Policy Assistant (Victims)

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

 We are seeking to appoint a Policy Assistant to work with us to ensure that we deliver support services of an exceptional high standard 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 Commissioners 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.

The Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity.

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