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Male Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (MISVA)

West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Center
Hereford, Herefordshire (On-site)
£29,439 PA
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

Male Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (MISVA)

WMRSASC has a vacancy for a Male Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (MISVA)

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the nature and impact of sexual violence and experience of working with victims. They will be required to work within a multi-agency setting to provide a pro-active service to survivors of sexual violence within and outside of the criminal justice system to:

Develop and deliver a non-therapeutic advocacy and support service to clients

Help clients to access appropriate therapeutic interventions and to develop their own support network

Where necessary provide emotional, practical and advocacy support through the Criminal Justice System

Monitor and keep the client informed of case progress if involved with the Criminal Justice Process

Provide information about the impacts of sexual violence and signpost to specialist support services

Maintain a caseload and accurate electronic records

Support client to access their rights

Contribute towards service development

Participate in individual clinical supervision, appraisal sessions and team meetings

The post holder will support adults and children and young people dependent upon service demands.

The post holder must have the ability to travel throughout West Mercia.

Please note your response needs to match the individual job you are applying for so please ensure you review the Job Description and ensure your response covers all aspects (qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience)

We reserve the right to close applications prior to the closing date should we receive enough applicants that meet the shortlisting criteria.

Location: Hereford with travel expected across the region

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £29,439 PA

REF-214 613

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Posted on: 06 June 2024
Closing date: 01 July 2024 at 15:13
Tags: Support Worker