Perpetrator Panel Co-ordinator

  • Location
    Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

Perpetrator Panel Co-ordinator

A 9 month temporary post has become available for an experienced co-ordinator to join a public sector body in a highly busy team.

The principal responsibility of the role is as a single point of contact the post holder is responsible for proficiently coordinating complex, formal Multi-agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC/HRDA) for high risk victims of domestic abuse in accordance with national standards and 'Safe lives' guidance.

Typical duties will include:

  • Liaise and co-ordinate with all key local agencies to maintain the terms of reference of the MARAC/HRDA. Also, to ensure an agreed referral threshold in order to manage the volume of cases to MARAC/HRDA remains manageable.

  • Organise and ensure consistency in referral of cases from the full range of potential referring agencies based on the use of a common risk identification tool and referral form for victims

  • Gather relevant information about the MARAC/HRDA cases ahead of the meeting and circulate to relevant attendees, Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) services

  • To create, manage and prepare the MARAC/HRDA agenda to ensure that cases are reviewed in the most time effective manner and that any specialist attendees are present

  • Prepare accurate actions of the meeting and disseminate to relevant agencies in accordance with Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) guidelines. In the minutes differentiate between fact and professional opinion

  • Ensure that the relevant data is collected so that the outputs and outcomes from MARAC can be recorded and accountability to victims and partner agencies and report to the MARAC steering group/HRDA QA Group

  • To create, manage, and maintain a record of all HRDA/MARAC referrals. Develop and maintain the necessary documentation to ensure the smooth running of the MARAC, including referral forms, template research forms and minutes

  • Maintain an up to date list of all MARAC attendees and their contact details

  • As the principal point of contact deal with the administration of all incoming correspondence and monitor emails into the MARAC/HRDA inbox in relation to reviews and partnership work on behalf of the Public Protection Unit and the Management Team. Prepare responses where appropriate

  • As the principal point of contact, the post holder ensures Dorset Police is represented at the MARAC/HRDA to ensure safeguarding responsibilities are met.

  • Update the C&CJ MARAC/HRDA SharePoint pages, ensuring that information is current, accurate, and user friendly and in accordance with corporate guidelines.

  • Enable the digital recording and secure saving of the MARAC/HRDA decisions and actions and to make them available to the chair for approval and to ensure that they are sent to MARAC/HRDA members in accordance with data security protocols where appropriate

  • To create, manage and maintain a record of all relevant MARAC cases personal sensitive information on behalf of MARAC partners utilising the relevant system

    To embed and develop the HRDA/MARAC Actions Management System. To ensure Dorset Police Crime recording system (Niche) is accurately updated reflecting relevant actions and updates

  • Provide professional advice in relation to the MARAC process and support the Chair and representatives in a timely manner in developing successful partnerships and joint working arrangements

  • To arrange and coordinate MARAC/HRDA meetings. Also arrange emergency MARAC meetings if the need arises and assist with MARMM's as required

  • Ensure the collation and provision of MARAC/HRDA performance data to Safe Lives and overarching meetings

We are seeking applications from individuals with strong organisational and interpersonal skills who are used to liaising with multi-agencies. If you are used to working with confidential / sensitive material, and have a knowledge/understanding of MARAC processes and the domestic abuse environment - we would love to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be subject to stringent referencing and vetting procedures before commencing employment.

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Please apply with your CV to: Patricia Vernon