current vacancies

Lead Counsellor (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.

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: Part time: 28 hours per week
Term: Currently funded until March 2022
Salary:
You will be responsible for running and delivering the Crisis High Risk team through one to one support and counselling to female survivors of sexual violence within a feminist framework. You will also work alongside the Counselling Manager to offer clinical supervision to the counsellors, carry out initial assessments, review risks and manage waiting lists. This post will also involve supporting the East London Rape Crisis Management team to meet outcome and output targets and further develop the counselling service.

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 and have experience of working with survivors of sexual violence. A qualification in therapeutic supervision and experience of delivering group work is desirable.

To apply visit our website www.niaendingviolence.org.uk and download a job profile and application pack. 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 April 2019

Interview date: 24th April 2019

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

In recognition of the diversity of languages spoken across East London we particularly welcome applications from women who can speak any of the following languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Urdu or Albanian

salary : £23,999- £25,599 (£30,000- 32,000 pro rata)

closing date for applications : 15 April 2019

Interview date24 April 2019

Lead Counsellor (East London Rape Crisis)

Counselling Service Administrator (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.

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: 35 hours per week
Term: Currently funded until March 2021

The East London Rape Crisis Counselling Service provides face to face counselling and groups for women who have experienced recent or non-recent sexual violence. The service is available to women from the London boroughs of Redbridge, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Havering, Barking and Dagenham and Newham.

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 is open to Black women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

salary : £20,000- £24,000 (dependent on qualification & experience)

closing date for applications : 15 April 2019

Interview date24 April 2019

Counselling Service Administrator (East London Rape Crisis)

Independent Domestic Violence 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.

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.

nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding CAADA/Safe Lives Leading Light accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard for General Help with Casework.

We are seeking to recruit to an IDVA post in our Haringey service.

The Haringey service is currently funded until 31st March 2020.

Hours: 21 hours per week – flexible

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 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 : £25,000 - £28,500 (pro-rata £15,000 - £17,100) dependant on qualification and experience

closing date for applications : 29 March 2019

Interview date5 April 2019

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

Senior 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.

Hours: 35 (including evening and night-time)

This is an exciting new post focussing on supporting women to exit prostitution. The Senior Exiting Prostitution Advocate will provide line management to the team in addition to holding her own caseload. 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.

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 is open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

salary : Salary: £27-000- £30,500 (dependent on qualification & experience)

closing date for applications : 27 March 2019

Interview date to be confirmed

Senior Exiting Prostitution Advocate

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (Black and Minoritised Women and Girls)

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 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 delighted to have received funding from Comic Relief to launch a Black and Minoritised Women Independent Sexual Violence Advocacy service. This post will be based within our Huggett Women’s Centre in Dagenham and will be co-located within the East London Rape Crisis Service.

Term: Funded until December 2021

The ISVA will provide proactive support and advocacy service to female survivors of sexual violence in and outside of the criminal justice system. She will run drop ins/groups for Black and Minoritised (BME) Victim-Survivors in Dagenham. The ISVA will provide a service that is sensitive to the additional barriers, stigma and discrimination that BME women experience.

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 is open to Black 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 (inclusive of London weighting and dependant on qualification)

closing date for applications : 21 March 2019

Interview date to be confirmed

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (Black and Minoritised Women and Gir

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 : 30 April 2019

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Self Employed Counselling Supervisor – East London Rape Crisis