N1, London
£26,000 - £29,000 per year (dependent on qualification and experience)
Contract, Currently funded until March 2022 (possibility of extension), Full-time
Job description

About the organisation

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have been subjected to sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution, since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

About the post

This post is currently funded until 31 March 2022 (with a possibility of extension). It is our policy to try to offer staff alternative posts in the organisation if funding for the post they are filling ends. 

This is a specialist post that will form part of the wider, Ascent Advice and Counselling partnership, which is a pan London Violence against Women and Girls advice service. The Caseworker will provide advocacy, support and advice to women who have experienced sexual and domestic violence with a particular focus on: women who have been sexually exploited; including those who have been trafficked or through their involvement in prostitution or women who have experienced sexual/domestic violence and who use substances problematically.

About You

The post holder will provide a pro-active woman-led service that includes: the provision of advice, carrying out risk and needs assessment & working as part of the Ascent advice service and in collaboration with a range of agencies.  This is a pan London project and will involve travel across London. It will also involve night-time outreach.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women, girls and children. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

CV’s will not be accepted.  

Closing Date:                                                             10am, 21 October 2021

Interview date:                                                           tbc       

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

More about The Nia project
The Nia project

nia's staff are what allows us to help women and children escape from and move on after gender based violence. nia staff help women change ... Read more

Refreshed on: 29 September 2021
Closed date: 21 October 2021
Job ref: nia 42
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy

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