nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have been subjected to sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution, 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. The IRIS Advocate Educator will roll out a new IRIS service across the London borough of Barking and Dagenham and will provide training to G.P. practices and support women referred to the service.
This post is funded by the Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) which has invested £1m to promote and improve the health care response to gender based violence in London.
London’s (VRU) is taking a public health approach to violence reduction, that is contextual; looking at the context and influences that impact on individuals at significant points in their life.
nia has been awarded funding deliver IRIS in Barking and Dagenham
We are recruiting for the following post on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2021.
IRIS Advocate Educator Barking and Dagenham
Hours: 35 hours per week
Term: fixed term contract until 31st March 2021
We are looking for a highly organised and self- motivated woman who is passionate about supporting other women to rebuild their lives after prostitution. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach, be passionate about prioritising women and be committed to nia’s feminist approach. Your values, attitude and abilities are as important as your experience.
Closing Date: 10am, 12th July 2020
Interview date: 24th July 2020
You can apply by:
- Submitting your application via the online form below,
- Emailing your completed application to: firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Posting your application in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.
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.