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Vacancies in the domestic and sexual violence sector
For more info about these vacancies, please call the organisation advertising the job and not Women's Aid National Office.

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Bristol - Lead Facilitator

Bristol - Children & young People's Outreach Worker

Birmingham - 3 x Team Leader

Birmingham - 8 X Community Support Worler

Birmingham - 1 x Community Supoort Worker (Maternity Leave)

East Surrey - Children's Outreach Worker

Wycombe - Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)

Nottingham - Iris Advocate Educator

London Croydon - Supported Housing Officer

London Croydon - Supported Housing Officer

London - Refuge worker REF: SWA2105

London - Refuge Caseworker REF: SWA25016

London - *Female Key Worker


London - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

London - Self employed group facilitator

Aylesbury - Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)/Outreach Worker


Brighton - Manager of Counselling & Therapeutic Services 

London (Kingston) - Team Manager


London (Kingston) - BME Refuge Worker

Cheshire West and Chester - Assistant Support Worker


Cheshire West and Chester - 3 x Assistant Tenancy Support Workers

Cheshire West and Chester - Housekeeper


Reading - Support Worker


Leicestershire - Domestic Abuse Service Manager
 

London - Office Manager


York & North Yorkshire - Volunteer Coordinator

Skipton - Outreach Worker (Complex Needs)

York - Women’s Support Worker


London - Key Worker


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

Thurrock - Trustee

Exeter - Devon Helpdesk Worker


Thurrock - Finance Officer – Maternity Leave Cover


Birmingham - LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

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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Two new pilot positions to add to our range of work for children and young people

Survive is a dynamic and innovative agency providing high quality services to women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol. You will join an excellent staff team of 25 full and part time staff who work hard to ensure we retain a strong reputation. You will need skills in working with children and an understanding of domestic abuse, relevant experience in the field or comparable field and the physical and emotional resilience to fulfil a challenging but rewarding role. 

As this is a pilot project with funding until March 2014 the ability to start immediately is preferred.

We are currently advertising the following positions:


Lead Facilitator of Back on Track 7 to 11 Programme:  (female only*)


This post will lead in the facilitating of Survive’s successful group work programme for 7 to 11 year olds who have witnessed and experienced domestic abuse.  We have run this programme for two and a half years in partnership with the Family Intervention Support Service, South Gloucestershire Council.  Your role will involve delivering the group work, planning and coordinating the group programme, liaising with schools and organisations and working as part of a team of 25 staff, including a specialist Children and Young People’s team.  The work will run alongside an existing 7 to 11 programme and also a programme for 11 to 17 year olds.   

Hours: 10 hours per week
                 
Salary: Hay 9 point 22, £20,371, pro rata £5,505 (10 hrs)




Children and Young People’s Outreach Worker (female only*)


The Children and Young People’s team offers outreach to children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Children may still be living in the abusive situation or they may have moved on. This post involves holding a case load of children and young people and meeting up with them on a 1:1 basis, to work with them around their experiences of abuse and how it has affected them.   It also involves liaising with and supporting their parents / carers and involvement at a multi-agency level.

Hours: 15 hours per week

Salary: Hay 8 point 27, £23,836, pro rata £9,663 (15 hrs)

These posts are fixed term until 31st March 2014, with a possibility of further funding. 

Closing date:  5pm on Monday 10th November      Interviews:  20th November 2014

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

Download an application pack from our website. Or you can request a job pack via email.

*Section 7(2) of 1975 Sex Discrimination Act applies    Charity No 1114005

 





Domestic Violence Services, Birmingham


We are seeking to recruit a number of new staff to support women and children in our Refuge and Floating Support Services.

We are looking for women to join us who have experience, passion, and commitment to work with women and children who have experienced Domestic Violence, we require:

3 x Team leaders

8 x Community Support Workers

1x Community Support Worker, Maternity Cover


Additional Part Time Hours and Weekend Staff also available

Starting Salary £16,014 pa for Community Support Workers

Starting Salary £22, 067pa for Team Leaders


For an Application Pack contact the recruitment team on 0121 226 5800 or email. Please state on the Application Form the post you are interested in applying for.

Closing Date:  Friday 14th November 2014

*The ability to speak a community language would be advantageous for these posts.

*Please note due to the nature of the work it is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for the Post Holders to be female

 




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 and professional team? You will be required to work with children and 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, 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.

Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 3rd November 2014

Interview date: Wednesday 5th November 2014 in Redhill

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

 

 




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)

Hours:  37 hours per week
Salary: NJC SCP 22 – 28 (£19,817 - £23,945) plus 5% increase after 6 months

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 4 November 2014   

Interviews to be held on: Monday 10 November 2014


For further information and/or an application pack please ring 01494 461367 or email Sophie 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).


 



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 IRIS Advocate Educator 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.

IRIS Advocate Educator
(23 hours per week)
NJC Scale point 27 - £23,188 pro rata

The IRIS Advocate/Educator will be responsible for delivering training to health care professionals about DVA (Domestic Violence and Abuse) in participating general practices. This will include promoting awareness of the experiences and needs of women living with or escaping DVA, particularly in relation to their health.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 6th November 2014 at 17:00pm

Interviews will be held week commencing 10th November 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.

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.

CV’s will not be accepted.

 




Supported Housing Officer, Supported Housing Team London, Croydon
Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2015, part time, 17.5 hours per week.
Starting salary £17,244 pa pro rata rising to £19,160 pa pro rata with service. 

Do you have the skills and drive to achieve excellent services?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join the Supported Housing Team London:

You’ll have experience of providing housing management to people living in a supported housing setting.

You’ll be responsible for providing housing management services to customers with learning disabilities and to customers who have been homeless and have associated support needs.

Skills needed include:

•    Ability to maximise rental and service charge income
•    Ability to maintain accommodation to a good standard
•    Ability to liaise with external agencies in a professional manner
•    Ability to carry out health & safety checks and take action to address any health & safety concern
•    Ability to use your own initiative, be solution-focused and think outside the box when needed
•    Ability to respond proactively to changing priorities
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Good IT literacy
•    A commitment to excellent customer care

Mainly based in our Croydon office you must have the willingness & ability to travel.  You’ll also be expected to attend meetings throughout Kent, London and Sussex.
Usual days of work are Monday to Friday, but flexibility is essential. 

This post is subject to a DBS check.
Click here to apply and enter job number 12333. 
Closing date:    30 October 2014


Valuing diversity, equality and fairness

 

 

 

Supported Housing Officer, Croydon Refuges
Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2015, part time – 17.5 hours per week
Starting salary £17,244 pa pro rata rising to £19,160 pa pro rata with service.

Do you have previous experience of working with vulnerable women/ families who are fleeing Domestic Abuse?  Are you a team player, with an ethos that embraces a ‘can do’, positive attitude?  Are you solution focused, willing to go that extra mile?

Casa Support is looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated team member in Croydon.  The successful candidate will have great communication skills.  They will be part of a great team recognised for delivering high quality services.

The post holder will be responsible for:

•    A comprehensive housing-related support service to vulnerable adults living at our Croydon Refuges and acting as a key worker for specific service users. 
•    To deliver the service inline with contract requirements, operating within the agreed parameters for the role.
•    Support service users with health and safety issues, managing a tenancy, claiming welfare benefits, maintaining mental health and well being
•    Contribute to maintaining the safety, security and integrity of the scheme, prioritising the safety of everyone living and working there
•    Support service users to maintain meaningful use of leisure time
•    Conduct good quality Risk Assessments and Support Plans that are tailored to the individual need.
•    Engaging clients in training, employment, education and volunteer opportunities
•    Effective liaison and partnership working with a wide range of professional agencies
•    Have great IT skills with the ability to maintain administration systems and accurate records. 
•    Contribute to maintaining the safety, security and integrity of the scheme, prioritising the safety of everyone living and working there

This post is subject to a DBS check.
Click here to apply and enter job number 12332. 
Closing date: Thursday 30 October 2014


We welcome applicants from all communities.


 




Solace Women’s Aid

Refuge worker: please quote reference no. SWA25015                  
 
You will provide advice and support to women who have experienced domestic violence. You will carry out risk and needs assessments, develop support plans and carry out key work with women survivors. You should have a minimum of two years’ experience of working with this or a similar client group. An in depth understanding of the needs of women and children from a diverse background is essential.

 
SALARY: £23,970
HOURS: 37.5 per week

CLOSING DATE:   Friday 7th November 2014
INTERVIEWS:    Friday 14th and Monday 17th November 2014

For an application pack (no CVs) you MUST quote the reference number when applying SWA25015 please download application form and JD from our website and return your completed application via e-mail you MUST quote the reference number when applying: SWA25015. 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)

 


Refuge Caseworker: Please quote reference no. SWA25016                 
 
You will provide advice and support to women who have experienced domestic violence. You will assist in developing support plans and will carry out key work with women survivors. You should have some relevant experience of working with this or a similar client group. An understanding of the needs of women and children from a diverse background is essential.

