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OPCCN - Domestic Abuse Service Scoping and Delivery Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Domestic Abuse Service Scoping and Delivery Officer working within the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN).

The post holder will work alongside both the Commissioning Manager and Director of Policy, Commissioning and Media within the OPCCN to deliver its strategic aims within the Police and Crime Plan 2016-2020 and commissioning intentions in line with the OPCCN Commissioning Strategy. Under the Ministry of Justice Victims’ Fund (annual grant) the OPCCN has a duty to provide services for victims of crime within Norfolk including a victim assessment and referral service and specialist services for enhanced categories such as victims of domestic abuse.

The principal purpose of this role is to map and scope need of services and support for victims of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse (DA) is defined as ‘Any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners of family members regardless of gender or sexuality’. This encompasses psychological, physical, sexual, financial and emotional abuse across standard, medium and high risks and also includes so called ‘honour’ based violence, female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage.

The role holder will work with service providers, victims and a wider group of stakeholders and county boards/forums, locally, regionally and nationally. 

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday. This post is offered on a temporary basis for 18 months. Funded from the start date.

Band F: £32,796 - £37,440 per annum

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Commissioning Manager Stephanie Stearman on 01953 424457.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements o

Further information can be found here.