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SERICC are recruiting



JOB TITLE: Sexual Violence First Contact Navigator

SALARY:  £24,174.00 per year

HOURS: Full time – 37.5 hrs per week

CONTRACT: To Cover Maternity Leave for 12 months

LOCATION: Thurrock, Essex and some travel across Essex

CLOSING DATE: 5pm 13th January 2020

INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 27th January 2020


This post is subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS checks.

SERICC is an equal opportunities employer. The above post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 and Part 1


Please note if you have not received a response to your application by 13th January 2020 you can unfortunately assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.


The First Contact Navigators is a service run by SERICC in partnership with SOS Rape Crisis and Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse providing a single point of access into specialist sexual violence services. Our First Contact Navigator team is looking for immediate start for maternity cover.


Navigators support clients to access bespoke assistance around their needs after having experienced sexual violence including support with advocacy, counselling, drugs and alcohol support, housing, etc. The Navigators works with all survivors across Essex. The role is a fast-paced role delivering short-term intensive casework to survivors, and in some instances, advocating on their behalf with statutory and non-statutory services.


This is a unique opportunity for an experienced practitioner to work in an innovative service which improves responses, access and support for survivors of sexual violence in Essex.  Navigators work from a person-centred, trauma-informed and survivor-led, integrated approach ensuring individualised care pathway.


The successful candidate will have specialist knowledge in sexual violence as well as frontline experience supporting survivors. You will need exceptional communication skills, strong IT skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, telephone-focused role. If you have these skills, and want to join this unique and innovative service, we would love to hear from you.


The role is office based and we offer staff benefits including generous annual leave, 3% pension, access to workforce assistance programme and comprehensive training and support.


Please read the application pack before applying.

For full job description and application process please download /userfiles/NavigatorrecruitmentpackDec2019.pdf


and submit completed applications to recruitment@sericc.org.uk