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Hate Crime Training and Engagement Officer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Hate Crime Training and Engagement Officer (South Wales & Gwent) to join the Hate Crime team in Cardiff and surrounding areas, working 22.5 hours a week.

Victim Support
Closing Date: 19 August 2022
Hate Crime Training and Engagement Officer


We have an exciting opportunity for a Hate Crime Training and Engagement Officer (South Wales & Gwent) to join the Hate Crime team in Cardiff and surrounding areas, working 22.5 hours a week.

Do you want to make a difference every day?  Do you want to contribute to change & improvement for those who need it?

Do you have resilience & adaptability? Can you work effectively with a focus on customer service and care?

If yes, then we’d love to hear from you…

About Us:

Hate Crime Training and Engagement Officer

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Job Role:

This role is based in Cardiff with travel expected across South Wales & Gwent.

As a Hate Crime Training and Engagement Officer you will support the Wales Hate Support Centre by raising its profile across the area and promoting take-up of the service by engaging with other agencies, organisations and grass roots groups.

In this role there is an emphasis on proactive and reactive engagement, relationship building, delivering hate crime training, exploring innovative approaches with partners and working collaboratively with internal and external colleagues to improve the experience for victims of crime.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for further details here

Additional Information:

Job reference:  4340

Contract type:  Fixed Term to March 2025

Office location:  St Mellons, Cardiff

Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.

Victim Support is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if we are representative of the communities we serve in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

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Closing date:  19 August 2022

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive enough suitable applications to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date.

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