Derby

£15,323 per year

Permanent, Part-time

Job Description

Role: Sexual Exploitation ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Advisor)

Salary: £15,323 per annum

An opportunity is available for a part time Sexual Exploitation ISVA to join our team.

The Sexual Exploitation ISVA will be line managed by the ISVA Coordinator and accountable to the Head of Advocacy and Support. The post is part of a wider team delivering a range of support services to victims of sexual violence.

The Sexual Exploitation ISVA position comes with a salary of £15,323 per annum (£25,538 full time equivalent), a flexible working scheme, ongoing skills development and training, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays per annum and a company pension scheme.

The role is 22.5 hours per week to be worked over 3 days and is covering the whole of Derbyshire.

The Organisation:

The Organisation is a Charity supporting victims of sexual violence across Derbyshire. The aims of the Charity are; to reduce the impact of rape and sexual abuse on victims (male and female) and their families; to encourage reporting of rape and sexual abuse, if appropriate; to support victims through the criminal justice process and; to reduce the incidence of rape and sexual abuse by raising awareness. 

We are now looking for a Sexual Exploitation ISVA to join our team.

Sexual Exploitation ISVA Main Duties:

  • Deliver appropriate individual face to face or phone support services to people identified at low and medium risk of sexual exploitation via the screening tool.
  • To deliver individual empathic and proactive support to secondary survivors (the friends and family of SV2 clients).
  • Manage a caseload of clients, undertaking an assessment of need for each client and foster a positive, supportive and empowering relationship
  • Were appropriate, liaise with criminal justice agencies and other victim & witness support services and provide updates to clients
  • Work in partnership with all statuary and voluntary organisations to ensure a collaborative response to clients identified at low and medium risk of sexual exploitation 
  • Develop positive relationships with partners such as the police, health services, CPS, courts, local authority social care and Multi-Agency Teams (MATs) and Safeguarding Teams and other voluntary organisations
  • Raise awareness of services in line with SV2’s Communications Strategy
  • Attend regular line management, peer supervision and team meetings, as required
  • Undertake Crisis Worker training and provide day time cover when required.

Sexual Exploitation ISVA Necessary Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of five GCSEs Grade C or above or higher level educational qualification(s)
  • Accredited ISVA Qualification (desirable)
  • At least One Year’s direct practice in managing complex client cases and delivering intervention programmes
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment with professional boundaries
  • Experience of using holistic approaches in supporting the care of clients
  • Knowledge of issues affecting victims of sexual violence and abuse, particular around sexual exploitation
  • Ability to create and implement effective outcome based care plans
  • Ability to research and map services and produce meaningful up-to-date pathways
  • Ability to negotiate and influence a wide variety of different professions, working in a multi-disciplinary setting
  • Must hold a valid driving licence and have access to own transport which will need to be insured for business use

Applicants should register their interest by clicking the apply on line button and attaching their CV. We will then contact you and provide you with an Application Pack.

The deadline for sending through completed application forms is 1st May 2019.  If your application is successful interviews will take place on 14th May 2019.

While we would like to contact all our candidates, unfortunately, this is not possible so if you haven’t heard from us a week after the closing date, your application has not been successful.

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.