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Caseworker - maternity cover (Bristol)

Full-time - 37.5 hours per week
£25,244.23
We are currently recruiting a full-time Caseworker to cover a maternity post and deliver services to victims of modern slavery and human trafficking who are being supported through Unseen’s safe-houses and outreach service. Caseworkers will be responsible for managing a caseload of clients across Unseen’s services and applicants should have experience of supporting clients with complex needs to access services and support to assist their recovery and transition to independent living.

You will be working as a part of Unseen’s friendly and committed Support Services Team that provides high quality support services to clients living both in safe house accommodation and in the community. You will work closely with the Support Services Managers and safe-house staff to deliver services in line with best practice and achieve positive outcomes for clients. Full and on-going training, supervision and external supervision will be provided.

Full-time caseworkers will work Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm but with flexibility to complete contracted hours between 8am and 8pm when this may be necessary. Caseworkers will also participate in the on-call duty rota which will involve evening, weekend and overnight duty.

Please note, this post is subject to satisfactory references, an Enhanced DBS check and a 6-month probationary period.

Please refer to the job description for further details, full person specification and information about benefits.

Deadline for applications is 5pm 22nd September

The start date for this role will be in October or at the earliest opportunity, depending on DBS clearance.

Interviews to be held in the week commencing 27th September 2021

Please find the job description, application form and equal opportunities form below.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce, as well as people with lived experience of slavery and human trafficking.
Once completed please return all forms to jobs@unseenuk.org. You are requested to also submit a cover letter. CVs are not accepted.

Any queries, please email jobs@unseenuk.org.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 22 September 2021 at 5pm

Download New CW JD - Mat Cover 2021.pdf

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Operations, Admin & Finance Officer (Bristol)

Full-time or part-time
£20,231 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
We are looking to appoint one full-time Operations, Admin & Finance Officer or two part-time Officers with a focus on either Operations & Admin or Finance Administration to support the day to day operations and running of the charity. The role will be based at Unseen’s head office, in central Bristol.

You will join a small, friendly and committed Operations team working at the centre of a dynamic, ambitious and fast-moving charity. You will be supported and managed by the Head of Operations, Admin & Operations Coordinator and / or Finance Controller accordingly. Full and ongoing supervision and training will be provided.

The full-time Operations, Admin & Finance Officer role is an incredibly varied role, working at the centre of a multi-site organisation and providing support to Unseen’s various anti-slavery projects. The post will work closely with the Operations and Administration Coordinator to ensure high-quality delivery of operational & administrative support for Unseen projects and stakeholders. We are looking for an adaptable, proactive, creative and enthusiastic individual, with exceptional organisational skills, to take on this multifaceted role. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a proven ability to manage a varied and fluctuating workload, are essential skills for this role. Specific experience of financial administration and fundraising administration, including the use of databases, raising sales invoices and processing purchase invoices is particularly desirable. The successful full-time candidate will alternate their duties between Operations & Admin and Finance Administration as required. They will need to demonstrate their ability to fulfil the criteria from both the Operations & Admin Officer job description and the Finance Officer job description.

We are also welcoming applications from those who wish to apply for a part-time role in either Operations & Admin, or Finance Administration. The appointment of these roles will be dependent on the experience and availability of suitable candidates.

For the requirements of the part-time Operations & Admin Officer, please refer to the Operations & Admin Officer Job Description. For the requirements of the part-time Finance Officer position please refer to the Finance Officer job description. Each part-time role will be expected to specialise in one of the areas but to form part of a flexible team and cover a range of duties as and when required.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in this area of our workforce.
For further information, please refer to the job description.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 29 September at 5pm.
Interviews will be held in early October.

The successful candidate/s will be expected to commence the role as soon as possible, subject to satisfactory references.

The application form and equal opportunities form can be downloaded from the links at the bottom of the page. Applicants are advised to refer to the person specification in the job description to demonstrate how you meet the criteria and provide specific examples of your experience and skills. You are requested to also submit a cover letter. Once completed, please return all forms to jobs@unseenuk.org. CVs are not accepted.


Any queries, please email jobs@unseenuk.org.

Deadline for applications 28 September at 17:00

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Accommodation Support Officer (North Somerset)

Full-time with shifts spread across weekdays and weekends.
£9.92 per hour
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 are currently recruiting a full-time Accommodation Support Officer (ASO) to work at one of Unseen’s safe houses; these are accommodation services for men and women who have been identified as victims of human trafficking and modern slavery. The ASO role is to ensure all health and safety requirements in the safe house are met on a day to day basis and that all house protocols and policies are adhered to. ASOs will also ensure the safety and security of service users by welcoming and settling new residents, promoting awareness of health and safety, helping clients to manage risk and supporting survivors to engage with support plans and work towards their goals. ASOs will work to create a friendly and supportive environment for residents with opportunities to instigate communal activities with residents.

You will be working as a part of Unseen’s friendly and committed Support Services Team that provides high quality support services to clients living both in safe house accommodation and in the community. You will work closely with the case working team and be supported by management. Full and on-going training, supervision and external supervision will be provided.

ASO shift patterns are from 12:00pm – 10:00pm Monday to Sunday with a 30 minute lunch break. A full-time ASO will work a total of 7 shifts across a fortnight. Both weekday and weekend shifts must be worked but will be scheduled across a rolling rota to ensure a fair balance of weekend work across the team.

