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London (Newham & Tower Hamlets) Young Women and Girls Advocate

Margate - Refuge Support Worker – Maternity Cover

Ashford & Canterbury - Independent Domestic Violence Adviser


Brighton & Hove - Health Independent Domestic Violence Advisor
 

Brighton & Hove - IDVA Senior Practitioner 

Milton Keynes - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


London (Islington) - IRIS Advocate Educators

London (Islington) - Domestic Violence Caseworkers


Hull - Children and Young People’s Support Worker


County Durham and Tees Valley - Domestic Abuse Support Workers and Assistant Support Workers
 

Hartlepool - Administration Team Leader 

Tees Valley - Perpetrator Workers

London - Performance Monitoring Officer


Nottinghamshire - Young Persons Domestic Abuse Worker


London - Communications Executive


Birmingham - Community Support Worker


Bristol and central Taunton based - Service Delivery Administrator
 

Bristol based with travel - SARSAS Engagement and Support Worker


London (Camden) - Part time Parallel Coordinator


London (Camden) - BME Floating Support Worker


London (Greenwich) - IDSVA Young Women’s Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocate (maternity cover)


Skelmersdale - Operational Manager

Skelmersdale - Business Development Manager


Erewash - Community Support worker


North West Surrey - Operations Manager


Nottinghamshire
- Business Development Coordinator

Aylesbury - Deputy Head of Services – IDVA/Outreach Manager


Salford - Partner Link Worker


London - Assistant Floating Support Worker


Wycombe - Child Development Worker


East Surrey - Children's Outreach Worker


East Surrey - Adult and Children's Services Manager
 

London - Chief Operating Officer


London (Ealing, Brent, Hounslow) - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate – Polish speaking 


Surrey (North) - Children’s Worker

Surrey (North) - Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker


Harrogate - Children’s Support Worker


Rotherham - Trustees

 


 


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WOMEN'S AID

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end violence against women and girls in their relationships and homes.  

 

Finance Manager

An exciting opportunity to join the Operations department and to take a lead on the crucial finance function at Women’s Aid. The successful applicant will have a relevant professional accountancy qualification or training (or able to evidence equivalent learning from extensive experience), with proven management and financial skills, experience of SAGE or similar accounting software packages, and a clear track record in financial planning, budget preparation and monitoring. You will also need a clear commitment to equal opportunities and a positive approach to team-working.

 

Status: Permanent contract

Working hours:  22 hours per week (3 days per week, actual days negotiable)

Salary:  £33,200 - 36,713 (guided by the NJC pay scale points 39-43) pro rata

Location:      Bristol 

Application closing date:  12pm on 25th September 2014

Interview: 30th September 2014 in Bristol

 

Benefits include generous bank holidays, annual leave package and contributory pension scheme.  

 

For further information please email l.owen@womensaid.org.uk or download the documents below. 

For an informal chat about this role, please email Nicki Norman n.norman@womensaid.org.uk

 

Finance Manager, Covering Documents

Finance Manager, Application Form

Finance Manager, Equal Opportunities Form

Annual Review of 2013-2014   

 

Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity. Registered charity no: 1054154

 

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES and CVs are not accepted.

 

 
 
nia - East London Rape Crisis Service
 
East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist help for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence.  
 
The women who work and volunteer at ELRC offer confidential and independent support.  Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy.
 
nia is a member of Rape Crisis (England and Wales), an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.
 
We are seeking to recruit to the following post:
 
Young Women and Girls Advocate – Newham and Tower Hamlets 
Hours: 35
Salary: £25,301- £26,928
Fixed term until March 2015
 
nia is in the final year of three year funding from the Home Office for this post to work with young women and girls who are at risk of or have experienced sexual violence. The Advocate will provide one to one advocacy and group work to young women and girls in Newham and Tower Hamlets. Experience of working with young women is essential.
 
We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women.  You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.
 
To apply, 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: 10am, Friday September 12, 2014 
Interviews will be held in the week beginning September 22, 2014. 
 
The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).
 
Registered Charity No: 1037072 Company Limited by Guarantee No: 02673624
 
 
 
 

 
 
OASIS DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICE
 
 
Job Title: Refuge Support Worker – Maternity Cover:
Grade: 24
Salary: £20,714 p.a.
Hours: 35 per week
Contract Type: 6mth – 1 yr Maternity Cover
Responsible to: Refuge Manager
Responsible for: N/A
Closing Date 5th September 2014
 
Job Purpose
Oasis Domestic Abuse Service is a registered charity providing safe temporary accommodation and outreach services for men, women and children who have been victims of domestic abuse. Oasis women’s refuge is an accommodation based service providing safe temporary accommodation to women and their children who have experienced this issue.
Kent County Council Supporting People team have contracted with Oasis to provide the above accommodation and this post is to provide the support for families to recover from their experiences and move on to new lives having fled their homes.
The worker must be willing and able to engage with an out of hours on call service.
 
 
 
Job Title: Independent Domestic Violence Adviser
Grade: Points 30-34 (Qualified) Point 25 (Unqualified)
Salary: Qualified: £25,044-£28,156
Unqualified: £21,158 rising to £25,044 in Year Two (following successful qualification)
Hours: 35 per week
Contract Type: Permanent FTE
Location: Ashford & Canterbury
Responsible to: IDVA Service Manager
Responsible for: N/A
Closing Date 12th September 2014
 
Kent Domestic Abuse Consortium is made up of the four main independent specialist domestic abuse service providers currently working and based in Kent. We provide services for adult and child survivors and those at risk of abuse through residential and community projects. As a consortium we have a set of shared values that underpin how we work together:
It is a fundamental principle that society should no longer tolerate domestic abuse We deliver client-centred services / We advocate on behalf of our clients / We work to change beliefs and societal attitudes towards domestic abuse / We deliver compassionate, specialist services / We deliver local needs driven services / Our core services are individual, family and children services / We deliver services and programmes to support, inform and educate.
 
