Victim support worker, legal services

Slachtofferhulp Nederland • job opening nr. 13603

Interesting about this job

This is what you do it for
You do meaningful work: you make a difference to someone at a vulnerable and difficult time. Of course, we help you to do this work well: 

  • Specially for you as a new employee, there is a learning programme from the Victim Support Academy. You will follow this online, in class and in the workplace.
  • You will receive guidance from experienced colleagues.
  • You work together in a close-knit team and can always fall back on your colleagues’s.

Job tasks and duties

This will be your job 
After a major event, all kinds of emotions come into play and victims and relatives have to deal with various agencies. You inform victims about the criminal process and support them in enforcing victims' rights and compensation for material or immaterial damage. You also assist the victim and stand up for their interests during the court hearing.

Minimum education level: hbo/wo

Job skills and qualities

What will you bring? 

  • A completed college/university education in the legal field.
  • Extensive working experience in the legal field.
  • You are a good listener and dare to stand up for the interests of the victim.
  • Your empathy makes people feel seen and heard.
  • You have a good command of the Dutch language.
  • You have digital skills; you can work with a computer and are willing to learn to work in a new programme.

Extra information

We believe it is important to be a good employer. That is why we provide: 

  • Good training, in-service training and information on new insights.
  • A good insurance.
  • Expense and travel reimbursement.
  • A laptop and phone on loan.
  • The ability to work from home and in the office

Job information

Job type Volunteer Work
Services training, volunteer contract, Certificate of Good Conduct is required
Duration indefinite
Hours per week at least 16 hours, max 16 hours
Work hours of your own choosing? Yes
Location Schweitzerlaan 6 Groningen

Organisation address and information

Slachtofferhulp Nederland
Schweitzerlaan 6
9728 NP Groningen