Job Vacancy – Saheli – Advocacy Worker

Job Title: Advocacy Worker – Saheli Champa Champion Project
Salary/ Rate: £23,000 (pro-rata) Actual £18,400
Location: Greater Manchester
Closing Date: 6pm, 25th December 2021
Hours: 28 hours per week

Saheli supports women and children experiencing domestic abuse, from Black Asian and Minority communities. Saheli (meaning friend) is committed to creating a safe space, providing culturally sensitive support, language assistance and a voice and identity to Black and Minoritised women facing violence in their lives.

Job Purpose:
To provide advocacy support to Saheli Champa Champion Project service users and to work with the Partnership which offers services and support to Black, Asian and Minoritised women and girls across Greater Manchester, Rotherham and Blackburn. Providing outreach, Advocacy and Helpline support to women experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based violence including migrant women with no recourse to public funds.

The partnership is made up of four Black, Asian and Minoritised women’s organisations; Saheli, Apna Haq, Humraaz and Rochdale Women’s Welfare Association. You will be based in Saheli and be part Saheli Champa Champion team and work in partnership work with four partners.

We offer:
• Employer’s contributory pension scheme
• 25 days of annual leave (pro-rata)
• 24/7 Employee Assist programme.

If you would like more information or an application pack please email ann@saheli.org.uk. CVs alone will not be accepted. Closing date 6pm 25th December 2021.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check. Saheli is an equal opportunities employer.

PLEASE NOTE:
This post is open to women who define themselves as BME. It is exempt under the following acts: Genuine Occupational Requirement in accordance with the Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (Section
4A) and the sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Amended) (Section 7)

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