Role Title: Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA)
Salary Package: £26,000 - £28,000 per annum depending on qualification.
Benefits: Matched pension contribution up to 5%, 25 days holiday (FTE) + Bank Holidays, External Clinical Supervision and CPD.
Contract: Full Time 37.5 hours per week, 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday (job sharing may be considered).
Location: Office Based in Warwick and covering Warwickshire & travel (Hybrid office and homeworking may be considered subject to client need)
Established in 1994, Safeline is a specialist charity that works to prevent sexual violence and abuse and support those affected to cope and recover. Safeline provides specialist, tailored support for anyone affected by or at risk of sexual abuse and rape, that empowers them to make choices about the lives they want and helps prevent abuse.
We are looking for a highly motivated Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) to join our team. The role is to provide independent practical and emotional support to victim-survivors. As an advocate, the ISVA will offer proactive initial advice and be an information source to those who have reported, are thinking of, or choose not to report.
They will work alongside our friendly and supportive ISVA team within an award-winning ISVA department and will be an integral member of the wider Safeline team. They will be accountable for assessing the needs of victims of sexual abuse and their families, developing, and implementing individual client support plans and providing on-going face to face and telephone support to clients and their supporters. For those clients who choose to report a crime, the ISVA will support them through the criminal justice process before-during and after. They will be accountable for building and maintaining positive and highly effective working relationships with key partner agencies including the Police and CPS, SARC, Witness Care and other voluntary sector organisations.
The successful candidate should have an accredited ISVA training qualification or be willing to complete an accredited ISVA training qualification.
Please view the "apply" section to download a full Job Specification and Application Form or contact Safeline directly. CVs will not be accepted; a completed application form is required.
The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 8th July 2022.
Safeline is committed to the safeguarding of young people and adults at risk and adopts strict measures to ensure the safety of its clients. Safeline expects all staff to work within its safeguarding policies and procedures. Staff undertake enhanced DBS checks in line with recommended guidelines
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