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London - Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers 

London (Hammersmith & Fulham) - Mental Health Coordinator


North Devon - Independent Domestic Violence Advisor


London (Tower Hill) - Performance and Quality Analyst


Thames Valley - Independent Sexual Violence Advocate
 

Thames Valley - Young Person’s Independent Sexual Violence Advocate


London (Hackney) - Floating Support Worker - With South Asian language
 

London - Team Leader

London - 2 x Through the Gate (TTG) Keyworkers

London - Independent Domestic Violence Adviser

London - Family Support IDVA


Bristol and South Gloucestershire - 2x Independent Domestic Violence Advisors 

Bristol and South Gloucestershire - Parenting Worker

Bristol and South Gloucestershire - Prevention Worker (Schools and Play)

Bristol and South Gloucestershire - Family Support Worker

Bournemouth - Project Leader


London - Fundraiser


London (Lambeth) - Early Intervention Community Outreach Worker


North Somerset - Outreach Case Coordinator


Cardiff - Data Analyst

Cardiff with travel around Wales - Services Development Officer

Cardiff with travel around Wales - Policy & Campaigns Officer 
 

London with travel nationwide -  National Peripatetic Domestic Violence Workers


Essex - Specialist IDVAs, IDVAs and Assistant IDVAs
 

London (Lambeth & Southwark) - Child Support Worker

Luton - Senior Support Officer


Luton - Support Officers x2

Cambridgeshire (Fenland) - Community Outreach Worker


Cambridgeshire - Capacity Building Community Outreach Worker x 2


London (Southwark) -  Case Worker


Shropshire - Relief Workers


Cambridgeshire -  Refuge Worker


South Derbyshire - Training Facilitator


London - Team Leader – Minerva 


Brighton - Assistant Caretaker/Cleaner (30 hours)


North Sussex - Assistant Caretaker/Cleaner (16 hours)

London - Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (2 posts)


Derbyshire - Head of Service


Bexley - Community Outreach Manager


London (Tower Hill) - Business Development Manager

Richmond - MARAC and Domestic Violence and Abuse Administrator


London (Tower Hill) - Bid Development Officer


London (Hammersmith) - Female Programme Manager


London (Camden) - Specialist Refuge Worker

London - Fundraising Intern


Surrey (North West) - Part Time Male Outreach Worker 

London (Bromley) - Charity Fundraiser & Management Assistant




 

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Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service  

 

Job Title: Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers 

Organisation: Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service  

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week

Outline of Role: Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service CIC employs a number of Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworks (ISACs) who offer support for high risk victims who have been the subject of stalking, support them through the criminal justice system and offer relevant advice and advocacy. The ISAC will be responsible for providing an efficient, effective trauma informed response to victims of stalking across England and Wales. This will include assessing an individual’s needs based on the risk at that time and ensuring that the victim’s voice is heard locally and at appropriate multi-agency or professional meetings. 

The role will also include working with professionals and local agencies to ensure a coordinated response is in place and all relevant agencies work together effectively. 

This post is based in Central London.

 

Closing Date: 12pm on the Monday 13 July

Interviews will be scheduled for Friday 17 July and Monday 20 July

How to Apply:   

The full job description can be downloaded at [http://paladinservice.co.uk/working-for-paladin/]. 

 

If you would like to apply for this role, please complete our application form here [http://paladinservice.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Paladin-Application-Form.docx] and email to office@paladinservice.co.uk.  

 

 


Standing Together against domestic violence

Mental Health Coordinator

We are looking to appoint a dynamic Project Coordinator with a proven track record in project development and management within a partnership context. 

Standing Together coordinates the ground breaking multi agency response to domestic violence. Our work is recognised nationally and we continue to influence local and national policy and practice by initiating and driving innovative projects. 

Our key mission is to work in partnership with agencies in order to provide safer options for survivors and their children, ensuring that their perspectives are at the centre of service planning and delivery. In addition we aim to improve the way that agencies respond to perpetrators, in particular in holding them to account for their abuse. 

The role within this successful charity will focus on coordinating an Operational Group comprising professionals from both the statutory and voluntary sector mental health agencies and delivering training to improve service to survivors. 

Salary: starting salary £30,537 includes ILW (35 hours per week)
Contract: Fixed Term
Location: West London 

To apply, download application packs available on our website at www.standingtogether.org.uk 

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Interview date: 5th August 2015 

For any queries, please email admin@standingtogether.org.uk or call on 020 8748 5717

 


North Devon Against Domestic Abuse

One of our lovely MARAC IDVAs is moving on to pastures new after spending several years very successfully safeguarding women, children and men through NDADA’s IDVA service as well as empowering women to seek a happier, safer future free from domestic abuse for themselves and their families. Working in the beautiful North Devon & Torridge countryside and with some of the best surfing beaches in the South West, this is a busy and demanding role serving a diverse community and we seek a qualified IDVA to continue the excellent work done so far. NDADA is a dynamic small local charity, firmly embedded in the local community, which prides itself on partnership working and operates the only refuge left in the Devon County Council area following local authority cuts, now supported entirely through fundraising.

Salary NJC Scale points 25-29    £22,212-£25,440 37 hours.

Some flexibility around actual working times may be necessary.

If you think this might be your next role and you’d like an informal chat, please call Helen Frisby on 01271 321946 or for an application pack please email admin@ndada.co.uk, putting “IDVA VACANCY” in the subject line.

Deadline 20th July 2015

Interview dates   Week commencing 10th August 2015

 

 

REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women and, children in our national network of services. We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Performance and Quality Analyst REF: 051 PQA

37.5 hours per week

£25,000 – 30,000 

Tower Hill, London

 

Refuge is looking to recruit an experienced Performance and Quality Analyst to assist with the collection, reporting and analysis of performance and service data.  Working in our Operations team, this is a vital role, where you will have the responsibility for ensuring that reports are produced, including quantitative data from women’s feedback and complaints.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of collecting and analysing data, as well as creating reports and statistics.  With advanced IT skills, you will be able to use Excel to advanced level, including the use of pivot tables, Access to intermediate or advanced level. Experience using SSRS is desirable, as is an IT or Database qualification

This is an exciting role as you will make a difference to our performance management of services through the provision of vital data.  The role would suit a candidate who has a passion for the collection and presentation of organisational data to a wide range of clients, and who has the ability to work with women who have experienced domestic violence. 

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:   9 July 2015             Interview date:  starting 21 July 2015

 

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 



 

REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate            REF:  030 ISVA-1

£24,836 per annum

37.5 hours per week  

Thames Valley based

 

Refuge is recruiting a new team of independent sexual violence advocates to work across the Thames Valley with a special focus on reaching out to and supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised.  You will manage a caseload of clients (women and men), advocating on their behalf in a multi-agency setting, ensuring that all victims of sexual violence and their children may access and navigate the criminal and civil justice systems, health services, housing, and education. If you are: passionate about ensuring access to justice for victims of sexual violence; assertive; accurate; confident in challenging senior professionals; with a robust understanding of how to best support victims of sexual violence whilst maintaining professional boundaries at all times, then we want to hear from you. 