 
 
You will be employed by Oasis Domestic Abuse Service. Oasis Domestic Abuse Service is a registered charity providing safe temporary accommodation and outreach services for men, women and children who have been victims of domestic abuse. 
 
To apply for either of these positions please go to:
 
 
 
 

 

RISE 

HEALTH INDEPENDENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVISOR

SCP 29 – 33 (£24,892 - £28,127 per annum)

37 hours per week

Quote ref  HID 08/14/01

 

The Health IDVA will work in RISE’s Independent Domestic Violence Advisory service. This service is an essential component of Brighton and Hove’s co-ordinated response to Domestic Violence. The worker will be primarily based in Brighton and Hove’s Accident and Emergency Unit. The aim of this post is to reduce the repeat incidents of domestic violence through improving health interventions to survivors of domestic abuse (specifically through Maternity, Claude Nichol Centre and Accident and Emergency at Royal Sussex County Hospital). The worker will develop effective referral routes and identify opportunities to develop and deliver training and provide consultancy to colleagues in health.  They will work closely with other health care professionals to build capacity and to develop joint working initiatives which address the specific health care needs of survivors experiencing abuse.

The Health IDVA will provide a triage and assessment services for all clients referred through the three target departments and ensure that clients are linked into appropriate support as required: offering a premium service to those identified as high risk. The IDVA will attend Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences with a focus on holistic interventions for women and their families related to health, working closely with health and other agencies to reduce risk and identify and monitor the care pathways. They will provide advocacy on an individual and institutional basis identifying barriers to access and safety and ensuring these are appropriately addressed. 

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 3 September 2014

 

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

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

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.

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

IDVA SENIOR PRACTITIONER

SCP 29 – 33 (£24,892 - £28,127 per annum)

37 hours per week

Fixed-term for 1 year (maternity cover)

Quote ref SPI 08/14/03

 

The Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) Senior Practitioner will support the Manager in the day-to-day operational management of the IDVA Service. They will be responsible for overseeing the duty system and working directly to support this.  They will supervise IDVA staff, volunteers and students as well as oversee the case management of all new referrals, allocations and processes.  They will be responsible for ensuring best practice in all aspects of service delivery. 

They will assist in ensuring that services and new developments are delivered to a high standard, that service targets are met, and that the service, budgetary and monitoring requirements of funders and partner agencies are met.  They will work proactively within the coordinated partnership response to domestic violence to ensure a safe and effective service for high risk cases. 

They will work with the Manager to ensure an inclusive service for isolated and disadvantaged communities, which may have difficulty in accessing the service.  They will work to ensure the protection of children’s rights and will work with the Manager to uphold RISE’s Child Protection policies and procedures.  They will deputise for the Manager as required.

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 15 September 2014

 

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

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

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.

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.

 

 


MK-ACT

TITLE: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

SALARY: £40,000

REPORTING TO: Board of Trustees

If you are someone with a demonstrable track record of being the driving force behind strategic development and effective implementation of services and programmes of support designed to meet the diverse needs of individuals and families experiencing domestic violence and abuse, and of working under pressure and within contractual frameworks, you will be interested in this high profile and significant post.

TERMS: The role is offered on a permanent contract, based at the refuge accommodation in Milton Keynes and will involve some evening and weekend work with local travel

To discuss in further detail and obtain an application pack please email recruitment@MK-ACT.org

Closing date for applications 21st September 2014

Interviews in Milton Keynes 26th September 2014

MK-ACT (Milton Keynes Women’s Aid) is an established charity providing community and accommodation based domestic abuse support services.

Charity No. 1011284 Company Registration No: 2249151 Managed by Milton Keynes Women’s Aid

 

 

Solace Women’s Aid  

Solace Women’s Aid is delighted to announce we have been re-commissioned to deliver the Islington Advocacy and Support Service incorporating IRIS. We are therefore looking to expand our team, widening the range of services provided for women and their children, enabling them to live lives free from domestic and sexual violence. We are looking to employ four people to join our dedicated team.

 

IRIS Advocate Educators, Islington

Salary: £25,515 pa Hours: 37.5 per week 

New to Islington, IRIS is a general practice based domestic violence training, support and referral programme which aims to improve the quality of care given by GP surgeries and pharmacies to those experiencing domestic violence.   The post holders will provide advocacy for patients, training to general practice teams and pharmacies and on-going support for health professionals. 

Training will be provided for the successful applicants.

We are looking to appoint a full time IRIS Advocate Educator plus an IRIS Advocate Educator/IDVA who will carry a general caseload in addition to some IRIS work. We would consider splitting this second post – part time IRIS AE and part time IDVA.

You must have experience of supporting women and children affected by domestic violence; you will need to have excellent case management and partnership working skills with a good track record of achieving agreed outcomes for service users.  You should have experience of crisis intervention work, risk assessment, risk management and safety planning. You will be highly organised, self-motivated and passionate about ending gender-based violence.  You will have a “can do” attitude and demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to supporting women and children. Training or facilitation experience would be beneficial.

 

Domestic Violence Caseworkers, Islington

Salary: £25,515 pa Hours: 37.5 per week

We are also seeking to employ two Domestic Violence Caseworkers to join our Advocacy and Support Service in Islington.

You must have experience of supporting women and children affected by domestic violence; you will need to have excellent case management and partnership working skills with a good track record of achieving agreed outcomes for service users.  You should have experience of crisis intervention work, risk assessment, risk management and safety planning. You will be highly organised, self-motivated and passionate about ending gender-based violence.  You will have a “can do” attitude and demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to supporting women and children.

 

 

To apply for any of the above posts, please visit our website www.solacewomensaid.org and download a job profile and application pack. CVs will not be accepted. Applications must be returned to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org

Closing date for receipt of completed applications Friday, September 19th at 5pm

Interviews October 1st and 3rd 2014 

These posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check and are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

 

 


HULL WOMEN'S AID

Children and Young People’s Support Worker (12 month fixed term to cover maternity leave)

You will be required to work with Children & Young People (0-25 years) who have experience and/or witnessed domestic abuse. Candidates must have an understanding of issues relating to domestic violence and have experience of working directly with children and young people and their families through a range of difficult situations including a relevant qualification.

