Job Opening – CHISVA
We are recruiting a Children and Young People’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (CHISVA)
Job Title: Children and Young People’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (CHISVA)
Salary: £24,000 to be calculated pro rata according to hours worked
Hours: Between 37.5 and 18.75 hours, to be discussed at interview and agreed upon appointment.
Holidays: 25 days plus 8 statutory holidays per annum-calculated pro rata
Benefits: opportunities for internal and external Continuous Professional Development training, clinical supervision from skilled and experienced supervisors and the chance to join a charity that is striving to demonstrate its values in every area.
Location: The post will be based at Imara premises in Nottingham City Centre, and the post holder will also work at the East Midlands Children and Young Persons Sexual Assault Service based at Queens Medical Centre and be required to travel to support clients throughout Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham.
Responsible to: Imara Director and CHISVA service manager
Closing Date for Applications: 29th May 2018
Are you passionate about empowering victims / survivors to recover from the impact of child sexual abuse? Could you be the right person to join our friendly committed team? We are a small, innovative charity working in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to support children, teenagers and safe family members who have been affected by child sexual abuse and following successful bids for grant funding and tendering opportunities, we have vacancies for a full time CHISVA (Child Independent Sexual Violence Adviser).
About the role:
You will work with children and teenagers who have disclosed child sexual abuse. You will take referrals from the East Midlands Children and Young People Sexual Assault Service and will offer a non-therapeutic service to the child and their safe family members. You will make a risk and needs assessment, create an individualised action plan and provide guidance through the Criminal Justice Process, offering advocacy to ensure that their recovery is facilitated, and they are helped to engage with other organisations. You will support our client in the development and delivery of the early intervention service. You will be required to travel throughout Nottinghamshire to offer outreach work to children and teenagers and will be based in Nottingham City.
– Qualified to degree level or equivalent
– Completion of an accredited professional ISVA or experience working as a trainee ISVA
– Own transport and holds valid driving licence and business insurance
– Understanding and working knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures
You may have experience of the following: Case Management, Care Worker, Child Services, Child Support, Youth Services, Family Services, Support Work, Support Worker, Advocate, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Social Work, Advocacy, etc.