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. In addition CAADA training or an equivalent training programme will be provided.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

N.B. Previous applicants need not apply.

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:   9 July 2015           Interview date:  21 July 2015

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

 

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Young Person’s Independent Sexual Violence Advocate      REF: 029 YPTV-1

£24,836 per annum

37.5 hours per week  

Thames Valley based

Refuge is recruiting a young person’s sexual violence advocate, working with 16-21 year old men and women across the Thames Valley with a special focus on reaching out to and supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised.  You will manage a caseload of clients (women and men), advocating on their behalf in a multi-agency setting, ensuring that all victims of sexual violence and their children may access and navigate the criminal and civil justice systems, health services, housing, and education. If you are: passionate about ensuring access to justice for victims of sexual violence; assertive; accurate; confident in challenging senior professionals; with a robust understanding of how to best support victims of sexual violence whilst maintaining professional boundaries at all times, then we want to hear from you. 

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. In addition CAADA training or an equivalent training programme will be provided.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

N.B. Previous applicants need not apply.

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:   9 July 2015           Interview date:  21 July 2015

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


 

REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Floating Support Worker - With South Asian language             REF: 023 FSWH-1

£21,000 – 24,000 per annum

Fixed term 12 month contract

37.5 hours  

Hackney

 

This is an exciting and challenging role as you will provide a high quality professional support service to women and children affected by domestic violence who need to maintain either current or alternative safe accommodation.  You will be responsible for conducting key work sessions on a regular basis and ensuring that casework records are kept up to date.  

With significant experience of providing direct support to those who have experienced domestic violence, you will have a good standard of education and have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, including the ability to listen actively and match communication to the needs of the recipient. You will have evidence of strong casework management skills and an understanding of the importance of maintaining clear professional boundaries. It is essential you have direct experience of providing support to women and an understanding of current welfare rights/civil/criminal legislation relating to domestic violence.  

Knowledge of the dynamics and impact of domestic violence and how best to support survivors, including addressing homelessness among women and children is essential to ensure our clients receive an excellent level of service. 

You must also be able to speak at least one South Asian or South East Asian language -Bengali, Urdu, Turkish, Arabic or Farsi

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:       9/7/2015       Interview date:     21/7/2015

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


ADVANCE

ADVANCE is a nationally recognised women’s charity specialising in domestic violence advocacy and supporting women in the criminal justice system.

You will join a team of highly skilled, committed individuals who are dedicated to helping women and children lead safe, equal, violence-free lives.
 
We promote employee support and involvement: and support all employees to achieve their full potential.
 
We currently have FIVE vacancies available at ADVANCE.
 
ADVANCE (Female*) Team Leader - Minerva
 
Job Title: Team Leader – Minerva
Responsible to: Project Manager
Responsible for: Keyworkers and volunteers
Contract: Permanent
Grade: Scale point: 32-34
Salary: £30,351 – 31,935 Inc. London Weighting (+1% increase pending)
Pension: 7 % Employers Contribution on completion of 6 months probationary
period
Working Hours: 35 hours per week plus occasional on call out of hours. The job may involve working out of hours and time off in lieu will be taken by arrangement with the Manager.
Work Location: West London. On call duties based at home using a mobile phone.
 
The ADVANCE Minerva Project works with women involved in the Criminal Justice System at all stages, from those diverted via triage at Police custody suites to those serving short custodial sentences and those subject to Supervision by the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC).
 
The Project offers safe, targeted support and advocacy to women to help them address their complex needs in relation to the 9 pathways to offending. The aims of the Project are to reduce re-offending, encourage desistance amongst repeat offenders, divert women from Criminal Justice involvement as early as possible and reduce the number of custodial sentences imposed by Courts.
 
The Team Leader will:
- Support and line-manage keyworkers to provide a high quality front-line service to women involved with the Criminal Justice Service, ensuring that Advance’s values, policies and procedures are embedded into service delivery;
- Receive referrals from relevant agencies and allocate cases to keyworkers appropriately;
- Oversee rota systems and ensure all aspects of the service are adequately covered;
- Attend partnership meetings and deputise for Project Managers as required;
- Assist the Project Manager to develop new services in line with women’s needs;
- Ensure that service targets are met, and that internal and funder monitoring requirements are achieved.
 
Closing date for applications: 3rd of July 2015.
 
 
2 x Female* Through the Gate (TTG) Keyworkers
 
Contract: Permanent
Grade/salary: NJC scale 29-31 £28,191 – 29,838 inc London Weighting
Pension: 7 % Employers Contribution on completion of probationary period
Working hours: 35 hours per week with some evening and weekend work required
Work location: Based in West London providing targeted support to women in local boroughs as required.
 
The purpose of the Through The Gate Key-worker is to help women who are released from prison resettle in their communities in London. The Through the Gate worker will provide one-to-one advocacy, support and advice to women who are leaving prison and returning to London, working with them 12 weeks prior to release in custody, and continuing to work with them in their local communities.
 
Closing date for applications: 10th of July 2015 at 12pm
Interview date: week commencing 20th July 2015
 
 
Female* Independent Domestic Violence Adviser
 
Contract: Permanent
Grade/salary: NJC scale 29-31 £28,191 – 29,838 inc London Weighting
Pension: 7 % Employers Contribution on completion of probationary period
Working hours: 35 hours per week with some on-call cover required
Work location: Based at ADVANCE Hammersmith office and community locations
 
For both the above IDVA posts you will have an excellent understanding of domestic violence and its effects on women and children and of best practice within the domestic abuse sector. As an experienced domestic violence advocate who has worked with complex and multiple needs, you will be skilled in risk management and safety planning, remaining calm in a crisis and in handling sensitive information on a daily basis.
 
Closing date for applications: 16th of July 2015 at 12pm
Interview date: 24th and 27th July 2015
 
 
Female* Family Support IDVA
 
Contract: Permanent
Grade/salary: NJC scale 29-31 £28,191 – 29,838 inc London Weighting
Pension: 7 % Employers Contribution on completion of probationary period
Working hours: 35 hours per week with some on-call cover required
Work location: Based at ADVANCE Hammersmith office and community locations
 
Closing date for applications: 16th of July 2015 at 12pm
Interview date: 24th and 27th July 2015
 
 
ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and are open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).
 
Benefits for paid positions include a 30 days holiday, a non-contributory pension scheme and child care voucher scheme.
 
To apply: please download the relevant Application Form and Job Description from the website
 
Completed applications should be emailed to: 
 
or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
Althea King
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Unit 6,The Lanchesters
162-164 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9ER
 
Registered Charity Number 1086873
 

 


Survive

Survive is a dynamic and innovative agency providing high quality services to women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol. We are currently advertising the following positions:

2x Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (female only*) Part Time

You will join a team of one full time and one part time IDVA (17hrs post holder) based at our main office alongside, one part time outreach worker and two part time IDVAs who are based in Southmead A&E department.  The IDVA and Outreach team works towards providing a high quality service to people experiencing domestic violence and abuse, to reduce their immediate risk and signpost them to options which support their recovery. As an IDVA you will provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at highest risk. To work within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.

