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Children's Independent Sexual Violence Advisor

  • Reference NB0106223
  • Remuneration £24,310 - £26,430
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationBirmingham

Red Snapper Justice are part of a niche recruitment agency, who provide staffing services to the offender management and criminal justice sectors.

We are recruiting on behalf of our Birmingham based client for a CHISVA Advisor (Children’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor). The jobholder will offer frontline support to victims of violence and abuse. You must provide support to children and young people, providing high quality, evidence based, age appropriate, one to one interventions; this will take into consideration both safeguarding and individual needs.

This role is full time, at 37.5 hours a week, Monday – Friday on a permanent contract.

The salary offered is £24,310 - £26,430 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Involve and encourage service user feedback and consultation in all aspects of the service.
  • To be fully compliant and remain up to date with organisation’s policies and procedures, local and regional operational protocols and national legislation.
  • To develop, maintain and represent positive, collaborative working relationships with external professionals and all of the organisation’s staff, being committed as part of the team to providing a high level of support to victims and survivors.
  • To attend all meetings and training as required, attend monthly supervision sessions and appraisals.
  • To participate in the organisation’s performance management processes within agreed timescales, providing robust outcomes and evaluation reports on progress within the role.
  • Reporting to the service manager in line with the contract/service plan.
  • To ensure effective communication across all services and ensure that the service manager is informed at all times of any issues that impact effective service delivery.
  • To work within the organization’s quality assurance framework and ensure we provide a quality service to victims of abuse.
  • To develop innovative ways of working with victims of abuse based on good practice and evidence based research.
  • To support students, volunteers and apprentices as required.
  • To represent the organization positively contributing to local, regional and national strategy and events.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records in line with organisational policies and procedures.

Essential Requirements:

  • Educated to minimum Level 3 or equivalent, with a good level of experience in Health and social care.
  • GCSEs English and Mathematics – Grade C or above.
  • Demonstrable ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Teams) and other virtual platforms.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to meet targets and deadlines, problem-solve and respond to unplanned demands.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including concise report writing and presenting at multi-agency meetings.
  • Experience of working with children/young people, acknowledging safeguarding concerns and responding appropriately.
  • Understanding of motivational interviewing.
  • Understanding of trauma informed approaches.
  • Knowledge of the Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy and the gendered nature of violence.
  • Have knowledge and experience of applying health and safety, GDPR compliance and management.
  • Have a comprehensive level of knowledge of relevant legislation and good practice requirements, particularly in safeguarding children.
  • Have working knowledge of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) in relation to sexual violence.
  • Have a working knowledge of issues of attachment theory and children’s social/behavioural developmental milestones.
  • Driving license / car essential

An enhanced DBS will be required for this role. 

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please send your CV to midlands.jobs@rsg.ltd

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, your application has been unsuccessful.

If this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested, please feel free to refer them to us! We have a “Refer A Friend” bonus scheme and we will reward you retail vouchers for any referrals who are not already known to us and are successfully placed! 

Red Snapper Justice is a member of the Red Snapper Group.

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates.

The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Children's Independent Sexual Violence Advisor

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