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We have three roles currently available at Survivors’ Network. See the details below.

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This is a new role within our growing ISVA service. The ISVA service provides advocacy and support to survivors of sexual violence and abuse, largely linked to the criminal justice process; additionally, this post will encompass wider advocacy support, outreach and community engagement.

The BAME Community ISVA will be responsible for providing a specialist service to BAME clients across Sussex, recognising and responding to the additional barriers they may face in engaging with the service through our standard offer. Partnerships and processes will be developed, along with a better understanding of the access and support needs particular to clients from BAME communities.

As a skilled worker with an understanding of/experience in supporting members of marginalised communities you will have significant experience in working with vulnerable and/or traumatised people, a commitment to working in a client-centred way and a good understanding of self-care.

This role will be based at our office in Brighton or Eastbourne with work across Sussex.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to self-identifying female applicants only, as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 pt 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Hours: Full-time post – 37 hours (open to flexible working and job share applications) 

Salary: £27,741 – £29,577

Post funded until end of March 2022 (to be continued subject to funding)

Closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 14th October 2020

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 27th October via Zoom.  

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Contact us for more information

For more information or an informal chat about this post please contact the service co-ordinator Helen on helen@survivorsnetwork.org.uk or 07402395810

Please submit applications by email to admin@survivorsnetwork.org.uk. We do not accept CV’s.

**Survivors’ Network constantly strives to create an environment representative of and responsive to the communities in which it works, and as such particularly encourages applications from BAME women, who are currently under-represented within the Survivors’ Network staff team.**

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We are recruiting two Multiple and Complex Needs ISVAs. This is a new role within our growing ISVA service. The ISVA service provides advocacy and support to survivors of sexual violence and abuse, largely linked to the criminal justice process; however, this post may have less of a particular focus on this area.

The Multiple and Complex Needs ISVAs will be responsible for developing and providing an adapted service to clients who may ordinarily struggle to engage with the service through our standard offer. They will develop partnerships and processes grounded in a better understanding of the access and support needs particular to clients who have multiple and/or complex needs.

As a skilled worker with an understanding of multiple and complex needs, you will have significant experience in working with vulnerable and/or traumatised people, a commitment to working in a client-centred way and a good understanding of self-care.

One role to be based in East Sussex (Brighton or Eastbourne) and one role to be based in West Sussex (Crawley area), with work across Sussex.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to self-identifying female applicants only, as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 pt 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Hours: Full-time post – 37 hours (open to flexible working and job share applications) 

Salary: £27,741 – £29,577

Post funded until end of March 2022 (to be continued subject to funding)

Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 12th October 2020

Interviews will be held on Monday 19th October via Zoom.  

Download information about this role:

Contact us for more information

For more information or an informal chat about this post please contact the service co-ordinator Helen on helen@survivorsnetwork.org.uk or 07402395810

Please submit applications by email to admin@survivorsnetwork.org.uk. We do not accept CV’s.

** Survivors’ Network is an equal opportunities employer. We constantly strive to create an environment representative of and responsive to the communities in which we work, and as such particularly encourage applications from BAME women, who are currently under-represented within the Survivors’ Network staff team.**

Senior Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)toggle accordion content

This is a new role within our growing and busy ISVA service. The ISVA service provides advocacy and support to survivors of sexual violence and abuse, largely linked to the criminal justice process.

The Senior ISVA will be responsible for providing line and case management supervision for frontline ISVAs working with clients who are 18+ years old. They will also ensure the safe and effective running of the ISVA team and support the co-ordinator with the strategic development of the service.

As a skilled worker with experience of supervising staff or volunteers, you will have significant experience in working with vulnerable and/or traumatised people, a commitment to working in a client-centred way and a good understanding of self-care.

This role will be based at our office in Brighton or Eastbourne, with work across Sussex.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to self-identifying female applicants only, as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 pt 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Hours: Full-time – 37 hours (open to flexible working and job share applications)

Salary: £30,507 – £32,878

Closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Interviews will be held on Friday 25th September 2020. In light of current circumstances, interviews will be managed remotely via Zoom. 

Download information about this role:

Contact us for more information

For more information or an informal chat about this post please contact the ISVA Co-ordinator Helen Race on helen@survivorsnetwork.org.uk

Please submit applications by email to info@survivorsnetwork.org.ukWe do not accept CVs.

Survivors’ Network is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of our diverse community and applications from BME, LB and T women are particularly encouraged.