POLICY ASSISTANT (Victims Services)

POLICY ASSISTANT (Victims Services) (12 month fixed term contract)

Salary £27,519 - £33,597 (salary will be commensurate with experience)

This is an opportunity for a smart individual with experience in the field of policy, research and victim services. 

We are seeking to appoint a Policy Assistant to work with us to ensure we continue to deliver appropriate and relevant support services to victims of crime throughout the West Midlands. You should have excellent experience of working with communities, victim support services, and the voluntary and community sector.  You will need to understand the dynamics of the criminal justice system, be effective at working across a range of multi-disciplinary organisations as well as having the ability to take forward areas within the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioners' Victims Strategy.  You need to be able to work as part of a team delivering the West Midlands Police and Crime Plan as well as on your own initiative, be able to undertake research, support & develop projects and initiatives which may cover a range of issues, and produce high quality briefings and reports which will contribute to the delivery of the Commissioner's key priorities. You will need to demonstrate creative thinking, initiative and strategic awareness in the way you analyse issues and problem solve. You will also need to be familiar with a commissioning environment.

For an informal confidential conversation in relation to this post please contact Jo Barber on 0121 626 5395.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Friday 17 March.  Interviews are planned for Wednesday 5 April.

To download an application form and information pack please visit: www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/your-commissioner/working-for-the-police-and-crime-commissioner or telephone 0121 626 6060