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Locum Support Workers Bakhita House, CARITAS

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 to provide cover as required to primarily ensure the safety and security of guests and oversee the night security of the project. This will include day and night shifts.

She will assist in the support case load overseeing all aspects of guests’ housing matters and participating in the design of a life skills programme and workshops.

All post-holders must be experienced 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: As required

Salary: £10.45 per hour

Closing date: 25 May 2018


Please click here for Job Description.

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.

We do NOT accept CVs.  Applicants will need to be able to provide evidence that they have the right to work in the UK.  Please complete job applications and submit to humanresources@rcdow.org.uk

Applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to work in the UK.