RISE Support Worker

RISE Support Worker

Hours per week: 27 hours per week until March 2021  

Location: Nottingham City

Salary: NJC Scale point 26 – £23,866 pro rata

Contract: Funded to March 2021

Closing date: Friday 22nd November at 12 noon

Interviews: Tuesday 3rd December 2019 (stc)

Here at Juno Women’s Aid 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 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 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.

The role:

Providing a high quality support to women experiencing DVA with a focus on methods that are flexible, creative and innovative.

  • Ensuring close liaison with agencies and services (both internal and external) to ensure holistic and joined up service delivery. 
  • Provide direct casework support, advice, information and advocacy to women experiencing DVA through telephone, email, contact, and/or meetings at the relevant venues.
  • Work with women experiencing DVA to increase their personal safety (and that of any children) and inform them of their rights and options in terms of housing, legal and welfare rights.
  • Supporting women to make long-term positive and sustainable changes in their lives and recover from the harm of domestic violence.
  • In addition the post holder will support women who are complex needs

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

In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend Juno Women’s Aid Women’s Aid as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for Juno Women’s Aid Women’s Aid while 100% consider that Juno Women’s Aid Women’s Aid is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.