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Veritas are recruiting
Please take a look at the job vacancies below and get in touch if you feel that you are right for the position
Stalking Advocacy Caseworker
Full-time: working hours Monday to Friday, 9am-5:30pm
Veritas Justice CIC aim to raise awareness, train, support and advocate for individuals affected by stalking. We provide practical support, advocacy and advice to service-users and professionals.
- To raise awareness, inform and educate organisations and individuals on the challenges faced by victims of stalking and harassment and the considerable impact on families and children.
- To advocate for people, empower and enable individuals to make informed decisions within the criminal and civil and family justice systems.
- To encourage professional responsibility to ensure the decision-making process is centred on client/victim best interests.
- To work collaboratively and in partnership with local and national organisations and professionals to improve the outcomes for victims of stalking and their families.
Stalking has increased during lockdown continues to do so as restrictions are lifted, as a result we have seen an increase in the demand for our services and expect that demand to continue growing over the next few months at least.
Initially the support will be delivered remotely over the phone and online. However, this will be under review as we adapt and respond to the changing landscape.
Closing date for applications: 21st June at 5pm. Interviews will be scheduled for the week commencing 28th June.
This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Veritas Justice is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.
On appointment, applicants will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure, police vetting and supply us with references.
We positively encourage applications from the Black and minority ethnic communities as they are currently under-represented in our organisation.
For an informal chat about this post, please email us or call us on 01273 234773 or 07736 149940.
Service Delivery Volunteer
Stalking has increased during lockdown and continues to do so as restrictions are lifted. As a result, we have seen an increase in the demand for our services and expect that demand to continue growing over the next few months at least.
We are recruiting for a Service Delivery Volunteer to be available as soon as possible to join our team over the following months to help us respond to this growing demand. The main purpose of this role is to provide assistance to Veritas Justice staff, primarily for the work of, but not exclusive to, the advocacy service. You will also be expected to provide key administrative support for the day to day running of our services, as well as ongoing project work and events. This may include police liaison and signposting to other community or support services as appropriate.
You will be working with relevant multiagency partners including Sussex Police, social services and local domestic abuse services, amongst others. The key priority of the role is client safety, so training and continuous professional development will be provided. If you are passionate about supporting survivors of stalking, then we would love to hear from you.
For further details about the post you can contact us on 01273 234773.