Victim Engagement Administration Volunteer - Bridgwater

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Bridgwater Police Centre- TA6 4RR
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25/02/2024, 23:55

Avon and Somerset Police are creating a new team who will be responsible for supporting people in our communities who have been affected by anti-social behaviour (ASB) and crime. 

In this volunteering role you will be supporting Avon and Somerset Police in our mission to Serve, Protect and Respect.  

This role will involve helping to manage the expectations of victims ensuring that they feel fully supported and informed.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Contacting those who have been affected by anti-social behaviour and crime related incidents.
  • Offering continued support via our partner agencies.
  • Assisting Neighbourhood Policing Teams

Additional information:

Location – On-site at Bridgwater Police Centre, Express Park

Hours – Fully flexible.  Whatever time you can offer, you can flex your hours to fit volunteering around work or other commitments.

As a Police Support Volunteer, Avon and Somerset Police will reimburse you for out-of-pocket expenses that you incur while volunteering for us.

Why volunteer with us?

  • Be the difference – you will be part of a large community of over 200 police volunteers
  • Learn new skills and gain experience – you will receive training on how to provide practical and emotional support
  • Give back – your support will help make Avon and Somerset a safer place to live, work and visit.

If you would like to learn more about this volunteering role before you apply, please contact

Shortlisting Date -26/02/2024

Interview date - to be confirmed

Eligibility for Safer recruitment roles

You must be 18 years of age to apply
All applicants will be subject to the Force Vetting Policy and will be required to undertake and maintain the appropriate level of safeguarding training for the role.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary is fully committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children and young people.  The role you have applied for requires you to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS) every three years.
Important notes about completing your application:
This role requires that at least one of your references is able to comment on your interactions with children and/or young people in a personal, voluntary or employment capacity.  Please ensure that you consider this when completing your application.
Our electronic system asks you to provide 3 years of employment history, please disregard this.  As part of our Safer Recruitment procedures, you must provide details of ALL employment/education/voluntary roles you have ever held and details about any gaps when you were not working/studying.  The system will allow you to add as many roles as you need to.
Don’t assume that we know anything about you!  There is plenty of space so tell us about your knowledge, skills and experience from all areas of your life that relate to being a Volunteer Role.

Please note that this role requires a medical assessment prior to appointment with the force's Occupational Health Unit.

Does this sound like the role for you?

Click the link below to apply.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. 
We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.
All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the volunteering role you have applied for.

Police Barred and Advisory lists
Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for a volunteering role by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding
Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees and volunteers are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

About us

Diversity is a strength and individuality is an asset.

We recognise the benefit different life experience and perspectives can bring.

We are on a journey to become the most inclusive police force in the country. 

Find out more about our benefits and culture

Click the video link below to see why our colleagues feel they can "Be the Difference"

Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
  •  Tattoos - you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos. 

Important information before you commence an application- for ALL applicants

The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes.

Please ensure you allow time to complete your application fully as part complete pages do not save.  

If the role has evidence questions you may wish to save these remotely and paste your answers into the boxes at time of submission. 

This vacancy is closed to applications.