Savana

Unit C, Metro Business Park,

Clough Street, Hanley, S-O-T ST1 4AF

01782 433204 / 433205

Email: info@savana.org.uk

Wed - Fri: 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-2pm

Mon/Tue extended hours: 9am-8pm

Job Title: Children’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (CHISVA)

Location: Savana, Unit C, Metro Business Park, Clough Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 4AF

Organisation: Savana Inc Limited

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Contract: 35 hours a week (Flexible working hours)

About Savana: 

Savana is a dedicated organization committed to addressing sexual violence issues within our community. We aim to provide support, awareness, and advocacy to those affected by sexual violence. Our mission is to create a safer environment and promote a culture of respect and understanding.

Position Summary: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Savana for someone to join our team as a Children’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor
The right attitude and a willingness to learn are key to becoming an CHISVA. Experience of working with victims of sexual violence and other service providers and agencies in a statutory, voluntary, social or community setting would be an advantage although we would be keen to hear from you if you can demonstrate how your skills and experience can be applied to this role. Experience of working with children and young people 18 years and under would also be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

You must have experience of planning and delivering caseloads and strong crisis management skills, with an understanding of the needs of victims experiencing sexual violence. An approved and accredited CHISVA qualification is preferable for this post although candidates with the right approach and a willingness work towards CHISVA accreditation will also be considered.

 Requirements:

To be successful in this role you should have good IT skills, a good repour with children and young people and a knowledge of criminal justice system including an understanding of court procedures.

Closing date:  5pm Tuesday 16th January 2024
Interviews: 19th and 22nd January 2024

An Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure will be required.
Premises are wheelchair accessible.

How to Apply: If you would like to make a difference in the lives of those affected by sexual violence and are ready to take on the role of a CHISVA at Savana, please contact emma.ward@savana.org.uk or call 01782433204 to request an application pack or download our application pack below.

We appreciate your commitment to our cause and look forward to your application. Savana is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact those selected for an interview.

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