Helpline Survivor Advocacy Support Worker x 2

Are you passionate about making a difference?

Would you like to work for an organisation that is leading the way in response to Domestic Violence and Abuse for women and children?

Here at Juno Women’s Aid, we’re looking for people who are committed to fostering innovation, someone who is non-judgmental and compassionate, someone who will dedicate their work life to helping women, children and teenager’s live life free from domestic abuse. Could that someone be you?

At Juno, you’ll join a team of amazing, courageous and compassionate women working in a high-paced and often challenging (but highly rewarding) environment. Ideal candidates will uphold our feminist values, have the aptitude and willingness to learn and a passion for working within the Violence Against Women and Girls sector. Alongside employment, Juno will invest in training and development opportunities, helping to develop your skillset and gain valuable experience.

As well as a competitive salary, you will benefit from 29 days’ annual leave per year pro rata and Wellbeing Support, Advice and Guidance via BUPA our Employee Assistance Program.

The role:

Survivor Advocacy Support Worker – Helpline
Position 1 – 18 hours per week
Position 2 – 24 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract to March 2022
NJC Scale Point 20 £25,991 FTE per annum pro rata

Hours will be worked over a 9 week rolling rota including a combination of days, evenings and weekends. Ability to work evenings and weekends and overnight on-call on a rota basis. This will be a minimum of 1 in 9 on a rota basis.

We are looking for a Domestic Violence specialist, to work pro-actively with women, offering risk assessed, strength based, and needs led support via our 24-hour domestic violence helpline. You will work alongside each woman, agreeing individual safety support plans including onward referrals where appropriate as well as advocating on her behalf to achieve safe and independent lives.

The closing date for both roles is Monday 2nd August at 9am. Interviews will take place on 5th and 6th August 2021

It is an occupational requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.

Here at Juno Women’s Aid, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for over 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.

Juno Women’s Aid is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.

Juno Women’s Aid is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

Equality and diversity

Equality and diversity is the cornerstone of our policies and procedures. We are proud of our diversity and the actions we take to eliminate discrimination and prejudice, to ensure inclusion and engagement for everyone who works and volunteers with us or wishes to use our services. We will continue to strive towards a culture that is diverse and which recognises and develops the potential of all our staff, volunteers and service users.

If you have any questions or queries regarding recruitment, email: [email protected]

Please note that we do not accept CVs.