Navigation & Group Support Worker (Sexual Violence)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key individual to join the Adult  Team at Basis Yorkshire. Working within a harm reduction ethos, you will be providing appropriate emotional and practical support to women involved in sex work or women with experience of sexual exploitation who have experiences of sexual violence (current or non – current) through either 1 to 1 an/d/or group activities 

Basis Yorkshire is an award winning charity that was founded in 1995 and now operates across Yorkshire. This is a unique opportunity to join a challenging and vibrant organisation, working with women and young people who are involved in sex work or being sexually exploited. For more information about what Basis Yorkshire does and its values, please visit our website.

We are looking to appoint:-

Navigation and Group Support Worker (Sexual Violence)

28 hrs per week

Salary: £25,339 per annum pro rata

Contract End Date: 31 March 2022

The closing date for applications is 12 midnight Tuesday 6th April, please note applications received after this time will not be considered.

Interviews will be held on Monday  12th April.

Please note this role is highly similar (though with small differences) to another current vacancy, though the contract length is different. Applicants interested in both can submit one application if preferred but responding to both job descriptions; please indicate clearly if this is the case.

Our energy for and commitment to our work makes us a vibrant and resilient organisation with a strong and compassionate workforce.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of women have experienced sexual violence, can embrace our core values of respect and trust and will support us in providing a unique service through their creative approach.

Basis is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community and from experts by experience.

You will be based in Leeds ( in-office work will be COVID-19 dependent) and may need to work unsocial hours.

Basis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. This post will be subject to enhanced DBS check.

In addition to being part of a fun, dynamic and vibrant workforce, we offer a benefits package including flexible working, contributory pension, childcare vouchers and an Employee Assistance package.

If you do need to speak to someone regarding your application you can contact the Basis office on 0113 2430036 or alternatively e-mail: info-basis@basisyorkshire.org.uk

Job Applications can be sent to: info-basis@basisyorkshire.org.uk (no CVs), please fill in application form and Equal Opportunities form:

Navigation & Group Support Worker (SV) Job Description

Application Form Basis Yorkshire

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Because of the nature of the work this post is open to women only.  Sex discrimination act 1975 exemption S7 (2) (e) applies.

Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.