Female* Survivors Support Service Co-ordinator
£23,111 per annum, scale point 25 (NJC pay scales). 37.5 hours per week, with flexibility to work occasional unsociable hours
Company Pension Scheme
Based at NG1 5JD, although travelling to support clients across Nottingham/shire is a requirement of this role.
The role is to work within Nottingham/shire multi-agency setting specifically to support survivors aged 18 years and above and adult survivors of historical institutional child sexual abuse as defined by IICSA.
- Pro-actively seek to contact the victim within 3 working days of receiving a referral.
- Develop, in conjunction with the survivor, an individual outcome-focussed support plan and risk management plan to address the risks and support needs of the survivor with built in regular reviews.
- Facilitate the survivor, through formal care pathways, to access health services to meet their physical and emotional health needs e.g. social care, mental health, and drug and alcohol services.
- Support survivors through the criminal justice system (where applicable)
Essential Experience, Qualifications and Skills
- To have extensive experience of working with adult victims and survivors as an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA), counsellor, support worker, crisis worker or similar role.
- Knowledge of issues affecting people who have experienced rape, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse.
- Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and ability to support clients who wish to access this service in conjunction with other victim and witness services.
- Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs and identify their needs and bring in extra support where required, e.g. interpreter or translation services.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective communication systems with key partners including Nottinghamshire Police, children and adults’ social care, health providers, education, and other voluntary sector organisations
- Experience of completing risk assessments, making safeguarding referrals and child protection referrals where appropriate
Further Information or Requirements
- Applicants who successfully pass the initial set questions will be sent an application pack. A completed application form is needed in order to fully apply for this post.
- Applicants will need to be able to travel around the county and be flexible as to working some unsociable hours, when necessary.
- A full, clean driving licence and access to a vehicle are a requirement of this role.
- *Because of the nature of this post, it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010.
- Successful applicants will be subject to a Non-Police Personnel Security Vetting Check
Closing Date: 12noon, 4th June 2018
Interview Date: 11th June 2018