Campaigns and Engagement Officer - Nottingham
Duration – 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Location - Nottingham city centre
£26,591 – £32,552 per annum plus additional benefits
Do you want to help combat modern slavery and labour exploitation? It is estimated there are thousands of victims of modern slavery in the UK with forced labour the fastest growing area of business for criminals. Slavery is a global issue, affecting millions of people worldwide and the Prime Minister has called this the greatest human rights issue of our time.
The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) is the foremost investigative law enforcement for labour exploitation in the UK. We are anon-departmental public body sponsored by the Home Office and we also licence and enforce the provisions of the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004.
We have powers to ensure vulnerable workers are more effectively protected from being abused for their labour, such as police-style powers of arrest under both the Immigration and Modern Slavery Acts, increased powers to search for and seize evidence, offences under National Minimum Wage, Employment Agencies as well as the existing Gangmasters Licensing legislation.
As an ‘intelligence-led’ organisation, we rely and act upon information from workers, businesses and members of the public about any non-compliant or unlicensed activity, undertaking compliance inspection activity and investigations under the criminal law.
What we do really matters. Are you interested in joining us?
We are currently recruiting for the new position of Campaigns and Engagement Officer to join our Communications and Engagement team.
The focus of this fixed term role will be to help raise awareness of labour exploitation and modern slavery with the public and our wide range of stakeholders (businesses, employers, police forces, charities, etc). We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual with proven experience in the management and delivery of communications and engagement activity.
We offer a generous total package to our staff including 30 days annual leave plus 2.5 privilege holidays in addition to the 8 public holidays, a choice of pension schemes and family friendly working. We also operate a performance related annual bonus scheme.
All offers are subject to satisfactory references and security clearance checks.
CVs are not accepted. No agencies at this stage please.
Closing date: 21st November 2017 11.59 pm