Salary: £25,339

35 hours per week, contract end date 15th August 2022

Closing date: 10th June 2021

Interview date: 14th June 2021

Basis Yorkshire is an award winning charity that was founded in 1995 and now operates across Yorkshire. This is a unique opportunity to join a challenging and vibrant organisation, working with women and young people who are involved in sex work or being sexually exploited. For more information about what Basis Yorkshire does and its values, please visit our website.

Basis is looking to appoint a maternity cover Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA)who is passionate about advocating for and ensuring the needs of women who are or have been experiencing sexual violence are met You will be offering 1 to 1 support related specifically to their experience of sexual violence as well as working alongside colleagues to help women to navigate the wider system including statutory and third sector services in Leeds (where needed the criminal justice system). This is a key role for us at Basis as many women we support have sexual violence or are still experiencing this and require support in this area. This role is part of a wider team that works with women who are 16+, including women sex workers and women who are sexually exploited and abused.

Basis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. This post will be subject to enhanced DBS check.

Because of the nature of the work this post is open to women only. Sex discrimination act 1975 exemption S7 (2) (e) applies.

Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.

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Posted in Jobs on May 27, 2021.

Our Vision

The Community Matters vision is to provide a sustainable and effective "hub" of learning, support, advice and guidance, enabling local communities and organisations to grow and achieve through the provision of a high quality service.

We do this in a number of ways through our various projects which at the moment concentrate on working with children, young people and families. But not exclusively. We are able to provide training, learning opportunities and business related advice, guidance and information to individuals and organisations.