Survivor Support Service - Support Worker 19.5 hours per week, temporary Until 30 June 2020 (with a possible extension)
Salary NJC scale 17, £23,836 pro-rata,
Benefits Company Pension Scheme
Location 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.
Introduction 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