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Helpline Advisor

NFP People
£23500 Per Annum
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Job Details

Helpline Advisor

We currently have an opportunity for Initial Support Agents (known internally as Triage & Early Intervention Officers) to join the team based at Ingatestone, Essex. These roles are full time working shifts 8am to 4pm or 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday with the option of hybrid working.

We currently have both permanent and fixed term contracts (to March 2026) available and are interested in hearing from candidates looking for both full or part-time roles. Please state in your application if you are looking for full or part time hours.

Position: 5475 Triage and Early Intervention Officer

Location: Essex/hybrid

Hours: Full and Part Time roles available . 8am to 4pm/9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £23,500.00 per annum pro rata

Closing Date: 22nd April 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if enough suitable applications are received to take forward to interview prior to the published closing date.

The Role

You will be supporting people on the telephone, by text or email from a variety of different backgrounds, all with different experiences. No two days are the same and you will need to use your communication skills and resilient nature to help those dealing with trauma and the effects of crime, who may have gone through a life-changing experience.

These roles are based in the Essex office in Ingatestone. There may be an option for hybrid working between home and the office. You will be working within a supportive team that is part of a large independent charity which offers the opportunity to develop skills to enhance your ongoing personal development. Working pattern will be either 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday or 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

About You

Previous experience is not required as you will receive robust training prior to working directly with clients. However, you will need to have excellent telephone and IT skills as you are required to use a database and undertake all administrative and reporting requirements. You will receive ongoing support to ensure that you can provide victims with quick responses to meet their needs and help them cope and recover.

In Return…

Work for an organisation who believes in attracting and retaining the best people and offer a competitive rewards and benefits package including:


  • 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 33 days plus Bank Holidays
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • Pension with 5% employer contribution
  • Enhanced sick pay allowances, maternity and paternity payments
  • High Street, retail, holiday, entertainment and leisure discounts
  • Access to our financial wellbeing hub and salary deducted finance
  • Employee assistance programme and wellbeing support
  • Ongoing training and support with opportunities for career development and progression


About the Organisation

This independent charity provides a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. Working towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System, everyone at the charity is driven by the Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events.

The organisation is committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks may be required.

Applicants are welcome from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if they are representative of the communities it serves in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of the commitment to the Race at Work Charter applicants are particularly welcome from BAME communities

You may have experience in areas such as Early Interventions, Early Interventions Officer, Early Interventions Coordinator, Early Interventions Assistant, Social Care, Victim Support, Case Worker, Triage and Early Interventions, Social Care, Social Welfare, Crime, Criminal Justice, Helpline, Call Centre, Customer Service, Advice Line.

Please note this role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of our client.


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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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