Job Vacancy at Stay Safe East
Help us to support disabled survivors of abuse to access their right to income and other entitlements
Stay Safe East is a leading user-led Disabled People’s Organisation which supports disabled victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence, hate crime and other forms of abuse and crime. Our practice is inclusive and holistic. We are looking for hard-working, resilient and creative disabled advocates who are passionate about helping us promote the rights of disabled people to safety and quality of life.
BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS ADVOCATE
17.5 hours per week. Salary £28,004 per annum pro-rata from April 2022. Post funded to 31.3.2024 by Trust for London
To work alongside our existing Senior Benefits Advocate to offer in-depth benefits (UC, PIP, legacy benefits, Child Benefit, pension etc) and entitlements support (energy and small grants, Freedom Passes, Blue Badge etc) to our hate crime, domestic abuse and other clients. We will also consider a Trainee with less experience for this post at an initial salary of £26,900 pro-rata. Please see job pack for details.
This post is open to disabled people only due to the nature of our client group. Stay Safe East is committed to employing disabled staff, as we believe that peer support and positive role models are essential to building the long term self-confidence and resilience of our clients. We especially welcome applications from disabled people who reflect London’s diverse communities of ethnicity, sexuality & faith and who are fluent in languages other than English.