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For more info about these vacancies, please call the organisation advertising the job and not Women's Aid National Office.

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to place an advert with us please follow these guidelines

 

Cardiff (Welsh Women's Aid) - Membership & Policy Data Administrator

Warrington - Part Time Family Support Worker


Leicester - Interventions Programme Worker - *Male (Full time)

Leicester - Interventions Programme Worker (Part-time)

Leicester - Partner Support Worker (Full time)


London (East and North) - Self-employed Counsellors


London - Counselling Manager, East London Rape Crisis Service


London (Enfield) - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate


London (Southwark) - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate


Wigan - Community Domestic Abuse Worker


Wigan - Administration Assistant


Rochdale - Assistant Support Worker


Bury, Rochdale, Wigan and Chester - Operations Manager


South West Surrey - Children's Worker

Southampton - Support Worker level 2


Barking and Dagenham - Team Manager

London - Advice Caseworker (*Female)

Reading - Manager

Hartlepool & Stockton - Support & Admin Team Leader
 

London (Hackney) - Senior IRIS Advocate Educator
 

London (Barnet) - Sessional Children’s Playworker

London - Keyworker

London - Business Support and Communications Officer  

London - Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

London - Tri Borough Team Leader

London - Young Women’s IDVA Brent


London, Camden - Assistant Refuge Worker


Skelmersdale - Female Chief Executive Designate


 


 


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WELSH WOMEN'S AID

WWA is the lead national organisation in Wales campaigning, influencing policy and practice and innovating to end domestic abuse and Violence Against Women.

 

Membership & Policy Data Administrator

£12,572.65 - £15,987.95 

37.5 hours per week based in Cardiff.

 

WWA is looking to appoint an Administrator to support to WWA’s Engagement team. The successful candidate will ensure effective communication between members and stakeholders whilst developing and implementing organisational databases, proactively collecting and collating data, and producing data reports.

The full application pack is available to download from our website www.welshwomensaid.org/joinus/national. Contact Stephanie Stanley on 02920 541551 or email admin@welshwomensaid.org.uk for more information.

 

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 11th August. 

Interviews: Thursday 21st August

 

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.

 

 


                                                                                                                                  

Warrington Women’s Aid Ltd

Supporting women and children

 

Warrington Women’s Aid Ltd require a Part Time Family Support Worker (20 hrs a week ½ Wednesday, full day Thursday & Friday) 

Salary £11,523 (20 hrs. per week) plus on call allowance (£1,200 per year)

You will need:

  • Knowledge of benefits, homelessness, drugs, alcohol and mental health
  • To be able to provide advice, support and advocacy to women suffering the effects of domestic abuse.
  • A working knowledge of domestic abuse and work independently.
  • The flexibility to work an on call rota (to be arranged)
  • The ability to work with statutory and voluntary agencies
  • Experience desirable
  • A current driving licence and the use of a car

Closing date 14th August 2014

For an application or form or further information please ring 01925 417138/552204 

Women only need apply (exempt under the Sex Discrimination Act section 7.2 (e) ).

 

  

FreeVA - The Jenkins Centre

Charity Number: 1122344    Company Number: 5733540

FreeVA provides services to people who have been/are affected by domestic and sexual violence. The Jenkins Centre is a project within FreeVA that provides interventions that are designed to help people stop using abusive behaviour towards an intimate partner and others.

We are now recruiting for this innovative service that will provide direct interventions for people who have been affected by domestic violence. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and committed team, providing a vital service to our most vulnerable victims and people who want to change their abusive behaviour.

 

Interventions Programme Worker - *Male (37 hours)

£24,646 + 3% pension

Funded until September 2015 with a possibility of further extension subject to funding. Secondment opportunities will be considered.

The Interventions Worker will undertake individual and group work with people that use intimate partner abuse in their relationships.

 

Interventions Programme Worker (18.5 hours) 

£24,646 (pro- rata) + 3% pension 

Funded until March 2015. Secondment opportunities will be considered.

The Interventions Worker will undertake individual and group work with people that use intimate partner abuse in their relationships.

 

Partner Support Worker (37 hours)

£24,646 + 3% pension

Funded until September 2015 with a possibility of further extension subject to funding. Secondment opportunities will be considered.

The Partner Support Worker will provide proactive services, including outreach and safety oriented support work, with the partners and ex-partners of those who attend the domestic violence prevention work at the Jenkins Centre

 

We are looking for experienced and self-motivated individuals to join the Jenkins Centre team.

For all posts you must be educated to degree level and/or have relevant substantial work experience.  The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working with perpetrators and or victims of domestic violence. You will also be required to work regular evenings and occasional weekends

For an application pack or for further details, please visit our website www.freeva.org.uk  or contact the administrator on (0116) 2550003 or email recruitment@freeva.org.uk

 

CV’s will not be accepted and the post-holder will be subject to an enhanced CRB. We are looking for an immediate start.

 

Closing date: Friday 15th August 2014- 12 noon

Interviewing:   26th/27th/28th August 2014.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications which reflect the diversity of our community.

*the nature and context of this role is such that this is a genuine Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010

 

 

SOLACE WOMEN'S AID

Self-employed Counsellors (various posts available)

Counselling Service, Solace Women’s Aid

 

Solace Women’s Aid is dedicated to providing a full range of services for women and their children, enabling them to live lives free from domestic and sexual violence.   Our Counselling Service supports women therapeutically through both one to one and group counselling programs across 13 boroughs of London.  

We are looking for self-employed counsellors to deliver short term counselling over 15 sessions for women and girl survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

 

Work is available in East and North London including Greenwich, Newham and Havering. 

Please note we will only accept applications from BACP accredited Counsellors. 

Salary: £130 per day (7.5 hours)

 

Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2015

 

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Interview Date: Friday 8th August 

 

For an application pack (no CVs) please download application form and JD from our website www.solacewomensaid.org and return your completed application to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org. Tel: 020 7619 1350

 

 

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)

 

No agencies 

 


East London Rape Crisis Service nia

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 service is for women of all ages and girls over 13, whatever the assault and whenever it occurred.

The women who work and volunteer at Rape Crisis London 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.

 

Position: Counselling Manager- East London Rape Crisis Service

Hours: 21

Funded: Currently funded until April 2016 with a possibility of extension

Salary: £19,253- £20,225 (£32,089- £33,709 pro rata)

 

The Counselling Manager will have responsibility for the clinical governance and management of the service. You will continually develop & review both individual and group based therapeutic services for female survivors of sexual violence. You will work with the rest of the East London Rape Crisis management team to ensure the service meets output and outcome targets. 

We’re looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about ending male 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. You must be BACP or UKCP accredited and have significant experience of working with survivors of sexual violence. You must also have experience of providing clinical supervision. 

 

Visit our website 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: 12 August 2014

Interviews will be held:  in the week of the 18th August 2014 

 

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure 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

 

 


SOLACE

Solace Advocacy and Support Service Enfield

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £23,970 unqualified and £25,455 qualified per annum (inclusive of OLW) plus 3% pension contribution and other benefits.

Contract: Permanent

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

The Enfield IDVA will be based in a small team providing specialist services for women affected by domestic and sexual violence. This includes a package of support covering crisis intervention, risk and needs assessment, safety planning, and individual support planning. A key aspect of the role is to advocate on behalf of service users pursuing remedies through the criminal and civil justice systems. 

The IDVA will work specifically with high risk clients whose cases are referred to the MARAC.

Successful applicants will have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on women and 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 criminal and civil justice systems this is a unique opportunity to further develop your skills and career. 

 

Applicants are required to have the CAADA IDVA qualification, or be willing to attend training to acquire this.

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: Closing date: Monday 11th August at 5pm

Interview date: Monday 18th August

 

For an application pack (no CVs) please download application form and JD from our website www.solacewomensaid.org and return your completed application to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org. Tel: 020 7619 1350

 

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.

