Domestic Violence / Modern Slavery (Romanian / Albanian Speaking, Female Only)

EasyWeb NFP
£27,177 to £29,943 per annum
15 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Domestic Violence / Modern Slavery (Romanian / Albanian Speaking, Female Only) 

Our client is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, modern slavery and human trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day they support over 6,000 women and children in their national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs / ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services, culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between our client and Women’s Aid). They advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. They run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, manage a busy press office and website, and they are an accredited training provider. They give a voice to the voiceless. 

Position: Eastern European Community Outreach and Modern Slavery Worker 
Location: Hounslow, Brent and Ealing, across London and occasional national travel 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday) 
Salary: £27,177 to £29,943 per annum 
Benefits: include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

Closing date: 24 March 2019 
Interview date: 1 April 2019 

About the role: 

Our client has an exciting opportunity in its modern slavery and advocacy services for a high-calibre, committed female applicant who is able to speak Romanian or Albanian. In these services, you will provide high quality personal welfare support for survivors of gender based violence, including human trafficking, modern slavery and domestic violence. You will work with survivors from the point of crisis, assisting them through civil and criminal justice systems and offering intensive support to ensure short-term and long-term safety. 


You will support the service manager in building sustainable referral pathways and joint working protocols with a range of partners working with survivors of gender-based violence, including community housing organisations, BAMER support groups, health, substance misuse, immigration and law-enforcement agencies and other voluntary and statutory organisations. 

About you: 

You will have proven experience of providing direct emotional and practical support to survivors of gender-based violence as well as up-to-date knowledge of legislation relating to survivors of modern slavery and domestic violence. You will have excellent casework skills, good written and verbal communication skills, clear professional boundaries and be a proactive team player. 

Desirable Skills or Experience: 

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of their work. 

Our client is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role. The post is co-located part-time in a police station and therefore may be subject to the Metropolitan Police Service vetting procedures. 

Our client is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post however is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

No agencies please - as a charity they work hard to keep their costs down. 

You may have experience of the following: Community Outreach Worker, Outreach Worker, Charity, Not For Profit, Third Sector, Support Worker, Mental Health, Voluntary Sector, Inclusion, Community Development, Social Worker, Charities, Community Engagement, Social Care, Multilingual, Romanian, Albanian etc.

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