WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE HARMED BY RAPE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND IMPROVE THEIR EXPERIENCE AT COURT?
Victim Support NI is a voluntary organisation which helps people affected by crime. It provides a free and confidential service and each year, Victim Support NI offers help to over 55,000 people who have been affected by crime. The organisation offers practical and emotional support through its Community Service for those trying to deal with being a victim of crime. The Witness Service takes witnesses, victims and their families through the court procedure when involved in a criminal trial.
Court Observers Panel
Victim Support NI is seeking to appoint a Panel of up to 15 members of the public who have no previous experience of the criminal justice system or its agencies, either as workers or volunteers. The purpose of the panel is to observe trials for rape and serious sexual violence and to provide feedback to inform the organisation as it develops policy and good practice models in conjunction with the Criminal Justice System.
This is a voluntary role. Expenses will be paid and training provided to enable Panel members to understand the process and what is required of them.
The closing date for applications is Friday 24th August 2018 no later than 12:00noon.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 29th August 2018.
Four and a half days of compulsory training is scheduled between 13-27 September 2018 (dates to be confirmed).
For further information on the necessary qualities and experience for the above role as well as application packs please email via the contact button.
Victim Support NI respects and promotes equal opportunity and positively welcomes applications from all backgrounds.