A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

The role requires flexibility and is subject to a DBS check.

The above post is open to women only as Section 7(2) (e) of the 1975 Sex Discrimination Act applies. 

Closing date for applications is 4pm on 2nd Sept 2014.

Interviews to be held on 4th Sept 2014

For further information please contact Michelle Donnelly on 01484 446099 or email manager@hullwomensaid.org

To apply by email contact admin@hullwomensaid.org or download an application pack from www.hullwomensaid.org

 


 

 

Harbour Support Services

 

DOMESTIC ABUSE SUPPORT WORKERS AND ASSISTANT SUPPORT WORKERS

 

Organisation: Harbour Support Services

Posts: Domestic Abuse Support Workers and Assistant Support Workers 

Location: County Durham and Tees Valley

Salary: Hourly rate £8.23 - £9.57 for Support Workers (dependant on experience)

Hourly rate £7.45 for Assistant Support Workers

Hours: 21-35 hours per week 

Type: Permanent

 

Harbour has delivered needs-led services for 40 years, providing refuge and support for those experiencing domestic abuse. We welcome applications from enthusiastic, compassionate women with experience of supporting vulnerable families.

We are seeking female support workers and assistant support workers* to support and empower adult victims of domestic abuse in our refuge and community based services in both County Durham and the Tees Valley (Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough).

Applications are welcome from women with excellent people skills, an aptitude for communication and an ability to work with initiative. We are also interested to hear from those with experience/qualifications in working with children and young people. Successful applicants must undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Harbour is an Investor in People and holds Best Companies Accreditation. We have been listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Places to Work for 2 years. All of our staff are empowered and encouraged to develop themselves to ensure the continuous improvement of our services.

 

For a detailed Recruitment Pack including application form email recruitment@myharbour.org.uk

 

Closing date for completed applications: Midday, Monday 8th September 2014

 

* Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1) applies to this post.

Registered Charity No. 1086897

 

 

Harbour Support Services

ADMINISTRATION TEAM LEADER

 

Organisation: Harbour Support Services

Posts: Administration Team Leader

Location: Hartlepool

Salary: Hourly rate £12.00

Hours: 30 hours per week 

Type: Permanent

 

Harbour has delivered needs-led services for 40 years, providing refuge and support for those experiencing domestic abuse. We welcome applications from enthusiastic, compassionate women* who want to work for an innovative, developing organisation.

The Team Leader will lead our central Administration team based in Hartlepool. This is a new post which will be responsible for assessing all referrals into the organisation and managing the first response, hence we are looking for a unique individual who can offer experience of support work and strong administrative skills.

Applications are welcome from women with excellent people skills, an aptitude for communication and an ability to work with initiative. Successful applicants must undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Harbour is an Investor in People and holds Best Companies Accreditation. We have been listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Places to Work for 2 years. All of our staff are empowered and encouraged to develop themselves to ensure the continuous improvement of our services.

 

For a detailed Recruitment Pack including application form email recruitment@myharbour.org.uk

 

Closing date for completed applications: Midday Monday 8th September 2014

 

* Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1) applies to this post.

Registered Charity No. 1086897

 

 


 

Harbour Support Services

 

PERPETRATOR WORKERS

 

Organisation: Harbour Support Services

Posts: Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Workers 

Location: Tees Valley 

Salary: Hourly rate from £10.00 to £13.00

Hours: 21 - 30 hours per week

Type: Permanent and Sessional Workers

 

Harbour has delivered needs-led services for 40 years, providing services for families living with domestic abuse. Our work with perpetrators is expanding so we want to strengthen our team of perpetrator workers. We are seeking men and women interested in permanent and sessional work to join the service which works across the Tees Valley.

We welcome applications from enthusiastic, capable men and women with experience of delivering interventions to perpetrators of domestic abuse. We are looking for excellent people skills, an aptitude for communication and an ability to work with initiative. We are also interested to hear from those with experience/qualifications in working with young people. Successful applicants must undergo an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check.

Harbour is an Investor in People and holds Best Companies Accreditation. We have been listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Places to Work for 2 years. All of our staff are empowered and encouraged to develop themselves to ensure the continuous improvement of our services.

 

For a detailed Recruitment Pack including application form email recruitment@myharbour.org.uk

 

Closing date for completed applications: Midday Monday 8th September 2014

 

Registered Charity No. 1086897

 


REFUGE

Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in 1971 and is now the country’s largest single provider of domestic violence services. On any one day, around 3,000 women and children access Refuge’s services.  It also runs the Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid.

 

Performance Monitoring Officer REF: 094PMO

37.5 hours per week

C £25,000 per annum 

Tower Hill, London

 

Refuge is looking to recruit an experienced Performance Monitoring Officer 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.

With an IT or Database qualification, 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. Experience of using SPSS is desirable. 

This is an exciting role, and would suit a candidate who has a passion for the collection and presentation of vital organisational data to a wide range of clients, and who has the ability to work with women who have experienced domestic violence. 

Benefits include 28 days annual leave, employee assistance programme, death in service benefit and childcare voucher scheme. 

What we believe:  Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. We aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. We provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services, and a voice for the voiceless.

What we do to support staff: Refuge was a key contributor to the development of the new national occupational standards for those working with the survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence.  These describe the outcomes of good practice, together with the associated skills and knowledge needed by professionals working with survivors of domestic violence. Building on that work, we launched the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession in 2012. The Level 2 and 3 qualifications comprise specific units which are designed to recognise good practice in refuge, outreach and IDVA work.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field, and together with leading edge systems for supervision,  quality management , staff  support , management, development  and continuous learning we  are regarded as an employer of choice in our field.  

 

Please visit our website for further details, including the job description and details of other opportunities: www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

Closing date: 8th September at 10am

 

Interview date: TBC

 

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 values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please. As an organisation we work hard to keep our costs down. We have decided to manage this recruitment process without the assistance of recruitment agencies and ask that this decision is respected.

