Leicester, Leicester
£20,000 - £22,000 per year
Temporary, Min 12 months, Full-time
Job description

Hope for Justice exists to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society – do you share our passion to live in a world free from slavery?

Hope for Justice is seeking a multilingual Community Engagement Specialist, to be based in the East Midlands, to work with at-risk communities, law enforcement and business to develop an effective community-based approach to address modern day slavery, while developing effective networks and building trust with victims to help them escape their traffickers.

This role requires someone with fluency in English and either Bulgarian or one or more other Balkan languages, alongside other specific skills.

The role will depend on using local and cultural knowledge and language skills to engage effectively with potential victims and with key stakeholders in these communities.

The ideal candidate will have fantastic communication skills and well-developed emotional intelligence. They will be a confident self-starter, able to work unsupervised and with an understanding of the sensitivities and discretion required when working with vulnerable people.

This is an outstanding opportunity for anyone seeking to develop skills in community-based work while making a profound difference to the lives of people trapped in modern slavery.

Change lives
End slavery

Location: Leicester, UK. *Please note that with the current Covid 19 restrictions, there will be a requirement to initially work from home for office and administration activities, though office space and meeting facilities are available through partners *

To apply, please visit our website and complete the application form to accompany your CV. Please note that this is a newly funded role for a minimum of 12 months. Further funding will be sought but cannot be guaranteed.

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.

More about Hope for Justice
Hope for Justice

Hope for Justice is a global charity founded in 2008, working across 5 continents, 10 countries and 32 locations to bring an end to modern slav... Read more

Refreshed on: 11 October 2020
Closed date: 11 November 2020
Tags: Support Worker, Vocational/Services

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