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Female* Community Development Worker (Harmful Cultural Practices) – Post STOPDA57

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Female* Community Development Worker (Harmful Cultural Practices) – Post STOPDA57

*This post is Exempt under Schedule 9(1) of the Equality Act 2010

 Fixed term contract until 31st March 2020

Hours: 37 hours per week Part time hours will be considered for an outstanding applicant, but the hours will need to fit with the requirements of both Stop Domestic Abuse and the external agencies we work with

Salary: £23,460 pa

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.


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 pack and email your completed application to  We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone.

Closing date: Monday 28th October 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.