Job Title: Support Worker – Combatting Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
Reporting to: Project Manager
Salary: £18,500 – 21000 pa
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Based in Hull with delivery across the region
Subject to demand in areas and may require occasional cover of other post holder areas within the region. There will also be occasional national travel required.
This is an exciting post within a regional and national project, aiming to develop skills, knowledge, responses and services to women who are victims (or potential victims) of modern slavery, human trafficking and sexual exploitation across Yorkshire and Humberside.
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.
With over thirty years’ experience, we are recognised as a main provider of BAMER services in the UK and are highly regarded as experts in our field.
Purpose of the Role
To assess clients’ needs, and advise, support or signpost as necessary.
- To facilitate drop-in sessions across the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
- To deliver one to support and services on an outreach basis across the region
- To provide ongoing support and referral where a women displays indicators of trafficking or modern slavery.
- To develop good working relationships with partner agencies across the region to further the support available to clients accessing the drop-in.
- To provide an immediate and timely response to women who remain in an exploitative situation.
- To assist service users to exit prostitution and trafficking situations in a safe and positive way
- To support women to access their entitlements as potential victims of trafficking
We are looking for a candidate who shares the values of the organisation in supporting vulnerable women and children, who can drive our aim to enhance women’s provision in Yorkshire and Humberside.
You should have excellent IT skills and 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.
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who would like to develop their skills across a range of sectors to support a leading local charity and improve the quality of life of some of the UK’s most vulnerable women and children.
Please download an application pack below
For an informal chat please call Nicola Lambe, Chief Executive on 0114 2555740.
Closing date: Friday 17th November at 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 DBS scheme.
Ashiana is a company limited by guarantee Registered No 05853854: Charity No. 1120401.