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Turning the Spotlight Adolescent/CYP Caseworker - Cumbria

Published: 21 July 2016

Job Type: Service Delivery
Salary: £19,506.70 per annum
Location: Cumbria
Closing Date: 8 August 2016

Victim Support is a charity supporting people to cope and recover from the effects of crime. In partnership with the Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, we are seeking a “Turning the Spotlight” Adolescent/CYP (Children & Young People) Caseworker to be based in Cumbria to cover casework across the county.

The working hours are full time, 37.5 hours per week, to be worked in agreement with your line manager. This is a temporary position; due to end on or before 31 March 2017 with potential to extend should funding be secured.

This post is part of a new project which aims to manage abusive domestic situations by including the perpetrators of domestic violence and abuse in the support process.

The purpose of the role is to coordinate the delivery of support programmes to all involved in the abusive situation, primarily adolescents involved in abusive relationships and young people who may be direct or indirect victims in a family structure affected by domestic violence. A programme of activity will be offered to perpetrators aimed at modifying behaviour of individuals.

You will have experience of delivering one to one work to young people, have an understanding of domestic abuse and the Data Protection Act, knowledge of assessment and evaluation processes and demonstrate a commitment to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion.

On successful completion of probation your salary will increase to £20,110 per annum.

The successful candidate will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a police vetting check.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 8 August 2016.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing Monday 15 August 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 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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