current vacancies

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 : 29 July 2019

Interviews will be held on6 August 2019

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East London Rape Crisis Worker

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

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Hours: Full time: 35 hours per week
Funded until April 2021

The East London Rape Crisis Worker is responsible for providing emotional support and information to female victim/survivors of sexual violence, including rape and childhood sexual abuse.

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, 25th July 2019
Interview date: 2nd 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 : £23,000-£27,000 (inclusive of London weighting and dependant on qualification)

closing date for applications : 25 July 2019

Interview date2 August 2019

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Researcher (Femicide Census) x 2

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.

The Femicide Census is a partnership project developed by Karen Ingala Smith, Women’s Aid, Freshfields LLP and Deloitte LLP.

We are looking for two forward-thinking and skilled female researchers to carry out data collection, analysis, research, monitoring and evaluation of data and report writing for the Femicide Census. You should be a feminist who is committed to contributing to ending men’s violence against women and girls, highly skilled in data collection and analysis and want to be part of a new and ground-breaking project.

The Femicide Census was launched in February 2015 and collects information about women who have been killed by male violence since 2009. Information includes the victim(s) and perpetrator(s), the date, names, police force area, and information about children, recorded motive and the weapon. We want to use this information to raise awareness of men’s fatal violence against women and develop learnings that can reduce the numbers of women being killed.

The posts will be based at nia.

Hours: 14 hours per week
Contract type and term: Fixed term contract for 1 year

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 posts 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 : £10,200 (£25,500 pro rata)

closing date for applications : 26 July 2019

Interviews will be held on7 August 2019

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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

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

closing date for applications : 22 July 2019

Interview date8 August 2019

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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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