Female* Community Development Worker (Harmful Cultural Practices) – Post STOPDA57
*This post is Exempt under Schedule 9(1) of the Equality Act 2010
22.5 hours per week
Salary: £23,569 pro rata (£14,337 for 22.5 hours)
Location: The post is based in the office in Havant and delivers community based work, support and interventions in Havant, Fareham, Gosport, East Hampshire and Portsmouth local Communities
Workers should be “violence free in their own lives.” Applicants are asked not to put themselves forward for selection if this is not the case.
The post holder will proactively engage with diaspora communities affected by harmful cultural practices including “honour” based violence, forced marriage and FGM/C, and provide community based support for adults who have had harmful cultural practices performed on them or who may/whose children may be at risk. They will also increase knowledge of harmful cultural practices through delivering training to professionals and community groups.
The post-holder will need to attend meetings and events across Hampshire, therefore a full clean driving licence and use of a car is an essential requirement.
Please click on links below to download an application form, job description and person specification for any of these roles. Email completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.
Closing date: 9th August 2019, 9am
We will recruit the first suitable applicants, so apply early as we may close earlier.
An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for these roles.