Sessional Worker - Lanark

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Lanark
  • Closing 18th May 2022

  • Advertised from 6th May 2022
  • Hourly rate £14.92. Permanent.
  • plus contributory pension
  • Ref. number: #SWLVSS22


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.

Your role

This is a key role within Victim Support Scotland providing invaluable support to our service delivery teams.

Reporting directly to a Locality Manager or Head of Service, you will be deployed to work within service delivery teams throughout a regional area to ensure consistent staffing coverage on an as and when required basis.

You will be responsible for co-ordinating & deploying teams of volunteers to ensure delivery of high-quality support within community & court environments for our service user, to ensure that the service delivered meets the desired outcomes of victims and witnesses of crime.

You will be expected to be highly flexible. Covering all areas of Lanarkshire, base location will be Lanark. May also be asked to cover for other localities in the West of Scotland.

Within your first weeks you will be required to attend Induction, Training & Development sessions to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful in the role. You will be paid for your time while attending these sessions. Refresher sessions may be required to be undertaken if there are long gaps in between accepted assignments.

Assignments will be offered to you on a sessional hour’s basis, and you are entitled to accept or decline them – once accepted, they form part of your agreement with Victim Support Scotland.

This post will be subject to a satisfactory PVG check, references and proof that you have the right to work in the UK.

Application notes

Closing date: 5pm 18th May 2022.

Panel interviews will take place virtually via MS Teams on 30th May 2022.

To find out more about the role and to apply, please visit our website.