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Volunteer – Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Assistant – Thames Valley

Thames Valley Police is adopting a domestic abuse perpetrator focussed mind set in order to reduce the risk of serious harm to victims of abuse. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the force wide implementation of Operation Vocal whereby a range of tactics are used against the most dangerous individuals in our communities. The successful applicant will assist the domestic abuse perpetrator coordinator with administrative tasks and research. The role will involve researching crime systems to develop intelligence, creating briefing documents and providing administrative support to police officers and Detectives attempting to apprehend perpetrators that are evading capture.

This opportunity may appeal to those wishing to support Thames Valley Police’s efforts at reducing harm to vulnerable victims of domestic abuse by providing administrative support, students seeking work experience in managing complex individuals or those seeking future careers within the police service.

Due to the nature of this initiative, this role is likely to significantly evolve. Therefore the applicant must be able to demonstrate a willingness to be flexible.

Full training will be provided however a basic understanding of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is required.

This role is likely to expose candidates to distressing cases that may involve serious physical and sexual violence. Whilst there is not an expectation that they proactively view images, they are likely to come across distressing material contained within crime systems. The successful applicant will need to be aware of this.

The role requires on average 3 hours a week, however this is completely flexible and can be tailored to suit the volunteer.

If you have any queries on completing the application form, please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77, quoting reference 14705.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Friday 30th November 2018.

Please note this vacancy may be removed prior to the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Skills you need:

IT Skills
Willing to be flexible

Skills you will gain:

Reducing harm to others
Workplace Skills

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