Leicester, Leicester
£23,000 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Temporary, Full-time
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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?

We are seeking a resourceful, multilingual and inspirational Lead Community Engagement Specialist to oversee our team focusing on outreach, awareness and intelligence-gathering in the East Midlands region.

The successful candidate will have a key role in pioneering our programmes in Leicester and the surrounding area, working closely with partners, community service providers and most importantly with potential victims of human trafficking and modern slavery. The role requires someone able to build networks and relationships of trust.

You will lead a team of Community Engagement Specialists that is expected to grow quickly, so you will need to have experience of leading and managing teams, delivering presentations, working as part of multiple-agency teams, supporting vulnerable people and what it means to take a trauma-informed approach to this work.

This is an exciting and important new role that will truly transform lives for people trapped in exploitative and brutal conditions.

The role requires cultural knowledge of at-risk communities in the East Midlands region as well as fluency in English and Punjabi, Gujrati and/or Hindi.

For full details about this exciting position and the full list of essential skills and experience, see the Role Profile below.

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. Office space and meeting facilities are available through partners.*


Closing date: Sunday 11th October 2020

To apply, please visit our website and complete the applciation 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.

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Role Profile: Lead Community Engagement Specialist (.docx)
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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
Closing date: 01 November 2020
Tags: Support Worker, Vocational/Services

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