current vacancies

Pan London Advice Caseworker (Sexual Exploitation and Problematic Substance Use)

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.

Hours: 35 (including evening and night-time)
The post is funded until 31 March 2021

This is a specialist post that will form part of the wider, Ascent Advice and Counselling partnership, which is a pan London Violence against Women and Girls advice service. The Caseworker will provide advocacy, support and advice to women who have experienced sexual and domestic violence with a particular focus on: women who have been sexually exploited; including those who have been trafficked or through their involvement in prostitution or women who have experienced sexual/domestic violence and who use substances problematically.

The post holder will provide a pro-active woman-led service that includes: the provision of advice, carrying out risk and needs assessment & working as part of the Ascent advice service and in collaboration with a range of agencies. This is a pan London project and will involve travel across London. It will also involve night time outreach.

We are looking for a highly organised and self- motivated woman 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 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.

Closing Date: 10am, 15th August 2019

Interview date: 21st August 2019

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

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

closing date for applications : 02 September 2019

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Service Manager - Specialist Refuged

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

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.

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 (depending on experience and qualification)

closing date for applications : 09 September 2019

Interview date18 September 2019

Click here to download the Service Manager - Specialist Refuges application pack

ELRC Volunteers

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 a range of support services to women and girls affected by sexual violence; including an Information & Support line, counselling, advocacy and group workshops.

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to become part of our team.

Our volunteers support women through our Information & Support telephone line, providing emotional and practical support to survivors of sexual violence, their friends, family and other professionals.

You will get:
• The opportunity to provide invaluable support to survivors of sexual violence from within a feminist framework
• The opportunity to volunteer within a leading, London-based violence against women organisation
• Full supervision & support
• Internal training on violence against women, safeguarding, helpline skills, organisational systems & policies
• A professional reference against the advertised Volunteer Profile that can be used for future employment.

Ideally, volunteers will:
• Have an interest in, and understanding of, issues relating to male violence against women and girls
• Be available for one of the below interview dates and all of the below training dates
• Be able to commit to volunteering for 3 hours per week for a minimum of 12 months
• Be able to commit to attending monthly team supervision. This currently takes place on the first Monday of each month from 18:00- 19:30pm (includes training and development opportunities).

If you would like to speak to someone about volunteering, please contact Taryn Lister (Volunteer Co-ordinator) on 0207 683 1270.

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

nia welcomes applications from women who reflect the diversity of its client group and community, we particularly welcome applications from BME women and women who speak and write languages in addition to English.

Travel expenses incurred during volunteering (to a specified amount) will be reimbursed with receipts.

TRAINING DATES ARE:
Friday 4th October 10:00 – 16:00
Saturday 5th October 10:00 – 16:00
Monday 7th October 18:00 – 21:00
Saturday 12th October 10:00 – 16:00
Friday 18th October 10:00 – 16:00
Saturday 19th October 10:00 – 16:00
Friday 25th October 10:00 – 16:00
Saturday 26th October 10:00 – 16:00

salary : Travel expenses incurred during volunteering (to a specified amount) will be reimbursed with receipts.

closing date for applications : 27 August 2019

Interview dates5 & 6 September 2019

Click here for the ELRC Volunteer application pack

Exiting Prostitution Advocate

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 Exiting Advocacy (ELEA) is a new specialist, service providing a range of support to women involved in prostitution and specifically to women seeking to exit prostitution. This involves one-to-one advocacy/support, group workshops and night-time outreach services.

This is an exciting new post focussing on supporting women to exit prostitution. The post will involve evening and night time working to ensure that the service is accessible to women who are currently involved in prostitution.

We are looking for a highly organised and self- motivated woman 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 to be safer.

Hours: 35 (including evening and night-time)

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 and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

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

closing date for applications : 23 August 2019

Interviews will be held ontbc

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Self Employed Counselling Supervisor – East London Rape Crisis

key objectives:

We are currently recruiting for a Counselling Supervisor to supervise a small group of counsellors in Waltham Forest. You will provide supervision and support for a small group of qualified Counsellors in accordance with BACP Ethical Guidelines. The group is held fortnightly for two hours on Thursdays

East London Rape Crisis Counselling Service provides free, confidential specialist help for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence. The service is for women of all ages and girls over 13, whatever the assault and whenever it occurred.

nia is a 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: 2-4 hours fortnightly
Term Currently funded until March 2019 with a possibility of extension
Salary: £40.00 ph

You will provide supervision and support for a group of volunteer Counsellors in accordance with BACP Ethical Guidelines. The group is held fortnightly for two hours on Thursdays. The role is based in Leyton.

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 must be BACP or UKCP accredited, have a back ground of working with survivors of sexual violence and have experience and a qualification in individual and group therapeutic supervision.

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 : £40.00 per hour

closing date for applications : 31 July 2019

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