The Parliamentary ISMA Service (The Independent Sexual Misconduct Advice Service)

Westminster and Islington
Dependent on role. Please see the below advert for more information.
Closing date
37.5 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed Term for 11 months
Interview date

Solace Women’s Aid is delighted to announce that we have been commissioned to deliver a one year pilot project in Westminster for the Parliamentary Estate.

The service is open to all women and men who work on the estate and to all visitors (including children) and will provide a holistic and proactive response to addressing sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence.

The service will provide a telephone advice line open 7 days a week between the hours of 7.30am-9 pm (excluding bank holidays) and a specialist ISVA support and advocacy service.

We are recruiting for 3 different roles:

The ISMA Service Manager

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Helpline Advice Workers - 3 posts available

Salary: £26,000 per annum


Salary: £28,500 per annum


How to apply

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to by the closing date above. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role

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