Albanian-speaking Women’s Support Worker – Outreach (Female*) based in Plaistow.
Solace Women’s Aid and Shpresa Programme – Hope job advert.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about ending gender-based violence.

You will work in close collaboration with Solace’s Albanian-speaking caseworker to organise a programme of workshops for Albanian- speaking refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women and create safe spaces for them to come together to address previous and current experiences of sexual violence, and domestic violence and other forms of gender abuse/violence.

You will positively promote the project; develop different methods to reach Albanian speaking women and girls.

You will ensure that leaflets, posters and written materials are distributed widely, and to meet with and promote the service to other agencies and potential users.

You will create opportunities and enhanced referral pathway to specialist services for women leading to more autonomous and fulfilled lives including education, ESOL, positive parenting programmes, employment training, and volunteering and work experience placements.

Salary: £11,400 Plus benefits.
Contract: Fixed Term 1 year
Hours: 15 hours per week afternoons, evening and weekend work.
Closing Date: 15th July 2014 – 12noon
Interviews: 18th July 2014

This post is are subject to an Enhanced disclosure and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1) and Section 5(2) d of the Race Relations Act 1976 Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply

To apply please email to to request an application pack.

Shpresa Programme and solace Women’s Aid hope are committed to equality and diversity in employment and service delivery.