Every year, thousands of men, women and children are trafficked to the UK.
Bakhita House is a residence owned and based within the Diocese of Westminster and set up by CARITAS Westminster as part of the Catholic Church’s response to this issue, with the aim of offering befriending, guidance, support and resettlement of women who are the victims of Human Trafficking.
We are now looking to recruit Locum Support Workers for night duty to provide cover as required to primarily ensure the safety and security of guests and oversee the night security of the project.
All post-holders should have some experience in working with victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, and thus able to handle with sensitivity all guests displaying challenging behaviour as a result of experiencing trauma.
Excellent communication, organisation and team working skills together with a commitment to the ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church would also be crucial.
Due to the nature of this work, all post-holders will be required to have a flexible approach in terms of working hours and must therefore be willing to work additional hours as required
All posts are subject to a DBS Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barred List check.
Hours of work: Night DutyAs Required
Salary: £10.20 per hour
Closing date: 26 July 2017
Interview date: Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Please note that Bakhita House is a female only shelter. The post is therefore only available to female applicants as permitted under the Equality Act 2010.
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