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Refuge Worker

Refuge Worker

Job Reference No. SWA2612

Lambeth

Solace Women’s Aid works with women and children affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. We work in a holistic and empowering way enabling service users to live independent lives.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced refuge worker. You will provide advice and support to women who have experienced domestic abuse. You will carry out risk and needs assessments, develop support plans and carry out key work with women survivors.

You should have demonstrable experience of working with this or a similar client group. An in depth understanding of the needs of women and children from a diverse background is essential.

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 per annum

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

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Please take a look at our Refuge Worker Job Description & Person Specification.

Closing Date:  Friday 3rd November (12noon)

Interview Date:  Friday 10th November 2017

To apply please complete and send the Application Form and the Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org by the closing date of 3rd October 2017. 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.

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

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