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Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Caseworker

About the role

Days per week

4 days



6 months (with possibilities of extension)


£28,100 per annum pro rata

*The role will require you to be based in England and Wales.


The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is a human rights and feminist organisation led by and for Latin American migrant women in the UK. Our work is dedicated to supporting the immediate and long-term needs of Latin American migrant women exposed to violations of their fundamental human rights; facing violence against women and girls, exploitation or trafficking; enduring difficult living and working conditions in low paid jobs, and facing barriers to social protection.

The role

LAWRS’ Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) holistic specialist programme supports Latin American women affected by VAWG (e.g. domestic abuse, sexual violence, harmful practices, trafficking for sexual exploitation and other forms of gender-based violence) into safety and protection and in rebuilding their lives free from violence.

The post holder will have an excellent command of English and Spanish or Portuguese and will be responsible for providing high quality and proactive specialist advice, appropriate support and advocacy for Latin American women and girls 16+ affected by VAWG and any other form of gender-based violence, including harmful practices, ensuring that appropriate service and quality standards, as well as legal requirements are fulfilled.

This post is open to Latin American women only* in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and LBTQ+ candidates as they are currently underrepresented within the team.

*women who identify as Latin Americans (1st and 2nd generation) and speak Spanish and/or Brazilian Portuguese

This is a 4 days per week post and eligibility to work 28 hours per week is essential.

Please note that only applicants with the right to work in the UK covering the duration of the contract will be considered for this position.

How to apply:

We do not accept CVs. If you are interested in this position, please download the application and equal opportunities forms and send them (in Word format) to LAWRS Recruitment via email (recruitment@lawrs.org.uk) quoting the reference VAWGCW22 in the email subject.  We regret that late applications cannot be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd May 2022

Interviews: Week commencing on 30th May 2022

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