Jobs at SDAS

Are you interested in working with victims and survivors of domestic abuse? We want to attract and recruit people who share our values and our commitment to deliver quality services to victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

Southern Domestic Abuse Service is a leading provider of domestic abuse services in South East Hampshire. 

 

Community Development Worker* (Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting)

We are looking for an experienced, professional and highly motivated Community Development Worker (FGM/C) to join our growing organisation

Community Development Worker* (Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting) – Post SDAS66

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

30 hours per week

Salary: £23,577 Pro Rata

The post is based in the office in Havant and delivers community based work, support and interventions in Portsmouth area.

The post holder will proactively engage with diaspora communities affected by harmful cultural practices specifically Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting(FGM/C), and provide community based support for adults who have had FGM/C performed on them or who may/whose children may be at risk.  They will also increase knowledge of FGM/C by 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.

We are ambitious for our future, seeking to deliver the best possible services and empower all our clients to live lives free from domestic abuse. We want to attract and recruit people who share our values and our commitment to deliver quality services.

In return we offer a generous annual leave entitlement rising with length of service, comprehensive training and development programme, pension scheme and employee assistance programme.  We can offer you a varied, interesting role in our busy and dynamic charity.

We particularly welcome applicants from BAMER communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. Appointment will be on merit alone. 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 this role.

Please contact Rachel Windebank, Service Manager (Portsmouth) on 02392 065494 for more information.

Closing date: 9am Thursday 6th September 2018

Interviews: Week beginning 17th September 2018

If you are interested in applying for this position please download the job description, person specification and an application form by clicking the links below. You can return completed applications to info@southerndas.org 

Job Description and Person Specification FGM/C

Application Form 2018

Testimonials

  • "I have found the support from Southern Domestic Abuse Service life saving for me. Without the support I couldn't imagine how my family and I could have moved on with our lives. I am eternally grateful for all your support both emotionally and advisory. I have gained so much more self worth from your help. Thank you from the bottom of my heart." Sandra

  • "I have found the support from Southern Domestic Abuse Service life saving for me. Without the support I couldn't imagine how my family and I could have moved on with our lives. I am eternally grateful for all your support both emotionally and advisory. I have gained so much more self worth from your help. Thank you from the bottom of my heart." Kerrie

  • "From the circumstances I left behind, I have felt safe living in this house. I have had good times and bad, but I am really grateful for all of your help, you have provided me with. Thank you." Ruth

  • "Thank you SDAS for teaching me how to play the game. I am back in control of my life and my self esteem." Donna