Team Leader –Specialist Refuges

Team Leader –Specialist Refuges

Team Leader –Specialist Refuges

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.

The Emma Project and Daria House are specialist services providing refuge and support services to women who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual violence, including women who have been sexually exploited through prostitution and who also use substances problematically. The service is currently funded until 31st March 2021 with a possibility of further extension.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Job Title: Team Leader
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £27,000 – £30,500 (dependent on relevant qualification & experience)

In the role of Team Leader you will be responsible to support the Service Manager to ensure the day to day effective and efficient operation of the refuges. You will operate across two refuges, Daria House which is based in Camden and The Emma Project which is based in Haringey; collectively providing 13 units of accommodation to women who have problematic substance use and who may have been sexually exploited through their involvement in prostitution.

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 feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

Closing Date: 10am, 5th June 2020
Interview date: Monday 15th June 2020

You can apply by:


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
Location: London

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