You will have at least 2 years experience of work in a relevant field, be a qualified IDVA holding a SafeLives qualification or equivalent Women’s Aid qualification (Consideration may be given to other relevant qualifications which are level 4 or above).  You will have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle or be able to travel around South Glos and Bristol to appointments adequately. 

Hours: 1 x 22 hours per week - Fixed term for one year, with a view of extension dependent on funding

Hours: 1 x 17 hours per week – fixed term until March 2016, with a view of extension dependent on funding   

Salary:  £24,075 - £26,709 per annum pro rata

Closing date:  12:30pm 15th July 2015.  Interviews:  20th July 2015

Please express on your application form which post you are applying for, including if you are applying for both.  

Survive is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work.

Download an application pack from our website www.survivedv.org.uk.  Any other queries please email info@survivedv.org.uk

*This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Charity No 1114005 


Survive

Survive is a dynamic and innovative agency providing high quality services to women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol.  From small beginnings when volunteers set up our first refuge we have expanded our services to include a range of Children and Young People’s services; preventative work in schools and community settings, play and family work in refuge, community crèches and Back on Track group work programmes.  

We are seeking to fill the following roles within the Children and Young People’s Team.  You will work within a team of 6 and work within a wider team of 25 staff within the organisation. 

Parenting Worker (female only*)

Fixed term until 1st April 2016

The Parenting Worker will deliver series of workshops to parents (male and female) who have experienced domestic abuse and would like support to parent after this.  The workshops equip parents to build on their parenting strengths and develop strategies that help children (ages birth to 17) to move on from traumatic experiences.  1:1 work will be undertaken with parents to encourage them onto the workshops or to support them individually with a particular issue. This role is also responsible for the administration of the service; promotion, recruitment to the workshops, identifying venues etc.

Hours:   17 per week

Salary: £24,075 - £26,709 per annum pro rata

Prevention Worker (Schools and Play) (female only*)

Fixed term until 1st April 2016

The Prevention Worker will deliver workshops, assemblies and 1:1 work in schools and support with staff awareness sessions (this part of the role is 3 days per week).  This work is effective in promoting awareness of domestic abuse and supports early intervention and signposting.  They will be responsible for project administration; contacting schools, processing referrals, inputting feedback data, etc.  The post holder will also spend one day per week planning and delivering play and family sessions in refuge, crèche sessions in the community and undertaking family support planning actions.

Hours:   30 per week

Salary: £20,575 - £23,300 per annum pro rata


Family Support Worker (female only*)

This is a maternity cover post starting mid / end August 2015

The Family Support Worker provides support to help children and young people, in refuge and in the community, to recover from the impacts of domestic abuse.  Four days per week is allocated to refuge work, which includes 1:1 support with children and young people and work with mothers to improve family relationships and to support with practical issues.  One day per week is focused on the development, delivery and administration required for the Back on Track group programme (for children aged 7 to 11).

Hours:  37 per week

Salary: £24,075 - £26,709 per annum 

Closing date:  8 July, 5pm  
 Interviews:  22 July and 24 July 2015

Survive is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work and encourages applications from under-represented groups e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups and lesbians.

Download an application pack from our website www.survivedv.org.uk.  Or you can request a job pack by emailing info@survivedv.org.uk

* The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Charity No 1114005 


Bournemouth Refuge and James Michael House

Project Leader

A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Leader to join BCHA.  The role will be based at Bournemouth Refuge which is an 18 bed refuge for women and their children fleeing domestic abuse and also covering James Michael House which is a Mother and Baby Project housing 11 women and young children.

Location: Bournemouth

Hours: 37.5 

Full-time

Job Type: Permanent

Salary Range: Salary between £20,475 to £22,542 per annum depending upon experience and qualifications 

Shift Pattern: Mon Fri 9-5 Some evenings and weekends depending on needs of the service

Job share: No

Closing Date: 05/07/2015

Previous management experience along with a knowledge of Domestic Abuse are essential along with excellent communication and IT skills. An awareness of current Health and Safety procedures and out of hours reporting procedures would be an advantage. Training will be provided on specific scheme procedures. You will need to be able to work to deadlines, manage budgets and demonstrate time management and organisational skills, as well as the above, a resilient and fun personality is also a key element to the role.

Based in Bournemouth at Bournemouth Refuge but covering James Michael House, however travel in and around the South of England maybe required. 

Please Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and this post has a genuine occupational reason to request female only applications, for more information and for other roles that do not have this requirement, please refer to our website: www.bcha.org.uk 

Benefits also include local corporate discounts, pension (subject to eligibility), training opportunities and access to childcare vouchers and discounted bikes through the cycle to work scheme.

Please note that BCHA's preferred choice of contact is email, if applying for a vacancy please regularly check your emails. All applicants will be subject to a DBS disclosure and first round selection will include online testing for verbal and numerical ability.

BCHA is accredited with the Investors in People award (IIP) and Investors in Excellence. It is an equal opportunities employer and accredited with the two ticks disability status.

We are always looking for experienced Relief Support Workers to join BCHA.  If you are interested and would like more information please email us at: applications@bcha.org.uk

 

nia

nia provides cutting edge services to end violence against women and children.

nia’s aims are to prevent and reduce male violence against women and girls through

  • Providing high quality services for women, children and young people who have experienced or are at risk of male violence 
  • Increasing awareness of male violence and developing services, contributing to research, debate and policy initiatives to prevent it 
  • Challenging inequality and discrimination and celebrating diversity 
  • Empowering and supporting women and children 
  • Increasing and developing the effectiveness of resources through partnership, collaboration and multi-agency action. 

We have been awarded funding by the Henry Smith Charity to employ a Fundraiser to develop and deliver a fundraising strategy to build long term sustainable funding for the organisation.

Position Title:            Fundraiser

Salary Range:            £34,000

Funded for one year

We would like to recruit a fundraiser with a demonstrable track record of successful income generation through fundraising activity across a range of disciplines.  

We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women and girls, and are able to take responsibility for project development.
You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women, children and young women to reach their full potential. 

To apply, please visit our website www.niaendingviolence.org.uk  and download a job profile and application pack.  CV’s will not be accepted.  Applications can be returned via email to administrator@niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP. 

Closing Date:  10.00 am:  6 July 2015


Interviews will be held on 14 July 2015

Posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

 

Refuge

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

Early Intervention Community Outreach Worker REF: 049 EICOW
37.5 hours per week
c £25,000 – 27,000 per annum
Lambeth

The Gaia Centre is an innovative and exciting service in Lambeth for all victims of gender-based violence, including domestic, sexual, financial and emotional abuse, female genital mutilation, child sexual exploitation, forced marriage and so-called honour-based violence. It is the first violence against women centre of its kind in the UK.

This is an exciting role to support and reach out to girls aged 13 – 17 who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing gender based violence. You will manage a caseload of around 15 clients, providing one-to-one emotional and practical support. You will work in partnership with other agencies in Lambeth to secure the best outcomes for your clients and for other survivors of domestic or sexual violence. You will work in partnership with other agencies to deliver presentations and informal training to increase local understanding and improve the coordinated response to gender based violence, especially for young people.  

