Victim Liaison Officer
Milton Keynes, GB MK9 2DF
£20.85 - £22.92 per hour
Reasons could include: the employer is not accepting applications, is not actively hiring, or is reviewing applications
The main purpose of the role is to be the key contact for providing crucial ongoing advice to victims of serious crimes and assist with their assessment of risk throughout their time with the victim contact scheme.These are contract positions from 3 months going anything up to 2 years.
Main Duties and Responsibilities * As a VLO you will be responsible for contacting victims of relevant offenders to inform them of their rights to information and the availability of the liaison service. * As a VLO you will also be responsible for providing accurate information to participating victims about sentencing and release and maintain contact, where possible by a personal visit.
* You will prepare written reports on the circumstances and needs of participating victims for offender managers to assist with risk assessment. * You will join a small and dedicated team within the service, which prides itself in working effectively with victims of serious crime.
* You will need to possess good IT skills and be able to ensure work is completed accurately within the timescales required. You will be able to multi-agency work to ensure the needs of the offender are supported.
* You’ll be able to communicate effectively with others and have the ability to develop productive working relationships with other agencies and your team.Skills * You will need to have experience of either working for the Probation Service as an Offender Manager or possess experience with case managing victims.
A current DBS is required for this role, which we can process for you and HMPPS Enhanced Level 1 vetting.If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please apply below.Alternatively if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer them.
We have a referral bonus scheme and will pay out £100 in retail vouchers for any referrals who are not already known to us.Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.
The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates.The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer
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