]Administration and Office Work, Human and Civil Rights, Prisoners and Ex-Offenders
- This is a scheme which sees volunteers – Independent Custody Visitors – visit custody suites across the Dyfed-Powys area; - They visit in pairs, unannounced, at any time of the day or night; and - Provide an independent check on the welfare of the detainees in custody, and the conditions in which they are being held.
/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults
/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering
/ Group activity
/ Required to use own vehicle
/ Required to use own vehicle insurance
Premises type: Custody
Public transport: The custody suites across Dyfed-Powys are in the main towns.
Is this role flexible? Yes
Min hours expected per week: 0 hours
Min period of commitment:
Requirements: Be able to make unbiased observations and informed judgements in which the public can have confidence.
/ Induction/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings
Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:
/ With other volunteers
Volunteers visit custody in pairs
Additional support needs:
Training provided: One day training course; visit to a custody suite; training accompanied visits; and annual training seminars.
Age requirements: 18+
/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ References/ Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:
/ Transport/ Food allowance