Community Justice: Work with Victims, Survivors and Witnesses

Community Justice: Work with Victims, Survivors and Witnesses

SQA offers Working with Victims, Survivors and Witnesses. This SVQ  is based on the National Occupational Standards (NOS) set and published by the Sector Skills Council for the sector, skillsforjustice.

The standards provide an accurate and detailed definition of what candidates must know, understand and be able to do.  This SVQ  will enable those working in this sector to develop the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate competence in their job role.

Approval

Centres interested in offering this qualification should come forward for approval and contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.

Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in the Systems and Qualification Approval Guide (510 KB). The specific delivery requirements are set out in the Assessment Strategy.

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National Occupational Standards

Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.

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Unit Downloads

Unit code: B6XV 04 (GB8)
Title: Represent Individuals' and Families' Interests when they are not Able to do so Themselves
Download: B6XV 04 (GB8) (128 KB)

Unit code: B83P 04 (BA5)
Title: Contribute to Developing Awareness and Community Action in Relation to Crime
Download: B83P 04 (BA5) (120 KB)

Unit code: D8NL 04 (BA6)
Title: Promote the Needs and Rights of Individuals and Groups in the Community
Download: D8NL 04 (BA6) (98 KB)

Unit code: D8PG 04 (BE6)
Title: Enable People to Support Victims, Survivors and Witnesses in Managing the Effects of their Experience on their Lives
Download: D8PG 04 (BE6) (128 KB)

Unit code: D8PK 04 (BE1)
Title: Evaluate and Process Referrals to Provide Services to Victims, Survivors and Witnesses
Download: D8PK 04 (BE1) (106 KB)

Unit code: D8R1 04 (DE2)
Title: Support Witnesses and their Associates During Judicial and Legal Processes
Download: D8R1 04 (DE2) (136 KB)

Unit code: F2AB 04 (GC1)
Title: Contribute to the Protection of Individuals from Abuse
Download: F2AB 04 (GC1) (116 KB)

Unit code: F9EP 04 (BE2)
Title: Provide Intial Support to Victims, Survivors and Witnesses and Assess their Need for Further Support
Download: F9EP 04 (BE2) (107 KB)

Unit code: F9ER 04 (BE3)
Title: Assist Victims, Survivors and Witnesses to Manage the Effects which their Experience has had on their Lives
Download: F9ER 04 (BE3) (118 KB)

Unit code: F9ET 04 (BE4)
Title: Support Victims, Survivors and Witnesses who have Suffered Bereavement
Download: F9ET 04 (BE4) (132 KB)

Unit code: F9EW 04 (BI101)
Title: Communicate and Engage with Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9EW 04 (BI101) (127 KB)

Unit code: F9EX 04 (BI201)
Title: Assess the Needs of and Risks to Victims/Survivors of Domestic Abuse/Violence
Download: F9EX 04 (BI201) (146 KB)

Unit code: F9EY 04 (BI2020)
Title: Assess the Needs of and Risks to Victims/Survivors of Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9EY 04 (BI2020) (146 KB)

Unit code: F9F0 04 (BI301)
Title: Develop Plans to Manage the Risk of Harm to Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9F0 04 (BI301) (125 KB)

Unit code: F9F5 04 (DE101)
Title: Support Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence Through the Court Process
Download: F9F5 04 (DE101) (110 KB)

Unit code: F9F8 04 (GK103)
Title: Assist Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence to Access Legal Protection
Download: F9F8 04 (GK103) (120 KB)

Unit code: F9FA 04 (GK105)
Title: Advocate on Behalf of Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FA 04 (GK105) (116 KB)

Unit code: F9FC 04 (GK106)
Title: Provide Group Support for Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FC 04 (GK106) (126 KB)

Unit code: F9FD 04 (GK107)
Title: Monitor and Evaluate the Impact of Intervention Programmes upon the Welfare of Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FD 04 (GK107) (125 KB)

Unit code: F9FE 04 (GK201)
Title: Provide Safe Emergency Accommodation for Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FE 04 (GK201) (132 KB)

Unit code: F9FF 04 (GK202)
Title: Arrange Safe Accommodation for Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FF 04 (GK202) (158 KB)

Unit code: F9FG 04 (GK203)
Title: Support Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence within Safe Accommodation
Download: F9FG 04 (GK203) (137 KB)

Unit code: F9FH 04 (GK301)
Title: Provide Support to Victims of Forced Marriages
Download: F9FH 04 (GK301) (140 KB)

