Service Development Support Worker for Women with Learning Disabilities

We are seeking to recruit a part time worker to drive the project forward and affect positive outcomes for women in Bristol and surrounding areas. Deadline: Friday 5th April 10am

Job Title: Service Development Support Worker for Women with Learning Disabilities

Summary of role:

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) develop and deliver services for women and girls with learning disabilities who have experienced sexual violence, at any point in their lives. We are seeking to recruit a part time Specialist Service Development Support Worker to drive the project forward and affect positive outcomes for women in Bristol and surrounding areas.

The post holder will be based in our Bristol hub, with some travel around Avon and Somerset.

You will be responsible for project development which includes the development of a Tool Kit for professionals working with women with learning disabilities; developing resources for survivors with learning disabilities; running workshops for professionals; attending events and promotional work within a multi-agency remit and facilitating a celebration event on behalf of SARSAS in 2021. You will also work directly with female survivors that have a learning disability including; leading group work and one-to-one support work for female survivors with a learning disability.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys development work and can effectively promote the rights of all survivors of any kind of sexual violence through trauma informed therapeutic services, liaison, advocacy and care co-ordination.

SARSAS strives to have attractive working conditions including flexible working hours, professional and personal development and support and supervision packages.
Preference for working days – Mon, Tues and Weds with flexible hours.

Job tenure: Hours per week: 22.5 hours per week. Fixed term until 2021.

Annual salary/pro rata salary: £25,930 per annum (pro rata)

Link to full information on job/how to apply: For more information and to download an application pack, go to our website: https://www.sarsas.org.uk/recruitment/. If you have any questions, contact recruitment@sarsas.org.uk or ring our Bristol office on 0117 929 9556 and speak to Ruth Wood, Service Development Manager.

Application deadline (time, date): Friday 5th April 10am

Interviews will be held in: Bristol on 26th April 2019. Please ensure you are available in person for an interview on this date. If you are successful in reaching interview stage, you will be contacted by Friday 12th April 2019. We regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants at this stage.

Preferred start date: 1st May 2019