 

 


 

SOLACE

Solace Advocacy & Support Service Southwark

Post title: Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

Salary: £27,009, per annum, (inclusive of ILW)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Southwark

We are SASS, a high quality advocacy and support service for Southwark residents, who are affected by domestic abuse. 

The service is part of Solace Women’s Aid, a London-wide and nationally well regarded organisation.

As an IDVA, you will provide a package of support covering crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning, assessment of needs and individual support planning. 

A key aspect of the role will be to advocate on behalf of service users pursuing remedies through the criminal and civil justice systems. 

You will work specifically with high risk clients whose cases are referred to the MARAC.

To be part of our busy and exciting team, we would like you to have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on women and their children, as well as experience of providing emotional and practical support to victims of domestic and sexual violence and strong casework and time management skills. 

If you have experience of working with victims of domestic and/or sexual violence and a working knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems this is a unique opportunity to develop further your skills and career. 

 

We would prefer you to have CAADA’s IDVA qualification, but if not, we will support you to be trained to acquire the qualification. 

Benefits include 30 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme. 

This post is based in a service run by women for 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 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.

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

 

 

Closing Date: Monday 11th August at 5pm

Interview date: Monday 18th August

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

 

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).

 

 


WOMEN'S AID

Finance Manager

An exciting opportunity to join the Operations department and to take a strategic and operational lead on the crucial finance function at Women’s Aid. The successful applicant will have a relevant professional accountancy qualification or training, with proven management and financial skills, experience of SAGE or similar accounting software packages, and a clear track record in strategic planning, risk assessment and 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 pro rata on an incremental scale guided by the NJC pay scale (points 39-43)

Location:   Bristol 

Application closing date:  12pm on 15th August 2014

Interview:    21st August 2014 

 

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

For further information and an application pack, please email l.owen@womensaid.org.uk or download the application documents below: 

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.  Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women. Registered charity no: 1054154

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES and CVs are not accepted.

 


JOB VACANCIES AT WHAG

WHAG is a housing support and domestic abuse charity that delivers services in Bury, Rochdale, Wigan and Chester. WHAG works to empower and enable women who are vulnerable and homeless and women and men fleeing/experiencing domestic abuse.

We are currently recruiting for staff in Wigan and Rochdale.  Applicants for all posts will need to be highly motivated, energetic and have the ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative.  They must also have a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality.  

 

Community Domestic Abuse Worker (Wigan) (Ref: CDAW) x 2

This is a new service and you will be part of a team setting up and delivering group work, running drop ins and supporting  clients 1:1 in the borough of Wigan.  The drop-ins will provide advice, signposting, multi-agency working, support and activities.  You must have experience of running groups, engaging people and knowledge of the issues surrounding domestic abuse.

Salary Point: 22 -24 (£19,817) (Starting point 22) pro rata

Hours: 36 

These posts will cover Monday - Saturday, working over 5 days on a rota 

Fixed term contract, 1 year with a view to extend for 2yrs.

 

Administration Assistant Wigan Community Domestic Service (Wigan) (Ref: AAW)

We need an excellent administrator to help support this new project. Sound knowledge of Office practices and Microsoft office.

Salary Point: 14-17 (£15,882) (Starting point 14) pro rata

Hours: 12

 

Assistant Support Worker (Evening) (Rochdale) (Ref: ASWR)

To work specifically with vulnerable and homeless women at our service in Rochdale for vulnerable homeless women. You will need to demonstrate excellent knowledge and understanding of the issues facing vulnerable homeless women.

Salary Point: 17 (£16,998) (starting at point 17) pro rata sleep payment payable

Hours 24.5 hrs. Worked on a Rota

This post will cover evenings and is a lone working post

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and alternate Saturdays- 4.30 pm – 8:45 am 

 

Operations Manager WHAG (All Projects) (Ref: OPSM) 

This is a new post to work across all WHAG services. The post holder will be expected to develop and harmonize existing services and ensure KPI’s and quality standard are met and aid in the development of new services.

