City of London, London
£15.38 - £17.24 per hour + (+holiday pay)
Temporary
Job description

Our client is a pioneering personal safety charity, specialising in providing advice, support and guidance to people who are currently experiencing or who have previously been affected by harassment and stalking. They are now looking to recruit a Senior Advocate, providing the highest quality support service for victims of stalking.


As our client's new Senior Stalking Advocate, you will work as part of a close-knit team to provide expert advice and advocacy to victims of stalking, both over the phone via telephone and face to face. You will provide casework support and advocacy to victims of stalking, liaising with both voluntary and statutory services to ensure positive outcomes for all victims. You will deliver robust risk assessment and safety planning for all service users, keeping and maintaining accurate and confidential records of all work undertaken.


To apply for this role you must have significant experience of working with people affected by gender-based violence, including risk assessment and safety planning. You will have a thorough knowledge of the criminal and civil justice system, housing, welfare and policy relating to stalking and other forms of gender-based violence. You will have experience of managing your own caseload and working upon pressure, and will be an exceptional communicator. You will have strong crisis management skills, and will have experience of multi-agency partnership working.


Please initially apply with a Word-formatted version of your CV - applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the advert will close once a suitable candidate is identified. Please only apply if you are available immediately.


Please note this initially a temporary role until April 2021 (possibility of extension). Due to the implications of Covid-19, this role will be home-based for the foreseeable, however the physical location of the office is in Stockwell.

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Posted on: 26 February 2021
Closed date: 07 March 2021
Job ref: HQ00178300
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy