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Service Delivery Manager - Restorative Justice - Brighton

Published: 18 April 2016

Job Type: Service delivery
Salary: £8,148 per annum (FTE £20,370 p.a.)
Location: Brighton
Closing Date: 2 May 2016

Looking for a challenging, interesting and rewarding role?

Victim Support is the national charity that helps people affected by crime. We are facing many new challenges and opportunities for developing and delivering our services nationwide, and are looking for outstanding people to drive the organisation forward and share our passion in wanting to make a difference in people’s lives.

Our service supports victims of crime across Sussex and relies on a large team of dedicated volunteer caseworkers. The successful candidate will be required to recruit, manage and develop a team of volunteers in Brighton and Hove, who will provide restorative justice services including conference facilitation. You will work within a multi-agency Restorative Justice Hub at Brighton Police Station, to develop local key stakeholder relationships with a view to enhancing partnership working, and identifying and assisting in obtaining local funding. You will maintain and enhance service delivery standards and effectiveness.

The successful candidate should have experience of delivering a service and working directly with clients or service users in a statutory, voluntary or community setting. You should have experience of voluntary and statutory agencies, including relevant professional roles, particularly in the criminal justice, health and social care sectors, and a knowledge and experience of the principals of restorative justice. Although not essential, an experience of recruitment, working with volunteers or one to one with clients in a statutory, voluntary or community setting would be beneficial.

Applicants must have a good understanding of confidentiality and safe working practices and maintenance of records in accordance with the Data Protection Act. In addition, you must be able to demonstrate your active commitment to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. It is also essential that you can demonstrate that you are able to work without direct supervision, that you can prioritise your work and deal with competing demands in an organised and methodical manner.

This is a part-time role for 15 hours per week and will require travel around the county. 

This is a temporary contract due to end on or before 31 July 2017.

Appointments will be subject to satisfactory checks made by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), and may require satisfactory police vetting.

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, Cycle to Work scheme, and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and being a vital force for change.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 2 May 2016.

To apply, please download the application pack below and return it to jo.wills@victimsupport.org.uk by the closing date, quoting the full job title and reference number.

We do not require assistance from any recruitment agency.

Victim Support welcomes calls from Textphone users via Text Relay.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities. Diversity matters and we value it.

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