Salary Point: 34-36 (£29,922) (starting point 34) Pro rata

Hours: 21.6 and WHAG is actively looking for additional funding to increase these hours to full-time

This post will work predominantly Monday – Friday some weekend and evening work is required.

 

WHAG is looking for highly motivated staff to ensure that a quality service is provided to all of WHAG’s service users.

You will need to demonstrate a working knowledge of domestic abuse and have a good understanding of the needs and issues men and women face. Part of this role will be to promote this new service and will involve extensive net-working.

Candidates must have a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality.

 

For an application pack please email Kathryn.harrop@whag.info

Or download from www.whag.info

 

Returned applications should be sent to Kathryn.harrop@whag.info

Closing Date for Applications – 10.00am on Monday 28th July

Provisional Interview Date – Thursday 31st July 2014

 
 

 


 

CHAPTER 1 

Children's Worker

Annual Salary £18,516 pro rata

Hours: 24 hours a week over 3 days. Hours to be agreed. 

 

South West Surrey Refuge is seeking a fun loving and creative person to join our dedicated team. 

The post holder will work with children and young people aged 0 -16 years in a refuge in Surrey developing and delivering a varied programme of activities support and parenting skills sessions.

A childcare qualification, computer literacy and an ability to write reports and collect data are essential. 

Previous experience of working with challenging/children experiencing domestic abuse is desirable.

The post holder must hold an accredited certificate in parenting skills or be willing to attend a course. 

Closing date 15 August 2014

 

Applications

Chapter 1 Charity Ltd

www.chapter1.org.uk

Tel: 020 7593 0470

Email: recruitment@chapter1.org.uk

 


 

Support Worker – Level 2
Southampton – (Ref: 14464)
Permanent, Part Time (28 hpw)
Salary £14,200 to £18,500 per annum Pro Rata


So who is Home Group?

We are the UK’s largest provider of care and support services and also one of the UK’s top housing providers.  Many of our clients need more than a home and through our Stonham brand we work with almost 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year. 

One size doesn’t fit all, so our clients lead their support every step of the way and this is reflected in our client satisfaction rating of 95%, with 78% experiencing a positive move-on and tenancy sustainment of 75%.

About the service
Our service based from Southampton provides support for women and children who are fleeing domestic abuse within a confidential location where the consideration for safety is a must. Stonham is offering an opportunity to support victims of Domestic Abuse, to explore their legal options and subsequently guide and support them through the criminal justice system to stop domestic abuse being perpetrated against them.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Support Worker – Level 2 to support the Portsmouth area to be part of our established service providing an excellent standard of support to clients. You will have the ability to work as part of a team to support the completion of allocation, needs and risk assessment processes; spending time regularly, both formally and informally, with clients to work towards their support plan goals and aspirations. You will be enthusiastic in seeking learning opportunities to enhance your expertise and continually strengthen your skills and knowledge. You will work with a multi-disciplinary approach in partnership with clients, statutory and partner agencies and support clients to achieve successful housing and employment outcomes.
Who we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the issues experienced by those affected by domestic abuse and the ability to deliver excellent customer service. In addition you will also have experience of case work and a willingness to embrace the issues surrounding domestic abuse in a non-judgemental way. You will possess qualities including compassion, patience, creativity and a sense of humour and have a strong customer service focus , understanding of professional boundaries, risk assessment and confidentiality procedures. 

You will have good communication and IT skills, and be able to work well with colleagues from your own and other agencies, building effective working relationships and partnerships in order to support clients and help your team. 

You must be flexible with regard to working hours as this is a 24 hour service working to a rota which includes sleep’ins. The role consists of support cover both before and after a sleep-in duty via a four on four off rota. Due to the nature of this post a driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is required. Please note any offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check the costs of which are met by the employer.

Our values

At Home Group, we live by our values every day through our colleagues to provide a great service to our clients and customers.  To be a success with us you’ll need to be

Accountable (Don’t pass the buck – own it!), Commercial (Spending wisely and working creatively), Caring (Looking after one another) and Energised (Having a positive, can-do approach)

What we’ll give you

Our ‘My home package’ includes competitive salaries, performance related pay, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance and long terms disability insurance, 25 days paid holiday a year - rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle, car and childcare vouchers.


 

 


 

 


We currently have a vacancy for a Team Manager within Barking & Dagenham Domestic Abuse paying £31,416 pa rising to £32,004 pa.

The main purpose of this role is to manage Domestic violence Services. This includes all aspects of delivering high level accommodation and community based service user led support services and activities. To ensure that all legal and good practice standards are a core part of service delivery and that close working with commissioners and other agencies involved in referring to the service or providing support is fully in place.

If you have/are:

•    Extensive experience of working with women experiencing domestic violence in residential and community settings.

•    Management experience including experience of recruitment, induction, supervision, appraisal, training, disciplinary action and grievance issues.

•    Experience of providing a high quality housing management service.

•    Experience of managing a complex budget and financial systems.

•    Experience of promoting and developing service user led involvement.

•    Excellent knowledge of the effects of domestic violence on women and children and related issues.

•    Excellent knowledge of Domestic Violence Services including Refuge provision, IDSVA services, children’s services, multi-agency working, Child Protection, Health and Safety, Benefits legislation and legal services.

•    A good understanding of the housing options available and their referral routes.

•    Knowledge of the support assessment framework and the development of person centred support plans.

•    Understanding of the role of Social Services, Local Authority Housing units, Health, and Registered Social Landlords in the delivery of a robust support, care and housing service.

•    Commitment to good equal opportunities practice.

•    Commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe working environment.

•    Commitment to continuous improvement of service.

•    Awareness of the external environment and potential change.

•    Commitment to continuous professional development.

•    CAADA IDSVA or CAADA Manager accredited.

and want to make a difference , then this may be the job for you.

See our website for more information and to apply

Closing Date: 10th August 2014.

Don’t just change jobs, change lives


 




Solace Women’s Aid

Advice Caseworker (Female*)
Fix Term contract - End of March 2015
(With possible extension)


We are looking for an experienced domestic and sexual violence advice case worker to join our highly motivated and committed team.

You will support women who have experienced domestic and sexual violence through our Advice Service Telephone Line. You will provide advice, options and information and make supported referrals to other relevant agencies. You will also carry out some face to face work, deliver domestic violence workshops to women, and provide evening cover on the advice line on the rota basis with other staff.  

You should have experience of carrying out risk assessments and safety planning. You should also have direct experience of working with women and girls who have been affected by domestic and/or sexual violence or any other form of abuse and have an in depth understanding of violence against women and girls.

SALARY: £25,515 Pro -Rota

HOURS: 37.50 Hours per week


Closing Date: Monday 28th of July

Interview Date: Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th August

For an application pack (no CVs) please download application form and JD from our website and return your completed application via e-mail here Tel: 020 7619 1350

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

No agencies please.


 



Manager –  Women’s Community Services

Salary in the range £27,550 - £33,660 per annum
Based in Reading
Full time, permanent position

Having regard to the nature and context of the work, there is a genuine occupational requirement permitted under the Equality Act 2010 that this post is only available to women.


PACT’s Women’s Community Services, based at Alana House, Reading and Newbury, West Berkshire are targeted at vulnerable women with complex needs, including female offenders and those at risk of offending.  Our projects provide a safe, women only space with the aim of empowering and enabling women to access the support they need, and at their own pace. 

This is an exciting time to join the Communities team as we develop our services across Berkshire and beyond.  Reporting to the Head of Communities Development, you will have overall responsibility for the safe and effective day to day delivery of services at the projects, for leading, directing, supervising and supporting a team of staff and volunteers, as well as contributing to service improvement plans and the strategic direction and development of the services we offer.

You will assess and review the support requirements of services users, liaise with outside agencies when required and ensure the service operates in line with company policy and procedures.

You will be responsible for staff supervision and performance management, managing budgets, audits, quality assurance processes and health and safety.

Ideally, you should have service management experience in a similar setting, excellent people management skills, a good understanding of the National Standards for the Supervision of Offenders in the Community and experience of inter-agency/partnership working, including the local courts and prison service.

Interested?  Further details are available at our website or alternatively please contact the HR team via e-mail or tel:  0118 938 7600.

PACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults therefore please note our recruitment procedure includes DBS checks.

Closing date:      noon, 28th July 2014
Interviews:         6th August 2014


Previous applicants need not apply

 

 


 

 

SUPPORT & ADMIN TEAM LEADERS

Organisation:  Harbour Support Services
Posts: Domestic Abuse Support Team Leaders & Administration Team Leader
Location: Hartlepool or Stockton
Salary: Hourly rate £12.00
Hours: 21 to 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.

We have three new team leader posts to fill.

Two are for Domestic Abuse Support Team Leaders to support and empower adult victims of domestic abuse in our refuge and community based services in Hartlepool and Stockton. Previous support work experience is essential; a background of work in the field of domestic abuse would be very welcome.

The third 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 for all 3 posts 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 us here.

Closing date for completed applications: 9am, Friday 1st August 2014

* Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1) applies to this post.
Registered Charity No. 1086897


 



IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is collaboration between primary care, Public Health in the borough of Hackney and nia.  The Senior Advocate Educator works in partnership with a local clinical lead, a practicing clinician, to co-deliver the training to practices and roll out the service across the borough.

nia has been awarded funding by Public Health in the borough of Hackney to deliver IRIS work in City and Hackney.  This work is funded to March 2014 with the possibility of an extension.  
We are recruiting for the following post:

Position Title:     Senior IRIS Advocate Educator
Salary: £28,499 (Funded to March 2015, extension possible)

 
Day-to-day management of the IRIS service in Hackney providing training to general practice teams, on-going support for health professionals, line management and advocacy for patients.

IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training support and referral programme that has been evaluated in a randomised controlled trial.  Core areas of the programme include training and education, clinical enquiry, care pathways and an enhanced referral pathway to a specialist advocate educator within a local specialist service.  The target patient population is women who are experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic violence from a current partner, ex-partner or adult family member.  IRIS also provides information and signposting for male victims and for perpetrators.

The post includes responsibility for ensuring delivery of the IRIS model to general practices and managing relationships with partnership practices.

We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about ending gender-based violence.  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 and download a job profile and application pack.  CV’s will not be accepted.  Applications can be returned via email or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

Closing Date: 10.00am Monday 4th August 2014
Interviews will be held 11th August 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

About IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety
IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to women experiencing domestic violence

IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training, support, referral and recording programme for primary care staff. It is a targeted intervention for female patients aged 16 and above experiencing current or former domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS provides care pathways for all patients living with abuse as well as information and signposting for male victims and for perpetrators.
IRIS provides training and education, clinical enquiry tools and health education resources to general practice teams.  IRIS provides a named contact for patient referrals and advocacy to patients experiencing current or former domestic violence.
IRIS is centered in partnership work, with primary care and specialist third sector agencies coming together to deliver services and promote work across the historical gap.

nia has been awarded funding by Public Health in the borough of Hackney to deliver IRIS work in Hackney.  This work will continue to March 2015 with the possibility of an extension of contract.


 


 

 

SOLACE WOMEN'S AID

Sessional Children’s Playworker 

Solace Women’s Aid is dedicated to providing a full range of services for women and their children, enabling them to live lives free from domestic violence.   

We are looking for a Sessional Children’s Playworker to work in Barnet. 

To deliver when needed a sessional programme of activity and play including,  baby groups ,toddler groups, after school, and holiday outings  in accordance with the needs of children in the refuge between the ages of 0 -16yrs.

To maintain a safe, creative and stimulating environment for children’s activities and play where every child feels welcome and is considered important.

To ensure health and safety and child protection issues are raised with Family Support Worker.

 

All the families in our refuges have experienced trauma and loss due to domestic violence and have been forced to leave their homes. You will have a good understanding of the impact of trauma and loss on children of different ages and experience of working with children and their mother’s/carer’s in a multi racial setting.  

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is desirable to this post.  

Salary: £10 per hour 0 hour contract.

 

Closing Date: Wednesday 6th August 2014 12 Midday 

Interview Date: 13th August 2014

 

CONTACT DETAILS: For information & application pack (we do not accept CVs) email recruitment@solacewomensaid.org or ring Maureen Giles or Pat Shillong on 0207 619 1350

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

No Agencies 

 

 

ADVANCE

 

ADVANCE is a nationally recognised women’s charity based in West London, providing crisis intervention, risk assessment, advocacy and support for women and their children experiencing domestic and sexual violence, and community support for women who are at risk of breaking the law, involved in the criminal justice system or on probation.  

We have a number of exciting opportunities to join us across our various services and are looking to recruit the following self-motivated and experienced professionals who are committed to making a difference to the lives of women and children: 

 

Female* Keyworker

Fixed term  part time to March 2015 (with renewal subject to funding continuation)

NJC Scale 29 – 31: £28,191 – £29,838 per annum pro rata (inc. London Weighting)

Working hours:  17.5 hours per week, plus occasional out-of-hours work

Based at our Minerva service in Hammersmith, you will be responsible for delivering support and advocacy to women and girls (15+) who are involved in offending or who are at risk of reoffending.  You will have demonstrable experience of supporting women and of working within safeguarding procedures, a working knowledge of issues women face in the criminal justice system, and at least 12 months experience of working in criminal justice, homelessness, domestic violence, mental health or substance misuse services. 

Closing Date:  12pm on Monday 28th July

Interviews: w/c 4th August

 

Female* Business Support and Communications Officer  

Fixed term to March 2015 (with renewal subject to funding continuation)

NJC 21-24 £22,616 - £24,366 (inc London Weighting) 

Working Hours: 35 hours per week, plus occasional out-of-hours work

The purpose of this role is to provide business support and development activities across all areas of human resources; marketing and communications; health & safety; IT and equipment maintenance. A key element of the role will also be the provision of support to Managers and the CEO and ensuring an efficient and welcoming response to those who make contact with ADVANCE, in person, by phone or online. The post-holder will provide database support for users of our MODUS on-line case management system. 

Closing Date:  12pm on Wednesday 28th July

Interviews: w/c 4th August

 

Female* Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Fixed term to March 2015 (with renewal subject to funding continuation)

NJC Scale 29 - 31: £28,191 – £29,838 per annum (inc. London Weighting)

Working hours: 35 hours per week

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will ensure that ADVANCE is able to accurately measure the effectiveness and impact of services delivered, and communicate and report on this effectively to managers, Trustees, commissioners, funders, and other relevant stakeholders. This will involve: developing, implementing, maintaining and reviewing systems and processes to measure impact and meet  stakeholders’ changing needs; training and supporting staff in these systems; preparing and writing reports; developing and championing best practice around monitoring and evaluation; and supporting management as required. 

Closing Date:  12pm on Monday 28th July

Interviews: w/c  4th August

 

Female* Tri Borough Team Leader

Fixed term to March 2015 (with renewal subject to funding continuation)

NJC Scale 32-34   £30,622 – £32,221 per annum, (inc. London Weighting)

Working hours: 35 hours per week, weekdays, plus occasional out-of-hours on-call work 

 

The Team Leader will support and line-manage team members to provide a high quality front-line service to women, including young women, who have experienced domestic abuse. The post-holder will oversee the allocation of new referrals and will carry a small caseload of complex cases. They will also take the lead in day to day crisis situations and provide advice and guidance on casework, safeguarding and information sharing concerns. They will oversee rota systems and ensure attendance at relevant meetings. 

Closing Date:  12pm on Monday 28th July

Interviews: w/c 11th August 

 

Female* Young Women’s IDVA Brent

Fixed term part time  to June  2015 (with renewal subject to funding continuation)  

NJC Scale 29-31  £28, 191 - £29,838 per annum, pro rata, inc. London Weighting

Working hours: 28 hours per week, plus occasional out-of-hours on-call work

The Young Women’s IDVA will be based in our Brent team and hold responsibility for delivering services to young women aged 15-25, with a particular focus on 15-17 year olds, whilst also working with key agencies, youth services and communities to improve their awareness of domestic violence as it impacts on young people. The post holder will develop and deliver awareness-raising and training to key agencies; provide support and advocacy in individual and group settings, and identify and improve referral pathways for those experiencing domestic violence and abuse to access ongoing support. 

Closing Date:  12pm  on Monday 28th July

Interviews: w/c 11th August

 

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

 

Closing date for all posts is 12.00pm  on  Wednesday 28th July.  

Interviews will take place weeks commencing  4th and 11th August   

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To apply: please download the application form and Job Description from our website at www.advanceadvocacyproject.org.uk.   Completed applications should be emailed to a.king@advanceadvocacyproject.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

 

 


WOMEN'S AID NATIONAL OFFICE

Fundraising Volunteer Vacancy at 

National Domestic Violence Charity - Women’s Aid

We are currently looking for a volunteer to assist with the day to day running of the small but busy Fundraising Department at the Bristol Head Office of Women’s Aid, the national domestic violence charity.

Good IT, communication and organisational skills are essential, as is a commitment of 1 day per week for at least 3 months (with the option to extend).

You will have the opportunity to be actively involved in all aspects of Women’s Aid’s fundraising activities, work on current fundraising campaigns and events, and the role promises to be both varied and interesting. Working on raising funds for a ‘challenging’ issue, this position will give valuable insight and experience for anyone considering a career in marketing and / or fundraising for the charity sector. 

Full Job Description.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV, along with a covering letter stating why this post would interest you to: Lily Porter, Women’s Aid, PO Box 391, Bristol, BS99 7WS or email: l.porter@womensaid.org.uk. Closing date for applications: Friday 25th July 2014.

 

Women only need apply (Section 7 (ii) SDA 1975). Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.  Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women.  Registered charity no: 1054154. 

 

For further information on Women’s Aid, please see www.womensaid.org.uk.  

 


HESTIA

We currently have a vacancy for Assistant Refuge 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:

Demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable people.

Ability to assist key-workers in the support planning & risk assessment process.

Experience of supporting and motivating service users towards their goals.

A understanding of the issues women who have experienced domestic abuse face, particularly in relation to homelessness, income, benefits, training/education, offending behaviour, substance misuse, leisure & employment, leaving care and housing.

Knowledge and understanding of the health, safety & security issues in an accommodation based service.

Knowledge & understanding of the formal reporting & recording procedures in an accommodation based support service.

A basic knowledge of housing management including maintenance, repairs, & rent collection.

Willingness to work evenings, weekends & public holidays (on a rota basis).

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

A commitment to equality & diversity.

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: 4th August 2014.

 

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THE LIBERTY CENTRE

The Liberty Centre is a well-established charity with an exciting opportunity for an experienced, ethical and able candidate to be recruited for the developmental role of:

 

Female Chief Executive Designate

This post is offered is a permanent position dependent on funding.

Salary: NJC PO2 pt 35 £29,236 + pension.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, weekdays, plus occasional out-of-hours work.

 

The CEO Designate will work as part of the TLC team to deliver the organisation’s strategic plans, with a specific focus on business development, financial and human resources management. The role will ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation’s core business and funding, be responsible for performance management and personnel systems, contract compliance, evaluation and quality assurance.                                                                                                        

You will be an experienced person with a proven track record of leadership and expertise in the domestic violence/abuse sector; be a confident and inspiring manager, skilled in fundraising/financial management and HR management; be proactive, strategic and an excellent communicator. 

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. 

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

Closing date is 5pm on 31st July 2014