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Stratford - Refuge Worker

Wycombe - Community Outreach Worker


Wycombe - IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor)

Manchester - Domestic Abuse Worker


Manchester - Group Coordinator


Manchester - 
Group Facilitator


Nottingham - City MARAC Administrator


Nottinghamshire (South) - Floating Support Worker


Nottingham - City Domestic Abuse Worker (ILLS)

London (East & North) - Self-employed Counsellors 


London (Southwark) - Case Worker

London (West) - Team Leader
 

Thurrock - Trustee


Exeter - Devon Helpdesk Worker


London (Hillingdon) -  Team Manager


Gloucestershire - Support Worker
 

Thurrock - Finance Officer – Maternity Leave Cover


Cannock/Staffordshire - DV Support Practitioner


Birmingham - LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocate


Greater Manchester - Service Manager

North West - various roles

- IDVA 

- Polish speaking Outreach Worker 

- Young Persons Domestic Abuse Project Lead 

- Male Interventions Programme Manager 

- Child and Family Workers 

- Floating Support Workers 

London and South East - various roles:

- Essex based Refuge Services Manager

- IDVA 

- Refuge Worker 

- Essex and Hertfordshire based Floating Support Workers 

- Essex based ISVA 

- London based Office Manager 


 


 


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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.

 

Refuge Worker REF: 119 RWW

26.25 hours per week

c£17,000 per annum pro rata

Fixed Term until 31st March 2015

Stratford, Warwickshire 

 

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

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

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

This post is based in women’s refuges and is therefore restricted to women under the Equality Act 2010* 

 

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

 

Closing date: 14th October 2014 at 10am

 

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

* 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.

 

 


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 violence.  We are seeking to fill the following post:

 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH WORKER

 

Hours: 25 hours per week

Salary: NJC SCP 22 – 28 - £19,817 per annum pro-rated, plus 5% increase after 6 months

 

The successful applicant will join our committed and enthusiastic Outreach Team who offer support services to women living in the Wycombe, South Bucks and Chiltern Districts of Buckinghamshire who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic violence.  The applicant will work particularly with women who are involved in court proceedings and/or child contact proceedings.

The applicant will ideally have either a community & youth or WAFE qualification, have experience of working with families, skills and experience of support work, be committed to working from a feminist perspective and have a clear understanding of the issues of violence against women and children.  The applicant should also be able to drive and have her own vehicle.

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 24 October 2014

Interviews to be held on: Monday 3 November 2014

 

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

 

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). 

 


 

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 violence.  We are seeking to fill the following post:

 

IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) – Maternity Cover for 1 year

Hours:  20 hours per week

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

 

The successful applicant will join our committed and enthusiastic IDVA Team who offer support services to women living in the Wycombe and South Bucks Districts of Buckinghamshire who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic violence.

The applicant will be qualified and experienced in IDVA work.  The applicant should also be able to drive and have her own vehicle.

 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 14 October 2014

Interviews to be held on: Thursday 23 October 2014

 

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

 

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). 

 


The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid)

Domestic Violence Opportunities

 

DOMESTIC ABUSE WORKER

GROUP COORDINATOR

GROUP FACILITATOR

 

The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) is recruiting for our exciting new project to support Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, Refugee (BAMER) women who have experienced domestic abuse with specialist work on a one to one and group basis. Our project is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund for a period of 3 years.

About us: We are a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive support. We do this by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies.

About the roles: We are seeking confident and empathic individuals to work as a Domestic Abuse Worker, Group Coordinator and Group Facilitator with women from BAMER communities. For all roles the ability to fluently speak an additional language to English will be advantageous.

All roles are open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

 

Appointment dependent upon satisfactory DBS Check and references

 

For more detailed information about all the available roles and application packs please email your CV to levi@ashberryrecruitment.com 

 

Salary is dependent on the position, £19,817 to £24,892

CLOSING DATE: Friday 31st October 2014

 


 

WOMEN’S AID INTEGRATED SERVICES (WAIS)

 

Providing support to women and their children experiencing or escaping abuse throughout Nottingham and region.

We have an exciting opportunity for an City MARAC Administrator to join our dynamic team in an organisation which is at the forefront of domestic violence support.  The appointed person will have a good understanding of the issues faced by hard to engage groups.

