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Safeline is recruiting an ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Advocate)

Reporting Line: Head of ISVA and chISVA Services

Full-Time : 37.5 hours per week, 9am – 5pm, Monday-Friday.

Location: Office based in Warwick and covering Warwickshire & travel (hybrid office and homeworking may be considered subject to client need)

Salary: £28,000 per annum. Matched pension contribution up to 5%.

Annual Leave: 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, a concessionary day for birthday. Holiday
entitlement increases with length of service.

External Clinical Supervision, training and CPD.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 3rd June 2024.

Safeline is a Warwickshire based, leading specialist sexual abuse and rape charity. We support women, men and young people who have been abused to rebuild their lives, we protect those at risk, and we find ways to prevent abuse from ever happening. We have been protecting and supporting people affected by sexual abuse and rape since 1994 and we intend to continue this vital work for many years to come because the need for organisations like ours has never been greater.

To help achieve this goal, we are looking to recruit an Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA).  The role is to provide practical and emotional support to the clients we work with to help them feel safe and enable them to move on from their lived experience enabling them to reclaim power and control in their lives. They will work alongside our friendly and supportive ISVA team within an award-winning ISVA department and will be an integral member of the wider Safeline team.  They will be accountable for assessing the needs of victims of sexual abuse and their families, developing, and implementing individual client support plans and providing on-going face to face and telephone support to clients and their supporters.  For those clients who choose to report a crime, the ISVA will support them through the criminal justice system from reporting to court and beyond.

They will be accountable for building and maintaining positive and highly effective working relationships with key partner agencies including the police and CPS.

A copy of the Job Description and Application Form can be found by following the links below. Please send completed applications to isva@safeline.org.uk.

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact the ISVA team on 01926 402498 or via email

CVs are not acceptable; a completed application form is required.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 3rd June 2024.

Safeline is committed to the safeguarding of young people and adults at risk and adopts strict measures to ensure the safety of its clients. Safeline expects all staff to work within its safeguarding policies and procedures. Staff undertake enhanced DBS checks in line with recommended guidelines.

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