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Refugee and asylum-seeker support worker vacancy

We are looking for a support worker to form part of our specialist service supporting refugees, asylum-seekers and undocumented migrants who have experienced rape and sexual abuse.

RSVP is an award winning, long established and well respected specialist charity. We support children and adults of all genders following rape, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. This year we are 40, having been established in 1978. We are a vibrant, growing organisation. We believe survivors. We are bold and will go the extra mile to support survivors. We are big hearted, showing the empathy that survivors deserve and need. If you fit these values then we would love to hear from you.

Refugee and asylum-seeker support worker

Hours –10 hours per week, specific days/times to be negotiated.

Salary – £21,693 pro-rata plus 2-3% pension contribution.

Contract – Fixed term for 12 months

To provide a high quality and victim/survivor-focused support service for refugees, asylum-seekers and undocumented migrants who have been subjected to, or at risk of sexual violence, abuse and/or exploitation. The support worker will:

  • Provide practical support at every stage of the survivor journey
  • Ensure survivors can access health, housing and other support services that appropriately recognise and meet the needs of refugees and asylum-seekers.
  • The support worker will improve client access to specialised services and provide equality of service.

Please email or call Anjella on 0121 643 0301 if you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

To apply, please download and read the below documents, and return the application form to . Closing date for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 24th October.

Application Form 

Person Specification

Job description

Posted 21 August 2018

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