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

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

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

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.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:
Job Title: Pan London Advice Caseworker (Sexual Exploitation and Problematic Substance Use)
Job Ref: nia 68
Hours: 35 hours per week (Including some evening and night time work)
Salary:  £26,000- £29,000 (dependent on qualification & experience)

The post is currently funded until September 2022 (with a possibility of extension). It is our policy to try to offer staff alternative posts in the organisation if funding for the post they are filling ends.

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’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and girls.

Closing Date: 10am, 1st February 2022
Interview date: 11th February 2022

You can apply by:

  • Submitting your application via the online form below,
  • Emailing your completed application to:,
  • 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: 35 hours per week
Term: Currently funded until September 2022
Location: Across East London

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