current vacancies

Counselling Manager, East London Rape Crisis.

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.

East London Rape Crisis provides confidential specialist support to women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, including rape and childhood sexual abuse. Our services include: an Information and Support line, Advocacy and Counselling services.

nia is an 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

Hours: Part time: 28 hours per week
Term: Permanent

We are looking for an exceptional woman to lead our counselling team. Ideally you will have counselling/therapeutic experience with women and girls and/or experience of managing services for women and girls who have experienced male violence.

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email 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.

Closing Date: 10am, 4th March 2020
Interview date: 12th March 2020

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

salary : Qualified Counsellor: £28,800- £30,400 (£36,000- £38,000 pro rata): Non-Counsellor: £26,399- £27,999 (£33,000-£35,000 pro rata)

closing date for applications : 04 March 2020

Interview date12 March 2020

To download the application pack for the Counselling Manager please click here

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) Hackney or Haringey

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.

nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding SafeLives Leading Lights accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard. The IDVA team provides a specialist service to victims who are at high-risk of serious harm or homicide from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with the aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children.

We are recruiting for two IDVA posts on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2021.

Ref: 3/2020 Hackney 4/2020 Haringey

Hours: Full time: 35 hours per week

Please state your preference for Hackney or Haringey using the relevant reference number on your application form.

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

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.

These posts will be subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

salary : £25,000 - £28,500 dependent on experience and qualification

closing date for applications : 24 February 2020

Interview date9 March 2020

To down the application pack for the IDVA Hackney or Haringey posts please click here

IRIS Advocate Educator (Hackney)

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.

IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is a collaboration between LB Hackney (public health) and nia. The IRIS Advocate will work alongside the Senior IRIS Advocate Educator to roll out the service across the Corporation of City and London borough of Hackney and support women referred to the service.

nia has been awarded funding by the borough of Hackney to deliver IRIS.

Hours: 35 hrs p/w

This is a fixed term contract until 30 September 2020

We are looking for highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male violence against women and girls. You will 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 will be subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check, but this does not necessarily exclude applicants, and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

salary : £25,000 - £28,500 (dependent on qualification & experience)

closing date for applications : 20 February 2020

Interview date28 February 2020

To download the application pack for the IRIS Advocate Educator Hackney post please click here

Service Manager (Specialist Refuges)

key objectives:

About The Emma Project – a pioneering service for women who are escaping domestic and sexual violence and who use substances problematically; more than a third of the women who have lived in the refuge have also been exploited through prostitution. The women who enter the project have frequently been excluded from and/or refused access to other types of refuge provision. The outreach and support worker operates as part of the Emma project staffing.

About Daria House – a refuge for women who have been sexually exploited, with a particular focus on supporting women who been exploited through involvement in prostitution. We offer non-judgemental support, information and advocacy. We help women to access housing and welfare benefits, legal advice, healthcare, drug and alcohol services and other specialist services for women in prostitution

Hours: 35 per week
Term: The post is currently funded until 31st March 2021 with a possibility of further funding.

The Service Manager will be responsible to ensure effective service delivery 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.

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.

nia’s service are run by women for women and therefore posts are restricted to women under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 and part 1 section 7 (2) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. An enhanced DBS (disclosure barring service) disclosure will be required for this role.

salary : £33,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience and qualification)

closing date for applications : 19 February 2020

Interview dae28 February 2020

To download the application pack for the Service Manager (Specialist Refuges) please click here