Assistant Support Worker – Specialist Refuges

Assistant Support Worker – Specialist Refuges

Assistant Support Worker – Specialist Refuges

For nearly 50 years, nia has provided high quality, women-led services across North and East London. nia has three main aims: to provide services for women, children and young people who have experienced male violence, working to end men’s violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

nia’s values, and our commitment to upholding them, set us apart. We put women first – always and without hesitation: we believe women, we are run by women, for women. We leave no woman behind: we challenge inequality and discrimination and believe that uniting women of all backgrounds is essential to ending the sex-based oppression of women.

We are seeking to recruit to the following posts:
Job Title: Assistant Support Worker – Specialist Refuges
Job Ref: nia 169
Hours: Sessional hours – Evenings and Weekends
Salary: £13.15
Location: Camden, Haringey and Islington

This post is currently funded until March 2025 with a possibility of further extension.

The Assistant Support Workers will ensure the safe, effective and efficient operation of nia’s Specialist Refuges. She will play a role in ensuring that nia continues to deliver high quality services which meet relevant quality standards. She will provide practical and emotional support to women living in our refuges and play an active role in maintaining the health and safety of the premises.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self- motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women, girls and children. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s approach to Prioritising women, upholding and promoting feminist, trauma-informed and anti-racist practice.

Closing Date: 10am, 2nd August 2024
Interview date: 13th August 2024

You can apply by:

  • Submitting your application via the online form below,
  • Emailing your completed application to: [email protected],
  • Posting your application in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.
CVs will not be accepted
We select candidates for interview by comparing the experience, skills and attributes that you demonstrate to those we have identified in the person specification in the job profile. We also want women who show that they have thought seriously about what we’re looking for in the potential post-holder and the commitment that we required. Therefore, we will not be able to shortlist you on the basis of a C.V.
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.

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Hours: sessional - evenings and weekends
Term: Currently funded until March 2025
Location: Camden Haringey and Islington

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