Weekend Female Support Worker, Women's Safe House (Bristol)

£9.73 per hour
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Saturday & Sunday, 7.5 hours daily, 12pm-8pm shift pattern
Details of Role: 

Pro-rota equivalent of 33 days holiday, Pension scheme.

Supervision and reflective practice offered

Unseen is a charity, based in Bristol, providing support for people who have been identified as potential victims of Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery. 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 currently recruiting an experienced Support Worker for our women’s safe-house to assist with the delivery of our services, with a focus on engaging with the female clients and helping them to access the services and support they need.

You will be required to join a small, friendly and committed team that provides a high standard of service to our female client group within a 24/7 safe supported accommodation setting. As well as ensuring the safety of the women’s project and engaging with our clients in a therapeutic, person centred manner, your role will also involve regularly conducting and monitoring support and risk management plans and keeping clear accurate records. Following Health and Safety procedures and the monitoring of the accommodations intruder and fire alarm system is also essential.

Full on-going training, supervision as well as external supervision will be provided. Please note, this post is subject to satisfactory references, an Enhanced DBS check and a 6-month probationary period. At interview you will be asked to bring photo ID, current certificates, evidence of required qualifications, and will be asked about any gaps in employment and previous roles.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 17:00

Interviews to be held w/c 21st January 2019

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 9 January, 2019 - 17:00
How to Apply: 

Please visit https://www.unseenuk.org/jobs or see below to download the job description, application form and equal opportunities form below. Once completed please return all forms to jobs@unseenuk.org.

You are requested to also submit a cover letter. CVS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

We also have casual (relief) vacancies currently and ask people who are interested in joining a pool of casual/bank staff to also apply, clearly stating what role you wish to be considered for on your application form.

This post is exempt of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, applicants must be female.

Any queries, please email jobs@unseenuk.org

Contact Person: 
Nikola Round
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
0303 0402888
Postal Address: 
103 First Floor, Deben House, 1-5 Lawrence Hill, Bristol, BS5 0BY