Home-based
Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk
Ipswich, Suffolk
£25,704 per year
Temporary, Full-time
Job description

The Online Outreach worker is an exciting opportunity to join SRC’s outreach team, providing emotional and practical support to women survivors across Suffolk. This post, initially for 12 months, will support the expansion of the service and will work to develop the team’s online support platforms and services. With an excellent understanding of delivering online services, engaging audiences on social media and the needs of diverse survivors, the Online Outreach Worker will provide life-changing and life-saving support to women across Suffolk when they need it most.  

The role can be based at one of SRC's centres (Ipswich or Bury St Edmunds) and/or home-based. Flexible working and job sharing will be considered. 

About Suffolk Rape Crisis 

SRC is a specialist, feminist sexual violence service run by and for women. We work to support survivors of sexual violence and to challenge the underlying attitudes that allow Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) to continue. SRC provides support to all self-identified women and girls aged 14 and above who have experienced any form of sexual violence, at any point in their lives. 

SRC provides a range of person-centred services to meet the needs of diverse women in Suffolk, including counselling, outreach, helpline and online support. SRC also takes part in both local and national feminist activism, including coordinating the annual Ipswich Reclaim the Night March.  

Our Vision: A world free from sexual violence and gender inequality 

Our Mission: To work as part of a worldwide movement to ensure that women and girls experiencing any form of sexual violence in our community are able to access needs-led, specialist support. At the same time we will challenge the underlying attitudes that allow sexual violence to continue. 

Our values:  

  • Empowerment 

  • Diversity 

  • Transparency 

  • Change 

Benefits: Competitive salary, 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, family friendly working practices, including enhanced parental leave.  

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role. 

SRC is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. SRC would welcome applications from BAME women who are currently underrepresented within our team. This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

 

Refreshed on: 06 June 2020
Closed date: 21 June 2020
Job ref: SRCOOW
Tags: Advocacy, Support Worker

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