 

City MARAC Administrator – Maternity Cover 6 months 

(37 hours per week)

NJC Scale point 22 - £19,817 pro rata

 

To provide a comprehensive administrative service to the Nottingham City Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) regarding the highest risk survivors of domestic violence and support the WAIS Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy team

 

Closing date for applications is Monday 13th October 2014 at 5pm

Interviews will be held week commencing 20th October 2014

 

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.

WAIS is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

 

Application packs can be obtained from our website at 

http://www.wais.org.uk/jobpage.php

 or by writing to: WAIS (Recruitment) 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham NG1 3LP.  (Please enclose a 1.20p stamped self addressed A4 envelope for postal application requests).  Any questions or queries please email: vacancy@wais.org.uk 

 

CV’s will not be accepted.

 


WOMEN’S AID INTEGRATED SERVICES (WAIS)

Providing support to women and their children experiencing or escaping abuse throughout Nottingham and region.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Floating Support Worker and a City Support Worker to join our dynamic team in an organisation which is at the forefront of domestic violence support.  The appointed person will have a good understanding of the issues faced by hard to engage groups.

 

Floating Support Worker – South Nottinghamshire

(37 hours per week)

Currently funded to August 2015

NJC Scale point 26 - £22,443 pro rata

To provide support to women surviving domestic violence, helping them to sustain safe and appropriate accommodation. Be responsible for Housing Management duties with women in Supported Housing accommodation supporting women to sustain their tenancies, live independently and be responsible tenants. This will include the collection of rents.

 

City Domestic Abuse Worker (ILLS) – Maternity Cover 6 months

(37 hours per week)

NJC Scale point 26 - £22,443 pro rata

To provide short and medium term crisis intervention, resettlement, emotional and practical support to women who have or are experiencing domestic abuse. To engage with hard to reach groups e.g. BAMER groups, older women, women with disabilities and lesbians to inform them of domestic abuse services and their rights.

 

Closing date for applications is Monday 13th October 2014 at  5pm

 

Interviews will be held week commencing 20th October 2014

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.

 

WAIS is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

 

Application packs can be obtained from our website at 

http://www.wais.org.uk/jobpage.php

 or by writing to: WAIS (Recruitment) 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham NG1 3LP.  (Please enclose a 1.20p stamped self addressed A4 envelope for postal application requests).  Any questions or queries please email: vacancy@wais.org.uk 

 

CV’s will not be accepted.

 

 


 

 

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 Hackney, Haringey, Havering and Newham.

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

 

Salary: £130 per day (7.5 hours)

Contract: Until 31st March 2015 with possibility of two year extension until March 2017

Closing Date: Fri 10/10/14, 12 noon

Interview Date: Fri 24/10/14

 

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 

 

 


Solace Advocacy & Support Service Southwark

Job Reference: SWA25013

Post title: Case Worker

Salary: £25,515, per annum, (inclusive of ILW)

Hours: Full Time (37.5) 

Contract: Permanent

Location: London Borough of Southwark

We are SASS, a high quality advocacy and support service for Southwark residents, which provides specialist independent domestic and sexual violence support services. This includes a package of support covering crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning, assessment of needs and individual support planning. 

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

 

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

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

Successful applicants will 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 management skills. 

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

 

Benefits include 30 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme. 

This post is based in a service run by women 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:  Tuesday 14 October 2014 (12 Noon) 

Previous applicants need not apply.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Interview Date: Monday 20 October 2014

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  

Please quote the Job Reference Number: SWA25013 on the application form and in the subject line of your email.

 


 

 

 

 

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 an exciting opportunity to join us across our various services and are looking to recruit the following self-motivated and experienced professional who is committed to making a difference to the lives of women and children: 

 

Female* Team Leader 

Fixed term to 31 March 2015 (with renewal subject to funding continuation)

NJC Scale 32-34: £30,351 - £31,935 per annum (Inc. London Weighting) 

Working hours: 35 per week, plus occasional on call out of hours. 

Work location: Primarily within the Tri Borough: Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea with some additional duties in Brent. On call duties based at home using a mobile phone. 

 

The successful post holder will support and line-manage team members to provide a high quality front-line service to women, including young women, and those involved with the criminal justice service. The post holder shall have experience in working with young people and oversee under supervision of the manager the operational delivery of the young person’s project across Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Brent. 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. 

 

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 is 12.00pm on Monday 6th October 2014.  

Interviews will take place on Friday 17th October 2014.   

