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LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN’S RIGHTS SERVICE (LAWRS)
VAWG Outreach and Prevention Coordinator
Three days per week
Salary: £27,000 per year
Fixed term contract until 31st March 2017

LAWRS’ Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) programme offers a women-centred and culturally appropriate service delivering prevention work in the community, one-to-one casework, support and work to influence better services for Latin American women survivors of VAWG. We are seeking a VAWG Outreach and Prevention Coordinator to: expand capacity to deal with increasing numbers of women seeking support over VAWG, undertake outreach activities and service delivery in specific boroughs; undertake education and prevention work with the community and continue developing LAWRS’ services to tackle “honour” based violence and other forms of VAWG experienced by Latin American women.

You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in providing advice; experience providing advice to survivors of VAWG; experience of working in partnership with statutory and voluntary services in the UK, understanding of “honour” based violence and other harmful practices; an excellent understanding of the issues facing Latin American women in London and in particular survivors of VAWG and a commitment to promote and uphold women’s rights.  You will also be fluent in Spanish and English and ideally you would also be able to speak Portuguese.

This post is open to Latin American women only in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. The postholder needs to undergo Disclosure and Baring Service.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please download the application form here Application form and send a completed application form to Alma Gatica, Administrator, either by post (Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT) or email alma@lawrs.org.uk

Deadline: 27th May 2016
Interviews the weeks commencing: 6th June or 13th June

Job Description: VAWG Outreach and Prevention coordinator JD

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