SALARY: £18,028 pro rata
HOURS: 22.5 per week
CLOSING DATE:   Friday 7th November 2014
INTERVIEWS:    Friday 14th and Monday 17th November 2014


For an application pack (no CVs) please download application form and JD from our website and return your completed application via e-mail. You MUST quote reference no. SWA25016. 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)


 


 

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 in our Advance Minerva service 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* Keyworker
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, plus occasional out-of-hours work


The Keyworker offers advice, support and advocacy in relation to the woman’s individual
needs which includes accommodation, health, substance misuse, education, domestic
violence and finances. This post-holder will be primarily responsible for delivering support and advocacy to women and girls (18+) who are involved in offending behaviour or who are at risk of re-offending. A great team worker with proven skills of risk assessment and managing a caseload, the post-holder will be good at managing professional boundaries and have experience of partnership working. They will have demonstrable experience of supporting women and knowledge of issues women face in the criminal justice system.

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

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

Closing date for the post is 12.00pm  on  Tuesday 28th  October. 
Interviews will take place week commencing  3rd November. 
 
                 
To apply: please download the application form and Job Description from our website.   Completed applications should be emailed to Althea King or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to :

Althea King
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Unit 6,The Lanchesters
162-164 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9ER
 


 




Independent Domestic Violence Advocates
provide a pro-active service to women and children assessed at being at high risk of domestic violence and to improve safety and reduce re-victimisation.

The Court - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate will support women in the LB of Hackney through the Criminal Justice System, explaining procedures and their rights and role within the system.

nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding CAADA Leading Light accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard for general Help with Casework (Women).

Position: Court - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate   
Term: Fixed term 3 days Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday (2 Court Days) November - March 2015 only
Salary:     £14,754.60
(24,591- pro rata 3 days)

We are 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.

Applicants who hold either the appropriate CAADA or Women’s Aid qualification will be prioritised.

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, Friday 31 October 2014
Interviews will be held on 12 November 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


 


 

 

 


 

Self-employed Group Facilitator
Counselling Service, Solace Women’s Aid
Reference: SWA …


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 Group Facilitators to deliver confidence building groups and therapeutic groups. Full training and resources are provided as well as clinical supervision and on-going support from our Groups Coordinator.

Work is available as 2 hour weekly sessions in 6 week blocks in Barnet, Enfield, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Haringey.

Salary: Delivery is paid at £40 per group (2 mandatory training days to be attended, which will be compensated at £130 per day)
Hours: see above
Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2015 (with the possibility of a 2 year extension to March 2017)
Location: London
Closing Date: 22th October 2014
Interview Date: 27th October 2014
Late applications will not be accepted

Please email your completed application from to us. Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act Posts and will be subject to an enhanced CRB check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1). An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.
No agencies
 

 



 

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.

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)/Outreach Worker (37 hours) required to provide intensive one-to-one work with standard to high risk survivors of domestic violence. The post is based within our Outreach Service which offers information, support and advocacy to women experiencing crisis as a result of domestic violence.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with survivors of domestic violence and if not already CAADA or WAFE Accredited trained, be willing to undertake training.  Commitment to working from a feminist perspective is essential.  The post will involve some flexible working and you must be able to drive and have use of a car.

Salary:  £21,067 - £23,954 pro rata (NJC points 24 – 28)
Closing Date for Applications:  Tuesday, 28th October 2014
Interviews to be held on: Monday, 3rd November 2014


These posts 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. To request a pack please e-mail April or telephone on: 01296 436827.

Charity No: 1054308                                                       Company Limited by Guarantee: 03155260

 


RISE

 

MANAGER OF COUNSELLING & THERAPEUTIC SERVICES

Currently funded for 1 year, ending 31.12.2015 at the latest

 

SCP 36-39  (£30,311 - £33,128) 

37 hours 

 

Quote ref MCTS 10/14/01

This is a unique opportunity for a skilled and experienced professional to be involved in an innovative development. The Manager of Counselling & Therapeutic Services will be the Lead Practitioner in RISE’s new trauma-informed service, and will play a key role in its shaping and direction.  If you have the right mix of strong therapeutic and management skills together with an open, creative vision for what can be achieved with people in distress, you could become the key person in this exciting development.  The service will improve the outcomes for individuals at risk of, or surviving domestic abuse, and is well-positioned to influence practice nationally.  

