Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership – Evidence Hub Researcher

Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership (MVRP)
Grade D – £ 23,817- £26,016
City Centre Office location
36.5 hrs per week
12-month secondment – up to 31/03/22 with option to extend (dependent upon Home Office funding position)

Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership brings together partners from across Merseyside with the shared aim of reducing serious violence, which has an impact upon our communities. The partnership is funded by the Home Office and uses a public health approach to tackling serious violence by identifying the root causes of violence and designing and implementing solutions to prevent people, and particularly young people, from having their lives impacted by violence – “we believe that all communities across Merseyside have the right to be free from violence in order to provide the best life chances for all”.

MVRP has staff from the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner, Public Health, Merseyside Local Authorities, Community Safety Partnerships, Education, Probation, Youth Justice, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service and Merseyside Police who work together towards the collective aims to reduce the effects of serious violence and improve life chances for all.

In recognition of the need to fully understand our serious violence problem on Merseyside we are investing in additional analytical resources to enable MVRP to continue to evolve and to effectively develop their public health approach to reducing serious violence.

Job Purpose

To support the VRP Evidence hub manager and VRP Evidence Hub Analyst in the production of strategic analysis and research reports, in order to inform decision making throughout the partnership regarding better understanding of the problem of serious violence.

For complete information about this role, and to apply, visit the Merseyside Police jobs portal.

Closing Date: Friday 12 March 2021

Shortlisting – W/C 15 March 2021

Pre-assessment – W/C 22 March 2021

Interviews W/C – 29 March 2021

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