WARNING

It looks like this is the first time you've come to this website. If you are a person at risk, you will find instructions to clear your browsing data from this computer after you're finished browsed by clicking on the tab at the top of the screen.


There is also a button on the right hand side of the screen that will take you through to Google.co.uk when clicked on, in the event you need to leave the site quickly. Always remember to be safe.



CONTINUE TO SITE

Duty Worker

Duty Worker

Southwark

Job Reference No. SWA2641

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

Our Southwark team is currently seeking a Duty Worker to act as a first point of contact for anyone contacting its busy advocacy service. You will be completing risk assessments and safety plans with survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, processing new referrals to the service, and dealing with enquiries from professionals.

We’re looking for highly organised and self-motivated applicants who are passionate about ending gender-based violence. You will have a “can-do‟ approach and demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. Successful applicants will have experience of providing telephone support to vulnerable people preferably including survivors of domestic abuse.

You will receive training and support for this role as necessary.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 3.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £24,000 – £26,000 pro rata per annum

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £22,000- £23,000 pro rata per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band.

HOURS: 25.5 hours per week. 8.5 hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 25th January 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 2nd February 2018

Please have a look at our Duty Worker 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 25th January 2018. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at recruitment@solacewomensaid.org if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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.

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

No agencies

COVER YOUR TRACKS