Outreach Worker (Female)

Category: Women's Community Services
Location: Swindon
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, enthusiastic and committed woman to support in the development and delivery of a specialist service for women at risk of exploitation, to be based primarily at our Women’s Centre in Swindon. You will be specifically working to engage and support women effected by sex working and/or exploitation in Swindon. You will be responsible for co-ordinating a multi-agency approach which will assess and support the identified needs of women working within the sex industry. The successful applicant together with partner agencies will establish regular street outreach sessions for the purpose of providing information and support to women and you will provide effective keyworker support that ensures structured contact is maintained with engaged service users. This is a challenging role which will present the right candidate with opportunities to make a difference and to develop a service to provide women with positive opportunities for change.
Hours: Full Time: 35 hours per week to include, (flexibility to work outside of normal working hours as required)
Holidays: 25 days holiday pa plus statutory
Salary: £19,000 - £21,500 pro rata pa annum (dependant on experience)
Pension: Auto Enrolment Pension (6% employer/2% employee )

Due to the nature of the work carried out in our Women’s Centres this role is restricted to female applicants only in accordance with the provisions of the occupational requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1).

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

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

This is an opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. Our staff make a real difference to people’s lives and in return for your commitment and enthusiasm, we offer a comprehensive training and development programme a generous pension scheme and a positive working environment.

If this role is for you, please click on the links to download the full job description and to complete an application form, or ring 01453 885633

Please send downloaded application form to office@nelsontrust.com

Please Quote Job Reference: 373

Closing Date: 23rd August 2020

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