- Title: Senior Support Worker
- Location: Newcastle with travel across the North East Region
- Contract type: Permanent
- Hours: 37 hours per week
- Salary: £22,000 – £24,000
Ashiana Sheffield works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) women, children and young people to escape violence and abuse and specialise in those areas of abuse which are most prevalent within BAMER communities such as domestic and sexual abuse, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, human trafficking, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence. The aim of our work is to increase life opportunities to enable those that are vulnerable to move away from the risk of violence and into safe, stable and happier futures.
We are looking for a committed individual to develop our anti-trafficking services in the North East of England. You will be based in Newcastle, and be responsible for ensuring the quality of service to our clients, allocating referrals amongst our North East Team, and working to promote Ashiana amongst partner agencies.
You will also to provide outreach support to victims of human trafficking and modern slavery (HTMS) who are living in the wider community
You should be aware of the realities and impacts of HTMS, the legislation affecting this group and help identify agencies and individuals who could provide appropriate support.
You should have excellent IT skills and experience of working with management information systems/processes would be an advantage. Excellent communication skills are essential.
Experience of working with BAMER groups in a professional or voluntary capacity or an evidence of passion for and commitment to support BAMER clients is desirable.
To apply, please download application pack below
For an informal chat please call Rachel Mullan-Feroze (Service Manager) on 0114 2555740.
Closing date: Monday 20th November 2017, 5.00pm
This post is restricted to female applicants under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1
Successful applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.