victim support officer




Victim support officers provide assistance and counselling to people who were victim of or have witnessed crimes such as sexual assault, domestic abuse or anti-social behaviour. They develop solutions according to the different needs and feelings of persons.

Alternative label

  • senior victims support officer

  • victims caseworker

  • victim service manager

  • victim care officer

  • victim assistance social worker

  • victim service officer

  • relief worker

  • victime and witness support officer

  • restorative justice officer

  • domestic abuse support worker

  • support coordinator

  • victim support social worker

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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