You will have demonstrable experience of providing emotional and practical support within the violence against women and girls sector, preferably working with young people. You will be experienced in advocating in a multi-agency setting to secure positive life outcomes for your clients and to making the service a success.

You will be self-sufficient, assertive and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with empathy and sensitivity to build and develop supportive relationships with young people. You will maintain professional boundaries and adhere fully to Refuge’s safeguarding policies and procedures.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:
www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

Closing date:  3 July 2015
          Interview date: 3 August 2015

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down

 


CHAPTER 1

FEMALE OUTREACH CASE COORDINATOR – DOMESTIC ABUSE

Salary Range £17,589 – £19,611 pro rata

28 hours per week

North Somerset

Mileage paid at 45p per mile

Chapter 1 is a charity and Registered Social Landlord that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people through a dedicated team of staff located throughout England.  Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We offer our services to anyone in need respecting their faith, culture and social background. We work in partnership with 29 local authorities and have a growing network of over 40 projects across the UK.

Gemini Services – Integrated Domestic Abuse Service supports individuals & families whose lives have been affected by domestic abuse to access services and safe accommodation with the aim of preventing further harm.

We are inviting applications for highly motivated, skilled individuals for the role of Outreach Case Coordinator.

The Outreach Case Coordinator post involves working intensively with those who have suffered or been affected by domestic abuse offering support to rebuild their lives safely across all areas of North Somerset. 

You should have experience of working & safety planning with those affected by domestic abuse and supporting people to access housing, benefits, legal advice & community resources.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Disclosure and Avon & Somerset Police Vetting will be required for both posts.

This post is advertised as an Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010

As an equal opportunities employer, Chapter 1 welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants need an understanding of and should be in sympathy with the Christian Basis of the Association.

Benefits include: 25 days annual holiday, life assurance pension scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme.

To apply email recruitment@chapter1.org.uk or if you require an application pack by post telephone 0870 751 2478 (24 hours), please quote the job reference number above.

Closing Date: 12th July 2015

Interviews to be held week beginning: 20th July 2015

 

 


 

WELSH WOMEN'S AID

WWA is the national umbrella organisation representing local Women's Aid Groups situated throughout Wales. Our member groups provide direct services for women and children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.

 

We are currently recruiting for:

 

DATA ANALYST                                                                      

Cardiff                       

Salary starting from £17, 714

Fixed Term up to 12 months – Maternity Cover

employer pension after successful completion of probation period

37.5 hours a week                   

Closing Date    2nd July 2015

 

SERVICES DEVELOPMENT OFFICER                                      

Cardiff with travel around Wales

Salary starting from £25,440

Fixed Term up to March 2016 with the intention to continue subject to funding

employer pension after successful completion of probation period

37.5 hours a week

Closing Date    25th June 2015

 

POLICY & CAMPAIGNS OFFICER                                          

Cardiff with some travel around Wales

Salary starting from £25,440

Permanent Role

employer pension after successful completion of probation period

37.5 hours a week

Closing Date    25th June 2015

 

Job packs are available from our website, or email recruitment@welshwomensaid.org.uk or call 02920541551

We are an Equal Opportunities organisation.  This role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.  Women only need apply

 


REFUGE

Refuge are the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

National Peripatetic Domestic Violence Workers   REF:  008 PERI-2

37.5 hours per week

£25,000 - £27,000 per annum

London with travel across all Refuge sites nationwide

 

We are looking for Peripatetic Domestic Violence Workers to join our dynamic team. These are exciting opportunities for experienced support workers who enjoy a varied role. You will deliver a high quality professional service to survivors of domestic violence living in our refuges and to those who access our floating support services and IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy) services. You will work from any of our national sites, providing cover for colleagues who are absent or on leave according to the needs of the service. You will be available to travel including some Monday - Friday overnight stays during assignments.

Your role will involve providing invaluable practice and emotional support to women and their children such as advocacy, support and guidance around welfare, housing and legal entitlements as well as supporting women to move to safe and permanent accommodation.

The successful candidates will have strong organisational skills, good written and verbal communication, and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries. Direct experience of providing support to women is essential as is a current understanding of legislation relating to domestic violence including civil/criminal legislation and welfare rights. The ability to work as part of an on-call rota is also essential. 

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. 

Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:    30 June 2015         Interview date:  tbc

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down.

 


SAFER PLACES

Specialist IDVAs, IDVAs and Assistant IDVAs 

To work directly with, or support more experienced IDVAs, in working with high risk victims of domestic abuse in locations across Essex. We are especially interested in hearing from applicants wanting to work outside of normal office hours as well as those wanting to work standard hours. We would also especially welcome applicants who are multilingual to join our team.

The IDVA team will provide a specialist service to victims who are at high risk of harm from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with the aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children.

We are looking for highly organised and self-motivated candidates who are passionate about working with victims of domestic abuse.

Salary range £18,000 to £26,000

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

Please send CV and covering letter to Recruitment@saferplaces.co.uk.  Closing date 26th June 2015

 

 


Refuge

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

Job title:  Child Support Worker REF: 047 CSWL

Salary: c £ 17,000 – 19,000 per annum 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Fixed one year contract

Location:  Lambeth and Southwark

We have recently been successful in securing funding for a children’s support worker for our Lambeth and Southwark services for those who experience violence against women and girls. 

We are looking to recruit a female* candidate with experience in working with children and a recognised qualification such as an NNEB or NVQ level 3.  You will be responsible for organising and providing play activities for children and will work closely with the Refuge Workers to provide practical information and assistance to women about local services for children, such as play schemes, nursery or schools.

The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting women and children escaping domestic violence and other forms of violence against women and girls.  You will have good communication and team work skills and be able to use your own initiative.  You will show strong organisational and administration skills.  

The ability to build a rapport and trust with children and their mothers is essential in this work. Experience of supporting children and families who have experienced domestic violence or other forms of violence against women and girls is desirable. 

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:
www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

Closing date:  1 July 2015        
    Interview date:  13 July 2015

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 

Women's Aid in Luton

Women’s Aid in Luton (WAIL) has been established for over 40 years, providing support to local women who are looking to remove themselves from difficult personal/home circumstances where they have suffered domestic abuse.  We provide safe, secure and confidential accommodation for women and their children and give them the practical and emotional support that they need to start afresh.  

The Organisation is entering an exciting phase; with a number of new developments and initiatives planned throughout 2015; we are looking to strengthen our existing team and are looking to recruit into the following position:

Senior Support Officer ~ Complex Needs Refuge, funded until March 2016

37.5 hours per week 

£19,500 – £22,581 per annum

We are looking for someone with considerable experience of working within and of supervising/line-managing staff including allocation of work within a multidisciplinary team, some of which will have included women experiencing domestic violence, homelessness substance misuse, alcohol dependency and mental ill health in a support capacity.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and under your own initiative.  You will hold a relevant qualification at level 3 / 4 or above in social care, health care or community work and have undertaken training in counseling skills or therapeutic interventions. You will also have experience of evaluating services, evidencing need and working strategically to identify opportunities to sustain services.

