Children and Young People (CYP) Knife Crime Support Worker
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 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 Juno Women’s Aid CYP Knife Crime Service is a pilot project that will support children and young people who are living with or have experienced domestic violence and abuse where there has been a knife related incident.
The project is funded by the Violence Reduction Unit and will run until 31 March 2021. The appointed person will join our dynamic team and will have a good understanding of knife related crimes and issues faced by children and young people in an organisation, which is at the forefront of domestic violence, and abuse support.
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.
Closing Date: 4pm 7th July 2020
This vacancy is closed to applications.