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New and updated RSQM and TPQM

19 July 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce the launch of the updated Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM) and our new Training Provider Quality Mark (TPQM). Both have been developed to address the needs of the field, based on feedback and input from our members.

The RSQM is an external recognition of quality restorative practice that measures an organisation’s work against the six Restorative Service Standards.

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Avon and Somerset Restorative Justice Partnership awarded the RSQM

19 July 2016

The RJC is delighted to announce that Avon and Somerset Restorative Justice Partnership; Somerset Service has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said: “I would like to congratulate all of the staff in the Avon and Somerset Restorative Justice Partnership on their success. This is a fantastic achievement which demonstrates their strong commitment to delivering high standards in safe and effective restorative practice.”

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Job opportunity - Restorative Justice Delivery Officer with Sussex Police

11 July 2016

Sussex Police is recruiting a Restorative Justice Delivery Officer. The successful candidate will personally deliver restorative justice interventions, particularly face to face restorative conferencing between victims of crime and offenders, in line with agreed processes and procedures working in partnership with criminal justice & third sector organisations. 

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Remedi is recruiting - three new practitioner jobs

6 July 2016

Remedi is recruiting for three new roles in the Humberside area - one full time and two part time restorative justice practitioners. 

The deadline for applications is 12pm Friday 22 July 2016. A Selection and Information day will take place on 2 August 2016, with second interviews on 4 August 2016.

For more information and to download the job description, person specification, application form and equal opportunities questionnaire visit Remedi's website

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RJC job opportunity - finance and operations manager

6 July 2016

The RJC is looking for an experienced finance and operations manager to lead the charity’s internal functions. The successful applicant will be confident in a multi-disciplinary role and enjoy balancing a diverse workload. With the support of a part-time membership and admin officer they will take pride in contributing to the work of the charity by ensuring it continues to be well-run via its back office infrastructure. Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail are essential, as are strong interpersonal skills.

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Support for use of restorative practice in independent care review

5 July 2016

Sir Martin Narey has released the report of his independent review of children’s residential care. The review received evidence from voluntary, statutory and private sector bodies, and Sir Martin met with key stakeholders and visited a number of children’s homes.

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RJC Patron HRH the Princess Royal meets restorative practice workers

30 June 2016

Speaking at an RJC event in East London last week, the organisation’s patron HRH the Princess Royal congratulated delegates on their work across the restorative practice field.

The event brought together RJC members from multiple sectors, and focused on improving partnership working in order to improve outcomes for young people.

The Princess Royal also took time to visit stands showcasing some of the innovative restorative work currently taking place with young people, and to meet delegates attending the event.

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Two new organisations achieve the RSQM

24 June 2016

The RJC is delighted to announce that two more services have been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM). Maidstone Mediation Scheme and Sussex Restorative Justice Partnership (post-sentence service) have successfully completed their assessment and now hold the RSQM.

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said: “I am very pleased that these organisations are delivering such good quality services to victims and offenders. Their staff are committed and dedicated and this is reflected in the consistently high standard of their work.”

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RJC AGM 2016 - save the date!

23 June 2016

We are pleased to announce that our 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and members’ conference will be held on Tuesday 22 November in London.

In previous years, this event has been a great opportunity for us to meet our members, hear your views and come together to discuss what has been and will be happening in the restorative practice field.

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Delivering restorative justice – making multiagency partnerships work

13 June 2016

The RJC has published a new report looking at the ways in which organisations delivering restorative justice can join together to develop multiagency partnerships. The report is based on work undertaken with three areas – Hertfordshire, Northumbria and Sussex – where multiagency partnerships have been formed. 

The RJC held events with all three areas, and extracted some broad principles surrounding the development and effective running of a multiagency partnership. These findings are contained in the report, along with practical advice on how to set up a partnership.