• Full Time
  • Brent
  • Posted 6 days ago

Advance is a well-respected, award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women experiencing domestic abuse and supporting women with custodial and community sentences to reduce offending. Advance delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services at the ‘high end of best practice’ in West London. We are known for innovation as we were the very first IDVA service and the first service to work within Specialist Domestic Abuse Courts. Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable.

 FEMALE* Children and Young People Support Worker

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £26,000 – £29,000 per annum (full time equivalent)  incl. London Weighting, depending on experience*

(*£26,000 paid for those with less experience; £29,000 paid for those with considerable skills and experience in similar or transferrable roles).

Working Hours: 35 hours per week according to contract terms

Benefits:  Workplace Pension, 30 days annual leave plus public holidays & 1 day for International Women’s Day.

Work Location: Brent

The post holder will have an excellent understanding of domestic violence as its effects on women and children, and of best practice within the domestic abuse and young peoples sectors. As an experienced advocate who has worked with complex and multiple needs, the post holder will be skilled in risk management and safety planning, remaining calm in a crisis, and in handling sensitive information on a daily basis. Experience of direct work with female survivors of domestic abuse and working with young people and children in face-to-face and group-work is essential for this post as is working within safeguarding principles and promoting a strong partnership approach to service provision.

Closing date:     28th May 2019                                                            Interview date:  TBC

 To apply: Download the application form and Job Description from our website at http://advancecharity.org.uk/work-for-us/ – Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@advancecharity.org.uk. OR submit a full CV and supporting statement that addresses the person specification.

Please click the link below to download Job Description, Guide to applications and Application form

CYP Worker & Duty Worker – JD – Brent

Job Application Form

Letter to applicants

*This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.  

 Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, BME backgrounds, the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system, as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation. 

 Registered Charity Number 1086873

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@advancecharity.org.uk

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