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Mounts Bay Academy awarded RSQM

27 June 2018

The Restorative Justice Council is delighted to announce that Mounts Bay Academy has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

The RSQM is a rigorously assessed quality mark which demonstrates that organisations are delivering high quality, safe restorative services that meet the six Restorative Service Standards. Mounts Bay Academy joins other RSQM awardees delivering restorative practices in a range of sectors, including education, criminal justice and care.

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Volunteer opportunity: restorative justice practitioners in Cornwall, Exeter and North Devon

22 June 2018

Make Amends is looking to recruit volunteer restorative justice practitioners who live in Cornwall, Exeter and North Devon.

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Job opportunity - prison-based restorative justice manager, HMP The Mount

21 June 2018

Belong aims to reduce crime and the harm that it causes. We specialise in enabling positive development, rehabilitation and recovery amongst those who have been victims of sexual offences or violence offences and perpetrators of sexual or violent offences. Our services include mentoring, art therapy and restorative justice interventions. We work with children, young people and adults in custodial and community settings. 

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HRH The Princess Royal presents award to Enfield Youth Offending Team

13 June 2018

The RJC’s patron, HRH The Princess Royal, visited Enfield Youth Offending Unit yesterday to meet restorative justice staff and local representatives.

As part of the visit, the Princess presented the youth offending team with the award for the RJC’s Restorative Service Quality Mark.

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Restorative Cleveland awarded the RSQM

6 June 2018

The RJC is pleased to announce that Restorative Cleveland has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Restorative Cleveland is a multi-agency partnership funded by the police and crime commissioner to deliver restorative justice throughout Cleveland. The partnership is made up of thirteen organisations including the police, local authorities, victim services and probation services, with a shared vision of ensuring victims have access to high quality restorative justice at any stage of their journey.

Chris Straker, the RJC’s interim chief executive, said:

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HRH The Princess Royal launches Devon and Cornwall’s restorative justice service

16 May 2018

HRH The Princess Royal, patron of the Restorative Justice Council, visited Torquay yesterday to celebrate the launch of the restorative justice service for Devon and Cornwall.

The event brought together staff, volunteers and people who have taken part in restorative justice to discuss its success and the positive outcomes achieved by its approach. The Princess spoke to attendees about the important role of restorative justice in strengthening communities, before unveiling a plaque to celebrate the visit.

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Job opportunity - restorative justice service delivery manager, Hampshire

16 May 2018

Restorative Solutions has an opportunity for a role to work with them to develop and deliver restorative justice services across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

They are looking for an experienced service delivery manager, ideally with a track record of work in restorative practices. In addition, they are looking for experience of implementing multi-agency partnerships across the criminal justice sector, and of working with volunteers and the voluntary sector.

Restorative justice service delivery manager

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Vacancies: directors at Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership

9 May 2018

Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership (WRAP) is a best practice hub for restorative approaches and practices in Wales. WRAP is a Community Interest Company, social enterprise, and multi stakeholder co-operative. The WRAP team undertake consultancy, training and practice or delivery across five service areas including: education, families, communities, criminal justice and business. The team includes Restorative Justice Council (RJC) approved trainers and accredited practitioners, with local restorative expertise from earliest intervention with families and schools, to work with the highe

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Thames Valley Restorative Justice Service awarded the TPQM

23 April 2018

The RJC is pleased to announce that Thames Valley Restorative Justice Service has been awarded the Training Provider Quality Mark (TPQM).

Chris Straker, the RJC’s interim chief executive, said:

“Through achieving the TPQM, Thames Valley Restorative Justice Service has shown its commitment to providing high quality restorative practice training. I would like to congratulate all the team members for their accomplishment.”

Colette Selwood, service manager for Thames Valley Restorative Justice Service, said:

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Restorative justice commissioners share good practice in Newcastle and Blackburn

29 March 2018

Restorative justice commissioners and delivery organisations from across the north of England came together this week at two RJC workshops on commissioning safe and effective restorative justice services. The events took place at St James’ Park in Newcastle and the Dunkenhalgh hotel in Blackburn.

In Newcastle, Dame Vera Baird, Northumbria police and crime commissioner, opened the event and described the challenges, successes and learning from delivering a victim-focussed restorative justice across the region.

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