Specialist BAMER Community Engagement Support Worker – closing date 18 January 2019

We have an exciting opportunity within our organisation to provide a quality service to victims of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) community in the West of Berkshire.

Your role will be to provide community-based outreach support to survivors of VAWG from BAMER communities and to advocate for survivors from BAMER communities as appropriate. The role will also proactively engage BAMER communities to understand and express their needs in relation to violence against women and girls, helping to identify and address the gaps in, and barriers to, accessing relevant services.

The role aims to raise awareness amongst BAMER communities to bring forward current and past victims of violence and provide support to keep survivors and their children safe.

Experience of community engagement, supporting victims and fluency in at least one language apart from English are highly desirable (please see person spec for details).

We are looking for an individual who is committed to working in a multi-agency setting, which is fast paced.

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Address Line 1
PO Box 413
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 8XL
Contract type
Part timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
Location
Berkshire-wide
Salary
£20,371
Contact
Helen Pegg, Office Manager
Main contact telephone
0118 9500182
How to apply

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen info@bwaid.org.uk or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Open for applications from
17 December 2018
Closing date for applications
18 January 2019
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course