BN1, Brighton
£29,780 pro rata per year
Contract, Part-time
Job description

This role requires that the worker openly identifies as LGBT+.

Fixed-term contract for 1 year - 30 hours per week

This role will be part of the Brighton Refuge Accommodation Team and will link in with the specialist LGBT+ officer in the community.   The post holder will provide floating support to LGBT+ domestic abuse survivors in dispersed units which form our LGBT+ refuge provision.

In addition to this core element of the role, the post holder will also at times, and according to the needs of the service, work in the generic refuge, as well as work with clients in the community alongside the other LGBT+ specialist worker.


As part of the delivery of the service, the post holder will be expected to work with members of the LGBT+ communities’ services and groups to ensure visibility of the service and enable referral pathways.  They will assist in the implementation of new developments for the project and will liaise with partner agencies and other outside agencies as required. 


We recognise and support all people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans, and anyone falling under the umbrella term of LGBT+ such as queer, intersex, pansexual, gender non-binary or gender fluid, including those questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity


INTERVIEWS:           30 July 2020              


RISE is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.

On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.


We positively encourage applications from the Black and minority ethnic communities as they are currently under-represented in our organisation. 


Please download an application pack from our website. 

More about Rise

RISE provides crisis accommodation for women and children escaping domestic abuse. This is by way of a refuge - which is a secure and confident... Read more

Posted on: 25 June 2020
Closed date: 13 July 2020
Job ref: LSC06/20/04
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker

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