Sexual Violence First Contact Navigator
SALARY: £24,174.00 per year
HOURS: Full time – 37.5 hrs per week
CONTRACT: 2 years
LOCATION: Thurrock, Essex and some travel across Essex
CLOSING DATE: 5pm 16th August 2020
INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 24th August 2020 and will take place online or in person in Thurrock.
This post is subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS checks.
SERICC is an equal opportunities employer. The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 and Part 1
The First Contact Navigator service is run by SERICC in partnership with SOS Rape Crisis and Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse (CARA) providing a single point of access into specialist sexual violence services.
Navigators support clients to access bespoke assistance around their needs after having experienced sexual violence including support with advocacy, counselling, criminal justice, drugs and alcohol support, housing, etc. The Navigators work with survivors across Essex. The role is a fast-paced role delivering short-term intensive casework to survivors, and in some instances, advocating on their behalf with statutory and non-statutory services.
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced practitioner to work in an innovative service which improves responses, access and support for survivors of sexual violence in Essex. Navigators work from a person-centred, trauma-informed and survivor-led, integrated approach ensuring individualised care pathway.
The successful candidate will have specialist knowledge in sexual violence as well as frontline experience supporting survivors. You will need exceptional communication skills, strong IT skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, telephone-focused role. If you have these skills, and want to join this unique and innovative service, we would love to hear from you.
The role is office based and we offer staff benefits including generous annual leave, 3% pension, access to workforce assistance programme and comprehensive training and support.
Please read the application pack before applying.
For full job description and application process please download application form
Please note if you have not received a response to your application by 5pm 20th August 2020 you can unfortunately assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.
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