Salary Band: 2
£13,566.66-£14,800 0.49 FTE pro-rated from £27,500 – £30,000Per annum pro rata
Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience
Contract: 18 Months Fixed Term
Closing Date: 20/06/2022
Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is to bring to end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors, and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.
You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.
In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.
About the Service
The ESF Employment Project is a new project which will provide a holistic programme that will work with a range of women survivors of domestic abuse, including women with No Recourse to Public Funds supporting them through work readiness and into employment.
The service will be delivered collegiately in partnership with all strands of the Connected Communities Project.
The service will provide specialist employment and training support to women; develop and provide 1:1 support and workshops in subjects that are tailored to meet individual needs and employer liaison to secure and sustain job opportunities.
About the Role
You will be working closely in partnership with Job Centres, Haringey Works, Adult Learning Centres, Colleges and Women’s Centres to deliver the programme to a diverse range of service users.
Providing 1.1 support to ensure that the service offer is tailored to service users’ employment and safety needs
Developing and delivering employment workshops and skills programmes, will be requirement in order to support women to identify, access and sustain employment.
You will need to maintain a professional knowledge of current job trends, markets and opportunities, higher education and government initiatives.
Relevant experience and direct work within specialist support services to women/families with multiple needs. Case work experience, providing proactive and emotional support to women who have experienced domestic abuse and provide the support to enable them to recover and rebuild their lives. Relevant experience around working multi agency and being proactive in relation to multi agency working, with a professional manner. Some experience of delivering education and training interventions would be desirable