Zola Refuge Support Worker (South Asian Language)

Fixed Term
Welfare Rights
Full Time
Funded to March 2022
JUNO Women's Aid, 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LP
NJC Scale point 27 - £24,657 pro rata

Here at JUNO WOMEN’S AID, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re looking for a proactive, dynamic and solution-focussed individuals to provide support to women and children in our dispersed refuge accommodation.

The Support Worker will be responsible for the support of women and children within the dispersed refuge and assisting in the day to day running of the refuge service. The support worker will be expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the work with the women and children meets their individual needs as appropriate with regard to families’ cultural, religious backgrounds, any special needs and to actively combat stereotypes.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.

JUNO WOMEN’S AID is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.

 

The role

As a member of the Zola team you will be responsible for the support of women and children within the refuge and the women accommodated in our Move on Accommodation and assisting in the day to day running of the refuge. You’ll be expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the work with the women meets their individual needs as appropriate as possible with regard to families’ cultural, religious backgrounds, any special needs and to actively combat stereotypes.

It is an occupational requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.

JUNO WOMEN’S AID is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend JUNO WOMEN’S AID as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for JUNO WOMEN’S AID while 100% consider that JUNO WOMEN’S AID is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.

Download our application pack https://junowomensaid.org.uk/vacancies/ Unfortunately we can’t accept CVs.

Closing date: Friday 2nd August 12pm. Interviews: Thursday 15th August

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