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Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) Team Leader - Rumney

Published: 6 September 2016

Job Type: Service Delivery
Salary: £29,100 per annum
Location: Rumney, Cardiff
Closing Date: 19 September 2016

Victim Support (VS) is the 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.

We are looking for a Team Leader to join our Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) team, based at our office in Rumney. The working hours are full time, 37.5 per week, covering a 24/7 service.

Victim Support has the contract to run the information line for the Independent Inquiry in Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). This provides the public, in particular victims and survivors of child sexual abuse, a means to engage with the Inquiry, by accessing details and updates about the work. It also provides information for victims and survivors to enable them to share their experiences.

You will be responsible for leading a team to provide an effective service to adult victims and survivors, and ensure an effective operation. You will also be responsible for the processes of the information line and the quality of service delivered.

You will be self-motivated, able to work well under pressure, have an understanding of the impact of sexual abuse, and experience of working with victims and survivors.

You will need an appreciation of the importance of confidentiality and safe working practice and experience of safeguarding issues and legislation in relation to adults and children.

A proven commitment to the voluntary sector would be an advantage.

On successful completion of probation your salary will increase to £30,000 per annum.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake police vetting.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 19 September 2016.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

To apply, please download the application pack below. You should provide explicit evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which is marked in the person specification as (s). Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only contact people who have been shortlisted for interview.

Completed applications should be sent via email to Nicola.Biggs@victimsupport.org.uk by the closing date. Any applications received after this time will not be considered.

We do not require assistance from any recruitment agency.

Victim Support welcomes calls from Textphone users via Text Relay.

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