Recruiting: LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Caseworker

HOURS: 21 hours per week
CONTRACT: 12 months fixed term
SALARY:   NJC SCP 20-25 (£28,908.86 Inc. LW) pro-rata

LOCATION: Galop’s office at London, N7 6PA (Note: post holder may initially have to work remotely from home dependent on Covid situation)

CLOSING DATE: 9th Dec 2020 9am

INTERVIEW DATE: 16th December 2020 (remotely)

About Galop

Galop is the LGBT+ anti-violence charity, providing advice, support and advocacy to LGBT+ people who have experienced hate crime, domestic abuse and sexual violence. Galop also supports people who need help with the criminal justice system and is engaged on a strategic level to ensure issues affecting LGBT+ communities remain high on the agenda of commissioners, decision-makers and non-specialist service providers.

About this role

The LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Caseworker will join Galop’s LGBT+ Domestic Abuse service team and will provide advice and support to LGBT+ people experiencing domestic violence and abuse. The role will advocate for LGBT+ victims/survivors including survivors with multiple needs.  The ideal candidate will have experience of advising/advocating for victims/survivors of domestic abuse. Currently the service is operating remotely, though this may be subject to change in the coming months.

This role is initially a 12-month fixed term contract.  

Galop actively welcomes applications from BAMER candidates and the Trans community.

Please note that there is a genuine occupational requirement under the Sexual Orientation Regulations 2003 for this post. It is considered essential that post holders have experience of LGBT+ needs, and the impact of discrimination as the service is run for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic violence.

  • Closing date: 9th December, 9am
  • Interview date: 16th December (remotely)

Job Description & Person Specification

Application form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Please send completed applications and equal opportunities form by email only to recruitment@galop.org.uk

Our services:

Our hate crime casework service can give you advice, support and help if you experience homophobia, transphobia or biphobia. Click for more

Domestic abuse is any kind of threatening behaviour, violence, or abuse between people who have been intimate partners or family members. Click for more

Galop provides confidential and independent advice and support for LGBT+ people who have experienced sexual assault, abuse or violence. Click for more