Recruitment Opportunity – Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

SurvivorsUK – Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

Vacancy Reference: 11
Location: London, E1W 3HW
Salary: £26,000 pro rata
Hours: 17.5 per week
Contract: fixed term contract until 31 March 2018 (possible renewal thereafter dependent on funding)
Job Category: Client Services
Responsible for: N/A
Responsible to: ISVA & Operations Manager
Closing Date: 21 August 2017
Interview Date: 25 August 2017

We are looking for someone to join our small, friendly team as a part-time Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA).

SurvivorsUK supports men who have experienced sexual abuse, sexual assault and rape and raises awareness of their needs. The service works in a holistic and empowering way to enable male service users to understand their experience of sexual violation and to recover from its effects.

The successful candidate will be involved in delivering a unique, pan-London service and will be based within a small team in Shadwell, E1. The role is to deliver a package of support covering crisis intervention, risk and needs assessment, safety planning and individual support planning. A key aspect of this role is to advocate on behalf of male service users pursuing remedies through the criminal and civil justice systems.

Successful applicants will have significant knowledge of sexual violence and it’s impact on men and boys, experience of providing practical and emotional support as well as strong casework management skills.

Applicants are required to have received an ISVA training qualification or be willing to attend training to obtain this.

For the full requirements, please see the job description.

To apply, please download and fill the application form and return it completed to: or by post to SurvivorsUK, 11 Sovereign Close, London E1W 3HW to arrive by the closing date.