Family Group Conference Co Ordinator (NEW)
Vacancy Hours 37 Full time
Contract Type permanent
Weekend Working Yes/No
Closing Date 10th Jan 2021
Interview Date TBC possibly Week beginning 25th Jan 2021
Venue for Interview TBC
The Family Group conference service in North Yorkshire are looking for a Family Group Conference co-ordinator to join their team, covering the Selby and Tadcaster area.
The FGC service sits with in the stronger Foundations team within NYCC.
£30,000 per year
Posted on: 10 December 2020
Closing date: 05 January 2021
he Development Officer will be responsible for improving the use of Restorative Justice for people affected by crime.
They will do this by building relationships with agencies such as Youth Offending Teams, Police, victim and witness services, probation and voluntary organisations to inspire people to take up Restorative Justice and to develop practical ways of implementing it. The postholder will also be responsible for communications, dissemination and policy influencing related to the specific projects they are working on.
There are two projects which this role particularly focuses on.
Developing the use of Restorative Justice for LGBT+ hate crime in London, building on Why me?’s work over the last two years in London and nationally. The postholder will be building relationships with groups accessed by people affected by LGBT+ hate crime, and focus on improving the use of RJ by Youth Offending teams in London for hate crime cases.
Supporting Why me?’s national project to develop and promote the use of Restorative Justice in Youth Offending Teams. The post-holder will be working with individual youth justice teams to come up with solutions to support the wider use of RJ, with a particular focus on young BAME people affected by criminal and other harmful behaviour.
The post-holder will need to have a really good understanding of Restorative Justice, and the ability to translate learning from work on the ground into policy change. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Restorative Justice Volunteer
About the role:
Restorative Justice is a victim focused resolution to crime or non-crime. It brings the person harmed and those responsible for the harm into communication, enabling everyone affected by the incident to repair the harm and agree a way forward.
It provides the opportunity for the harmed, harmer(s) and other affected people to meet in a controlled environment led by a trained facilitator.
It holds the harmer personally to account and allows them an opportunity to repair the harm.
Why we need your help:
Restorative Justice are looking for volunteers to support the team to offer Restorative Practices and Interventions in the community. Volunteers will act as RJ facilitators to help assist in creating a resolution for a crime or non-crime. We would like you to support The RJ Hub creating a safer community and supporting people to recover from harm.
The team consists of, West Midlands Police, Remedi, Housing Providers and a range of multi-agency partnerships for onward support and specialist advice or information. Your skills and abilities will support the functioning and outcomes for people to find a positive way forward. For more information about the service you can visit http://www.rjwestmidlands.co.uk