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The Essex Restorative and Mediation Service awarded the RSQM

11 October 2016

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

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said: “I would like to congratulate The Essex Restorative and Mediation Service for having successfully completed the RSQM. This is evidence of their commitment to delivering the highest standards in safe and effective restorative justice.”

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Job opportunity - Volunteer and Service Co-ordinator (Police Clinics Restorative Justice)

10 October 2016

Salus are recruiting a Volunteer and Service Co-ordinator (Police Clinics Restorative Justice).

The successful candidate will work with victims of crime and their families, as well as supporting with the rehabilitation of young offenders.

Applicants will have the skills to lead a dedicated team of volunteers to ensure that victims and offenders benefit from a restorative justice process and will have experience of working with victims, young people and their families.

14.8 hours per week (includes some evenings and weekends).

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Sunderland Youth Offending Service awarded the RSQM

7 October 2016

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

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said: “I would like to offer my congratulations to Sunderland Youth Offending Service for having successfully completed the RSQM. This is a mark of the organisation’s dedication to ensuring the highest standards in safe and effective restorative practice.”

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AGM 2016 venue update

29 September 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that the venue for the 2016 AGM will be the Hallam Conference Centre.

As previously announced, the conference will take place on Tuesday 22 November 2016, 12 noon – 5pm.

The formal business of the AGM will take place between 12 noon and 12.30pm, giving members their final opportunity to vote in our trustee election.  

Details of speakers and a full agenda for the day will be available shortly.

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RSQM – Limited offer for non-criminal justice sector organisations

28 September 2016

The RJC is offering 10 non-criminal justice sector organisations the chance to apply for the newly-updated Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM) for just £1,500 plus VAT – a saving of £2,500 on the standard application fee. The offer is open on a first come first served basis to all organisations using restorative practice outside the criminal justice system.

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RJC job opportunity - finance and administration officer

8 September 2016

The RJC is looking for an experienced Finance and Administration Officer to take on a key role within the organisation. They will work with the Finance and Operations Manager to provide a friendly and helpful first point of contact for RJC members, customers, stakeholders and the general public. They will help to administer the RJC’s membership and accreditation functions, while also providing administrative support to the staff team. 

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Job opportunity - Sussex police, East Sussex division

8 September 2016

Sussex police are recruiting a restorative justice and community resolution co-ordinator for a fixed-term contract.

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Restorative Justice Council responds to Justice Select Committee inquiry report

1 September 2016

Commenting on the report of the Justice Select Committee’s inquiry on restorative justice, Jon Collins, chief executive of the Restorative Justice Council, who gave evidence to the inquiry, said:

“This report from the Justice Select Committee is a welcome audit of the progress made so far in broadening access to high quality restorative justice in England and Wales and sets out some clear recommendations for next steps.

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Volunteer opportunity - restorative justice user scrutiny panel members

31 August 2016

The IARS International Institute is looking for individuals who have been a victim of any crime, and restorative justice practitioners to become members of the Restorative justice user scrutiny panel. The Panel is an independent body hosted by IARS as part of the Pan-London restorative justice service currently being developed by Restore: London. The service was commissioned by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime. 

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Job opportunity - Restorative practices development officer

17 August 2016

Brighton and Hove City Council is recruiting a restorative practices development officer.  

This is an exciting opportunity to develop, influence and shape restorative practices in the city. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing restorative practices in relevant agencies and services in Brighton and Hove and managing a small caseload.

This is a full time fixed term position with a salary range from £25,694 – £29,854.

Closing date for applications is 2 September 2016.

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