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Team Leader (Court Services), Lewes and Hove Crown Court

Posted: 25 May 2019 Closes: 16 Jun 2019
Sussex £23,695
Flexible citizens-advice/20190525192433

We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector and experience in managing volunteers.


The role you’re applying for is in the Operations directorate and in the Witness Service team.

The Citizens Advice Witness Service provides a vital service offering free and independent support for witnesses in every criminal court across England and Wales.

Here are 3 ways you can find out more about us:

Watch our Youtube video introducing the work we do

Read our blog about how we fit within Citizens Advice - and how we work together to help people

Take a look at the Witness Service section of our website

The role

We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector and experience in managing volunteers.

The Team Leader (Court Services) is responsible for the delivery of the Witness Service within the court environment, through the effective coordination and development of volunteers who support witnesses in their journey through the criminal justice system.

This role is also responsible for developing and maintaining local key stakeholder relationships with a view to enhancing partnership working, maintaining and enhancing service delivery standards and effectiveness.
We are seeking candidates with the ability to develop and motivate volunteers and staff, experience of building effective relationships and creating partnerships with key organisations and other stakeholders.

Citizens Advice won a grant from the Ministry of Justice to run the Witness Service from April 2015.  The Witness Service has nearly 300 staff and 3000 volunteers and offers free, independent, impartial and confidential support and information to 15,000 witnesses each month to give evidence in every criminal court in England and Wales.

Citizens Advice provide free, independent and impartial advice and information to help people resolve their legal, money and other problems. In the past year we have helped over 2.5 million people solve over 6.2 million problems. Our national network delivers services from over 3,000 locations in England and Wales. In 2015 we won Charity Times Charity of the Year for our work. Now we want to do even more.

Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups, as they are currently under represented in our workforce.

 

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