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Support Worker - Survivor Support Service

NJC scale 17, £23,836 pro rata
1 - Years
19.5 / per week - Part-Time
Nottingham ,

Survivor Support Service - Support Worker
19.5 hours per week, temporary Until 30 June 2020 (with a possible extension)

NJC scale 17, £23,836 pro-rata,  

Company Pension Scheme 

Base at NG1 5JD, although travelling to support survivors across Nottingham(shire) is a requirement of this role.

Hours of work
19.5 hours per week: Tues to Friday, 3 days at 5 hours and 1 day at 4.5 hours (we can be open to negotiation).  The applicant must be flexible to meet the needs of Court support.

Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services are recruiting a Survivors Support Service Support Worker to join our team in Nottingham.

Job Purpose
The role is to work within Nottingham(shire) multi-agency setting to offer specialist support to anyone aged 18 years and over who is a survivor of child sexual abuse and was let down by an institution.


  • Develop in conjunction with the survivor an individual outcome-focused support plan and risk management plan to address risk and support needs.
  • Provide face to face, online and telephone support to survivors and their supporters.
  • Support partnership working between the survivor and statutory agencies.
  • To signpost/refer to appropriate support agencies
  • To support survivors (where appropriate) through the criminal justice system.

Essential Experience, Qualifications & Skills

  • To have extensive experience of working with adult victims and survivors as an ISVA, counsellor, support worker, crisis worker or similar role.
  • Ability to understand and manage trauma responses, with experience of using grounding techniques where appropriate.
  • Experience of completing risk assessments and making safeguarding referrals.
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and ability to support survivors where appropriate.
  • To be able to travel around the County and be flexible as to working some unsociable hours, when necessary.

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.
  • Successful; applicants will be subject to a Non-Police Personnel Security Vetting Check

Closing date: 26th June, 12 noon
Interview date: 3rd & 4th July


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