Female* Safe Link ISVA Triage Worker

Safe Link
https://safelinksupport.co.uk/
Salary: 
Point 12; £21,589
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
Permanenet; Point 12; £21,589; 37.5 hours per week
Details of Role: 

Female* Safe Link ISVA Triage Worker

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Point 12; £21,589
Hours: 37.5
Location: Office located in Bristol

SAFE Link was established in 2008 and is a service that works across the Avon and Somerset Police Area and provides emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault. SAFE Link provides an independent victim-focused service. The service is committed to the Victims Code of Practice. Our ethos is to enable victims to cope and recover after their assault. We can support victims to report to the police if they wish.

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?

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.

Benefits:
ᴑ Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service) ᴑ 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day ᴑ Excellent development and training opportunities ᴑ Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary) ᴑ Mindful Employer Plus Scheme ᴑ Cycle to Work Scheme ᴑ Long Service Awards ᴑ Wellness Awards ᴑ

How to apply:

Please download the application pack from our website and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am 29th July 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on 2nd August 2019.

SAFE Link is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. SAFE Link is committed to Equal Opportunities. *Due to the specific requirements of this role, this post is exempt under the Equality Act (2010), Part 1, Schedule 9 (Genuine Occupational Requirement.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 29 July, 2019 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

Please download the application pack from our website and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am 29th July 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on 2nd August 2019.

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