Savera UK Vacancy: Support Worker

Salary: £22,937 (pro-rata)

Hours: 18.75 per week

Contract: Part-time, fixed term contract (3 years subject to funding)

Savera UK is a Merseyside-based charity tackling domestic abuse within the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities, with a focus on harmful practices that include forced marriage, honour based violence and female genital mutilation. The organisation aims to meet the diverse cultural needs of the BME communities through funding received by the Women and Girls initiative, of the National Lottery.

This post holder will work as part of Savera UK’s team. They will be Liverpool based, but will required to work across the Merseyside and Cheshire areas. The support worker will work with BME individuals/families that have been referred to the service as a result of domestic abuse and provide the holistic support necessary. Interventions will be developed in such a way as to promote culturally sensitive and appropriate support as well as promoting independence and improve self-esteem by empowering clients to identify their as yet unmet needs.

A Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS) will be required for this post.

For an application pack, contact Mrs Tania Vera-Rigby, Service Development Manager, at taniavr@saverauk.co.uk or telephone 0151 709 6588. CV applications will not be accepted.

All sections of our community, and in particular BME groups who are under-represented in the workforce, are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Tuesday 28 March 2017, 5pm

Interviews: Tuesday 4 April 2017

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