                

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

 

 

 


THURROCK WOMEN'S AID

 

Job Title: Thurrock Women’s Aid - Trustee 

Salary: Volunteer

 

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring.

 

An opportunity has arisen at Thurrock Women’s Aid to become a member on the Board of Trustees.

 

Overall responsibilities of the Trustee/Director

Leadership role

1. Contributing actively to the Trustee/Directors’ role i.e.

giving firm strategic direction to the organisation

determining mission and strategy

setting overall policy, defining goals 

setting and evaluating performance against agreed targets 

2. Providing leadership to the board and ensuring that they and all other Trustee/Directors fulfil their duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of Thurrock Woman’s Aid and enable it to fulfil its purpose. 

Ensuring the effective management of Thurrock Woman’s Aid’s business

Trustee/Directors will ensure effective management of Thurrock Woman’s Aid through:

3. Safeguarding the good name and values of Thurrock Woman’s Aid.

4. Ensuring that Thurrock Woman’s Aid: 

Complies with its governing document 

Complies with organisation law and any other relevant legislation or regulations

Ensures that it pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document 

Ensures the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects 

5. Ensuring that Thurrock Woman’s Aid delivers; 

on performance and efficiency targets as agreed with the Commissioning Body (Thurrock Council), 

Legal Compliance with the Governing Document’

Works effectively in partnership with all other organisations as required.

6. Ensuring the financial stability of the organisation 

7. Protecting and managing any assets of Thurrock Woman’s Aid and to ensure the proper investment of the organisation funds. 

8. Investigating complaints in accordance with the organisation’s complaints procedure.

 

The ideal candidate will be available to attend monthly board meetings and have either a legal or finance background.

 

 

Please apply with a covering letter and CV to:

Tinamacklin@hotmail.com

 

Deadline for applications:  12th October 2014

 

 

 


 

SPLITZ

Devon Helpdesk Worker

 

We are looking for a MASH Helpdesk worker for 37 hours a week based in our Exeter office. You will be part of an experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to victims of domestic abuse enabling them to live safely.

You should have proven experience and qualifications in support work with knowledge of domestic abuse issues.

Full job description and application forms are available at www.splitz.org/our-team/vacancies or by contacting Splitz Support Service by email admin@splitz.org or on 01225 777724

 

The post is for 6 months with possible extension, salary range £18,757 - £19,695 

 

Women only need apply. This post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010). 

 

Vetting - You will be required to undergo a DBS check

 

Ref: DEV/14/01

 

 


HESTIA HOUSING & SUPPORT

We currently have a vacancy for Team Manager in our Hillingdon DA Services paying £31,416 - £32,004 pa

 

The main purpose of this post to manage domestic abuse services. This includes all aspects of delivering high level accommodation and community based service user led 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:

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

team 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 budgets 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, children’s services, multi-agency working, Child Protection, health and safety, welfare 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 

Good oral, written, administration and communication skills

Previous experience of using computer based systems to accurately record work and client details.  Able to use computer provider systems to create accurate reports

Able to assess and audit staff ability to use computer provider systems to record client data accurately and to a high standard.

Ability to represent the organisation professionally to a wide range of people including residents, multi-disciplinary teams and commissioners.

Excellent self-management skills including organising and managing own time and ability to respond to urgent requests for management information.

 

Ability to lead and motivate a staff team

 

Commitment to equal opportunities and diversity issues in policy and practice.

To participate in the out of hours emergency on-call rota

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: 8th October 2014.

 

Don’t just change jobs, change lives 

 

 


 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE DOMESTIC ABUSE SUPPORT SERVICE

Support Worker (POD based) £19,132 - £20,089pa

 

37 hours per week

 

An exciting new role has just been created to support the work of Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Services, based within a multi agency team including social workers, mental health workers and drug and alcohol workers.

You will need to 

• Give practical, and emotional, support to people at risk of domestic abuse .

• Work effectively with the wider staff team, other professionals such as social care and service users, carrying out support tasks as directed. 

• Act as an expert within a multi agency team and provide information or support as required to other professionals about Domestic Abuse.

• Help facilitate groups and other activities that are in the common interest of this client group, including help to develop community links.

You will need to have good communication skills and the ability to engage and build effective relationships with clients and agencies, along with the ability to manage a busy and varied workload. You will be enthusiastic and committed to delivering an excellent service and have a full driving licence. The post requires an enhanced DBS check.

