Circles of Support and Accountability at Barnardo's

Working with Sex Offenders to reduce re-offending

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Hours per week 2 hours
Location The project operates across the North East region, from Northumberland to Teesside. Reasonable travel expenses can be reimbursed and we endevour to place you in a Circle close to where you live. However, some travel may be necessary.
Description

To reduce substantially the risk of future sexual abuse by assisting those who are committed to not reoffending in safely integrating back into the community and leading responsible, productive and accountable lives. Our volunteers contribute to making children safer and preventing further victims.
They will:
· Work with statutory agencies
· Work individually and as part of a team
· Recognise/manage manipulation and collusion
Volunteers will meet regularly as a group and offer help a sex offender to reintegrate responsibly into the community.
Volunteers will meet as a group and in the initial stages this is on a weekly basis. Later, other contacts can take place around specific activities, as organised by the volunteers.
The expected commitment, on average, is 12 months.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Analytical/Research
  • Communication Skills
  • Advice and Guidance

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

You'll be required to attend a weekend training event and an individual interview following training.
2015/16 Training dates:
Sat 5th December – Sun 6th December
Sat 16th January - Sun 17th January

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Be respectful and non judgemental, Able to recognise/manage manipulation and collusion

Desirable: willing to work as part of a team and indivdually if assessed as appropriate.

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

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