 

 


NIDAS Young Persons Domestic Abuse Worker 

Employer: NIDAS - Nottinghamshire Independent Domestic Abuse Services is a specialist Domestic Violence Project, providing free support and information to women, children and young people who have or are being affected by Domestic Abuse.  We have been providing services within the Mansfield & Ashfield area for 25 years this year.

Salary: £ 22,443 NJC Scale 26 plus pension

Hours: 14 hours between Monday – Friday 

Role: NIDAS are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated Young Persons Domestic Abuse Worker 

 

NIDAS is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with good project management skills.

You will need to have experience of working with young people in the area of domestic abuse in order to support any emerging issues of safety and support. 

You will be required to:

Establish links with young males and females through appropriate agencies 

Provide a contracted, time limited, planned program of support for young people on a 1:1 basis and small group basis

Carry out a full and comprehensive risk and needs assessment at the outset of the work

Show empathy and understanding of the individuals needs and provide awareness and understanding to keep them safe and emotionally healthy

You would be working with a small, friendly organisation with a strong heritage and recognised background in Domestic Abuse services.  We value the efforts that each individual makes to deliver outstanding services to our community and keep our organisation running smoothly and efficiently.  As a result we offer a wide range of staff benefits. 

These include:

  • 33 days holiday (pro rata for part-time employees)
  • Flexible working arrangements where possible

Term of Funding 2 years with the possibility of becoming a 28 hour position

 

Please apply by requesting an application pack via email: reception@nidas.org.uk

Recruitment and Administration Office Post:  30 St John Street Mansfield NG18 1QJ

References and a DBS enhanced disclosure that is satisfactory to us will be a condition of your appointment. A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

This opportunity is funded by:  Charles Hayward Foundation

Closing date:     12th September 2014

Interviews:        Week commencing 22nd September 2014

      

 

 


REFUGE

Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in 1971 and is now the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services.  On any one day, around 3,000 women and children access Refuge’s services.  Refuge also runs the Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid.

Alongside delivering services, Refuge also runs award-winning media and advertising campaigns to raise public awareness, whilst campaigning and lobbying for better provision for women and children experiencing domestic violence.  

 

Communications Executive REF: 095CE

37.5 hours per week Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Head office, Tower Hill

 

Refuge’s communications team is responsible for educating the general public, raising awareness of domestic violence, and supporting Refuge’s fundraising and operational activities.  This is a chance to join a small but high achieving team and make a real impact in reaching out to women and children who experience domestic violence.  The role involves profiling Refuge’s work through media relations, online communications, marketing, advertising, speaking opportunities and our website.  

We work in an exciting and fast paced environment.  The successful applicant will work by proactively responding to the political and news agendas on a regular basis.  You will work with a wide variety of media to broaden Refuge’s editorial exposure nationally and regionally.  You will also spearhead Refuge’s online, social and digital communications and grow our online communities of engaged supporters and donors. 

The successful applicant will have experience of working within communications and of implementing social media and cause related campaigns.  You will have developed strong copy writing skills across a variety of media and have the ability to manage complex and sensitive media issues.

This is a wide and varied role.  No two days are the same at Refuge but the work of the communications team is always interesting and incredibly rewarding.

Benefits include 28 days holiday, a pension scheme, an employee assistance programme, a death in service scheme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit our website for further details, including the job description and other opportunities: www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:  29th August at 10am Interview date: 9th or 10th September

 

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

Refuge values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

* In view of the nature of this 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 values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpins all of our work.

No agencies please. As an organisation we work hard to keep our costs down. We have decided to manage this recruitment process without the assistance of recruitment agencies and ask that this decision is respected.

 


 

Trident Reach the People Charity

Community Support worker

Domestic Abuse services

Contract: Fixed term 3 year contract 

Location: Birmingham

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Working pattern: Early/late shift patterns bi weekly

Salary: £18,360.00 per annum

 

Working from our base in Birmingham you will be an experienced support worker offering key support for our exciting service in Birmingham in partnership with the National Zakat Foundation, providing support and emergency accommodation for homeless Muslim women through the provision of a short stay, easy access support service.

The aim of the service is to:

• Ensure the safety of Muslim women facing emotional and social distress

• To provide, where possible, an individualized, culturally sensitive same day emergency accommodation and support service to Muslim women

• To prepare women for independent living through the provision of tailored housing related support

• To support Muslim women to achieve their goals and aspirations.

You will work to deliver a high quality person centered support service that meets the diverse needs of our customer base. This is an exciting opportunity for a support worker who wants to develop their practices in delivering quality support to vulnerable people. You will have a flexible approach to work and be eager to progress your career. Ideally you will be qualified up to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and have a proactive approach to learning and will be able to take in house training relevant to the delivery of safe quality services.

The ideal candidate will have experience in gaining funding and will proactively seek out new forms of funding for the service.

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

 

Closing date – 27th August 2014 at 5pm

Shortlisting date- 10th September 2014

Interview date- Week beginning 22nd September 2014

For an application pack contact becci.hayes@reachthecharity.org.uk

Previous applicants need not apply

If you have not been contacted within one month of your application, unfortunately this means you have not been short listed

 


 

Somerset and Avon rape and sexual abuse support (SARSAS)

Service Delivery Administrator

(Female)*

SALARY:  £19,200 (pro rata) plus 5% pension contribution

HOURS:  22 hours   (Spread over four days as agreed to include some evenings and occasional weekends)         

Permanent Role, based in central Bristol and Taunton

Somerset and Avon rape and sexual abuse support (SARSAS) is looking for an experienced administrator to join our small team. The Service Delivery Administrator is a key role within SARSAS. The post holder will provide administrative support to help with the smooth running of our services across Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and B&NES. 

This post is for 22 hours per week, spread over four days, to include occasional evening and weekend days. 

The successful candidate will have relevant skills and experience, including creating and managing administrative and financial processes. She will also have strong organisational skills, be friendly and discreet, and able to adapt to the changing demands of the role and the needs of SARSAS as a whole.  

Responsibilities will include providing administrative support to the staff team, administering all case management systems, including monitoring the database and monitoring systems and supporting the co-ordination of the Board of Trustees. 

