News: Oct 2016

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Show your support for International Restorative Justice Week with free posters!

27 October 2016

This year’s International Restorative Justice Week takes place from 20-27 November. To help members show their support, the RJC has produced posters for use at events or to promote restorative justice in their workplaces. There are a series of five posters, four of which feature some of the great people who have shared their stories with us to help promote restorative justice. All of these can be previewed below. 

The posters are available in either A4 or A3 size and we’re offering free delivery to all members in England and Wales.

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Job opportunity – restorative justice facilitators

26 October 2016

Why Me? is recruiting volunteer facilitators to join its restorative justice service and to support the work of the organisation as a whole.

Applicants should email their CV and an answer to the following question (max 500 words) to ask@why-me.org.  

‘What is Restorative Justice and why would I make a good Restorative Justice facilitator?’

Closing Date: Tuesday 1st November 2016

Interview: Friday 11th November 2016.

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Avon and Somerset Police: Banes and South Gloucestershire hub, delivered by North East Restorative Approaches Project, awarded the RSQM

26 October 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that Avon and Somerset Police: Banes and South Gloucestershire hub, delivered by North East Restorative Approaches Project (NERAP), has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate Avon and Somerset Police: Banes and South Gloucestershire hub, delivered by NERAP, for successfully completing the RSQM. By achieving this, they have demonstrated their commitment to providing the highest quality restorative practice.”

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Media Academy Cardiff awarded the RSQM

19 October 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that Media Academy Cardiff has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to offer my congratulations to Media Academy Cardiff for successfully completing the RSQM. This is an achievement that demonstrates their commitment to providing the safest and most effective restorative practice.”

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Three organisations achieve the RSQM

14 October 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that three more services have achieved the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM). The Kingston and Richmond Youth Offending Service, Restorative Thinking Limited and Victims First Northumbria all now hold the RSQM.

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said: “I would like to congratulate these organisations on their hard work and dedication to providing excellent restorative practice. Anyone accessing their services is guaranteed a safe and effective restorative process.”

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The Essex Restorative and Mediation Service awarded the RSQM

11 October 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that The Essex Restorative and Mediation Service has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said: “I would like to congratulate The Essex Restorative and Mediation Service for having successfully completed the RSQM. This is evidence of their commitment to delivering the highest standards in safe and effective restorative justice.”

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Job opportunity - Volunteer and Service Co-ordinator (Police Clinics Restorative Justice)

10 October 2016

Salus are recruiting a Volunteer and Service Co-ordinator (Police Clinics Restorative Justice).

The successful candidate will work with victims of crime and their families, as well as supporting with the rehabilitation of young offenders.

Applicants will have the skills to lead a dedicated team of volunteers to ensure that victims and offenders benefit from a restorative justice process and will have experience of working with victims, young people and their families.

14.8 hours per week (includes some evenings and weekends).

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Sunderland Youth Offending Service awarded the RSQM

7 October 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that Sunderland Youth Offending Service has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said: “I would like to offer my congratulations to Sunderland Youth Offending Service for having successfully completed the RSQM. This is a mark of the organisation’s dedication to ensuring the highest standards in safe and effective restorative practice.”