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BAME Community Independent Sexual Violence Advocate

Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC) is recruiting an Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) to support and empower adult survivors of rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

The BAME Community ISVA role will initially work to build links with local BAME communities to raise awareness of this new role and the support available to survivors.

This role is part of a countywide ISVA team providing a pro-active service to children, young people and adult survivors of sexual violence; within and outside the criminal justice system.

Full ISVA training will be provided for the right candidate.

Post details

  • Hours: 37 hours per week (there may be occasional evening and weekend work)
  • Location: Cambridge City
  • Post coverage: Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £25,206 per annum
  • Contract: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2023 (possible extension dependent on funding)

Full details of the post are in the job description, which is available to download below.

CRCC is committed to equality and inclusivity as an employer and opposes discrimination in everything we do. We especially welcome applications from Black and minoritised women and LGBT+ women.

Please note: It is an occupational requirement that the post holder is female, in line with the Equality Act 2010; Schedule 9, Part 1, Paragraph 1.

For any queries relating to this post, please contact Ellie Ball, ISVA Manager, at ellie@cambridgerapecrisis.org.uk; or Norah Al-Ani, Director, at norah@cambridgerapecrisis.org.uk; or call 01223 313 551.

How to apply

  • Closing date for applications: Friday 10 September 2021 at 5pm.
  • Interviews: Provisionally planned for Thursday 16 September 2021 in Cambridge.

Please download the Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form below. Completed forms should be returned electronically before the closing date (see above).


Volunteering with us

If our current vacancies aren’t appropriate for you and you would like to donate your time and skills to help local women and girls affected by sexual violence then maybe you’d like to consider volunteering with us.