This is a challenging role with demanding delivery targets.  The successful candidate will be hard working, organised, and have a positive attitude to change and the ability to help others to integrate it into their lives and work.  As well as leading this key development, you will also oversee and ensure the effective delivery of a range of other therapeutic modalities delivered by counselling and therapeutic staff, both paid and voluntary.  You will also be responsible for the day to day management of the service and contribute to the overall management of RISE, as a member of the Management Team, and will also need to actively contribute to fundraising for the ongoing development of this and other posts within the team.  

Due to current funding limitations the initial contract is for a maximum of one year from appointment, ending no later than 31st December 2015.  However this project is a high priority for RISE and the post-holder will take an active role, alongside the Head of Quality and Business Development, in identifying and accessing additional funding streams to ensure the ongoing sustainability and growth of the service. 

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.

 

CLOSING DATE:   3 November 2014 INTERVIEW DATE: 20 November 2014

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

 

HESTIA

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

The main purpose of this post to manage the Domestic Abuse Services, reporting directly to the Service Team Manager.   The roles 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:

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 system

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, BME 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 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: 28th October 2014.

 

Don’t just change jobs, change lives 

 

HESTIA

We currently have a vacancy for a BME Refuge Worker within our Kingston Domestic Abuse Service paying £20,124 - £20,760 pa.

The main purpose of this post is 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:

Some experience of direct work supporting women experiencing domestic abuse.

Experience of working with varied community groups and services.

Experience of working with multicultural communities.

An understanding of the tasks required to maintain a safe living and working environment. 

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 Welfare Benefits.

An understanding of the support interventions required firstly to support a service user to maintain their accommodation at the refuge and to then move on to independent accommodation successfully.

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: 28th October 2014

 

Don’t just change jobs, change lives 

 

 


Women’s Housing Action Group

WHAG is a housing support charity that works in Bury, Cheshire West and Chester, Rochdale and Wigan. WHAG works to empower and enable women who are vulnerable and homeless and women and men fleeing or experiencing Domestic Abuse and require support.

We currently have the following vacancies: 

 

Assistant Support Worker (nights) to help support the Female Domestic Abuse accommodation service in Cheshire West and Chester.

 

3 x Assistant Tenancy Support Workers (Nights and Weekends, including sleeps)   

Post 1: (23 hrs) Sunday 3pm – Monday 9am, Monday 4.30pm – Tuesday 9am, 

      Tuesday 4.30 pm – Wednesday 9am. 

Post 2: (22 hrs) Wednesday 4.30pm- Tues 9am & Saturdays 3pm- Sunday 3.30pm.                 

Post 3: (20.5hrs) Thursday 4.30pm – Friday 9am & Fridays 4.30pm – Saturday 3.30pm

Salary Point 17 £16,830.00 (Pro Rata)

As these posts are at women only projects section (s7 (2) (d)) of the Sex Discrimination Act applies.

 

Housekeeper  (Hours:16)

To deliver housekeeping in our refuge and dispersed properties at our Domestic Abuse Service in Cheshire West and Chester

Salary Point: 16, £16,604 (Pro Rata) 

 

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 knowledge of working with women and have a good understanding of the needs and issues of vulnerable people and the issues they face. 

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

 

Closing Date: 20th October 2014 10am 

Interview Date: 24th October 2014

 

 

PARENTS & CHILDREN TOGETHER (PACT)

 

Support Worker

37 hours per week (full time)

Based in Reading 

Salary in the range £20,563 - £25,133 pa

 

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.

Alana House opened in April 2010 adopting the recommendations from the Corston Report, which identified the nine key pathways for women. Alana House is an innovative women’s community project that uses a holistic approach to support vulnerable and disadvantaged women with complex needs, including ex-offenders and those at risk of offending. Alana House supports over 70 women every month by helping them to become better parents, contributing members of society and economically independent.

Support Workers are expected to assist with support plans, arrange follow-up meetings, make referrals to Alana House partners and other local agencies, assist with group work and facilitate drop-ins. You will have outcome-focused, person-centred meetings with service users and carry a varied caseload.   

 

Interested?  

Please visit http://pactcharity.org/jobs to download the job description and application form, or email us on recruitmentvacancies@pactcharity.org. You can also telephone Sam Ward on 0118 402 1706.

 

Closing date: 20th October 2014

Interviews: 29th October 2014

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.