 

Closing Date is 12 noon, Monday, 6th October 2014 and interviews will take place on Wednesday, 15th October 2014.

 

How to apply =  If you feel you have the relevant skills please visit our website www.greensquaregroup.com/jobs for further information and to apply online. 

 


 

THURROCK WOMEN'S AID

Job Title: Finance Officer – Maternity Leave Cover – minimum 6 months contract + rolling month contract thereafter up to maximum of 1 year.

Salary: Salary £17681.42 + Outer London Fringe Allowance £327.25per annum

Hours of Work: 21 hours per week 

Location: Thurrock, Essex.  Use of a car and full driving licence is essential.

 

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)

 

Job Description:

An opportunity has arisen at Thurrock Women’s Aid for a 6 months minimum contract with a rolling 1 month thereafter, maximum 1 year, maternity leave cover.

Prepare the monthly, quarterly and annual budget and forecasts and establish effective in-year service monitoring, highlighting exceptions against the agreed budget and ensuring that actions are taken to balance the budget including the production of monthly and quarterly management accounts

Be responsible for the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of all financial reporting, including management accounts, cash flow forecasting and balance sheets

Effective management of revenue income streams and voids and bad debt throughout the organization to optimize cash flow and to minimize uncollectible debt

Record and process all invoices, income and expenditure in appropriate way ensuring entry onto sage accounting package and an audit trail is maintained including banking.

Ensure all financial records, both paper and electronic are filed and kept correctly and all authorization procedures are properly followed.

Prepare financial statements for projects as and when required by funders and budget holders and support budget holders manage their budgets.

Provide regular budget reports to meet the needs of managers.

Prepare monthly payroll including On Call, Annual Leave, SMP, SPP, SSP and Expenses whilst continually reviewing to ensure that they are accurate and up to date in liaison with the HR and Business Development Manager.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years + accounts experience and have excellent knowledge of using SAGE Payroll and SAGE Accounts systems.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV to:

 

Nicola@thurrock-wa.org

 

Deadline for applications: Friday 10th October 2014

Short listing:  13th & 14th October 2014

Start date: w/c 3rd November 2014

 

 

 


 

STAFFORDSHIRE WOMEN’S AID

Registered Charity No. 1155364

 

Position: DV Support Practitioner (Female)

Cannock/South Staffordshire based

 

30 Hours/4 Days

(6 months maternity leave cover)

 

Staffordshire Women’s Aid is a dynamic organisation providing support and accommodation to women and children at risk of domestic and sexual violence and we are looking to recruit a Domestic Violence Support Practitioner for six months to cover maternity leave.

Applicants should have a thorough knowledge and understanding of domestic and sexual violence work, particularly in regard to risk assessment and confidentiality.      A commitment to Staffordshire Women’s Aid’s Vision, Mission, Aims and Values is also essential.  

A clean driving licence and access to a vehicle are also essential requirements for this post.

 

Salary from £17,680 per annum (pro rata £14,335 per annum)

 

Further details including application form, job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website: www.staffordshirewomensaid.org

 

Application forms and further details can also be requested by sending an 

A4 self-addressed envelope with postage of £1.24 attached to: 

Staffordshire Women’s Aid

PO Box 2387

Stafford

ST16 3WS

 

Closing Date for completed applications is 6 October 2014

Interviews will be held on 14 October 2014

 

Due to the nature of our work, this post is exempt from the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, section 7(2) (d+e).  Only women should apply

 


Birmingham LGBT

LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

 

Birmingham LGBT is seeking to recruit to a new and exciting pilot post of LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocate funded by the Birmingham Community Safety Partnership. The aim of the project is to ensure that LGBT victims/survivors of domestic violence have access to an LGBT IDVA who will offer support, signposting, advocacy, risk management and safety planning.

The post will be responsible for delivery of this exciting pilot project working with key stakeholders and partners. Including; provide independent advocacy and support, develop multi-agency links and partnerships, inform survivors of full range of civil, criminal and practical options  and deliver training around LGBT domestic violence/abuse.

The successful applicant will join a motivated and enthusiastic team based at the Birmingham LGBT Centre in Central Birmingham.

 

Terms

Terms: NJC scale point 30 £24,892 - £26,539

Plus up to 5% matched pension contributions

Flexible 37 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work; 25 days annual leave entitlement.

