Full time Domestic Abuse Outreach opportunity
Hours: 36 hours per week (Job share possible)
Salary: FTE £28,000 per annum
Location: Walton on Thames
North Surrey Domestic Abuse Service is a registered charity working to enable people living with the impact of domestic abuse to make choices about their future and to rebuild safe and strong lives.
We are looking to recruit a Black and Minoritized Women’s Outreach Worker.
We are looking for a domestic abuse outreach worker to join the team and work with women from black and minoritized communities who have been affected by domestic abuse. You will provide a crisis response service to women across Surrey on behalf of Surrey Domestic Abuse Partnership
You will help to identify black or minoritized women who may be at risk of or suffering domestic abuse by forging links with faith and community groups across Surrey.
You will provide dedicated support and empower black and minoritized women who may face barriers that may prevent them reporting abuse and receiving the practical help needed to keep them and their families safe.
This role will look at improving the effectiveness of reporting domestic abuse, aiming to improve responses to abuse that reflect and respect cultural needs.
We are looking for:
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of supporting vulnerable people and providing emotional and practical support and should also understand domestic abuse.
Candidates need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment and able to build strong relationships with a wide range of agencies. Successful applicants will work as part of a skilled team and must be approachable and highly motivated in supporting and advocating for survivors of domestic abuse.
The role is restricted to female applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
Black and ‘Minority Ethnic’ Women only need apply (Schedule 9, Part 1, 158 and 159 Equality Act 2010). All posts are subject to a DBS vetting and barring check.
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Closing date: August 22nd 2022