Victim Support Scotland
Victim Support Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC002138

Victim Support Scotland is the lead voluntary organisation in Scotland helping people affected by crime. It provides support, practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime. The service is free, confidential and is provided by trained volunteers through a network of community based victim services and court based witness services.


Current vacancies

Service User Participation & Research Officer

  • Full time
  • up to £27,398
  • Initially home based then Edinburgh or Glasgow office (depending on Covid restrictions.)
  • Closing 23rd April 2021

Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all staff and volunteers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Performance and Quality Team to progress and achieve strategic goals and improve services for victims and witnesses affected by crime. The role of the Service User Participation & Research Officer will work closely with Operations to enhance the victim centred approach for service delivery. This role will assist in the development of systems to measure and evaluate the impact of our services and will also support various initiatives ensuring all victim groups are represented.

VSS aims to encourage service user participation in all areas of our organisation.

You will be responsible for leading on researching how victims and witnesses of crime are identified and supported across Scotland, ensuring that no group affected by crime is marginalised or unrecognised. This will involve you working with others to influence those responsible for criminal justice.

This post will be subject to a PVG check.

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HR Administrator

  • Full time
  • from £20,770
  • Based in Glasgow or Edinburgh (working from home at present)
  • Closing 23rd March 2021

Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all employees and volunteers.

Reporting to the People Development Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing administration support in all of the People Development team’s functions, which include: recruitment and selection of employees and volunteers; HR service support to the organisation, including payroll, pensions and benefits, contracts and notices, absence management, and submitting PVG and disclosure applications; employee relations; volunteer engagement; learning and development; workforce health and wellbeing; workforce equality and diversity; workforce recognition and reward.

This role will be subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

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Support Centre Supervisor

  • Part time
  • from £24,232 pro-rata
  • Based in Glasgow
  • Closing 5th April 2021

Scotland’s leading charity supporting victims of crime has a number of exciting and varied opportunities for talented individuals who are looking for their next challenge as part of our team.

Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all staff and volunteers.

You will be responsible for a team of volunteers delivering, implementing and evaluating the nationwide support centre function across VSS Support at VSS should be provided effectively and efficiently across the organisation, providing exactly the information our victims and witnesses, our service users, need, in the form they want, when they need it.

Proving a supportive experience to servicer users, you will work to ensure that all options of support and new support initiatives will be based on service user’s insights. Alongside your colleagues, you will be responsible for all aspects of a volunteer’s engagement within the Support Centre including their recruitment, induction, learning and development, ongoing performance management and support. You will ensure that volunteers are supported, knowledgeable and capable to deliver the support that meets service user’s needs.

This post will be subject to a Standard Disclosure check.

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