Female Keyworker (Exploitation and County Lines)



Do you have a commitment to making a difference to women’s lives?  Are you passionate about supporting women in a holistic, women centred, trauma-informed way to reduce the risk of exploitation and support women to achieve their full potential?

We are looking for a passionate and empathetic person to support in the development of a Women’s Responsive Service, to be based primarily at our new Nelson Trust Women’s Centre, Bridgwater. 
At The Nelson Trust we are committed to the development of a gender responsive service for women identified at risk of exploitation and who may be affected by County Lines This role will involve project development, partnership building and one to one advocacy and support for women who are referred to the service by partner organisations.  The post involves providing initial assessment, advocacy, advice and signposting to support women to overcome barriers to achieve full potential and lasting change.

You will need to demonstrate good communication skills working with clients and professionals and will have a track record of developing effective partnerships with specialist organisations in the local area as well as a commitment to working within a women centred service and to making a difference to the lives of women and their children.

Click on the link to download an application form and job description, or ring 01453 885633

E-mail completed applications to:-  office@nelsontrust.com or
Post to Nelson Trust, Port Lane, Brimscombe, Stroud, GL5 2QJ

Full time post:   35 hours per week (flexibility to work outside of normal working hours as required)
Holidays:    25 days holiday pa plus statutory
                                  Salary:   £19.000 - £21,000 pa                              
Pension: Currently non-contributory scheme in operation (Nelson Trust contribute 6%) however subject to auto-enrolment legislation

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

Nelson Trust is committed to safeguarding, successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Children & Adults DBS check

The trust is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from individuals across all sectors of society.

Closing date for applications: 24th March 2019

Please quote job reference: 303 on your application form

Job Description

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