Support Officer x 2 ~ Complex Needs Refuge, funded until March 2016

1 x 37.5 hours per week 

1 x 18.75 hours per week

£17,219- £21,255 per annum (pro-rata for part-time staff)

We are looking for someone with considerable experience of working within a multidisciplinary team some of which will have included women experiencing domestic violence, homelessness substance misuse, alcohol dependency and mental ill health in a support capacity.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and under your own initiative.  You will hold a relevant qualification at level 3 / 4 or above in social care, health care or community work and have undertaken training in counseling skills or therapeutic interventions.

If you would like to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation we would love to hear from you.  For a full information pack, including job description and person specification, please email info@womensaidinluton.org 

If you would like to have an informal chat about the roles please contact Jane at jane@womensaidinluton.org , Tel.: 01582 876636.

Due to the sensitive nature if this role we will be considering female applicants only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1).  Applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau.

Closing date: 1st July 2015


REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Community Outreach Worker          REF: 045 OWC

37.5 hours per week

C £ 17,610 – 20,126 per annum 

Fenland – Cambridgeshire 

 

We are recruiting a Community Outreach Worker to provide a high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of domestic violence including those at the point of crisis. You will conduct key work sessions on a regular basis and support survivors in assessing and managing risk to themselves and their children’s safety. You will assist survivors in ensuring they are aware of their legal rights to protection and have access to the appropriate benefits such as housing.

Methodical and well-organised, you will have significant proven experience of providing direct emotional, practical and welfare support, ideally within a relevant field such as a refuge, women’s advice centre or residential setting. You will be experienced in assisting people to apply for welfare benefits and in identifying and responding to the risks to and needs of survivors of domestic violence. With an up-to-date knowledge of relevant civil and criminal legislation, you will have a demonstrable ability to use Microsoft Office and the ability to build and develop supportive relationships with survivors and their children fleeing domestic violence.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:  30 June 2015             Interview date: 16-17 July 2015

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Capacity building Community Outreach Worker x 2 REF: 044 CBOW

C £ 17,610 – 20,126 per annum 

37.5 hours per week  

Cambridgeshire  

 

The post holder will provide a high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of domestic violence including those at the point of crisis. The post holder will provide advice, advocacy, support and training to statutory agencies, in accordance with Refuge’s philosophical principles. 

The role involves empowering survivors to make decisions, increase their options, their confidence and their safety.  Building pathways to services that support complex needs such as mental health, drug and alcohol and opportunities for education, training and employment.

The job involves working within a multi-agency framework to develop referral, joint working and information sharing protocols.

Successful candidate must have good standard of general education. You will have significant proven experience of providing direct emotional practical and welfare support. You will have experience of working in a residential setting/ refuge/women’s advice centre or other relevant agency. You will have Knowledge of the dynamics and impact of domestic violence and how best to support survivors including addressing homelessness among women and children. With an up-to-date knowledge of housing, criminal, civil and welfare rights legislation relating to domestic violence. It is essential to have the ability to provide, non-judgemental, non-directive and confidential support to women to take control of their lives and set realistic objectives and goals. You should be able to work as a team member and within a line management structure, understanding the importance of seeking guidance and support when required.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:  30 June 2015             Interview date: 16-17 July 2015

 

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

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  This post is however restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


SOLACE WOMEN'S AID

Solace Advocacy & Support Service (SASS) Southwark

Post title: Case Worker

Job Reference Number: SWA25057

Salary: £25,770 per annum, (inclusive of ILW)

Contract: Permanent

Location: London Borough of Southwark

 

SASS is a high quality advocacy and support service, which provides specialist independent assistance to the residents of Southwark who are affected by domestic and sexual violence. This includes a package of support covering crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning, assessment of needs and individual support planning. 

The service supports female and male victims of domestic and sexual violence/abuse and is part of Solace Women’s Aid, a London-wide and nationally respected organisation.

A vacancy has arisen in our busy and exciting office for a full time Case Worker. 

A key aspect of the role will be to work in partnership with other agencies in order to be able to provide a more holistic service for clients. 

The successful applicant will have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on women, men and their children, as well as experience of providing emotional and practical support to victims of domestic and sexual violence and strong casework management skills. 

If you have experience of working with victims of domestic and/or sexual violence and a working knowledge of the available legal remedies, housing and welfare benefits, then this is a unique opportunity to further develop your skills and career. 

 

Benefits include 30 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme. 

This post is based in a service run by women and is therefore restricted to women under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, part 1. 

Solace Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community.

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpins all of our work.

When completing the application form, please show how you meet each criteria in the Person Specification.

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

 

Closing Date: 5.00pm, Friday 3 July 2015

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Interview Date: Monday 13 July 2015

To apply, visit our www.solacewomensaid.org and download a job profile and application pack. CVs will not be accepted. Applications can be returned to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org  

The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).


REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Relief Workers REF:  046 RWS

Casual hours 

£10-£11.50 per hour inc hol pay

Shropshire

 

As a relief refuge and outreach worker you will have a key role in supporting women in crisis by providing essential temporary cover for our permanent staff on a casual basis. 

You will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to the women and their children living in our refuges, and for some outreach work in the community for female survivors of domestic violence. You will assist in the smooth running of the refuge and in developing support plans for each resident.  You will also support women with welfare and benefit applications and in aiding them to obtain permanent accommodation. You will be expected to take part in a Rota for out of hours on call for emergencies at the refuge

The successful candidates will have good written and verbal communication and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries. Direct experience of providing support to women is essential as is a current understanding of legislation relating to domestic violence including civil/criminal legislation and welfare rights. A full driving license and the use of a car are also essential.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:     ongoing            

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

 

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


 

REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Job title Refuge Worker         REF:  144 RWC-1

37.5 hours per week

C £17,610 - £20,126 per annum 

Cambridgeshire

 

As refuge worker, you will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence and their children living in our refuges. You will ensure the smooth running of the refuge, including the admission of survivors of domestic violence to the refuge. You will also assess and advise on their entitlement to welfare and housing benefits. You will develop support plans for each resident and aid them to obtain permanent accommodation. Your role will cover two locations in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire. 

The successful candidate will have evidence of strong casework management skills, good written and verbal communication and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries. Direct experience of providing support to women is essential as is a current understanding of legislation relating to domestic violence including civil/criminal legislation and welfare rights. The ability to work as part of an on-call rota is also essential.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:  29 June 2015             Interview date: 16 & 17 July 2015

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


Trident Reach the People Charity

Training Facilitator - Domestic Abuse Support Services 

25 hours per week

£13,624.53 per annum; this post is a fixed term contract until March 31st 2016.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Domestic Abuse Services to develop, provide and promote a programme of sessions to adults who have experienced domestic abuse that enhance their personal development and life skills also ensuring that customers meet their learning objectives whilst contributing to the programmes’ overall performance target.

You will be qualified to at least PTTLS level or equivalent with at least 1 years post qualification experience of developing and delivering training. Ideally you should have experience of working with adults affected by domestic abuse.  You will have responsibility for the delivery and quality of the programme.

