Victim Liaison & Restorative Justice Co-ordinator

Location
Barnet (London Borough), London (Greater)
Salary
£33,948.00 - £37,842.00 Per Annum
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
15 Jul 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Victim Liaison & Restorative Justice Co-ordinator

Reference: JUN20196293

Expiry date: 23:59, 15 July 2019

Location: North London Business Park & Colindale

Salary: £33,948.00 - £37,842.00 Per Annum

Job Description: Victim Restorative Justice Co-ordinator JD 2017 FINAL4036.pdf

Barnet Youth Offending Service (YOS) is seeking to recruit a passionate and innovative Restorative Justice Coordinator, who hasexperience in working with victims, organising Restorative Justice Conferences, range of reparation and other interventions for young offenders in the wider community in the Barnet area.

The successful candidates will be skilled in engaging with victims of crimes committed by young offenders and to co-ordinate their engagement with the Youth Offending Service.

In view of Barnet Youth Offending Service following a holistic model of practice, there is an expectation that Restorative Justice Coordinator can evidence sound risk assessment skills and safeguarding knowledge. Barnet Youth Offending Service has developed a strong ethic around multi-agency practice and this will require you to be a keen team player who has the ability to work effectively in partnership with other agencies, in order to improve the life chances of young people in Barnet.

A key component of the job role is experience of working within the context of Victims Code, Youth Justice Board’s National Standards, case management and good practice models, which underpin core youth justice practice. In addition to this, an understanding of research based theories related to children, young people and family intervention would be beneficial to working within our holistic model of practice.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To initiate consistent and high-quality contact with victims of crimes committed by young offenders and to co-ordinate their engagement with the Youth Offending Service.
  • To undertake assessments of victims needs in accordance with effective practice guidelines to ascertain the appropriate level of intervention required
  • To work with young people who have offended, their families and with victims promoting restorative justice interventions with a view to delivering direct or indirect reparation
  • To directly facilitate restorative conferences and victim/offender mediation sessions
  • To liaise with Victim Support and other key partners in the development and delivery of reparation, mediation and other interventions
  • To identify, risk assess and set up appropriate opportunities for direct or community reparation
  • To supervise or arrange the appropriate supervision of young offenders carrying out direct or indirect reparation work
  • To ascertain victim satisfaction with the service provided to them in line with agreed targets.

Benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Access to Employee Benefits scheme

If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.

Barnet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

Interviews will be held on week commencing 22nd July 2019. If you have not heard from us by then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

For an informal discussion please contact: Cezar Tan, Service Manager-020 8359 2901

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