Job Opportunities with Advance

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Female* Floating Support Worker part time
Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2017
Salary: NJC scale 18-21 £20,632 – £22,616 pro rata per annum inc. London Weighting
Working hours: 17.5 hours per week with some on-call cover required
Work Location: Based at ADVANCE Hammersmith office and community locations

The Floating Support Worker will work within a dynamic, fast paced, crisis intervention, advocacy and support service to ensure the voice of survivors informs every stage of the process specialising in working with clients for whom housing and risk of tenancy breakdown is a factor. They will work within the team to make proactive contact and provide high quality advocacy and support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment to women from age 13, focusing on working with those aged 18 and over who access the domestic abuse service. They will advise women on criminal justice and civil remedies and related matters, support women to attend court where necessary, and coordinate the provision of multi-agency support. They will focus on working with clients to maintain their tenancies and prevent homelessness in the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. Part of the role will be to establish positive, proactive and innovative working relationships with housing services and partner agencies within the Angelou Partnership. The post holder will work across the three boroughs under the guidance of the team leaders and project manager.

ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Benefits include 30 days holiday pro rata and a non-contributory pension scheme.

Closing date: 27th June at 12pm Interview dates: week commencing 4th July

To apply please download the application form and Job Description from our website at http://advancecharity.org.uk/work-for-us/

Completed applications should be emailed to althea.k@advancecharity.org.uk or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to :
Althea King, ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Unit 6,The Lanchesters 162-164 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9ER

Corporate Prospect Research and Development Intern Female* (3 days a week)

A great opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Prospect Researcher at a charity based in London. Advance are domestic violence specialists. We are a women-only organisation, providing emotional and practical
support to women in London. All our services are free and confidential. A large part of our work is crisis intervention– for women who require urgent help and face imminent danger.
Advance plans to develop corporate support to broaden awareness of our services, fundraise, offer capacity support around areas such as business planning and we also want to offer a series of lunchtime sessions to corporations to support their awareness and response to domestic abuse.

Key Responsibilities will include:
 To carry out research through a range of sources, including the Internet, publications and other
external contacts, including other charities, in order to obtain relevant information that can
contribute to proposals
 Analyse and present research findings in a written or verbal format, including preparing briefing
notes and making recommendations in order to contribute to the agreed corporate fundraising
strategy

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:
 Experience of success in information research
 Experience in using Windows based software packages, specifically Excel
 An excellent telephone manner
 Excellent spoken and written English
 Ability to collect data from various sources, analyse findings, identify opportunities, evaluate their
 viability and present the information clearly
 A positive, can-do attitude

This exciting position will work alongside the CEO who is leading on this initiative and with a team including the Fundraising Officer and fundraising interns. You will make initial calls and develop links with corporations researching their Corporate Social Responsibility history and attend initial meetings with Advance staff.

You will learn how to present and sell an organisation, the workings of charitable funding and corporate giving and support our media links and twitter/Facebook links to other partners and corporations.
It will be a creative and innovative role forging new links and achievements for Advance. Advance offers a supportive learning environment and opportunities across the organisation and 35 staff to develop and learn.

ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and particularly welcomes applications from BME groups and the
LBT community. The role is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

To find out more about the role speak to:
Anna Smith, CEO – 07962346546  anna.s@advancecharity.org.uk
Aanchal Clare, Fundraising Officer – 07506 747015 aanchal.c@advancecharity.org.uk

To apply: Visit http://advancecharity.org.uk/work-for-us/ select “Internship”and download the volunteer
application form.

Completed volunteer applications should be emailed to althea.k@advancecharity.org.uk or posted marked ‘Private
and Confidential’ to :
Althea King
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Unit 6,The Lanchesters
162-164 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9ER

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