£21,831 to £25,106 pro rata
28 Oct 2020

About The Role

Anti-Trafficking Network Coordinator
Location: Homebased (during Covid 19 restrictions) then based in Norwich
Hours: 24.5 per week (3.5 days from 5, Monday to Friday flexible) 
Contract: Fixed term to the end of October 2021 (with the possibility of an extension)
Salary: £21,831 to £25,106 per annum, pro rata

Could you help us bring consistency and continuity to the response offered to survivors of trafficking within Norfolk?

About the role..

We're looking for an Anti-Trafficking Network Co-ordinator based in Norfolk. In this new role, you'll engage with statutory, non-statutory and NGO agencies to develop a strategic forum which will ensure a consistent and coordinated response within the region to trafficking and modern slavery which prioritises the needs of individuals who have experienced exploitation. 

About the team..

The Anti-trafficking team, RS RFL directorate. 
Growing   awareness of   human   trafficking   has   drawn   the   attention   among   civic   society   including governments, law enforcement agencies and NGOs for reasons that are complicated by the very nature of trafficking. Human trafficking places people in situations of slavery, debt bondage and exploitation; despite commitment to tackling modern slavery, survivors face multiple barriers in accessing safety, recovery and redress.

The British Red Cross is expanding and defining it’s response to human trafficking and the  Advisor role within this team is key to manage, support and develop activities across services at a national level, and manage new Anti-trafficking projects as required.

Human trafficking is a growing concern that has drawn attention from civil society actors, governments, law enforcement agencies and NGOs. Human trafficking places people in situations of slavery, debt bondage and exploitation; despite commitment to tackling modern slavery, survivors face multiple barriers in accessing safety, recovery and redress.

The Anti Trafficking team sits within our Refugee Support, Restoring Family Links directorate. The overarching aims of our directorate are to:

  • Reduce destitution and exploitation
  • Restore family links and facilitate reunion
  • Challenge stigma and build inclusion
  • Ensure protection and empower people to make positive decisions to regain control of their lives

About you..

This role might be for you if:

  • You care about our cause - with a good understanding of the issues affecting survivors of human trafficking, you're passionate about making a difference to people's lives
  • You've got demonstrable experience of collaborative multi-agency partnership working and development of strategic relationships
  • You are skilled at identifying gaps in provision and responding with initiative and innovation
  • Strong knowledge of the anti-trafficking sector, legislation, policy and support frameworks that shape the experience of survivors of trafficking (essential)
  • Have work experience within the anti-trafficking (or a relevant) sector
  • Have strong local knowledge of Norfolk in relation to statutory, non-statutory and Non-Governmental Organisations as well as other relevant knowledge
  • You make things happen - you've got proven experience of project management, coordination and delivery

The closing date for applications is (23:59) on Wednesday the 28th of October 2020, with interviews to follow.

Please note that early application is encouraged, as we’ll be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert in advance of the advertised closing date.

We offer multiple staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) pro rata
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. 

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. 
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. 

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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