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Key tasks for Area Domestic Violence Co-ordinator

  • Strategic role linking into Policy Directorate, EDU, Local Criminal Justice Boards, CPS Area Management Team, multi-agency DV Fora, Pre-charge advice scheme, Court user groups and Victim Advocate groups.
  • Develop Area DV section of Area Training plans with Area Learning & Development lead.
  • Develop overall Area DV action plans as part of the wider CPS Business Plans with Area management.
  • Advise colleagues and external agencies on CPS DV policy and protocols and monitor their implementation.
  • Review DV casework, including DCNs, DCV letters, applications for special measures, discretionary meetings etc.
  • Production of quarterly DV report for Area, including performance monitoring for DV Hate Crime and national PIs, with designated Area performance managers.
  • Advise management on qualitative monitoring of DV prosecutions.
  • Close links with Police DV Units to jointly monitor the delivery of locals DV strategy.
  • Organise delivery of CPS and multi-agency domestic violence training.
  • Liaison with DV specialists in other statutory agencies, including health, and voluntary sector.
  • Publicise the CPS DV initiatives in media, open days etc.

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