LAWRS

Job Title: VAWG Outreach and Prevention Coordinator (Portuguese-speaking)

Four days per week

Salary: £27,550 pro rata

Organisation: Latin American Women's Rights Service

LAWRS’ Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) programme offers a women-centred and culturally appropriate service delivering prevention work in the community, one-to-one casework, support and work to influence better services for Latin American women survivors of VAWG.

They are seeking an Outreach and Prevention Coordinator to provide support to Latin American women (particularly from Brazil) seeking support in the area of VAWG, undertake outreach activities and service delivery in specific boroughs; undertake education and prevention work with the community and continue developing LAWRS' services to tackle “honour” based violence and other forms of VAWG.

You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in providing advice; experience providing advice to survivors of VAWG; experience of working in partnership with statutory and voluntary services in the UK, understanding of honour based violence and other harmful practices; an excellent understanding of the issues facing Latin American women in London and in particular survivors of VAWG and a commitment to promote and uphold women’s rights.  You will be fluent in Portuguese and English.

This post is open to Latin American women only in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. The postholder needs to undergo Disclosure and Baring Service.

How to apply: Please send your application and Equality Opportunities monitoring form to Amanda Odelius, Administrator, either via email to amanda@lawrs.org.uk or by post (Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT),  quoting reference: CAC0118.

Job Description: VAWG Outreach Prevention Worker

Application form: Application form

Equal Opportunities Form: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline: Sunday 4th February 2018

Interviews to be held within the following 2 weeks.