The successful applicants must be able to work on their own initiative and also as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of domestic violence and abuse and the effects that this has on individuals.

Our services are delivered to meet the needs of individuals and you will be required to work flexibly as and when required.

For an informal discussion please call Anna Preston on 07557 002 053. 

Please note it is a genuine occupational requirement (GOR) for this post holder to be female due to the customer group.

To request an application pack, please contact with appropriate ref number: 

Rebecca Carpenter
T: 01283240594
E: Rebecca.carpenter@reachthecharity.org.uk

Closing Date 26th June

Interview Date 7th July


ADVANCE

Closing date 3rd July 2015

ADVANCE is a well respected and well established charity working to support women to cope and recover from experiences of domestic abuse and supporting women who are at risk of offending or with short term sentences to reduce offending. Established in 1998 to work within domestic abuse, we specialise in a range of services which support women at high risk through services based at our Hammersmith offices and at colocated offices across four West London boroughs. Three years ago we diversified our services to start our successful Minerva project, working with women offenders, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse.

 

ADVANCE Team Leader
Job Title: Team Leader – Minerva
Responsible to: Project Manager
Responsible for: Keyworkers and volunteers
Contract: Permanent
Grade: Scale point: 32-34
Salary: £30,351 – 31,935 Inc. London Weighting (+1% increase pending)
Pension: 7 % Employers Contribution on completion of 6 months probationary period
Working Hours: 35 hours per week plus occasional on call out of hours. The job may involve working out of hours and time off in lieu will be taken by arrangement with the Manager.

Work Location: West London. On call duties based at home using a mobile phone.

The ADVANCE Minerva Project works with women involved in the Criminal Justice System at all stages, from those diverted via triage at Police custody suites to those serving short custodial sentences and those subject to Supervision by the London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC). The Project offers safe, targeted support and advocacy to women to help them address their complex needs in relation to the 9 pathways to offending. The aims of the Project are to reduce re-offending, encourage desistance amongst repeat offenders, divert women from Criminal Justice involvement as early as possible and reduce the number of custodial sentences imposed by Courts.

The Team Leader will:

  • support and line-manage keyworkers to provide a high quality front-line service to women involved with the Criminal Justice Service, ensuring that Advance’s values, policies and procedures are embedded into service delivery;
  • receive referrals from relevant agencies and allocate cases to keyworkers appropriately;
  • oversee rota systems and ensure all aspects of the service are adequately covered;
  • attend partnership meetings and deputise for Project Managers as required;
  • assist the Project Manager to develop new services in line with women’s needs;
  • ensure that service targets are met, and that internal and funder monitoring requirements are achieved.

ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Benefits include 30 days holiday, a non-contributory pension scheme and child care voucher scheme. 

 

Closing date: 3rd July 2015

Interview date: week commencing 13th July 2015.

To apply: please download the application form and Job Description from our website at

www.advanceadvocacyproject.org.uk. Completed applications should be emailed to

althea.k@advancecharity.org.uk or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to :

 

Althea King

ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)

Unit 6,The Lanchesters

162-164 Fulham Palace Road

London W6 9ER

 

Registered Charity Number 1086873

 


RISE 

 

ASSISTANT CARETAKER/CLEANER

scp 12 – 14 (£15,523– £16,231) pro rata

30 hours per week

Brighton refuge 

Quote ref ACC 05/15/02

 

The Assistant caretaker cleaner role is a new position and will be integral part of the Crisis team 

The Assistant Caretaker Cleaner will provide a general caretaker and cleaning service, ensuring the refuge premises and grounds are clean, safe and well-maintained. 

She will carry out a routine daily and weekly schedule of tasks including: cleaning; health and safety checks; basic repair and maintenance checks of the premises and grounds as appropriate; and practical housekeeping duties such as ordering materials, household provisions and preparation of rooms.  She will also carry out other tasks in adherence with the job description, as directed by the Housing Warden Caretaker; the job will involve day to day responsibility for light maintenance and repairs.

 

CLOSING DATE: 29 June 2015

 

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

 

RISE is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.

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

 

We encourage applications from the Black and minority ethnic communities as they are currently under-represented in our organization.  

 

Please download an application pack from our website www.riseuk.org.uk

For any queries please email recruitment@riseuk.org.uk and quote the reference number and job title on the email.

 

 


RISE 

 

ASSISTANT CARETAKER/CLEANER

scp 12 – 14 (£15,523– £16,231) pro rata

16 hours per week

North Sussex refuge

Quote ref ACC 05/15/03

 

The Assistant caretaker cleaner role is a new position and will be integral part of the Crisis team 

The Assistant Caretaker Cleaner will provide a general caretaker and cleaning service, ensuring the refuge premises and grounds are clean, safe and well-maintained. 

She will carry out a routine daily and weekly schedule of tasks including: cleaning; health and safety checks; basic repair and maintenance checks of the premises and grounds as appropriate; and practical housekeeping duties such as ordering materials, household provisions and preparation of rooms.  She will also carry out other tasks in adherence with the job description, as directed by the Housing Warden Caretaker; the job will involve day to day responsibility for light maintenance and repairs.

 

CLOSING DATE: 29 June 2015

 

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

RISE is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.

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

 

We encourage applications from the Black and minority ethnic communities as they are currently under-represented in our organization.  

 

Please download an application pack from our website www.riseuk.org.uk

For any queries please email recruitment@riseuk.org.uk and quote the reference number and job title on the email.

 

Solace - Rape Crisis Service

Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (2 posts)

Job Reference Number: SWA25056

The Rape Crisis Service at Solace is recruiting 2 Independent Sexual Violence Advocates to work within a multi-disciplinary team providing proactive crisis intervention, advocacy and support to female survivors (age 13+) of any form of sexual violence including child sexual abuse, recent and non-recent rape, sexual assault, women involved in prostitution, trafficking and child sexual exploitation both within and outside of the Criminal Justice System.

This Independent Sexual Violence Advisor role is part of the Angelou Partnership which is composed of 8 different specialist organisations. The Angelou Partnership successfully won the contract for an exciting new range of services seeking to counteract Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the three borough area (Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham). This will include sexual violence, FGM, forced marriage, honour based violence and work with younger women.

Salary: £27, 279 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th June 2015 at 12 noon

Interview Date: Thursday 30th June 2015

Late applications will not be considered

Please complete an application form and equality monitoring form and send to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org ensuring to include the Job Reference Number: SWA25056 on your application form and in the subject line of your email.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpin all our work.

Benefits include 30 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

Section 5(2)d of the Race Relations Act 1976 and Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply.

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

No agencies please 


Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service

Head of Service

35 hours per week £30,850 per annum 

The applicant should have experience of working operationally and strategically and be able to demonstrate partnership working locally, regionally and nationally. The role will include the line management of refuge services, floating support, preventative services, children and young people and finance & administration.

You should be highly motivated and have the ability to work on your own as well as in a team environment with demonstrable experience of supporting staff to deliver a quality service.  Knowledge and practical application of project management and business development is essential to the role.

