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16th November 2018

Irish and Irish Traveller Outreach Worker

Solace Women’s Aid

Irish and Irish Traveller Outreach Worker

Location: Islington

Salary: £26,000-£28,000 pro rata per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing date: 16th November 2018 – 12:00 pm

Hours: Negotiable – either 30 hours per week or 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Interview date: 26th November 2018

Solace Women’s Aid exists to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

The Irish and Travellers Women’s Project provides services to Irish and travellers women and girls. The aim is to provide an effective and efficient casework and tailored and trusted support to Irish and travellers women affected by domestic violence. The responsibilities will include working across a number of boroughs providing an effective outreach service in order to reach as many women in need of the service as possible and provide outreach support, advocacy and casework for those women.

Please note that we will only consider applications from the Irish and the Travelling Community.

To apply please complete and send the  
Application Form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org 
by the closing date above. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Please take a look at our Job Description and Person Specification

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at recruitment@solacewomensaid.org if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.