current vacancies

Admin Assistant (P/T)

key objectives:

nia provides a wide range of services for women and children who have experienced sexual and domestic violence. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

Our Central Services team has responsibility for Finance, Facilities and central administration and provides the management team with HR support.

We are looking for someone who is organised with a flexible approach to work in our busy Head Office to help ensure that all of the services run efficiently, be a team player with the ability to work independently. Previous experience in an office based environment would be an advantage.The Admin Assistant will be responsible for providing high quality support to the Central Services team to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the central admin and finance function within the organisation

Admin Duties:

You will be responsible for providing a courteous and efficient reception service. Answering and redirecting telephone phone calls, respond and distribute emails, faxes, ordering of office supplies. Provide recruitment administration and other general administrative duties

Finance duties

You will be responsible for all purchase ledger transactions, including receipt of orders coding costs, posting invoices, prepare payments to suppliers, approve and deal with supplier queries, reconcile accounts, Credit Control Via telephone / Email , uundertake general finance administration and other ad hoc duties. Knowledge of SAGE Accounts desirable.

We’re looking for an exceptional woman to join our team. You will be a highly organised and self-motivated feminist who is passionate about ending male violence against women and girls. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children.

Due to the nature of this work the post holder will often be party to highly confidential and very personal matters – you must therefore be committed and able to maintain the very highest standards of confidentiality at all times.

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to
administrator@ niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

salary : £17,142 - £19,285 (£20k - £22.5 pro rata)

closing date for applications : 08 August 2017

Interviews will be held on24 August 2017

Admin Assistant (p/t)

East London Rape Crisis Manager

key objectives:

East London Rape Crisis provides free, confidential specialist support for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives, regardless of whether or not they have reported to the police.

The women who work and volunteer at ELRC offer confidential and independent support. Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy.

nia is a professionally approved member of Rape Crisis England and Wales; an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about supporting survivors of sexual violence. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to administrator@ niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

salary : £33,000 - £35,000

closing date for applications : 27 July 2017

Interviews will be held on8 August 2017

East London Rape Crisis Manager

Senior IRIS Advocate Educator

key objectives:

nia provides a wide range of services for women and children who have experienced sexual and domestic violence. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

About IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (Hackney)
IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training, support, referral and recording programme for primary care staff. It is a targeted intervention for patients aged 16 and above experiencing current or former domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS provides training and education, clinical enquiry tools and health education resources to general practice teams. IRIS provides a named contact for patient referrals and advocacy to patients experiencing current or former domestic violence. IRIS is centered in partnership work, with primary care and specialist third sector agencies coming together to deliver services and promote work across the historical gap.

nia has been awarded funding by Public Health in the borough of Hackney to deliver IRIS work in City and Hackney. This work is funded to September 2018 with the possibility of an extension.

PSU – Problematic Substance Use Service (Hackney)
PSU operates in Hackney to ensure that women who have experienced domestic and sexual violence affected by problematic substance use are provided advocacy and support. PSU promotes inter-agency awareness and coordinated service delivery between violence against women and problematic substance use agencies

The Senior IRIS Advocate Educator will play a key role in developing and maintaining IRIS and PSU projects undertaken within Hackney, supporting the Advocacy Service Manager to manage the staff and projects the service provides in order to provide high quality, supportive and culturally appropriate service to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about supporting survivors of domestic abuse. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to administrator@ niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

salary : £28,499

closing date for applications : 31 July 2017

Interviews will be held on15 August 2017

Senior IRIS Advocate

Advocacy Services Manager

key objectives:

Job Ref: 17031

nia provides a wide range of services for women and children who have experienced sexual and domestic violence. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

About IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (Hackney and Haringey)
IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to *Women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training, support, referral and recording programme for primary care staff. It is a targeted intervention for patients aged 16 and above experiencing current or former domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS provides training and education, clinical enquiry tools and health education resources to general practice teams. IRIS provides a named contact for patient referrals and advocacy to patients experiencing current or former domestic violence. IRIS is centered in partnership work, with primary care and specialist third sector agencies coming together to deliver services and promote work across the historical gap.

About IDVA – Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (Hackney, Haringey and Newham)
nia’s IDVAs provide a specialist service to Women assessed at being at high risk of repeated serious domestic violence and homicide. nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding SafeLives Leading Light accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard for general Help with Casework

The post is currently funded until 30th September 2019 with a possibility of further funding.

The Advocacy Service Manager will play a key role in developing and maintaining IDVA and IRIS and other relevant projects undertaken within this service area, supporting the Director of Operations to manage the staff and projects the service provides in order to provide high quality, supportive and culturally appropriate service to survivors of domestic abuse. We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about supporting survivors of domestic abuse. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

*nia is an organisation run by women to support women and children victims of sexual and domestic violence. In our Haringey and Newham services we are contracted to also support male victims. In those services male victims will receive the same high standards of support and advocacy. However, in recognition of women’s significantly disproportionate victimisation, we refer to women in policies, procedures and publicity.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Applications can be returned via email to administrator@niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

salary : £33,000 - £35,000

closing date for applications : 30 July 2017

Interviews will be held on14 August 2017

Advocacy Service Manager

Schools Engagement Worker -28hrs

key objectives:

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have experienced domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

This post will work with the wider Ascent Prevention project, as part of the London Violence against Women and Girls Consortium.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. You will need to have a background in providing training/groupwork/education to young people.

This post is currently funded until March 2019 with a possibility of extension

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to administrator@ niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

salary : £20, 240 inc LW (£25,301 pro rata)

closing date for applications : 16 July 2017

Interviews will be held on25 July 2017

Schools Engagement Worker (28hrs)

Sessional Counsellors – East London Rape Crisis

key objectives:

East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist support for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence or abuse.

The women who work and volunteer at ELRC offer confidential and independent support. Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy. The service is provided across Barking & Dagenham, Hackney, Havering, Redbridge, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

nia is a professionally approved member of Rape Crisis England and Wales; an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.

You will deliver one to one counselling to female survivors of sexual violence within a feminist framework and be responsible for administration including use of CORE. You will ideally be able to provide a minimum of 5 ours counselling a week, and to provide a service for up to a year.

You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. You should be BACP or UKCP accredited- or at a minimum be registered and be ready to apply for accreditation- and have experience of working with survivors of sexual violence.

Counsellors will ideally be able to commit to 12 months

Please email your CV, addressing the requirements of the attached Sessional Counsellor job specification and a covering letter detailing whether enhanced DBS is held and details of Personal Indemnity insurance to revans@niaendingviolence.org.uk, or by post marked Private and Confidential to: the nia project PO Box 58207 London N1 3XP

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

salary : £30.00 per hour

closing date for applications : 31 August 2017

Interviews will be held inSeptember 2017

Sessional Counsellors – East London Rape Crisis