LGBT Refuge Caseworker *

LGBT Refuge Caseworker *

Closing date: Sunday 17th July, 2022

Salary: £31,281 pro rata per annum

Hours: 30 (+ possibility of an additional 7 depending on funding)

Quote reference: LRC062205

*This role requires that the worker openly identifies as LGBT

Do you have the drive and skills to work within a trauma-informed service to support LGBT survivors of domestic abuse who need access to safe housing? Experience working with LGBT people with complex needs working in solution-focussed, client-centred ways? Do you understand the needs of survivors of domestic abuse well as a working knowledge of housing-related support issues?

If this sounds like you and you identify under the LGBT umbrella, you may be who we are looking for as our LGBT Refuge Caseworker at RISE. Working with housing providers, local LGBT organisations and services, and a proactive and skilled team within RISE, you will be delivering a flexible, accessible and respectful service to all LGBT survivors of domestic abuse over the age of 16, working flexibly with them to support them into safe accommodation, build their social networks and maintain and improve their wellbeing. This post is funded by Brighton & City Council.

On appointment, you will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

For information or support with the application process, please email [email protected].

The deadline for applications is: 17 July 2022

Interviews will take place: W/C 25 July 2022


RISE is a Disability Confident employer and actively works on being inclusive. We are keen to diversify our staff team to better reflect our community by encouraging black and minorities, and disabled women to apply for this role. We guarantee an interview to all women meeting this description that meet the competencies required.

Benefits that we can offer in return:

  • 3% employer contribution pension.
  • Very generous holiday entitlement of 27 days’ annual leave rising to 29 after five years plus bank holidays.
  • Employee-assisted programme.
  • Focus on well-being and balancing flexible working alongside RISE’s priorities.
  • Committed to training and learning opportunities for continuous development.
  • Trauma Focussed wellbeing support.

For all the information on how to apply please use the links below:

  1. Job Pack
  2. Job Description with Person Specification
  3. Privacy Statement with Application Form
  4. Equality Monitoring Form.