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Specialist Refuges Support Worker

London, Greater London (On-site)
£27,000 - £30,000 per year dependent on experience and qualification
Full-time
Contract (The post is currently funded until 31st March 2026, with a possibility of further extension.)
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
The Emma Project, Daria House and Jan’s Place are specialist services providing refuge and support services to women who have been subjected to domestic and/or sexual violence and abuse, including women who have been sexually exploited, including through prostitution and who also use substances problematically.
You will work closely alongside the refuges Team Leader and Service Manager to implement and deliver a trauma informed approach to refuge services.

About you
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 approach to Prioritising women, upholding and promoting feminist, trauma-informed and anti-racist practice.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: 10am, 15th May 2024

Interview date: 31st May 2024

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. 

Posted by
The Nia project View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Posted on: 23 April 2024
Closed date: 15 May 2024 at 10:00
Job ref: nia 164
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy

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