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Advice Worker Housing

Advice Worker (VAWG & Housing)

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting and friendly organisation run by a staff team who are passionate about bringing an end to Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). We predominantly work with women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

The Ascent partnership provides services to London residents and the Advice Worker will be based in the Solace Ascent Hub. This is an exciting new role which will provide an effective and efficient housing advice and casework service to women affected by all forms of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). In addition to the individual advice work, the post-holder will be help identify and develop strong partnerships and links across London voluntary and statutory housing providers to improve housing options for service users, expanding knowledge and best practice/ resources around housing and how it relates to VAWG across the Organisation and the Ascent Advice and Counselling strand. It also includes working as part of the Ascent Advice Team to provide advice on the Ascent Advice line as per rota.

Please take a look at the job description and person specification for more details about the role. This will be available on the Solace Women’s Aid website.
Hours: Starting salary of £25,500 – £26,500

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date:  2nd May 2017 (12 Noon)

Interviews: 10th May 2017

Please have a look at our Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org by the closing date of 2nd  May 2017. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1. Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

A enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role