Please apply by requesting an application pack via email.

 

Email: recruitment@sarsas.org.uk

Website: www.sarsas.org.uk

 

Closing Date – 12pm Friday September 5th

Interviews – Thursday September 11th in Bristol

 

* Because of the nature of the post it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.

 

Somerset and Avon rape and sexual abuse support (SARSAS)

SARSAS Engagement and Support Worker (Female)*

 

SALARY:  £21,500 (pro rata) plus 5% pension contribution

HOURS:  15 hours per week

Permanent Role, based in central Bristol with some travel across Avon and Somerset and occasional travel within south west and nationally. 

Somerset and Avon rape and sexual abuse support (SARSAS) is looking for an Engagement and support worker to join our small team. The post holder will lead on the development, delivery and review of the SARSAS service user involvement strategies to support and help with the smooth running of our services across Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and B&NES. She will also have her own small case load of support and will coordinate the email support service. 

This post is for 15 hours per week to include one evening shift and occasional weekend days. 

The successful candidate will have relevant experience in providing practical and emotional support to survivors of sexual violence. She will have experience in encouraging and enabling the active participation of women and girls in evaluating, developing and delivering services. She will be friendly, and able to adapt to the changing demands of the role and the needs of SARSAS as a whole.  

 

Please apply by requesting an application pack via email.

 

Email: recruitment@sarsas.org.uk

Website: www.sarsas.org.uk

 

Closing Date – 12pm Friday September 5th

Interviews –Friday September 12th in Bristol

 

* Because of the nature of the post it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010. The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.

 


 

HESTIA

We currently have a vacancy for Part time Parallel Coordinaror in our Camden DA Services paying £12,141 - £12,445 pa

The main purpose of this post to coordinate  groups for women, children and young people. To plan and provide good quality day to day support, advice and advocacy to women and children living in the community who may be experiencing domestic abuse. To enable and enhance each client’s quality of life by promoting / maintaining independent living for themselves and any dependants they may have. To support access to the service and to line manage staff in the DV service as appropriate.

If you have:

Knowledge of the support needs and support planning of women and children experiencing domestic violence.

Ability to manage staff as well as provide case working support to clients.

Experience of working within a multi-agency setting.

Good understanding of the ways that women, children and young people can be affected by domestic violence.

Knowledge of legal, statutory, regulatory and good practice requirements applicable to the provision of supported housing. 

Working knowledge of the relevant housing law and welfare benefits that apply to women and children using the service.

Willingness to mentor pool workers, students and trainees as required from across the organisation.

Ability to manage the service (including supervising staff) in the absence of the Team Manager 

Commitment to working within an Equality & Diversity Framework.

Previous experience of using computer based systems to accurately record work and client details.

And want to make a real difference then this may be the job for you. 

 

See our website for more information and to apply: https://recruit.hestia.org/wrl

Closing Date: 10th September 2014.

 

Don’t just change jobs, change lives  

 

 


HESTIA

We currently have a vacancy for Part time BME Floating Support Worker in our Camden DA Services paying £18,060 - £18,631 pa

The main purpose of this post to provide support, advice and assistance to women & children who have or may have experienced domestic abuse by accessing our service to enable and enhance each client’s quality of life by promoting / maintaining independent living for themselves and any dependants they may have. To provide culturally aware support to women of South Asian backgrounds.

 

If you have:

Some experience of direct work supporting women experiencing domestic abuse.Experience of working within a multi-agency setting.

Experience of working with various community groups and services.

Experience of working within multicultural communities. The ability to communicate directly and fluently speaking south Asian languages as well as English. Bengali required.

Knowledge of the support needs and support planning of women and children experiencing domestic violence.

An understanding of the risks associated with lone working.

Working knowledge of statutory and voluntary services available for the client group and the issues involved in providing a co-ordinated service for them.

Working knowledge of the relevant housing law and welfare benefits that apply to women and children using the service.

Previous experience of using computer based systems to accurately record work and client details.

Previous experience of using computer based systems to accurately record work and client details.

And want to make a real difference then this may be the job for you. 

 

See our website for more information and to apply: https://recruit.hestia.org/wrl

Closing Date: 10th September 2014.

 

Don’t just change jobs, change lives 

 

 


HER CENTRE

IDSVA Young Women’s Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocate (maternity cover)

 

Her Centre, a women’s advice service in Greenwich, provide advocacy for young women who have experienced domestic/sexual violence, working with our existing domestic abuse service. We are seeking a part time experienced domestic/sexual violence advisor. Salary is £21,121per year for 28 hours a week. This is a temporary post for six months, but likely to extend to a full year.

You will provide a pro-active service to young female victims of domestic/sexual violence within and outside of the criminal justice system, which will involve carrying out risk assessments, helping clients access their rights, raising awareness of abuse and consent, monitoring and keeping clients informed of case progress and providing support through the criminal justice system, as well as providing risk awareness sessions.

With experience of working initially with vulnerable young women, but also where required work with older women you will have strong crisis management skills and a particular understanding of the needs of young victims of violence. Excellent communication skills, youth work experience, and knowledge of criminal justice issues are essential.

Closing date 27th August, at 5PM. Please email Julie for application pack at julie@hercentre.org 

 

Funded by Big Lottery Due to the intensive and sensitive support involved in this post, the posts are open to women only. Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act exemption applies. Her Centre is a registered charity, no. 1070755.

 


The Liberty Centre is a well-established charity with two exciting opportunities for experienced, ethical and able candidates to be recruited for the roles of:
Female Operational Manager*
Business Development Manager
These posts are offered on a permanent position dependent on funding.

Salary: NJC Scale SO1/2 29-32 £24,646 - £27,323
Working hours: 35 per week, plus occasional evening or weekend work. Some local travel will be expected
Work location: West Lancashire
Closing Date: 12.00pm on Friday 12th September
Interviews: 9th and 10th October 2014

Operations Manager: As an experienced senior manager with a proven track record of operational management of domestic violence and abuse services, you will work with the Chief Executive and the Business Development Manager to develop and maintain The Liberty Centre services.
Working as a member of the Management Team, you will contribute to the delivery of the strategic plan to ensure the sustainability, development and delivery of The Liberty Centre’s services.
 

