Victim Support is looking for a Hate Crime Co-Ordinator based in Gloucester.
Victim Support (VS) is an 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.
As Hate Crime Co-Ordinator you will support the effective service delivery of the Gloucestershire Hate Crime Strategy in the County, to increase the awareness of the issues of hate crime, and to work with partners to develop innovative support for victims and ways to tackle the issues of hate crime.
The main duties of the role are to ensure high quality services supporting victims of crime in line with organisation and Police Crime Commissioner goals, to deliver Hate Crime Awareness training and to develop and manage local partnerships, ensuring the promotion of Victim Support and the rights and needs of victims of crime
To be successful in the role, you will have experience of developing effective working partnerships with various organisations and of working in a multi-agency setting or partnership team environment. You will have strong project management, organisation and communication skills and be able to maintain professional boundaries. You will demonstrate a good awareness of the impact of Hate Crime on victims. You will have strong IT skills and an excellent understanding and commitment to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity.
The closing date for applications is Monday 27th July 2020 . Interviews will take place via Skype on 5th & 6th August.
Victim Support is committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosure & Barring Service checks will be required.
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, and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are marked in the person specification as (s). In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.
Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We welcome applicants from all communities and as part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.
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