Further details are provided in the job description and person specification. 

This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2016, the role may continue beyond this date subject to funding.

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact Fay Atkinson, Strategic Head of Service, DDVSAS Tel; 01246 560721

For an application pack please contact Fay Atkinson, fay.atkinson@ddvsas.org.uk 

Closing Date: 5 p.m., 30th June 2015

 

BEXLEY WOMEN'S AID

Bexley Women’s Aid is seeking to fill the following vacancy:

COMMUNITY OUTREACH MANAGER* (Ref: COM)

ONE YEAR FIXED CONTRACT

35 hours per week £24,000-£25,000

The Community Outreach Manager will deliver an outreach service to women in the community who are experiencing domestic abuse to enable them to make informed decisions about their options and next steps.  This position is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to women experiencing abuse in Bexley as the Community Outreach Manager will also be responsible for managing BWA’s existing community team and identify needs in order to enhance the services we offer.

  • Experience of delivering support to vulnerable women and families
  • Knowledge and experience of supporting women experiencing domestic abuse 
  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative to meet the project objectives

*Women only need apply.  Section 7(2)(e) of the 1975 Sex Discrimination Act applies to these posts.

 

If you are a highly motivated professional with the commitment to deliver a professional service to vulnerable women and children, then BWA would like to hear from you.

Application packs can be requested by emailing admin@bexleywomensaid.org.uk – please state the reference in the email subject. Please do not send CV’s as we are unable to accept them in application for this post.

 

Deadline for completed applications: Monday 6th July 2015


 

REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.


Business Development Manager                     REF: 039 BDM

37.5 hours per week                                                         Salary: c £50,000 p.a.

Head Office – Tower Hill, London

 

Refuge is seeking an outstanding Business Development Manager to support our future growth and development in the violence against women and girls sector. 

This role will focus on supporting innovation in service development, identifying opportunities for new business and growth. The post holder will manage a team to respond to complex tender opportunities and will be driving activities through all stages of the bid process.

Candidates will have significant experience in design and delivery of innovative service models, preferably in the violence against women and girls, criminal justice or health arenas. Candidates will have experience of working collaboratively with stakeholders. A successful track record in statutory income generation through competitive bids is essential.

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:    Monday 29th June at 9:00am Interview date: Friday 17th July

 

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

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  This post is however restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

            


REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Job title: MARAC and Domestic Violence and Abuse Administrator REF: 042 MARAC

Salary: C £26,000

Hours: 37.5 hours per week  

Location: Richmond

 

This exciting post involves supporting the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) partnership in delivering this monthly conference.  The MARAC takes place between public and voluntary sector specialists to review the highest risk cases of domestic abuse and to draft a safety plan for each victim. The role is based in a police station in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and at Richmond Civic Centre. 

We are looking to recruit a candidate with excellent organisational skills to provide high quality support to the administration of MARAC. You will collect and record information on MARAC cases and ensure consistency of referrals. You will also liaise with partner agencies before and after meetings to ensure that actions are followed through, and prepare agendas and minutes for the MARAC.

In this important role you will also be providing a wide range of administrative support to the Richmond Domestic Violence and Abuse Coordinator. For example, you will support the planning and preparation of other multi-agency meetings such as the Domestic Abuse Forum. You will also help promote and organise training events and workshops and update the council’s domestic violence and abuse webpages. 

The successful candidate will have outstanding administration skills and the ability to use initiative and judgment in dealing with colleagues and partner agencies. You will communicate clearly and concisely, in your written and oral communication and work successfully both independently and as part of a team.

You will be familiar with collecting and analysing data and have proven ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality. Experience working within a multi-agency environment is desirable, as is experience working in the field of domestic violence or public protection. 

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. In addition CAADA training or an equivalent training programme will be provided DELETE IF NOT AN IDVA.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:     23/06/2015           Interview date: 7/7/2015 

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


REFUGE

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

Bid Development Officer                REF: 040 BDO

37.5 hours per week                                                    Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 p.a.  

Head Office – Tower Hill, London

 

Refuge is seeking a Bid Development Officer to support our future growth and development in the violence against women and girls sector. 

This post will focus on responding to complex tender opportunities and re-tenders enabling Refuge to sustain existing services and achieve growth.  The post holder will work as part of a dynamic bid team identifying opportunities, developing strategies for success and producing compelling bid documentation.

The successful candidate will have strong experience working with colleagues across departments to develop service proposals and set budgets and a successful track record in generating income through writing competitive bids. Both a strong understanding of the commissioning environment in government and local authorities and the ability to interpret financial and budgetary information are necessary for this post. 

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpins all of our work.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:  Wednesday 24th June – 9am     Interview date: Friday 10th July

 

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

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  This post is however restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. 

 


 

ADVANCE - Female* Programme Manager

Closing date 5pm 25th June

ADVANCE is a well respected and well established charity working to support women to cope and recover from experiences of domestic abuse and supporting women who are at risk of offending or with short term sentences to reduce offending. Established in 1998 to work within domestic abuse, we specialise in a range of services which support women at high risk through services based at our Hammersmith offices and at co-located offices across four West London boroughs. Three years ago we diversified our services to start our successful Minerva project, working with women offenders, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse. Recently Advance became part of the Angelou Partnership who successfully won the contract for an exciting new range of services seeking to counteract Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the three borough area (Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith & Fulham). This will include sexual violence, FGM, forced marriage, honour based violence and work with younger women.

 

Female* Programme Manager

Contract: Permanent

Grade/salary: NJC Scale 34-40: £32,827 - £37,297 per annum (Inc. London Weighting)

Pension: 7 % Employers Contribution on completion of probationary period

Working hours: 35 hours per week with some on-call management cover required

Work location: Based at ADVANCE Hammersmith office

 

The Programme Manager will work with ADVANCE management team, Angelou Partners and funders to ensure high quality delivery of services across the partnership, managing change and innovation, coordinating a range of services, including joint training and development opportunities across Angelou and ensuring accurate quarterly reports to the three boroughs. Managerial experience at a senior level is required as well as experience of working with a range of partners to deliver joint services. The post-holder will be responsible for coordinating and reporting on the delivery of VAWG services overseeing, coordinating and ensuring the quality delivery of a range of services covering the VAWG agenda commissioned by the three boroughs (Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith & Fulham) operational management of and for ensuring services are safety focused and of the highest quality to reduce risk and meet women and children’s needs.

 

ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Benefits include 30 days holiday, a non-contributory pension scheme and child care voucher scheme.

Closing date: 5pm 25th June

Interview date: 1st July

To apply: please download the application form and Job Description from our website at www.advanceadvocacyproject.org.uk. Completed applications should be emailed to althea.k@advancecharity.org.uk or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to :

Althea King

ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)

Unit 6,The Lanchesters

162-164 Fulham Palace Road

London W6 9ER

Registered Charity Number 1086873

 


Solace Refuge Services – LB Camden

Job Reference:   SWA25054

Specialist Refuge Worker (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £27, 279 pa plus 3% pension contribution and other benefits

Contract:  Permanent

Solace Women’s Aid works with women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.  We work in a holistic and empowering way enabling service users to live independent lives. 

