Hate Crime Victim Practitioner & Restorative Justice Practitioners

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1 June 2021

Remedi will be holding Recruitment Days in June due to the expansion of their Restorative Justice Service and new Hate Crime Victim Service across the West Midlands. Therefore, they have numerous exciting opportunities for anyone who is keen to work within the Criminal Justice System and is passionate about supporting victims of crime and working with challenging offenders and vulnerable adults. They are looking for those with experience within these areas who are hardworking, organised and will be dedicated to their roles and the outcomes for all service users.

Hate Crime Support Worker 

The role of a Support Worker for the Hate Crime Victim Service involves a significant amount of contact with people affected by Hate Crime across all the 5 strands but we are looking for people who wish to focus on one of the main strands and champion this. The initial contact with victims will be over the telephone, however there is the expectation that this work will be carried out face to face following Remedi’s robust Covid-19 risk assessment, online support will also be offered to victims. Your role will be to provide victims of Hate Crime with long-term emotional, practical and personal support by creating a bespoke individualized support plan with them, within a few days after the Hate Crime or incident has taken place. The aim of your role will be to support the service user with any needs they have since the incident/offence, support them through the CJS process, provide them relevant information about the CJS, signpost and refer them onto suitable bespoke support agencies, provide emotional, practical and personal support on a regular basis, and help the victims feel more confident to report any further incidents or offences of Hate Crime.

Restorative Justice Practitioner

The role of a restorative practitioner involves a significant amount of contact with people affected by and involved in crime. This contact is usually initiated over the phone and includes individuals who may be the victim or perpetrator of all crime types from Theft to Murder. Your role will involve supporting individuals in the community and in prisons, through the Restorative Justice process and you will work with them to enable them to communicate effectively with each other in a final face to face meeting, ensuring risk assessing takes place throughout the whole process and final meeting. This process helps reduce reoffending and enables individuals to move forward from what has happened. It can be facilitated through a face to face meeting, by acting as a go-between to pass messages between each party this could be verbally or in the form of a letter, or may be completed online.

About the posts

Position | Hate Crime Support Worker x 2

Location | Across West Midlands

Hours | 35 hours per week

Salary | £20,280 (pro rata) p.a. plus 6% pension contribution

Position | Restorative Justice Practitioner

Location | Across West Midlands

Hours | 35 hours per week

Salary | £20,280 (pro rata) p.a. plus 6% pension contribution

Information for potential applicants

Application pack and guidance is available here or download below.

Submitting your application

Please return completed application forms along with your equal opportunities form to: westmidlandsRJ@remediuk.org 

Closing Date: Sunday 13 June 2021

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 13 June 2021