Unseen is a charity, predominantly based in Bristol. We focus on three main areas as we work towards a world without slavery;
Supporting survivors and potential victims of slavery; by providing access to a range of specialist services, enabling them to safely recover and develop resilient independent lives
Equipping stakeholders; by providing training, advice and resources to facilitate the identification and support of potential victims of slavery
Influencing systemic changes; by using our experience and research to impact and inspire transformation across legislation, policy and society.
We are recruiting an experienced leader to support the development and running of our new UK-wide Modern Slavery Helpline and resource centre, based in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.
Experience of leadership, critical thinking, prioritising and managing risk and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Experience of working in the field of modern slavery or a related field within civil society, local government, healthcare or law enforcement or the ability to speak a second language are highly desirable.
You will be required to join a small, friendly and committed team as we build and establish a UK-wide helpline and resource centre to assist modern slavery victims and those who may come into contact with potential victims. Full and on-going training and supervision is provided.
You will be required to work weekends, bank holidays and evenings to provide 24/7, 365-day support to Helpline Advisers on a rota basis, including as part of an on-call rota. Due to the nature of the role we are looking for a full-time candidate.
For further information, please refer to the job description below:
You will need to be available to start from March/April 2016 (subject to satisfactory references and DBS check if required and completion of induction), and will be required to undertake three-week training programme as part of your induction.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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