Job title: Outreach & Advocacy Support Worker

Organisation: Kiran Support Services

Website URL: womenatwish.org.uk 

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 28th June 2024

Short Job description: Kiran Support Services is a specialist South Asian organisation providing refuge accommodation and outreach support to Asian women fleeing all forms of VAWG and harmful practises.

We have an opportunity for full time outreach worker and are looking for a highly motivated and passionate woman to join our team. If you have got what it takes to support, listen, laugh and cry on the journey to helping re-build someone’s life then contact us to find out more about the role.

The main purpose of this role is support women and children living in the community in Waltham Forest and surrounding boroughs through the provision of one to one advocacy, advice and casework support. You must have a sound knowledge of housing legislation and welfare benefits. The role will require you to run advice surgeries and support groups to a wide range of Asian women across 3 boroughs.

It is essential that you are able to speak fluently in at least one South Asian language (Urdu / Punjabi preferred).

Location: London Borough of Waltham Forest and surrounding boroughs

Paid or voluntary role: Paid

Type: 35 hours per week, 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Salary: £30,151 - £32,076 pa, plus pension contribution.

How to apply: For a full information pack, including job description and person specification, please email: [email protected], stating the reference number in the subject heading, or call 0208 558 1986 for a recruitment pack. Ref: KSS/Outreach24