 


 

Women's Aid Leicestershire Limited

 

Domestic Abuse Service Manager 

Part time (22.5 hours per week). Includes some evenings and weekends (via an on call out of hours telephone rota)

£27,052 per annum (Scale 7, SP 29) (Pro rata)

We are recruiting for a Domestic Abuse Services Manager who will mainly be responsible for our refuge provision and Helpline service. As part of the Senior Management Team you will be involved in shaping the future direction of our services.

These are exciting and challenging times and if you would like to be part of our dynamic team then we would like to hear from you. 

Main Tasks: 

To oversee all aspects of service delivery, including Refuge provision and Helpline to ensure the highest possible service is provided to all service users, funders & partnership agencies within a District

To lead on Adult Safeguarding issues

To be proactive in raising funds for WALL, developing new initiatives and   participating in campaigns to increase awareness of the issues

You will have a relevant degree or at least two years relevant experience including working with vulnerable adults and children, working in a multicultural context, the ability to work within an Equal Opportunities framework and an understanding of domestic violence and its impact on families. 

Due to the nature of the role this post is open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Job Description and Person Specification and our Application Form is available at 

http://www.wa-leicester.org.uk/jobs-voluteering/ If you are interested in applying for the role please complete our Application Form and forward to Pamela Richardson at recruitment@wallaction.org.uk detailing your suitability and experience relevant to the role, and as detailed in the Person Specification.

Closing date for applications midday Friday 17 October 2014

 


STANDING TOGETHER

Domestic Violence: Office Manager

The role within this successful charity will focus on managing the Standing Together office administration functions. This role requires experience and skills relating to administration, excellent IT skills (knowledge of MS Office and Outlook is essential), and good inter-personal skills. The post will be expected to support other team members administratively in their varied duties, and to ensure the smooth running of the office.  

 

Salary: starting salary £21,840 (includes ILW) Full Time (35 hours per week)

Fixed Term to 31/03/2015 with possible extension.

Interview date: 28/10/2014

 

Application packs are only available on our website www.standingtogether.org.uk  

 

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 9am Monday 20th October 2014

 

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

 



IDAS Career Opportunities

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. Due to a recent expansion of services we are now looking for committed and enthusiastic people for the following roles:

 

Volunteer Coordinator: 25 hours

York and North Yorkshire

FTE £23,945 - £25,727 + health insurance

 

Outreach Worker (Complex Needs): 18.5 hours

Skipton

FTE £19,817 – £22,443 + health insurance 

 

Women’s Support Worker: 37 hours

Based in our women’s refuge in York

£18, 638 - £22,443 + health insurance

 

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

Full training will be given for support workers posts including CAADA accreditation.

 

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: 12 noon on the 27th of October.

 


THE MEDAILLE TRUST

The Medaille Trust was founded in 2006 by a number of religious congregations in response to the plight of thousands of people who are being trafficked into the UK each year.  The Trust was established as a charity and opened its first safe house in January 2007.  A major part of the Trust's work is to raise awareness of the plight of those who are enslaved and exploited in the trafficking industry, and campaign on their behalf.

The Medaille Trust is looking to recruit to the following position: 

 

KEY WORKER 

Full Time - 37.5 hours per week (primarily office hours)

Rate of Pay £8.84 per hour plus £1.25 per hour London weighting

Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2015

BASED IN LONDON

 

You will act as a Key Worker, working with designated clients in order to effectively co-ordinate their support.

You must have experience of working with vulnerable adults, the ability to work within a ‘risk associated’ environment and ideally experience of working within a residential setting and with non-UK citizens.

You will work as a member of the team providing a safe temporary environment for vulnerable adults from outside the UK who have experienced trauma.  You will provide high quality practical and emotional support to the residents, helping them to develop the practical skills and self-confidence to live safely and independently.  

This service is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and occasional on-call duties may be required.

 

Due to the nature of the post, confidentiality and discretion are of paramount importance. The post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service check.   

 

Closing date:  Monday, 20 October 2014 at 12 noon

Interviews: Monday, 27 October 2014 

 

Please note that the role is open to female applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

 

 

For an application pack please visit our website, www.medaille.co.uk

or email recruitment@medaille-trust.org.uk

  

Strictly NO Agencies.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.  

 

 


 

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.

 

 

 


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:

tarj@thurrock-wa.org

 

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

 

 

 


 

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

 

 

 


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

 

 

 

 


 

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.