information about the restorative justice process.
  • Prepare participants for the restorative process ensuring all areas of risk are assessed and suitable control measures are in place.
  • Complete follow up support for victim and perpetrator.
  • Explain what Victim Support does and what support is available.
  • Support with Restorative Justice reports.
  • To provide emotional and practical support to victims of crime over the telephone, online or face to face to help them recover and move beyond crime


What skills do I need?

  • Approachable and non-judgemental manner.
  • Good listening and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to self-reflect.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Ability to volunteer within our values, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate via telephone, face to face, video calls and/or Whatsapp
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System
  • Ability to volunteer within our values, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to communicate via telephone, face to face, video calls and/or Whatsapp
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System
  • Approachable and non-judgemental manner.
  • Good listening and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to self-reflect.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Ability to volunteer within our values, policies and procedures.


Posted for
VICTIM SUPPORT

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Interests

  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Crime, Victims and Offenders

Activities

  • Administration
  • Advice and Information
  • Empowering people

Details

  • Certificate of public and employers liability that covers young people in all their activities with you
  • Child protection policy
  • Complaints Policy and procedures
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • DBS Policy for staff and volunteers
  • Diversity Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Ex-offenders Policy
  • Expenses Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Regular Risk assessments of the work environment
  • Safeguarding
  • Volunteer Task/Role description
  • Volunteering Policy & Agreements
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/03/2024

End Date: 05/03/2025

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Availability Details

Approx. 4 hours per week

Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.

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