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Key Worker Women's Safe House (Bristol)

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
£21,221.85 - £26,611.69 per annum, depending on experience
Equivalent of 33 days holiday, Pension scheme
Supervision and reflective practice offered

Unseen is a charity, based in Bristol, providing support for people who have been identified as potential victims of Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery. We focus on three main areas as we work towards a world without slavery;

Supporting survivors and potential victims of slavery; by providing access to a range of specialist services, enabling them to safely recover and develop resilient independent lives.

Equipping stakeholders; by providing training, advice and resources to facilitate the identification and support of potential victims of slavery.

Influencing systemic changes; by using our experience and research to impact and inspire transformation across legislation, policy and society.

We are currently recruiting an experienced Key Worker for our Women’s Safe House to assist with the delivery of our services, with a focus on engaging with the female clients and helping them to access the services and support they need.

You will be required to join a small, friendly and committed team that provides a client centred service to our female client group within a 24/7 safe supported accommodation setting.

You will be responsible for the case management for the women that we support in the Safe House. You will work both within a team and lone work to support the women with their recovery in their day to day lives while helping them to navigate various appointments linked to law enforcement, immigration and individual health needs. You will be responsible for weekly key work sessions with the women to support them in reach their goals while managing and risk plans. You will also be expected to contribute to monitoring service outcomes and encouraging client participation and feedback to improve service delivery. Experience in keeping clear and accurate records is essential.

You will also contribute to ensuring the safety of the project by adhering to all security measures and following all Health and Safety procedures including the accommodations intruder and fire alarm system.

The role is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, with an alternating shift pattern of 8am – 4pm and 12pm – 8pm shifts. Key workers will take part in a monthly on-call rota and will cover one weekend shift a month.

Full on-going training, supervision and Reflective Practice will be provided. Please note, this post is subject to satisfactory references, an Enhanced DBS check and a 6-month probationary period. At interview you will be asked to bring photo ID, current certificates, evidence of required qualifications, and will be asked about any gaps in employment and previous roles.

Please find the job description, application form and equal opportunities form below. Once completed please return all forms to You are requested to also submit a cover letter. CVs are not accepted.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 14th May 2019 at 17:00
Interviews to be held w/c 20th May 2019

We also have casual (relief) vacancies currently and ask people who are interested in joining a pool of casual/bank staff to also apply, clearly stating what role you wish to be considered for on your application form.

This post is exempt of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, applicants must be female.

Any queries, please email

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 14th May 2019 at 17:00

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Trainee Support Worker x 2 (Bristol)

Part Time, 15 hours per week. 18-month fixed term contract
£15,530 per annum pro rata
We are recruiting for two Trainee Support Workers to join our Resettlement, Integration and Outreach team. This traineeship has been designed to provide candidates with limited work experience an opportunity to develop their skills in a supporting role. Sector specific training will be provided, and the successful candidates will gain experience to equip them to support people with complex needs.

To ensure that the needs of our survivors are reflected in everything we do, we encourage applications from candidates with lived experience of human trafficking, modern slavery or of the asylum system.

No previous workplace experience is required but an interest in helping people and social justice is essential. You will also be committed to learning and development, both in the workplace and an educational setting. The completion of a Level 1 BTEC in Health and Social Care, which will be funded by Unseen, is a requirement of this role.

The traineeship will include in-house training and opportunities to shadow colleagues across the organisation. As you progress, you will develop skills and knowledge to support survivors in the community, promoting feelings of safety, hope and choice while supporting them to achieve goals detailed on their individually tailored support plans.

You will be joining a small, friendly and motivated team who are committed to supporting survivors.
This role will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and completion of a probationary period.

The deadline for applications is 22nd April 2019 at 17:00.
Interviews will take place on 1st and 2nd May 2019.

The application form and equal opportunities form can be downloaded from the links at the bottom of the page. Once completed, please return all forms to CV’s are not accepted.

Any queries, please email

22nd April 2019

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