Navigation and Support Worker (DV and Housing)

Basis is looking to appoint a Navigation and Group Support Worker (Domestic Violence and Housing) who is passionate about advocating for and ensuring the needs of women who are or have been experiencing domestic violence are met (such needs may or may not relate directly to the domestic violence they have experienced and is likely to be affecting housing).

You will be offering 1 to 1 support, helping 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 experienced domestic violence or are still experiencing this and require support in this area. This role is part of a wider team that works with adult women who identify as sex workers and women who are sexually exploited and abused

If you have any questions about whether you might qualify for the post, we strongly recommend you reach out, Basis would be happy to answer any questions you might have: please email: info-basis@basisyorkshire.org.uk or call 0113 243 0036 and ask to speak to Joan.

For more information on the role, take a look at the Job Description and Person Spec. To apply, please complete the Application-Form and Equal-Opportunities-Monitoring-Form and submit them to info-basis@basisyorkshire.org.uk before the deadline. Please do not send CVs.

Deadline: 10th August 2021

Interview date: 16th August 2021

Salary: 25,845 FTE


Service Delivery Manager (Adult Women)

Basis is looking to appoint a Service Delivery Manager for the team who work with adult women including those who sex work and/or are sexually exploited. We hope to appoint someone who is passionate about managing a service that meets the needs of women who are sex working and/or sexually exploited. As part of the leadership team, you will leading a team of 8 frontline staff and pro-actively working with partners (inc funders) to ensure health, social care, housing and criminal justice systems deliver the best outcomes for the women we work with.

You will pro-actively seek out opportunities to work alongside experts by experience, be tenacious in challenging stigma and take an evidence based, trauma informed approach, centring the voices of women we support at the heart of our work. This will include ensuring efficient processes and procedures are in place for staff and for women to access services safely and being curious about potential for practice improvement and innovation. You will understand the importance of safeguarding procedures, promote workforce development as well as self-care (for everyone in the organisation) and ensure the frontline team are effectively supported due to the levels of (vicarious and other) trauma experienced.

For more information on the role, take a look at the Job Description, to apply please download the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return them to info-basis@basisyorkshire.org.uk. Please do not send CVs

Deadline: 10th August 2021 at midday

Interview Date: 16th August 2021

Salary: £29,117 (full time post)

Contract end date: March 31 2023 (with potential to extend)

Further information on both roles

If you have any questions about whether you might qualify for the post, we strongly recommend you reach out, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have: please email: info-basis@basisyorkshire.org.uk or call 0113- 243 0036 and ask to speak to Joan.

You will be based in Leeds (in-office work will be COVID-19 dependent) and may need to work unsocial hours. There is some free parking but parking near the office will also be reimbursed.

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

Because of the nature of the work the posts are 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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