Join the Victims of Crime Advocacy Service Workforce

Swan Advocacy will be delivering a new enhanced service for adult victims of crime and ASB across Avon & Somerset from 1 April 2019. 

Find out more about the service.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within our workforce, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions, gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds who share our values.

Current Vacancies

Victim Advocate (Bristol)

Victim Advocates provide advocacy alongside practical and emotional support. They offer direct support to individuals who have been victims of crime or antisocial behaviour, especially in relation to dealing with the impact of that crime, and any related criminal or legal proceedings. People may also require support in accessing or changing benefits, housing, employment or personal security all of which may have been affected by the crime committed.

Our Victim Advocate in Bristol will engage with diverse individuals and groups (including BME and LGTBQ+) to raise awareness of the service and ensure it is accessible.

They will also champion the needs of diverse victims across the Victim Advocacy workforce and service area, advising how to make the service more accessible.

Based from our Kingswood office or home.

Hours: 30 per week

Salary: £20,903.08 – £22,841.36 FTE depending on experience (pro rata for 30 hours)

To apply please review the Job Description, complete the Application and Equality & Diversity Forms and return them to victimadvocacy@swanadvocacy.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 22nd March 12noon

 

Victim Advocate (Maternity Cover)

Victim Advocates provide advocacy alongside practical and emotional support. They offer direct support to individuals who have been victims of crime or antisocial behaviour, especially in relation to dealing with the impact of that crime, and any related criminal or legal proceedings. People may also require support in accessing or changing benefits, housing, employment or personal security all of which may have been affected by the crime committed.

This is a fixed term contract (initially 9 months) and will be based in either our Taunton or Kingswood office.

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £20,903.08 pa

To apply please review the Job Description, complete the Application and Equality & Diversity Forms and return them to victimadvocacy@swanadvocacy.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 22nd March 12noon

 

Sessional Victim Advocates

Sessional workers are recruited on a flexible, zero hour contract and can be office or home based.

Pay: £10.86 per hour

To apply please review the Job Description, complete the Application and Equality & Diversity Forms and return them to victimadvocacy@swanadvocacy.org.uk

Closing date: Recruitment on-going

Volunteers

Our Victims of Crime Advocacy Service is looking for volunteers in a variety of roles, including Volunteer Chaperones, Engagement Volunteers and Volunteer Advocates.  Volunteers are highly valued members of our team and receive a thorough induction, support, supervision and access to a comprehensive training package.

If you are interested in volunteering within this exciting new service, please complete an application and return to victimadvocacy@swanadvocacy.org.uk