You work within a small team supporting 8 women in a Complex Needs refuge.

We are looking to appoint someone with extensive experience of working with vulnerable people, some of which will have been with women affected by domestic and/or sexual violence. The person we are looking for will also have experience of residential provision and  operational experience of need and risk assessment tools.

Benefits include 30 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme.

 

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Monday 29th June, at 12pm. 

Interviews: Tuesday 14th July 2015 

To apply, visit www.solacewomensaid.org and download a job profile and application pack. CVs will not be accepted. Applications can be returned to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org  

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1. 

 

Section 5(2)d of the Race Relations Act 1976 and Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply.

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

No Agencies please.

 


ADVANCE

Opportunity to gain fundraising skills

Advance is seeking a Fundraising intern

6-9 month part time opportunity

Advance is a leading light in domestic violence and women offender services in West London. We have an excellent reputation and are set for significant growth over the next year. We are taking over the running of services across the spectrum of Violence against Women and Girls in three London boroughs, heading up nine organisations, having just won the government contract for this work.  We are also gearing up to expand the geographical reach of our work with women offenders, described as “the gold standard” by the local police force.  So, this is a genuinely exciting and challenging time to join a fresh team of managers and make a real difference to these vital services.  

We are seeking someone with good writing skills and an interest in our services to join us at our Hammersmith offices. The ideal candidate will be keen to learn and able to work alongside our management team to put together bids and budgets which will bring in funds and support our sustainability.  

You need to be able to commit to a 6-9 month internship to gain the maximum from this placement. 

You will receive a full induction, shadow senior managers and get ongoing training and support from experienced fundraisers within the team. You will also work alongside the chief executive, an experienced fundraiser who has in the past run workshops on many forms of fundraising skills.  

You will learn budgeting, research skills and will help us shape the future of the organisation. You will also be involved in strategic meetings and given opportunities to learn about the sector as part of your work in a welcoming all-woman team of 30 staff.  

There is a real job opportunity if you are a successful candidate and prove yourself; Advance is hoping to recruit a three day a week Fundraising Officer later in the year. You will also receive expenses and a travelcard. 

 

ADVANCE is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).  

To find out more about the role, speak to either:

Claire Farrell 020 87417008 claire.f@advancecharity.org.uk  or 

Anna Smith 07962346546 anna.s@advancecharity.org.uk 

To apply: please download the volunteer application form and Role Description from our website at www.advanceadvocacyproject.org.uk. (News/jobs;Intern & volunteering tab)   Completed applications should be emailed to althea.k@advancecharity.org.uk or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to : 

Althea King 

ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)

Unit 6,The Lanchesters

162-164 Fulham Palace Road 

London W6 9ER


yourSanctuary

Part Time Male Outreach Worker (13 hours per week) – North West Surrey

One year fixed term contract with the possibility of this being extended

Starting salary:  £7,773 per annum (full time equivalent £21,526 pa)

yourSanctuary is looking for a Male Outreach Worker to provide exceptional practical and emotional support to men who are experiencing, or have experienced, domestic abuse.   Working within our community based service, you will offer specialist advice on a predominantly one to one basis and be responsible for assessing needs and risks, safety planning, signposting to other services and acting as an advocate.  You will also liaise with external voluntary and statutory agencies to raise the profile of the outreach service and encourage joint working to get the best possible outcomes for your clients. 

A professional and flexible approach is essential and you must have excellent communication and organisational skills.  You ideally have at least one year’s experience of supporting victims, including acting as an advocate, and have knowledge of related housing, benefit and legal issues.  In return, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a supportive team and to further develop your skills and experience.   Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a reliable car.  

This is a post in which you can make a real difference to men affected by domestic abuse.

This post is open to male applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.     

Closing date:  Tuesday 23rd June 2015 (5pm)

For the full job description and person specification please visit our website: http://www.yoursanctuary.org.uk/join-us/apply/44.  To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to admin@yoursanctuary.org.uk.  In your covering letter please include a paragraph on how your skills, experience and/or knowledge enable you to meet the requirements set out in the person specification for this post.   

 

 


Bromley Women's Aid

Charity Fundraiser and Management Assistant – 4 days p/week

A rewarding opportunity has arisen to work with an established Women's charity at their Head Offices in Penge/Anerley. The vacancy would suit candidates who can generate and manage fundraising activities akin to providing overall support to the CEO and Director of Operations. 

The ideal candidate will have solid charity fundraising experience in addition to strong IT and Excel skills, to accommodate the administration requirements of the role. They are looking to recruit an enthusiastic team player who has passions in line with Women's Issues.

You will be expected to:

  • Schedule, prepare and compile returns to funding bodies including Children in Need, MOPAC, Supporting People etc
  • Ensuring reporting deadlines are met
  • Prepare statistical reports
  • Prepare and file Board Papers as well as minute taking at Board Meetings (bi-monthly evenings)
  • Assist with statutory returns due to Companies House and Charity Commission
  • Assist with maximisation of income including setting up of Gift Aid and online donation functions
  • Provide support to Management of the charity in all areas of their work as needed, including HR, Marketing, Finance and Business Development

The fundraising activities will be the primary focus of the role and include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, implement and monitor and review the charity’s fundraising strategy 
  • Research and develop fundraising opportunities, including grant making trusts, local authority grant funding, corporate sponsorship and public donations and individual donors including appeals and campaigns
  • Develop and manage the charity’s public donations and crowdfunding activities together with staff member leading on social media activities
  • Work with CEO and Director of Operations on project development including budgeting for fundraising applications
  • Work with CEO and Director of Operations in establishing links with partner organisation to enable partnership bids
  • Produce reports and statistical returns to funders and the charity’s Board as required
  • To develop positive working relationships with staff, funders, stakeholders and partner organisations
  • Attend Board Meeting and Finance Sub Committee as required
  • To act in a professional manner at all times whilst on duty and act in a way that reflects the aims and values of the charity

You would be expected to act in accordance with the charity's policies and procedures in relation to Health & Safety policy; Equal Opportunities policies; attending and participating in regular training when required; attending and participating in regular supervision, staff and other meetings; participating in out of hours services where relevant; producing reports and providing required data to facilitate monitoring and evaluation systems and procedures; undertaking any duties consistent with the post as may be reasonably requested by your line manager.

The role is dependent on solid administration support to the team and CEO and Director of Operations, so the successful candidate should possess a strong IT skill set including Word and Excel proficiency. An adeptness in relation to in-house IT systems is preferable.

The position will be 28h per week (over 4 days) and will initially be a fixed term contract to end March 2016. There is some flexibility with regards to days worked, but will likely be Monday to Thursday. 

The Charity are offering 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays and will perform a DBS check on potential candidates prior to any job offer.

Salary: £23k Pro-Rata inc. London weighting.

Interviews will commence promptly upon receipt of satisfactory response. The interview process may require you to prepare a presentation or scenario to demonstrate your suitability.

CV’s & applications to be submitted by email to: 
Natasha Greenland
Email: natasha@peopleconsultancy.com