Caseworker - Modern Slavery Phoenix Project
Company : Hestia
Job Location : London, UK
Posted on : Mon, 18 May 2020 23:08:22 GMT
Job Description :
Be part of an innovative and diverse project which works in partnership with the British Red Cross providing long term support for survivors of Modern Slavery within the community.
In February 2018, Hestia launched the Phoenix Project in partnership with the British Red Cross, supporting survivors who have received a positive Conclusive Grounds decision (with or without leave to remain). The Phoenix Project aims to support survivors of Modern Slavery to transition to a successful, independent future. Survivors work with an experienced case worker alongside a team of dedicated volunteers who will support survivors to integrate within their new communities and embark on the next chapter of their lives.
Hestia offer a culture of learning and development, with access to an extensive range of learning and development opportunities as well as genuine career progression.
In everything we do, we seek to be: respectful, genuine, dedicated, collaborative and courageous and if these values resonate with you, please apply.
We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.
Hestia is proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Strictly no agencies
Person specification: -Excellent understanding of the National Referral Mechanism and the needs of survivors of Modern Slavery. -A clear understanding of the welfare benefits process and local authority housing options. -Demonstrate an ability to work alongside and support volunteers to collaboratively work with survivors of Modern Slavery -Experience in providing support to vulnerable survivors, including crisis management and risk assessment -Demonstrate an understanding of working alongside statutory and voluntary agencies, the immigration process and Hestia's policies and procedures of safeguarding adults and children. -Confidence in working with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and ability to implement good Equality and Diversity practice. -Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding issues and ability to address them appropriately.
In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan.
For a detailed job description, benefits overview and terms and conditions, please see our attached job pack. If you are viewing this advert outside of Hestias website, please click apply to view the pack.
Location: Pan London
Contract: Secondment/contract until 31 March 2021
Salary: 24,408 - 25,104 per annum depending on length of service
Hours: 39 hours per week
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, no bank holidays
Closing date: 31st May 2020
Interview date: 4th June 2020
Hestia supports adults and children in crisis across London and the surrounding regions. We campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home, to helping them to get the right mental health support, we support people at the moment of crisis and enable them to build a life beyond crisis. We are supported by more than 460 volunteers who provide specialist skills such as art therapy yoga, IT, gardening, cooking as well as befriending and fundraising.
We are proud to be the home of UK SAYS NO MORE, bringing together a diverse coalition of individuals, charities, businesses and public-sector organisations to campaign for an end to the domestic abuse and sexual violence.
In everything we do, we seek to be: respectful, genuine, dedicated, collaborative and courageous.
Should you require our job pack in an alternative format, require further assistance or wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to attend an interview, please contact HRRecruitment@hestia.org