Volunteer – Victims Panel Member – Force HQ

Job Description

Department: Criminal Justice Support

Job Type: Volunteer

Cheshire Constabulary was founded in 1857 and is now responsible for policing nearly a million people. There are approximately 2,081 regular Police Officers, 220 Police Community Support Officers and 1,464 civilian Police Staff.

Someone who serves in Cheshire Constabulary joins an organisation with a proud and formidable history and would be expected to maintain the high esteem in which the public holds the Force. To work at Cheshire Constabulary, you will also have to uphold The Police Service Statement of Common Values.

Act as critical friends and review Cheshire victim services and criminal justice agencies policies and practices from the point of view of the victim

Experience and Qualifications required:
Must have been a victim of crime in the last 3 years from the crime type ‘volume crime’.
Possess excellent communication and inter personal skills.
Available to attend meetings at Cheshire Constabulary HQ, Winsford.
Volunteers must live and/or work within the Cheshire Constabulary geographical footprint.
Volunteers must be willing to attend at least 2 meetings per year.

Please see the attached Role Profile for more information about this vacancy. Please see the attached Questionnaire – this is to be attached in the supporting evidence section of the application form.

Additional Information

The Police Service is an equal opportunities organisation and is determined to ensure that:

The workforce reflects the diverse society which it serves and that the working environment is free from any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment.

No job applicant or volunteer is treated more or less favourably on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief or disability. This is subject to the Police Service engaging in positive action scheme which intends to overcome or minimise a person’s disadvantage.

No job applicant or volunteer is disadvantaged by a provision, criterion or practice which cannot be shown to be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.

Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact MFSS Recruitment on 01606 362248 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

Please be aware that preferences will be given to those on the redeployment register.

Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that this vacancy may close early, therefore please submit your application as early as possible.

The Force does not re-imburse travel to interview expenses.

The Force operates a no smoking policy.