Trainee Support Worker - Resettlement, Integration & Outreach

£15,530 p/a pro rata
Contract Type: 
Part Time
15 hours per week
Contract Details: 
18 month fixed term contract
Details of Role: 

Unseen is a charity, 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 for a Trainee Support Worker to join our Resettlement, Integration and Outreach team. This traineeship has been designed to provide candidates with limited work experience and educational qualifications an opportunity to develop their skills in a supporting role. Sector specific training will be provided, and the successful candidates will gain experience to equip them to support people with complex needs.

To ensure that the needs of our survivors are reflected in everything we do, we encourage applications from candidates with lived experience of human trafficking, modern slavery or of the asylum system.

No previous workplace experience is required but an interest in helping people and social justice is essential. You will also be committed to learning and development, both in the workplace and an educational setting. The completion of a Level 1 BTEC in Health and Social Care, which will be funded by Unseen, is a requirement of this role.

The traineeship will include in-house training and opportunities to shadow colleagues across the organisation. As you progress, you will develop skills and knowledge to support survivors in the community, promoting feelings of safety, hope and choice while supporting them to achieve goals detailed on their individually tailored support plans.

You will be joining a small, friendly and motivated team who are committed to supporting survivors.This role will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and completion of a probationary period.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 10 September, 2019 - 17:00
How to Apply: 

Please find the job description, application form and equal opportunities form below. Once completed please return all forms to PLEASE NOTE THAT CVS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Closing date for completed application forms is Tuesday 10th September at 5pm.

Interviews to be held week commencing 16th September 2019.


Contact Person: 
Nikola Round
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
7 Hide Market, West Street, Bristol BS2 0BH