Business Development Manager: As an experienced senior manager with a proven track record of business development, fundraising management, you will work with the Chief Executive and the Operations Manager to develop and maintain The Liberty Centre services. Working as a member of the Management Team, you will contribute to the delivery of the strategic plan to ensure the sustainability, development and delivery of The Liberty Centre’s services

These posts are 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.

For application packs please apply via e-mail chris@wlwref.org.uk

 

 


 

Trident Reach the People Charity

 

Domestic Abuse services

Community Support worker covering dispersed properties and floating support

37.5 hours per week to include weekends and evenings

Post based in Erewash with requirement to travel to South Derbyshire occasionally

Salary £15,708.00 per annum

Fixed term initially until March 2015

We currently have a vacancy within our Derbyshire Domestic Abuse services and you will be working within our Derbyshire Accommodation and Support team funded service supporting Adults over the age of 16. You will be an experienced support worker offering Housing related domestic abuse support to those in the community and in our dispersed community properties. You will have a responsibility to work towards Derbyshire Accommodation and Support team outcomes with the adults including supporting them to be safe, achieve economic well being, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and be healthy. You will also need to provide them with emotional support to overcome the domestic abuse.

Fully aware of Derbyshire Accommodation and Support guidelines you will work to deliver a high quality person centered support service that meets the diverse needs of our customer base.

This is an exciting opportunity for a support worker who wants to develop their practices in delivering quality support to vulnerable people. You will have a flexible approach to work and be eager to progress your career gaining valuable experience in domestic abuse services. The successful candidate will be innovative and used to networking with external partners in order to achieve an affective holistic support service for customers

Ideally you will be qualified up to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and have a proactive approach to learning and will be able to take in house training relevant to domestic abuse services.

The ideal candidate will have experience and skills in delivering domestic abuse services to adults and have an understanding of this customer group.

For an informal discussion please contact 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.

Closing Date 21st August 2014
Interview Date 28th August 2014

 To request an application pack, please contact: Rebecca Carpenter
T: 01283240594
E:Rebecca.carpenter@reachthecharity.org.uk
 



 


yourSanctuary

Operations Manager – female*

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of adults and children who have experienced domestic abuse? Use your confident management skills within this forward-looking charity to deliver high quality and vital local support services.

You must be able to demonstrate significant management experience in a complex service organisation. In this demanding role you will work to promote co-operation and effective service delivery at all times. Some experience of H&S and housing management could be advantageous.
Most essential is your ability to build effective relationships across multiple teams. If you can remain calm and organised, pragmatic in complex situations, this could be the challenge you’ve been waiting for.

*Women only need apply. These posts are advertised under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, Section 7(2)(e). yourSanctuary value diversity and would welcome applications from women in all sections of the community.

For the full job description and person specification please visit our website: http://www.yoursanctuary.org.uk/join-us/apply/29. 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.

Closing date for applications is 04/09/14. First interviews to be held on 10/09/14. Second interviews on 23/09/14
 

 



NOTTINGHAMSHIRE WOMEN’S AID LTD
Offering choices…..improving lives.

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to promote the safety and well being of women, children and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse?

As a result of the continued development of Nottinghamshire Women's Aid Limited we are looking to recruit the following post:

Female Business Development Coordinator

18 hours per week (flexible working), £27,052 per annum, pro rata, plus pension contribution
This is an exciting opportunity to join Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd the lead Domestic abuse service provider across North Nottinghamshire as a Business Development Coordinator. You will join a thriving team. You will be tasked with identifying and securing funding opportunities that will enhance and support the existing services and develop the organisation in line with agreed organisational targets and business plan.

You will be expected to establish, build and maintain key relationships which lead directly to development opportunities for the organisation. You will be required to communicate the specifications and frameworks relating to potential funding opportunities with the wider senior management team and take a lead in preparing and submitting of any bids, applications or tenders. You will be required to support the evaluation of projects and carry out feasibility studies. You will need to demonstrate evidence of a track record of working in this area. You will need to have a good understanding of public health, Clinical commissioning groups, Local authority and charitable funding opportunities

Closing date: 12 noon 10th September 2014 Interview Date18th September 2014

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Posts will be subject to an enhanced CRB check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Application packs can be obtained by either email: recruitment@nottswa.org, or via our website www.nottswa.org/jobopps or in writing, enclosing an A4 93p stamped self addressed envelope for each application pack requested, to:

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd
Recruitment, Business Development Coordinator
The Farr Centre,
Chapel Walk, Westgate,
Worksop, S80 1LR

CV’s will not be accepted. Charity Number 513843

 


AYLESBURY WOMEN’S AID

Aylesbury Women’s Aid works with women and children affected by domestic violence.  We work towards empowering and enabling women to live independent lives free from violence.

Deputy Head of Services – IDVA/Outreach Manager (37 hours) required to manage the IDVA/Outreach Service which offers information, support and advocacy to women experiencing crisis as a result of domestic violence and to deputise for the Head of Services in her absence.

We are looking for someone with the ability to manage a small staff team to ensure that all clients are offered a high quality service.  You must have excellent organisational skills and the ability to monitor and evaluate the services. The post also includes working on strategic developments including fundraising, service contracts and policy.  A commitment to working from a feminist perspective, experience of working with vulnerable women and a clear understanding of the issue of violence against women is essential.

You must also be able to drive and have use of a car.

 

Salary:  £28,127 - £30,311 (NJC points 33 – 36) 

Closing date for applications:  Noon, Monday 1st September 2014

Interviews to be held on: Wednesday/Thursday 10th/11th September 2014

 

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only.  (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1).  

For an application pack (no CVs please) see our application form, job description and job specification on our website www.aylesburywomensaid.org.uk

 

Email: denise@awaid.demon.co.uk or telephone Denise on  01296 436827 to request the pack or for further information.

