Female* Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) Triage Worker

Safe Link
https://safelinksupport.co.uk/
Salary: 
Point 22; £21,074
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
Permanent role; 37.5 hours per week; Point 22; £21,074
Details of Role: 

Female* Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) Triage Worker

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Point 22; £21,074
Hours: 37.5
Location: Office located in Bristol

Are you interested in empowering victims of sexual violence to make positive choices and rebuild their lives?

Would you like to be part of our leading Sexual Violence Service?

SAFE Link provides an independent victim-focused service. SAFE Link offers’ both emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault across Avon and Somerset. Our ethos is to support victims to cope and recover. This can include reporting to the police if they wish. We work closely with the Bridge (SARC), Safeguarding Partners and the Criminal Justice System (including Crown Court).

The ISVA Triage worker will be responsible for managing referrals into the ISVA service by providing a high quality telephone triage and crisis response service. She will work closely with the Police, Lighthouse Safeguarding Unit, the SARC and other partner agencies to promote positive and proactive working relationships. She will have a good understanding of the traumatic impact of sexual assault and rape and have experience of providing support and carrying out needs and risk assessments with vulnerable adults and children.

The successful applicant will have:
• Evidence of the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to match the needs of the victim.
• Evidence of the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental and confidential support.
• Knowledge of the impact and support needs of victims who have experienced sexual violence.
• Experience of risk assessing, safety planning and safeguarding relating to vulnerable adults and children.
• Knowledge of criminal and civil legal proceedings relating to sexual violence and assault.
• Experience of working in partnership with a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies.
• A commitment to the victim’s code of practice.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a detailed Police Security and Vetting process. Full details can be found in the application pack or provided by HR.

CLOSING DATE: 9am on Friday 1st Feb 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 8th Feb 2019

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 1 February, 2019 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

CLOSING DATE: 9am on Friday 1st Feb 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 8th Feb 2019

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

Contact Person: 
Gosia Scarrott
Contact Email: 
HR.Enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 925 1811
Postal Address: 
5 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4JQ