Male Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) – closing date 19 September 2020

Trust House Reading is looking for a committed individual with initiative and zeal to provide practical and emotional support to male victims/survivors affected by rape and sexual abuse in Thames Valley and to support and develop the ISVA service at Trust House Reading. The ISVA role is to provide a proactive support service in a multi-agency framework, focusing on victims/survivors of rape and sexual abuse and those at high risk in order to keep them safe and promote recovery. You will work with victims/survivors in partnership with other agencies to ensure effective outcomes and monitor the care pathway through the criminal justice system. Initially the job holder would be required to raise awareness across the Thames Valley area about male victims/survivors of rape and sexual abuse and encourage male victims/survivors to seek support.

Further Information
  • Working pattern is flexible from 3 to 5 days.
  • Interviews to be conducted at the end of September 2020.
  • Please note, due to Commissioner requirements this role is only open to male applicants and is exempt from The Equality Act 2010.
Postholder needs own transport
Contract type
Full time
Berkshire and neighbouring counties
£25,000 + 4% pension
Michelle Harris, Volunteer Coordinator
07736 938186
How to apply
  • Please email Michelle for a full job description and application form.
  • CVs will not be accepted.
Open for applications from
24 August 2020
Closing date for applications
19 September 2020
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates