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Violence Reduction Officer - Band 6

We are delighted to have been retained to recruit on behalf of our public sector client for a Band 6 Violence Reduction Officer / Case Manager on the Saintfield Road, Belfast.

This unique post is full time hours Monday to Friday. 


The post holder will be responsible for providing specialist advice to the Trust in relation to the prevention and reduction of violence and aggression. The post holder will lead in the following areas:

  • Development, implementation and review of violence prevention and reduction policies, procedures, SOPs and plans within the Trust.
  • Case management of violence and aggression incidents and investigations through to prosecution, including liaison with staff, line management, Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI), Public Prosecution Service (PPS), NI Courts and Tribunals etc.
  • Review and management of incidents, data collection and the placing and monitoring of information markers associated with violence and aggression.
  • Development of clear links with Peer Support Colleagues in order to support staff.
  • Carrying out of violence and aggression risk assessments / audits as necessary.
  • Work with the Media and Communications Team and Operations Directorate to ensure that incidents of violence and aggression, security related incident and breaches are publicised appropriately in accordance with guidelines so that a deterrent effect is created.
  • Act as the Single Point of Contact for PSNI, HSENI, PPS, NI Courts and Tribunals etc.
  • Development of linkages with the Department of Justice in order to adopt suitable Restorative Justice / Community Resolution arrangements for the Trust.



  • A degree and a background in crime prevention
  • A professional qualification in a relevant area of work
  • At least 3 years investigative / violence prevention and reduction experience
  • Must be live on NISCC / NMC or HCPC register

Why choose Keenan Recruitment as part of your journey:

  • We are a contracted, top tier supplier of staff to the HSCNI and other public bodies, meaning we receive 100s of jobs for you to pick from throughout Northern Ireland. 
  • A Free & confidential financial wellbeing package is offered via an external professional body to all temporary workers, to aid you with your mortgage application, debt and budgeting planning and for pension advice etc. 
  • You will have a dedicated specialist Consultant. Did you know that we have over 30 years experience suppling staff to the public service? 
  • Free fit to work certificate (required for NHS work). We will guide you through the process of ensuring you are fully compliant, so you and your Clients are protected. 
  • Career progression opportunities. You can pick and choose the teams that you would like experience in.
  • Free CV writing service and interview prep offered for when you apply for permanent positions. We fully support you working through Agency as a stepping stone into permanent work. 
  • Testimonials: Please refer to the testimonial section on our website  to read how happy our candidates are working through Keenan. 

For more information or to apply please contact Laura-Lee on 02890447144 or email 

Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation. 

Location: Belfast | Salary: 16.04 per hour | Job type: Contract | Posted: 24/11/2021