Plaistow, Greater London
£26,000 - £28,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

LBWP is looking for an experienced Young Women and Girls' Advocate with an in-depth understanding of the specific needs of BME* young women experiencing multiple disadvantage as a result of experiencing VAWG.

You will deliver holistic, YWGs centred, individualised care pathways rooted in gender informed, trauma focused, integrated care packages that address multiple areas of disadvantage including mental health challenges, problematic substance use, homelessness etc. holistic, high-intensity care pathways from a multi-disciplinary team.

You will be well versed in advocating on behalf you YWG to multi-agency services to ensure support, protection and choice for the YWG you represent thus improving access and response from partner agencies to YWG.  

You will have experience of working with YWG with high-risk presentations, including self-injury and suicidal risk and adept at providing crises support and more in-depth work that cultivate self-protective factors and meaningful interventions and strategies that aim to reduce and mitigate risk.

This post is funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.

To apply, please download the Job Description and Application Form. 

Deadline for Applications: Monday 16th December

Interviews: Wednesday 18th December

It is a genuine occupational requirement that the person appointed to this post identifies as BME* and is female, as set down in Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

*i.e. women who originate from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America, including the indigenous peoples of Australasia, the Americas and the islands of the Atlantic Indian and Pacific Oceans.


Refreshed on: 08 December 2019
Closed date: 16 December 2019
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker

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