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Violence against Women and Girls Advocate



£10.42-£12.00 Per Hour

Full Time

The Magdalene Group

Closing Date: 20/11/23

We are delighted to be advertising this new and exciting role of a Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Advocate who will deliver a new initiative to improve the safety of women and girls at night in Norwich. 

The Magdalene Group has been established in Norwich for almost 30 years; supporting women and young people who are affected by sexual violence, coercion and exploitation.  We provide trauma and gendered informed services with the violence against women and girls (VAWG) agenda at the heart of all that we do. 

This role will be pivotal in developing and delivering training to night time economy (NTE) businesses and helping make venues safe spaces for women and girls.  Partnership-working with be crucial with not only businesses in the NTE but also a range of multi agencies working together to promote the safety of women and girls.

The post-holder will have an in-depth knowledge of the VAWG agenda, strong communication skills, be dynamic in training and presenting both face-to-face and online and be passionate about raising awareness of these issues to bring about change.

Salary: £26,000- £27,500 per annum fte.

Hours of work: Minimum 30 hours per week, up to 37.5 hours a week.  Working hours will include some evenings and weekends.

Organisational benefits include: Workplace pension contribution 5%, death-in-service benefit, generous leave, employee eye-care scheme, support through a 24/7 confidential employee assistance programme, hybrid working, cycle-to-work scheme, organisation-wide away days, career development pathways, training and wellbeing initiatives.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply please press the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page to be taken to our job site.

Recruitment of Ex-offenders and Equal Opportunities policies available.

If you require further information, please telephone the office on 01603 610256.

Please return completed application forms to vivienne@magdalenegroup.org or post to 61 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH.

Closing date for applications : 9 a.m. Monday 20th November 2023.

Interviews will take place : Thursday 30th November and Friday 1st December 2023.