We’re Hiring: Restorative Justice Development Officer

Published: Friday, July 12th, 2019

Maternity Cover: Restorative Justice Development Officer – Hate Crime in London – Salary £32,000 pro-rata 28 hours/week to 31st January 2020.

The Why me? Restorative Justice Development Officer is responsible for the development of Restorative Justice with communities and individuals affected by hate in the Greater London. The work involves connecting with and developing relationships with primary and secondary groups accessed by individuals affected. Since 1st January 2019, we have run Restorative Justice awareness sessions and community events, supported by our team of Restorative Justice facilitators and staff. The work also entails the recruitment of community ambassadors, who have perpetrated or suffered hate crime, to work with us. It is really important to get referral routes set up with local organisations and statutory authorities, as well as influencing the police of relevant authorities.

Continuation of employment beyond 31st January is dependent on a number of factors including funds being raised and the date of return of the incumbent post holder.

The post holder will be line managed by and report to the Director, Lucy Jaffé.

Strategic governance of the project is by the Board of Trustees

Hours: 28 hours/week – days and distribution of hours to be agreed

Salary: £32,000 pro-rata

Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays pro-rata

Start date: 2nd September 2019

Deadline for application Monday 29th July 2019 9am. If you are really interested and well-qualified for the position but may be going away, please get in touch with lucy.jaffe@why-me.org to discuss. Please keep 2nd August 2019 available for an interview in person or by Skype.

Location: Can Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR at the time of writing. This may change. Working from home by negotiation.

Who we are looking for: We’re seeking a dynamic individual, who can promote and explain Restorative Justice to many different audiences and individuals in London. The right person will be focussed on results, have experience of working in or with statutory justice authorities, be able to work in a small team and have the ability to enthuse and motivate people. You will be able to identify and cultivate potential champions and be able to spot barriers and avoid getting sidelined.

To apply: Send in your cv and a covering letter – no more than 2 pages of A4 – which explains how you meet the criteria for the job, to info@why-me.org.

Special requirements

This post is subject to registration with and clearance from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Hours of work will involve some weekends and anti-social hours.

Why me? is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of race (including nationality and ethnic origin), gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief or age.

© 2020 Why me? Charity no. 1137123. Company no. 6992709.

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