Unit code: F9FJ 04 (GK401)
Title: Address Callers Regarding Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence with Sensitivity
Download: F9FJ 04 (GK401) (126 KB)

Unit code: F9FL 04 (BH202)
Title: Challenge Public Attitudes Towards Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FL 04 (BH202) (90 KB)

Unit code: F9FM 04 (DE1)
Title: Assist Witnesses and their Associates to Prepare for Judicial and Legal Processes
Download: F9FM 04 (DE1) (120 KB)

Unit code: F9FN 04 (DE3)
Title: Support Vulnerable or Intimidated Witnesses During Judicial and Legal Processes
Download: F9FN 04 (DE3) (137 KB)

Unit code: F9FR 04 (DE4)
Title: Inform and Update Victims on the Progress of Offenders Through Custodial Sentences
Download: F9FR 04 (DE4) (135 KB)

Unit code: F9FT 04 (DE5)
Title: Establish and Maintain Contact with Victims, Survivors and Witnesses which Acknowledges the Effects of their Experience
Download: F9FT 04 (DE5) (112 KB)

Unit code: F9FV 04 (GA1)
Title: Enable Individuals to Find and Use Services and Facilities
Download: F9FV 04 (GA1) (106 KB)

Unit code: F9FW 04 (GC2)
Title: Contribute to the Protection of Children from Abuse
Download: F9FW 04 (GC2) (116 KB)

Unit code: F9FX 04 (GK101)
Title: Provide Access to Information for Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FX 04 (GK101) (118 KB)

Unit code: F9FY 04 (GK102)
Title: Deliver Interventions Towards Increasing the Safety of Individual Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence
Download: F9FY 04 (GK102) (136 KB)

Unit code: F9G1 04 (GK104)
Title: Empower Victims/Survivors of Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse/Violence to Recover and to Regain Control of their Lives
Download: F9G1 04 (GK104) (136 KB)

Unit code: F9G9 04 (HE8)
Title: Support the Efficient Use of Resources
Download: F9G9 04 (HE8) (102 KB)

Unit code: F9GA 04 (HF24)
Title: Maintain Activities to Meet Requirements
Download: F9GA 04 (HF24) (128 KB)

Unit code: F9GC 04 (HF26)
Title: Contribute to the Development and Promotion of the Organisation and its Services
Download: F9GC 04 (HF26) (105 KB)

Unit code: F9GD 04 (HJ1)
Title: Implement Quality Assurance Systems
Download: F9GD 04 (HJ1) (122 KB)

Unit code: F29C 04 (AD1)
Title: Develop and Sustain Effective Working with Staff from Other Agencies
Download: F29C 04 (AD1) (110 KB)

Unit code: F297 04 (AA1)
Title: Promote Equality and Value Diversity
Download: F297 04 (AA1) (93 KB)

Unit code: F299 04 (AF1)
Title: Ensure your own Actions Reduce Risks to Health and Safety
Download: F299 04 (AF1) (122 KB)

Unit code: F799 04 (AC1)
Title: Contribute to the Quality of Team Working
Download: F799 04 (AC1) (112 KB)

Unit code: FA2A 04 (DA1)
Title: Provide and Present Information for Courts and Formal Hearings
Download: FA2A 04 (DA1) (90 KB)

Unit code: DK4H 04 (HSC34)
Title: Promote the Well-being and Protection of Children and Young People
Download: DK4H 04 (HSC34) (134 KB)

Unit code: DK4K 04 (HSC32)
Title: Promote, Monitor and Maintain Health, Safety and Security in the Workplace
Download: DK4K 04 (HSC32) (119 KB)

Unit code: DK41 04 (HSC35)
Title: Promote Choice, Well-being and the Protection of all Individuals
Download: DK41 04 (HSC35) (134 KB)

Unit code: DK4R 04 (HSC31)
Title: Promote Effective Communication With, For and About Individuals
Download: DK4R 04 (HSC31) (121 KB)

Unit code: DK57 04 (HSC33)
Title: Reflect On and Develop your Practice
Download: DK57 04 (HSC33) (85 KB)

Unit code: DK38 04 (HSC386)
Title: Assist in the Transfer of Individuals Between Agencies and Services
Download: DK38 04 (HSC386) (90 KB)

Unit code: D8P3 04 (HSC449)
Title: Represent one's own Agency at other Agencies' Meetings
Download: D83P 04 (HSC449) (88 KB)

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