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  • July 11, 2017

Job Vacancies

Children and Young People’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (CHISVA)

(Between 21 and 37.5 hours per week to be discussed at interview and agreed on appointment, £25,951 pro rata)

Due to continued expansion WMRSASC has a vacancy for a Children and Young People’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the nature and impact of sexual violence and experience of working with survivors. They will be required to work within a multi-agency setting to provide a pro-active service to children and young people aged 5 years and over who are survivors of sexual violence, within and outside of the criminal justice system to:

  • Develop and deliver a non-therapeutic advocacy and support service to children and young people.
  • Help children and young people to access appropriate therapeutic interventions and to develop their own support network.
  • Where necessary provide emotional and practical support through the criminal justice system.
  • Risk assess and help children and young people keep safe.
  • Support children and young people to access their rights.
  • Support children and young people to access health and other services they require.
  • Monitor and keep children and young people informed of case progress.
  • Consider and respond to child safeguarding issues when engaging with all children and young people.
  • Contribute towards service development.
  • Maintain a caseload and accurate electronic records.
  • Participate in individual clinical supervision, appraisal sessions and team meetings.
  • Participate in group work facilitation.
  • Provide information about the impacts of sexual violence and signposting to specialist support services.

Whilst this post is predominately working with children and young people there may be a requirement to support adults in response to meet service demands.

The post is based in Worcestershire but the post holder will be required to support clients in both Herefordshire and Worcestershire and must have the ability to travel throughout both counties.

Application packs can be downloaded using the links below, if you require any further information  please email admin@wmrsasc.org.uk specifying the vacancy that you are interested in.

Closing date for applications is 24th July 2017 (shortlisting 31st July)

Interviews will be held on 2nd and 3rd August 2017

WMRSASC CHISVA Job Description and Person Specification
WMRSASC Staff App Form
WMRSASC Guidance Notes for Job Applicants

 

Male Independent Sexual Violence Advisor

(Between 21 and 37.5 hours, negotiable upon appointment, £25,951 pro rata)

Due to continued expansion WMRSASC has a vacancy for a Male Independent Sexual Violence Advisor.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the nature and impact of sexual violence and experience of working with victims. They will be required to work within a multi-agency setting to provide a pro-active service to female and male adult survivors of sexual violence within and outside of the criminal justice system to:

  • Develop and deliver a non-therapeutic advocacy and support service to clients
  • Help clients to access appropriate therapeutic interventions and to develop their own support network
  • Where necessary provide emotional, practical and advocacy support through the Criminal Justice System
  • Monitor and keep client informed of case progress if involved with the Criminal Justice Process
  • Provide information about the impacts of sexual violence and signposting to specialist support services
  • Maintain a caseload and accurate electronic records
  • Support client to access their rights
  • Contribute towards service development
  • Participate in individual clinical supervision, appraisal sessions and team meetings

Whilst this post is predominately working with adults there may be a requirement to support children and young people in response to meet service demands.

The post holder must have the ability to travel throughout Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Ruth Kimberley on 01905 611655.

Application packs can be downloaded using the links below, if you require any further information please email admin@wmrsasc.org.uk specifying the vacancy that you are interested in.

Closing date for applications is 24th July 2017

Interviews will be held on 2nd August 2017

WMRSASC ISVA (Male) Job description
WMRSASC Staff App Form
WMRSASC Guidance Notes for Job Applicants

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