London based – Advocacy Support Worker

Responsible to:     SEFF’s Advocacy Support Manager and Management Board

Location:                18 Hanway St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1UF

Hours of work:       37.5 hours per week (funded until 31st March 2021)

Salary:                    £29,073 Gross p/annum + 6% Pension

                                Payable monthly in arrears

Background

South East Fermanagh Foundation (SEFF) was founded on 15th August 1998 to provide practical and emotional supports for a large number of individuals who had been through traumatic experiences as a consequence of ‘The Troubles.’

Over the years SEFF’s development as a provider of services for victims/survivors has evolved and in the last four years, additional focus has been given to developing the case of need for victims/survivors based in Great Britain and Republic of Ireland, ensuring they also have access to support services alike their Northern Ireland counterparts. The organisation now stands at over 1,200 individual members and their associated families.

Currently SEFF has five hubs for service delivery; Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh (main) Newtownstewart, County Tyrone. Rathfriland, County Down, Bessbrook, County Armagh and London.

SEFF is one of 23 groups attached to the Innocent Victims United umbrella organisation with a combined membership of over 11,500 individual victims survivors based in Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland, Great Britain and mainland Europe.

Mission Statement

‘Supporting Victims and Survivors, Strengthening Communities.’

The Post

This post has been developed as part of the PEACE IV Programme which provides investment for north-south and east-west health and wellbeing and advocacy services by increasing the quality of care in the sector for victims and survivors and their families.

This post exists to support victims and survivors of ‘The Northern Ireland Troubles’ who are based in Great Britain and mainland Europe.

Purpose of the Role

This project (funded through PEACE IV) offers support, advocacy and advice in relation to Truth, Justice and Acknowledgment to families bereaved as a result of the Troubles. The post holder will be required to support, advocate on behalf of, and advise families who wish to engage with statutory and other bodies in respect of their bereavement or injury.

Please click below to download a recruitment cover letter, job description, application form and equal opportunities form:-

To apply:

By Hand or Post:                                                   

South East Fermanagh Foundation

c/o 1 Manderwood Park,

1 Nutfield Road,                                                        Enquiries: Telephone 028 677 23884

Lisnaskea.

County Fermanagh.                                                  

BT92 0FP     

OR by email to info@seff.org.uk (please note the application will need signed and scanned

(Closing date: 1pm on Friday, 30th August 2019) with Interviews taking place in London (Venue TBC)