SE8, London
£27,000 - £28,000 per year (pro rata)
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours/week
Job description

Women’s Engagement and Support Worker

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and caring Engagement and Support Worker who is passionate about supporting women who have experienced gender based violence (GBV) to work with refugees and migrants in London.

LRMN is a thriving organisation and one of the most established refugee and migrants organisations providing services in London, but focusing on south and southeast London boroughs. Our services include provision of specialist legal advice and information on immigration, housing and welfare, therapeutic and practical support to women who survived gender based violence, helping our service users access employment, training and volunteering opportunities, prevention of mental health problems, and helping our clients integrate and engage in their community.

You will be responsible for facilitating groups and organising activities in our women's project. You will also provide practical support and general information to women on issues including NRPF, housing, health access, training opportunities and more.

You will have experience of providing support to women, including organising groups, running activities and providing advice on pracitcal issues.

LRMN is an equal opportunity employer and committed to safeguarding and fulfilling its duty of care to people working and volunteering in the organisation and to those we come into contact with.

To apply, please find the job description, person specification and link to the application form on our website.

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Deadline: 9am 27th September 2021

Interviews: Applications will be considered as they are received and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview. Please apply early.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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Posted on: 27 August 2021
Closing date: 26 September 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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