Hope for Justice exists to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society. Around the world, we are growing a movement of abolitionists who believe freedom is worth the fight. Our team works from more than 30 locations across five continents. If you’re looking to make a difference, this is the place for the you.
Hope for Justice is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. We are a global organisation with staff from a wide variety of backgrounds, and ensure through our recruitment processes that we continue to welcome candidates from all walks of life. If you feel that your skills and experience fit one of our advertised roles, and you share our values and mission to end slavery, then we strongly encourage your application regardless of your background.
Hope for Justice are looking for a Community Engagement Specialist on a full-time, permanent basis, to join our team based in our West Yorkshire, UK Hub.
The role of a Community Engagement Specialist includes, but is not limited to:
Identification & Intervention
Casework & Advocacy
Benefits of working at Hope for Justice
Hope for Justice is committed to supporting our staff’s wellbeing and offers competitive salaries and a range of additional benefits to our staff.
At Hope for Justice, our values act as guiding principles for everything we do, and we are committed to upholding our values of honouring and empowering our employees. Hope for Justice are a Living Wage employer, accredited by the Living Wage Foundation.
As part of Hope for Justice, you will benefit from an excellent package including:
· 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
· 1 day Marriage Leave
· Enhanced employer pension contributions
· Company sick pay
· Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
· Access to our Employee Rewards Platform, providing discounts and offers for well-known retailers
· Free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their family
· Professional development opportunities
· Professional memberships paid
· Flexible and hybrid working
Salary: £22,880 (rising to £25,000 on successful completion of 6 months' probation period)
Job Type: Full time
Closing date: 6th October 2023
Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire Hub. The successful candidate will work in the local community and will be able to split time between the hub and remote working for administration activites. There will potentially be a requirement on occasion to travel to our other hubs to support the wider team in the meeting of operational demands.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which include criminal records checks, in line with our Global background checks policy. Hope for Justice participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, as part of the referencing process we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
We would like to inform you that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we regret that we are not able to respond individually to all applicants. Rest assured that all applications are carefully reviewed, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps in the selection process, this is expected to be within 2 weeks from the job application close date. Thank you for your understanding.