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Independent Victim Advocate

Independent Victim Advocate

  • About the Firm: Victim Support (VS) is the independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.
  • About the Role: VS Greater Manchester has an exciting opportunity for an IVA to be based at our Bury hub but to work across GM supporting victims of crime.
  • Looking for: We are looking to secure your expertise and experience and to facilitate your development and enhancement of relationships with key statutory and non-statutory partner agencies, especially within the hub setting working together in support of enhanced entitlement victims of crime.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include, but not be limited to, undertaking effective need and risk assessments of the victim and circumstances: assessing individual level of need, possible options for support or identifying suitable additional services through other agencies.
  • And more: There will be a requirement for you to be able to travel independently within Greater Manchester in the fulfilment of your role. There may be occasions when travel is required outside of Manchester for training and other events. There will be a requirement to work on a shift basis until 9pm and other rare requirement to work unsocial hours.