This is a permanent position.

Please note, this post is subject to satisfactory references, an Enhanced DBS check and a 6-month probationary period.

We also have casual (relief) vacancies available currently across North Somerset and Bristol 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. Casual relief vacancies are not exempt of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

Please refer to the job description for further details, full person specification and information about benefits.

Deadline for applications extended until 9.00am Friday 17th September 2021

The start date for this role will be as soon as possible following completion of satisfactory checks.

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 21st September 2021

Please find the job description, application form and equal opportunities form below.

Unseen is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce, as well as people with lived experience of slavery and human trafficking.

Once completed please return all forms to jobs@unseenuk.org You are requested to also submit a cover letter. CVs are not accepted.

Any queries, please email jobs@unseenuk.org
Deadline for applications extended until 9.00am Friday 17th September 2021

Download ASO Job Description - Aug 2021.pdf

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Head of Business Engagement (Biggleswade, Home-working initially. Location may be flexible for the right candidate.)

Full-time: 40 hours per week. Permanent.
£37,614 per annum.
Unseen is working towards a world without slavery. We provide safe houses and support in the community for survivors of trafficking and modern slavery. We also run the Modern Slavery & Exploitation Helpline and work with individuals, communities, business, governments, other charities and statutory agencies to stamp out slavery for good.

This is a really exciting opportunity to help shape Unseen’s business services in a newly created role. As Head of Business Engagement, you will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic organisation at a time of growth and re-organisation. Leading a small but highly motivated and ambitious team you will be responsible for delivering excellent, unique and dynamic services to businesses and corporate partners throughout out the UK to help mitigate modern slavery risks.

Working alongside wider Unseen colleagues you will utilise Unseen’s USPs to secure and grow our business partners, creating new services and programmes to meet the diverse needs of the business community. You will play a fundamental role in growing Unseen’s sustainable income to meet our ambitious income generation targets. Using your strong experience of managing and delivering services to businesses of all shapes and sizes you will be required to work closely with the senior leadership team to deliver the organisation’s five-year strategy for 2022-2027 to meet Unseen’s charitable aims. To deliver effectively in the role you will be expected to travel regularly to secure and deliver business services to clients as well as attending Unseen’s offices (when required), based in Biggleswade and Bristol.

The Head of Business Engagement will report to Unseen’s Executive Director.

Please refer to the job description in the Head of Business Engagement Job Pack for more details.

Deadline for applications is Monday 27th Sept at 12:00noon.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview in mid October.

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 jobs@unseenuk.org

You are requested to also submit a cover letter detailing how you will grow Unseen's business offering. CV’s are not accepted.

Unseen is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce, as well as people with lived experience of slavery and human trafficking.

Any queries, please email jobs@unseenuk.org
Deadline for applications is Monday 27th Sept at 12:00noon.

Download 2021-08-26 Head of Business Engagement Pack.pdf

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HR Administrator

Full-time, 37.5 hours a week.
£23,741.49
We are recruiting a full-time HR Administrator to facilitate core HR processes across the organisation. We are looking for an organised individual with HR experience and excellent multi-tasking skills to deliver administrative support for recruitment and HR processes.

Experience in HR administration and an understanding of HR processes is essential. Applicants should also have experience and confidence in administering an HR IT system to maintain and securely store all personnel records and employee data. We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, a keen eye for detail and who can manage their workload effectively.

You will join a small, friendly and committed Operations team working at the centre of a dynamic, ambitious and fast-moving charity. You will be supported and managed by the Head of Operations. You will be required to liaise with an external HR advice team to ensure Unseen operates as an efficient, supportive and inclusive employer. We are looking for someone who enjoys working proactively to find solutions and who approaches challenges with a positive, enthusiastic and collaborative attitude. Full and ongoing supervision and training will be provided.

This is a full-time role comprising 37.5 hours of work per week, Mon-Fri. Unseen promotes flexible working and working patterns can be discussed with the successful candidate. We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in this area of our workforce.

For further information, please refer to the job description.
The deadline for applications is Friday 24th September at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held end of September/ early October.

The successful candidate will be expected to commence the role in October/November 2021 or as soon as possible, subject to satisfactory references.

The application form and equal opportunities form can be downloaded from the links at the bottom of the page. Applicants are advised to refer to the person specification in the job description to demonstrate how you meet the criteria and provide specific examples of your experience and skills. You are requested to also submit a cover letter. Once completed, please return all forms to jobs@unseenuk.org. CV’s are not accepted.

Any queries, please email jobs@unseenuk.org.

Deadline for applications is Friday 24 September at 09:00

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We have made the ongoing commitment to be a certified member of the NHS Mindful Employer Network and are proud to have signed the ‘Charter for Employers Positive about Mental Health’.

The mental health and wellbeing of our staff is a priority for us at Unseen, and we take seriously our responsibility to be an indiscriminatory employer. All Unseen employees have free access to the Mindful Employer Plus Advice Line, which provides access to trained counsellors for support with any matters that people may be struggling with, in any aspect of their work or personal lives. You can learn more about this and what it means to be a part of the charter at www.mindfulemployer.net.

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We welcome applications from all sections of the community we serve and recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce, as well as people with lived experience of slavery and human trafficking.