DEADLINE EXTENDED: HBA & Harmful Practices Specialist Worker (Women Only)

Post: ‘Honour’-Based Abuse & Harmful Practices Specialist Worker (Women Only)

Salary: £25,500 per annum (full-time, permanent, subject to funding)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm

Reports to: ‘Honour’-Based Abuse & Harmful Practices Specialist Coordinator   

As an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010, the post holder must be female under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Part 7 to meet the needs of the majority of our service users.

Job summary:  The primary role is:

  • To work with individuals/families referred to Savera UK’s 1-1 Direct Intervention Service, as a result of ‘honour’-based abuse and harmful practices or any other culturally specific abuse. Being responsible for client safeguarding and providing advocacy and emotional intervention.
  • To share responsibility with other team members in providing and delivering wellbeing/welfare programmes to Savera UK clients and to help them towards their new beginning, empowerment, self-help and independence.
  • To contribute to and participate in the wider Savera UK team and organisation’s activities.

The primary functions are safeguarding, advocacy and emotional intervention (60% of the role). Other functions include wellbeing and welfare intervention (25% of the role) and a contribution to and participation in wider team and organisation activities, which are detailed in the job description and person specification (15% of the role).

* Location: The post holder’s location will be Liverpool based but they will also need to work where relevant/required, including traveling. A full, clean driving licence, and use of your own car is essential and mileage would be reimbursed.

Please note that due to the nature of Savera UK’s work and for security purposes, they do not disclose the location of the post until the successful candidate is appointed. However, we can confirm that Savera UK’s registered head office is around 30 minutes’ walk or 15/20 minutes by car/public transport from where this role will be based.

How to apply

Please download and read the Job Description and Person Specification by clicking the link below.

Savera UK will consider applications from candidates who have comparable qualifications and experience for the role advertised. Please send a CV and covering letter directly to Savera UK, outlining your suitability for the post, and complete the equal opportunities monitoring form. Please ensure that your covering letter clearly relates to the essential specifications required for the role, as detailed in the job description

Applications that don’t include a covering letter, as specified, will be automatically rejected.

Job Description and Person Specification: HBA Specialist Worker 

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Following receipt of your CV and covering letter, Savera UK may ask you to complete an application form, to help us gather further information.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 10th June 2024.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please send your CV, covering letter and equal opportunities form directly to Jess on [email protected] . Please also contact Jess using this email address, with any queries.