London, Greater London
£27,948 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services and we are proud to be a leader in our field and an employer of choice, with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. 

You will deliver a high quality professional service to survivors of domestic violence living in our refuges, those who access our outreach service and independent domestic violence advocacy services. You will work from any of our National sites, providing cover for services who need additional staff. You may be required to travel including some Monday – Friday overnight stays during your assignments.

Your role will involve providing invaluable practice and emotional support to men, women and their children advocating on their behalf in areas such as welfare, housing, courts, police and emotional support as well as supporting women to move to safe, permanent accommodation.

The successful candidates will be passionate about ending gender based violence and have experience of providing emotional and practical support in a paid or unpaid capacity. They will need to work flexibly and have strong organisational skills, good written and verbal communication, and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries. The ability to work as part of an on-call rota is also essential.

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality which underpin all of our work. Successful applicants will be expected to work within Refuge’s Values and Behaviour Framework and demonstrate these in their everyday work

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme.

Closing date:  9.00 am Friday 7th January 2021

Interview date: Friday 14th January 22021

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.

More about REFUGE

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Refreshed on: 11 December 2021
Closed date: 26 December 2021
Job ref: 0639
Tags: Support Worker, Operations