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Community Outreach Worker

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8 Sep 2022
Role Overview Job Title:Community Outreach Worker Location:Lambeth (Gaia Centre), London Salary: £28,104 per annum including London Weighting Contract type: Permanent Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week We are recruiting for Community Outreach Worker to provide high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of domestic violence and other forms of violence and abuse including those at the point of crisis. This role involves working within a multi-agency framework to develop referral, joint working and information sharing protocols. You must be methodical and well-organised, with proven experience of providing direct emotional, practical and welfare support, ideally within a relevant field such as a refuge, women s advice centre or residential setting. You will be experienced in identifying and responding to the risks to and needs of survivors of domestic violence. With an up-to-date knowledge of relevant civil and criminal legislation, you will have a demonstrable ability to use Microsoft Office and the ability to build and develop supportive relationships with survivors and their children fleeing domestic violence. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality which underpin all of our work. Successful applicants will be expected to work within Refuge s Values and Behaviour Framework and demonstrate these in their everyday work. Lambeth is a culturally specific service and encourage applicants from Black African and Caribbean communities. Refuge is the country s largest single provider of specialist domestic abuse services, we are proud to be a leader in our field and an employer of choice, with excellent systems for supervision, quality management and development. Benefits Refuge offers a variety of exciting opportunities to learn, develop and grow in your career. We recognise the value everyone brings to the organisation to achieve our aims and are dedicated to developing and rewarding our staff. More details of our benefits can be found in Job Information Pack. Other information Closing Date: 09.00 am on Monday 26 September 2022 Virtual Interview Date: Friday 07 October 2022 An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role. Refuge is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. However, these posts are restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
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  • Job Reference: 707316670-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Refuge
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 19:00:00 EST