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Relief Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • up to £24,232
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th October 2020

  • Advertised from 5th October 2020
  • 35 hours per week. Starting salary £ 24232 plus contributory pension. Fixed term until March 2021 with possibility of extension


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.

Reporting directly to a Locality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring, within your Service(s), that VSS’s local service development and delivery plan is being implemented within your geographical area(s). Service delivery is provided by a team of skilled and knowledgeable volunteers, you will be responsible for planning their deployment to ensure that the service delivered meets the desired outcomes of victims and witnesses of crime, our service users. Responsible for all aspects of a volunteer engagement with VSS at your services, including recruitment, induction, learning and development, ongoing performance management and support. Contributing to business planning and co-ordination ensuring that continuous learning takes place to monitor that the outcomes of service users are being met, as well as partnership work with external organisations in the area.

This role is based within our Edinburgh office however, you will need to be flexible and have the ability to travel across the East region as required.

This role will be subject to a PVG check.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit our website

Completed applications should be returned by 5pm on Monday, 19 October 2020.

Panel interviews will take place via virtual interview on Tuesday, 27 October 2020.