Thames Valley Partnership
‘protecting victims, supporting offenders and their families’

The Thames Valley Partnership works in partnership with the statutory, private and voluntary sectors to provide long-term sustainable solutions to  the problems of crime and social exclusion.   We work to protect victims and reintegrate offenders.   Our strength is in collaborative working and integrated approaches across sectors, particularly linking Criminal Justice services to voluntary sector and Local Authority providers.

Our broad spectrum of work includes programmes around the needs of families of offenders, work  in the field of  domestic abuse, support for victims, restorative justice, community cohesion,  mental health issues, early interventions & initiatives around young people and arts related projects.

 Find out more about the different aspects of Our Work.

News

NEW LEAF VACANCY

New Leaf Regional Coordinator – Bucks 

An opportunity to work for the Thames Valley Partnership’s New Leaf programme. The role is 15 hours a week, on a contract basis until March 2020. The salary is pro rata, based on £25,951 FTE

This is a new role acting as local coordinator for the New Leaf offender mentoring scheme which assists with the resettlement of prisoners by deploying trained volunteer mentors recruited from Faith Communities and other voluntary groups.  Amongst other duties, you will provide supervision and support to volunteers, including training and recruiting new volunteers and representing the project at local meetings. The role will primarily be out in the community and will require regional travel across Bucks, with occasional attendance at the Partnership offices in Chilton, Bucks for meetings.  Hours of work would ideally be over two days, during normal hours of work but with some flexibility to allow for occasional out of hours activities.

Application Form

JD and Person Spec.

Deadline for Applications (via form)  is 5pm on Friday 26th May.

Please send to bron@thamesvalleypartnership.org.uk

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 13th June at the Partnership’s offices, Townhill Barn, Chilton, HP18 9NA

 

Beyond Physical – It’s Everyone’s Business

The Partnership was pleased to be able to support Beyond Physical – It’s Everyone’s Business a recent event looking at coercive control in the context of domestic abuse.  The event, hosted by  The Thames Valley Domestic Abuse Scrutiny Panel and sponsored by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Thames Valley, received very positive feedback – presentation material and a list of delegates on the day can be found on the website of the OPPC.

 

The Longford Trust – Partnership pipped at the post!

Longford TrustWell done PACT for being chosen as winners of the coveted 2015 Longford Prize!   The Partnership sadly missed out on the winning slot but is delighted to have made it to the final shortlist of three – only narrowly missing out.  The judges however highly commended the work of the Partnership and were very impressed.

The Longford Prize recognises the contribution of an individual, group or organisation working in the area of penal or social reform in showing outstanding qualities of humanity, courage, persistence, originality and commitment to diversity.    It is sponsored by the Daily Telegraph newspaper and organised in association with the Prison Reform Trust.

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