Adult and Young Person’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (ISVA)
Salary: £19,621 - £22,221 dependent on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 37 hours per week
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and Police Vetting
Freeva are a registered charity working towards reducing domestic violence, rape and sexual assault in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. Our vision is to aspire to live in a society where everyone is free from violence and abuse.
We are looking for three highly motivated Independent Sexual Violence Advisers to join our existing accredited ISVA team and provide emotional and practical support to people who have experienced rape or sexual abuse.
Main purposes of the post;
To provide pro-active services to adult victims of sexual violence within and outside the criminal justice to:
a) Risk assess clients and help clients keep safe
b) Ensure clients are aware of their options in relation to the recording and reporting of sexual assault
c) Help clients access their rights that they are entitled to including access to health and other services that they require
d) Monitor and keep clients informed of case progress
e) To ensure that the support is working to internal and multi-agency best practice guidelines; with the aim of increasing victim satisfaction, decreasing re-victimisation, ensuring victims have access to appropriate and timely support, explore reporting options and a reduction in victim withdrawals from the criminal justice process where appropriate