Restorative Justice Victim Engagement Officer
Job Ref: JQ/CR/11642
£11 (PAYE) or £11.40 (Umbrella)
Servoca Resourcing Solutions are looking for a Restorative Justice Victim Engagement Officer for West Yorkshire Police based in Halifax.
The Restorative Justice Victim Engagement Officers will increase the public’s awareness of RJ by contacting victims of crime where there is an identified perpetrator. They will provide information to victims as well as assessing offenders. A performance management tool will be developed so that Calderdale Restorative Justice Hub can monitor public interest and victim engagement in the restorative process to inform a West Yorkshire framework.
To identify suitable cases (except intimate DV) either through the custody department or those volunteer attendees for RJ.
Able to operate Police Niche software system.
Contact victims where there is an identified suspect to offer information about Restorative Justice. This may include sending literature out to victims
For victims that opt in, refer the case to the RJ Hub for allocation to volunteer facilitators.
Signpost victims on to other services where required.
Meet and assess offenders who are in custody, to look at RJ as part of an Out of Court disposal.
For offenders reporting for summons, record details and follow case through the CJS to use RJ post sentence.
Develop a Restorative Justice Management System to record victims who opt in/opt out of RJ information.
For victims interested in RJ, follow a case through the RJ process to evaluate outcome.
Produce a monthly report which details the types of offences, victims, offenders who have opted in/out of RJ.
Attend and submit Status Report for the Restorative Justice Operational Group.
Raise awareness of RJ within the Calderdale Policing District
Work with the RJ Hub to be more proactively in engaging with victims in additional arenas.
Pay Rate: £11 (PAYE) or £11.40 (Umbrella)
Contract Length: 6 Months
If you are interested in the role please send through an updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or click the link below to apply.
Servoca Resourcing Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. We are an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and specialise in police recruitment skills related roles.