 

Company Limited by guarantee Registered No.03155260.  Charity No. 1054308

 

 


SALFORD WOMEN'S AID

Full time Partner Link Worker – 36.25 hours per week

Salford Women’s Aid are looking for an experienced (female) worker to join our team. The Partner Link Worker (PLW) will provide a safety service to victims of offenders (partners or ex-partners) undertaking the Building Better Relationship Programme (BBR) and Improving Relationships Supporting Change (IRSC) programme.

The PLW will provide information, realistic safety planning, updates on the progress of the offender and signpost, refer and support women’s access to relevant community resources, enabling them to make informed choices, which promote and secure their safety. The PLW will work with partner agencies in promoting and securing the safety of women and their dependents and contribute to an accurate assessment of risk posed by the offender.

Experience in assessing, supporting and advising in a community setting is essential and you will additionally have skills writing case records, liaising with other agencies, and a sound current knowledge of housing and legal options available to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

A non-judgemental attitude and a clear understanding of domestic abuse issues are also required.  You must have a real commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpin the work undertaken by our organisation.

Applicants must be CAADA trained or the equivalent of domestic abuse accredited training and have at least 2 years experience of advice or advocacy work with women who have experienced domestic abuse.  Also experience of case management essential.

Applicants must be able to drive and have access to a car. The above post will be offered on a fixed term basis until 31 May 2015 with the potential to be extended.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.

(Ref PLW/FT) Full time PLW – Monday to Friday, 36.25 hours.  

Scale 24 (£21,067 p.a.) 

For an application pack please email dawn.a.redshaw@salford.gov.uk, sharon.mcloughlin@salford.gov.uk and yvonne.dronsfield@salford.gov.uk . Please email all addresses to ensure a prompt response.

 

Closing Date for applications: Friday 29 August 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

 

These posts apply to women only section 7(2)(e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. 

Registered Charity No: 1089851.

 

No agencies or advertisers please.

 

 


 

HESTIA

We currently have a vacancies for Assistant Floating Support Worker in our Camden DA Services paying £18,720 - £19,032 pa

The main purpose of this post to provide support, advice and assistance to women & children who have or may have experienced domestic abuse by accessing our service to enable and enhance each client’s quality of life by promoting / maintaining independent living for themselves and any dependants they may have. 

If you have:

Knowledge of the support needs and support planning of women and children experiencing domestic violence.

Experience of working within a multi-agency setting.

Awareness of risks associated with domestic violence in a working environment.

Knowledge of legal, statutory, regulatory and good practice requirements applicable to the provision of support housing.

Working knowledge of the relevant housing law and welfare benefits that apply to women and children using the service.

Commitment to working within an Equality & Diversity Framework.

Previous experience of using computer based systems to accurately record work and client details.

And want to make a real difference then this may be the job for you. 

 

See our website for more information and to apply: https://recruit.hestia.org/wrl

Closing Date: 3rd September 2014.

 

Don’t just change jobs, change lives 

 

 


WYCOMBE WOMEN’S AID

Registered Charity No. 299946    Registered Company No. 2245478

 

We are an independent charity offering support, information and refuge to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

We are seeking to fill the following post:

 

Child Development Worker

 

Hours: 25 hours per week

Monday 9.30am – 5.30pm

Tuesday 9.30am – 5.00pm

Wednesday 10.00am – 1.00pm

Thursday 9.30am – 4.00pm

 

Salary: NJC SCP 22 – 28 - £19,817 per annum pro-rated

 

Applicants must have a relevant childcare qualification, e.g. NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.

The post holder will assess and monitor the welfare and emotional needs of children living in the refuge and ensure that those needs are met within the playroom setting.

We are looking to appoint a woman who has at least 2 years proven experience of working with children, an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse upon children and a current driving licence and own vehicle.

 

For further information and/or an application pack please ring 01494 461367 or email sophie.wwa@btconnect.com to receive the pack electronically. 

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 29 August 2014

Interviews to be held on: Thursday 4 September 2014

 

We will only contact you if you are short listed.

 

 

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1). 

 

 


EAST SURREY DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES 

(Registered Charity No. 1092643)

CHILDREN’S OUTREACH WORKER (New Post)

£9,600 (FTE £21,000) for 16 hours per week

Want to join an innovative, highly motivated & professional team? You will be required to work with children & young people (5 - 16 years) who have experienced and/or witnessed domestic abuse and to provide therapeutic support services that will enable them to make sense of their experiences, come to terms with their situation and develop and grow in self-esteem and confidence. You will have experience of working directly with children, young people and their families through a range of difficult situations and supporting them accordingly including a relevant qualification. You must be willing to work outside of normal office hours on occasion including once per month at our Children’s Saturday Club. A current driving licence and use of a car is essential.

For further information and/or an application pack telephone 01737 771350 or email leigh@esdas.org.uk

 

Closing date for applications: noon on Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Interview date: Friday 5th September 2014 in Redhill

*We offer the post subject to Section 7(2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act (Women Only) 

 

 


EAST SURREY DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES 

(Registered Charity No. 1092643)

ADULT & CHILDREN’S SERVICES MANAGER

£28,820 - £29,820 for 35 hours per week

Could you supervise and support our Adult & Children’s Outreach team to deliver the highest quality services to survivors of domestic abuse and their children? You will have previously held a position of responsibility, including the management of personnel, projects, performance & finance. You must be able to support staff working within a challenging and complex area of work and to work effectively and diplomatically with a range of different statutory agencies, voluntary organisations, groups & individuals. Some knowledge of working with survivors of domestic abuse, or other disadvantaged/marginalised groups and an understanding of the importance of risk identification, assessment and management is desirable. A current driving licence and use of a car is essential.

For further information and/or an application pack telephone 01737 771350 or email leigh@esdas.org.uk

 

Closing date for applications: noon on Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Interview date: Monday 8th September 2014 in Redhill

*We offer the post subject to Section 7(2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act (Women Only) 

 

*We offer the following post, which is subject to Section 7(2)(e) of the Sex Discrimination Act (Women Only) 

 

 


Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service

Chief Operating Officer (35 hours per week plus occasional evening or weekend work. Some travel will be expected.)

