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RJC publishes report on improving victim take-up of restorative justice

6 March 2017

The RJC is pleased to announce the publication of a new research report – Improving victim take-up of restorative justice.

The report, written by Janet Bright, explores the barriers to victims participating in restorative justice and what can be done to address them. It is the result of an eight-month research project which involved interviews with practitioners, service managers and victims - both those who had taken part in restorative justice and those who had chosen not to do so.

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Southwark YOS awarded the RSQM

27 February 2017

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

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“Congratulations to Southwark YOS, who have shown that they are providing the highest standards in restorative practice through successfully completing the RSQM.”  

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Job opportunity - Restorative justice facilitator, National Offender Management Service (NOMS)

27 February 2017

The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) is recruiting a full-time Restorative Justice Facilitator, based at HMP Hewell Lane, Redditch. 

The job holder will assess whether offenders and victims are suitable for a restorative justice victim/prisoner conference. They will prepare participants identify risks and put safeguards in place to manage these risks before they bring the victim and prisoner together to facilitate a conference. The job holder will also be required to organise and prepare rooms and resources for conferences. 

Salary; £22,640 - £25,225 

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RJC publishes report on BAME children’s experience of restorative justice

21 February 2017

The RJC is pleased to announce the publication of a new research report - Restorative justice and black, Asian and minority ethnic children in the youth justice system.

The report is being launched at an event in London today with speakers including Lord McNally, the chair of the Youth Justice Board. 

Written by Dr Muna Sabbagh and funded by Barrow Cadbury Trust, the report is the result of an eight-month research project looking at BAME children who have offended and their access to and experience of restorative justice.

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RJC BAME report launch

7 February 2017

On Tuesday 21 February 2017, the RJC will be hosting a free event in London to launch a report exploring black, Asian and minority ethnic children's access to and experience of restorative justice in the youth justice system. Based on the findings of an eight month research project, this report examines current practice and sets out a series of recommendations for changes in policy and practice.

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Job opportunity - Restorative justice opportunities in Leicestershire

6 February 2017

Job opportunity – Restorative justice job opportunities in Leicestershire

Restorative solutions currently has two new vacancies to develop and deliver restorative justice services in Leicestershire.

They are looking for an experienced restorative justice (RJ) delivery manager and practitioner, with a track record of implementing multi-agency partnerships across the criminal justice sector, and of working with volunteers and the voluntary sector.

RJ Service Delivery Manager

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HMP Durham awarded the RSQM

3 February 2017

The RJC is pleased to announce that HMP Durham 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 the team at HMP Durham for successfully completing the RSQM. This shows that they are providing the highest standards in restorative practice.”

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SFJ Awards Level 4 Diploma in Restorative Practice awarded the AQM

31 January 2017

The RJC is pleased to announce that SFJ Awards Level 4 Diploma in Restorative Practice has been awarded the RJC Accredited Qualification Mark (AQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate SFJ Awards for successfully passing the AQM with its Level 4 Diploma in Restorative Practice. This achievement is evidence of its commitment to providing the highest standards in restorative practice.”

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Norfolk Children’s Services awarded the TPQM

30 January 2017

The RJC is pleased to announce that Norfolk Children’s Services has been awarded the Training Provider Quality Mark (TPQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“Norfolk Children’s Services staff based in Norfolk Youth Offending Team have demonstrated through successfully completing the Training Provider Quality Mark (TPQM) that they are providing the highest quality restorative practice training and I would like to congratulate the team for this achievement.”

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Job opportunity - restorative justice manager

27 January 2017

British Transport Police is recruiting a full time restorative justice manager based in Central London.

Salary: £28,863.78 plus £2,495 London allowance.

The successful candidate will be required to:

• Act as a champion for restorative justice, promoting and maintaining awareness throughout the Force and provide clear direction, support and guidance to staff, officers, other departments and external partners in relation to the delivery of restorative justice processes.

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