1 year Fixed term contract ongoing subject to funding. 

 

Birmingham LGBT is an equal opportunities employer.


Closing Date for applications is midday on Thursday 16 October 5pm

 

An application pack can be downloaded at www.blgbt.org/vacancies/ or email recruitment@blgbt.org

 

For more details contact Steph Keeble on 0121 643 0821

 

 

 


 

Ashberry 

Service Manager

Ashberry are recruiting for a Service Manager for a charity to be responsible for the efficient and effective running of a service in the Greater Manchester area. 

As Service Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that staff are engaged in supporting the wider work of the organisation and that the services are focused on the needs of vulnerable people. You will lead, manage and supervise a skilled, multi-disciplinary staff team.  

As Service Manager you will also be responsible for the overall quality and delivery of all services provided by the organisation. You will directly manage all aspects of the services including ensuring that support plans are appropriate and up-to-date, all records are fully maintained in an efficient and a professional manner and that all reporting and consultation, both internally and externally is carried out in a timely and effective way. You will do this through your active participation in the work of the team and by providing induction, supervision, guidance, support and direction to your team members. 

To apply for the role of Service manager you will have previous experience of working within temporary accommodation and have previous experience of managing a staff team. You will have a customer focused attitude and a passion to make a difference. 

You must have a full UK Driving Licence and access to your own vehicle.

This is a 6-12 month temporary position, full time hours. 

The hourly rate is £12-£15 dependant on experience

To apply for the position, please email your CV to levi@ashberryrecruitment.com

Closing Date: 03/10/2014

 

 


 

RESOURCING GROUP - JUSTICE & ABUSE DIVISION

Resourcing Group’s Justice and Abuse Division specialise in providing all levels of staff to Domestic and Sexual Violence services across the UK.

We are currently recruiting for a number of Domestic Violence specialist roles in the North West – please find below a brief synopsis of the roles:

- IDVA (Community based IDVA working with a case load of 30 high risk clients in a rural setting. You will need to be either DAPA or CAADA qualified)

- Polish speaking Outreach Worker (Supporting 18 victims of domestic abuse in the community and their own homes. This role offers training and would be an excellent opportunity to get into the sector)

- Young Persons Domestic Abuse Project Lead (Running therapeutic programmes, one to one sessions and group work projects for 8 – 18 year olds focusing on breaking the cycle of abuse and identifying healthy relationships and behaviour)

- Male Interventions Programme Manager (Managing a therapeutic programme which works with perpetrators of domestic abuse to identify reasons behind abuse, reduce risk of re-offending and support them in changing their behaviour. This will include managing sessional practitioners and volunteers)

- Child and Family Workers (Working to supporting children who have witnessed domestic abuse in refuge and community settings)

- Floating Support Workers (Working to support 20 clients in the community and their own homes. This includes working with and empowering clients in move on accommodation and those who remain with the perpetrator)

Please contact Ria Smith (Divisional Manager – Justice and Abuse related Recruitment) and the team on 0207 264 0726 or by email (ria.smith@resourcinggroup.co.uk) for more information on any of the above roles.

 


RESOURCING GROUP - JUSTICE & ABUSE DIVISION

Resourcing Group’s Justice and Abuse Division specialise in providing all levels of staff to Domestic and Sexual Violence services across the UK.

We are currently recruiting for a number of Domestic Violence specialist roles in the London and the South East – please find below a brief synopsis of the roles:

- Essex based Refuge Services Manager (Line managing the organisation’s refuge and children’s services which includes management of 5 members of staff)

- IDVA (Various roles based in London, Essex and Hertfordshire. You will need to be either DAPA or CAADA qualified)

- Refuge Worker (Supporting 6 victims of domestic abuse in a refuge setting. You will be supporting the clients with practical and emotional needs and empowering them to live independently)

- Essex and Hertfordshire based Floating Support Workers (Supporting 18 domestic violence clients in the community and their own homes. This includes working with clients in move on accommodation and those who remain with the perpetrator)

- Essex based ISVA (Supporting victims of sexual violence (both male and female) with both their practical and emotional needs)

- London based Office Manager (Responsible for overseeing domestic violence case management including initial contact, case allocation and closing cases)

Please contact Laura Kemp (Recruitment Consultant – Justice and Abuse related Recruitment) and the team on 0207 264 0725 or by email (laura.kemp@resourcinggroup.co.uk) for more information on the above role.