Victims Development Officer

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Greenwich, London (Greater)
£32.430 - £34.794
17 Oct 2019
17 Nov 2019
Job role
Contract Type

Victims Development Officer (Violence Against Women & Girls and Hate Crime)

Fixed Term / Secondment Until 31/03/2021

Location: The Woolwich Centre

We need a versatile and enthusiastic officer to improve services for victims of Hate Crime and VAWG issues.  You'll have a wide range of work, including developing and implementing initiatives to support victims, organising and delivering training and other activities to raise awareness among the public and professionals and building problem profiles for key issues to steer our planning and priorities.  Key partners will include our commissioned third sector services.

You'll also coordinate our regular case panels for high-risk domestic violence and hate crime cases, giving you access to information on local trends and issues.

The post is based in our lively and friendly Safer Communities team, working alongside staff tackling gang issues, anti-social behaviour, town centre problems, prevention of extremism and all sorts of crime reduction work, giving plenty of opportunity for collaboration.

You will need excellent partnership and communication skills and understanding of the needs of victims, together with knowledge of relevant policy and legislation.

Closing date will be Sunday, 17th November  

Interviews will be on the 29th November


Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires a Standard DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.,

This vacancy is being advertised internally only – this means it is only open to applications from existing employees, agency workers, apprentices and GSP/GSS employees.