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Low Secure Forensic and Specialist Services at Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust awarded the RSQM

3 January 2019

The RJC is pleased to announce that the Low Secure Forensic and Specialist Services at the Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Kent & Medway’s Low Secure Forensic and Specialist Services supports the recovery of offenders with intellectual disabilities and/or mental health difficulties. The service runs a restorative justice therapy programme and focuses on preventative approaches and de-escalation with minimal use of restrictive interventions.

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Restore:London awarded the RSQM

20 December 2018

The RJC is pleased to announce that Restore:London is the latest organisation to be awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM). Restore:London is a consortium delivering restorative justice across London, enabling victims to access the service at any stage of the criminal justice process.

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

“I would like to offer my congratulations to Restore:London for successfully completing the RSQM. This achievement demonstrates their commitment to providing the safest and most effective restorative practice.”

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Job opportunity: restorative justice worker at Croydon Youth Offending Service

20 December 2018

Croydon Youth Offending Service is recruiting a restorative justice worker.

About the Role

Do you want to play a key part in delivering the restorative justice services within Croydon Youth Offending Service, applying restorative approaches to help repair the harm that has been caused by youth crime? This post will allow you to facilitate a variety of interventions involving the young person who has committed the crime and the person or persons harmed by it.

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HMP Peterborough awarded the RSQM

5 December 2018

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

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

“My heartfelt congratulations to HMP Peterborough on completing the RSQM. It’s wonderful to see a whole-prison restorative approach being adopted at a time when new approaches are sorely needed to make prisons safer and more stable. This award demonstrates that HMP Peterborough is providing the highest standards in restorative practice.”

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Job opportunity - restorative justice lead practitioner at Restorative Solutions

5 December 2018

Restorative Solutions is looking for an experienced restorative justice practitioner, with a track record of work in the criminal justice or community safety sectors.

The role is based in Lincoln, is full time and fixed term to 31st March 2021.

Salary up to £23,000 depending on experience.

Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 21st December 2018. Interviews will be held in Lincoln on Tuesday 8 January 2019, and start date will be ASAP thereafter.

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Job opportunity- restorative justice development officer at Why me?

5 December 2018

Why me? is looking for a restorative justice development officer who will be responsible for the development of restorative justice with communities and individuals affected by hate in the Greater London. The work will involve connecting with and developing relationships with primary and secondary groups accessed by individuals affected. In addition, the post holder will be responsible for building on Why me? contacts with people involved in criminal justice and community safety.

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Darrenlas Primary School awarded the RSQM

21 November 2018

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

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

“My heartfelt congratulations to Darrenlas Primary School on achieving the RSQM. I was delighted to present the award to the school at the excellence in education conference last week. This award marks the school’s commitment to develop a culture of inclusion, equality and diversity where children learn to be resilient, responsible and empathetic.”

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Durham Restorative Hub awarded the RSQM

15 November 2018

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

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

“Through successfully completing the RSQM, Durham Restorative Hub has demonstrated that it provides the highest standards in restorative practice and I would like to congratulate the team for this achievement.”

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Voting is now open in the 2018 election for the RJC

26 October 2018

Voting is now open in the 2018 election for the RJC’s board of trustees. The board is the RJC's governing body and plays a vital role in guiding our work. The elections are our members’ chance to have a say in who carries out these important roles.

The RJC board is made up of a maximum of seven membership trustees elected from and by the membership and six council trustees appointed for their specialist skills and experience.

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London Borough of Sutton’s Children’s Services awarded the TPQM

4 October 2018

The RJC is pleased to announce that London Borough of Sutton’s Children’s Services has been awarded the Training Provider Quality Mark.

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

“Congratulations to Sutton’s Children’s Services on achieving the TPQM. This award demonstrates that the team delivers restorative training that meets rigorous standards, increasing the confidence of learners and commissioners.”

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