Salary: £35,000 – £37, 000 per annum (inc London Weighting)

Contract: fixed term to October 2017 (with renewal subject to funding continuation).

Paladin is a new and dynamic national service and we are looking for a self-motivated and experienced manager with a proven track record of leadership in Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) services or similar.

The Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for the operational management of the Paladin team, ensuring services are of the highest quality to reduce risk and meet victim’s needs. In collaboration with the Chief Executive, the post holder will also lead the development of services and strategic partnerships including the campaign work and oversee the growth of our training department.

With sound knowledge of stalking and domestic abuse, including the impact on victims and their children, and the legal and practical remedies available to these clients the post-holder will be strategic and versatile, have excellent communication skills and be experienced in leading and motivating staff and working effectively with local partnerships. The post holder will work with the Paladin Board of Directors and play a key role in the strategic development of services in Paladin working to our strategic plan.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Monday 15th September 2014 

Interview dates: Monday 22nd September and Wednesday 24th September  2014

The full job description can be downloaded here. If you would like to apply for this role, please send an email to info@paladinservice.co.uk with the following:

Covering letter explaining why you would like to work for Paladin, your experience and understanding of stalking.

Your CV

 

 

REFUGE

Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in 1971 and is now the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services. On any one day, around 2,000 women and children access Refuge’s services. It also runs the Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid.

 

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate – Polish speaking REF: 074IDVAEES

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term until February 2016

c.£25,000 per annum

Ealing, Brent and Hounslow

 

Refuge has secured funding from the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund to expand our advocacy services to Eastern European women experiencing domestic violence. In this exciting partnership-based service, you will provide independent advocacy and support to Eastern European survivors of domestic violence who are accessing the civil and criminal justice systems in Ealing, Brent and Hounslow. You will work with survivors from the point of crisis, assisting them through the court process and offering intensive support to help ensure short and long-term safety. You will be a Polish speaker.

 

If you have experience of providing support to women within a community-based setting, an understanding of the issues facing survivors of domestic violence and a detailed working knowledge of the civil and criminal justice systems then consider this fixed term opportunity to be part of a valuable team.

 

Benefits include 28 days’ holiday, pension scheme, employee assistance programme, death in service scheme and childcare voucher scheme.

 

This post is restricted to women under the Equality Act 2010*

 

Please visit our website for further details, including the job description and details of other opportunities: www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

To apply please send your application to recruitment@refuge.org.uk

 

Closing date: 10am, Wednesday 20 August 2013

 

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role. The post is co- located in a police station and therefore may be subject to the Metropolitan Police Service vetting procedures.

 

* In view of the nature of role the Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies

 

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

 

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

No agencies please. As an organisation we work hard to keep our costs down. We have decided to manage this recruitment process without the assistance of recruitment agencies and ask that this decision is respected.

 

 


 

NORTH SURREY DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES

(Walton Weybridge & Hersham Citizens Advice Bureau)

 

We are very pleased to be able to recruit 2 new posts:

 

Children’s Worker to join our busy Adults’ Service team

16 hours per week

Salary £9,350  per annum (actual)

Contributory pension scheme

This is a new and much needed position for North Surrey (Elmbridge, Epsom & Ewell and Spelthorne). You will be working directly with children (aged between 5 and 16)  whose non abusive parent is being supported by our Adults’ service.  This will include one to one work and group work as well as liaison with parents and other agencies to minimise the impact of Domestic Abuse on the children and promote healthy relationships.  A relevant qualification for working with children is required.

Closing date:  27th August 2014

Interviews:      3rd  September 2014

 

Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker

21 hours per week (3 days)

Salary £14,000 per annum (actual)

Contributory pension scheme

 

This is a challenging but rewarding position for the right person and involves one to one support for people aged over 16 who are affected by domestic abuse and living in the boroughs of Elmbridge, Epsom & Ewell and Spelthorne.   We currently support over 1000 clients each year.  Our team works closely with other agencies to ensure our clients’ and their children’s safety and wellbeing is protected as well as empowering clients to live safely in their own community free from abuse.

 

Closing date:  1st September 2014

Interviews:      4th September 2014

 

For further information and  application packs  please contact:

 

Bureau Manager

manager.waltoncab@cabnet.org.uk

Tel:  01932 233051 or 01932 248670

 

  

 

 


IDAS Career Opportunity

 

IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Service) is a specialist agency working across York and North Yorkshire with people affected by or escaping domestic abuse and / or sexual violence. We now have the following job opportunity: 

Children’s Support Worker in Harrogate refuge. The successful candidate will have the skills and experience to provide effective support to children and young people living in the refuge in Harrogate.

 

Hours: 18.5  

Salary: £18,638 - £21,734 (pro rata)

 

For more information or an application pack please visit our website at www.idas.org.uk or email info@idas.org.uk and request an application pack. 

Closing date: 8th September 2014

 

  

 

 


 

Rotherham Women’s Refuge – Female Trustees  

Rotherham Women's Refuge is a member of Women’s Aid Federation England (WAFE). We are an established service with strong local partnerships that provide a range of accommodation and outreach services to women, children and young people. We are currently looking for female Trustees who can commit to meeting once a month to use their expertise to provide strategic direction, support and governance to the charity. 

Our Trustees have an understanding of the needs and rights of women, children and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse. They bring their existing skills in finance, business, management and HR to the board and to support the manager in developing the strategic direction of the charity. 

We need Trustees who are committed to the development and maintenance of women’s services that empower and protect women, to raising awareness and reducing the impact of domestic abuse in our communities, as well as working in partnership with other agencies to develop sustainable, holistic responses to the needs of women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

In order to assess the suitability of applicants prior to appointment, applicants are required to complete an application form, attend an interview with the manager and trustees, complete a DBS (formerly CRB) and provide references.

If you are interested and would like further information or an application pack, please contact – 

Tracey Smith, Service Manager on 01709 912422 or tracey@rothwr.co.uk 

Closing Date: 31 August 2014