Head of Service - Children & Young Peoples Services

Victim Support
London, UK
02 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Victim Support (VS) is looking for a Head of Service - Children & Young Peoples Services based in London.

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.

You will need to be committed to supporting Children and Young People and have an excellent understanding of the impact of crime and the experience of the criminal justice system on young victims and witnesses, as well as a proven track record of success in delivering services with a multi-million pound contract value.

In a changing environment you will identify, develop and promote opportunities to grow and develop services, improving their impact and reaching more children and young people. A key part of your role will be to promote advocacy and peer support services for young victims and witnesses, ensuring that their needs are heard and understood through direct involvement in service design.

With your innovative leadership skills you will develop teams and individuals that are effectively supported and high achieving. You will demonstrate a genuine openness to feedback and will seek to learn from others..

Some unsocial hours working may be necessary.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Interviews will take place on the 25th October 2019.

Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We believe a diverse workforce 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 and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 28 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits 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 essential criteria in the person specification. In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.

If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role. If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

Victim Support are 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 Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/88166639

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