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West London - Domestic Abuse and Housing Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Shropshire - Relief Refuge & Outreach Workers


London - Senior Manager


South Gloucestershire - Sessional Crèche / Play Workers


Thanet - Young Adult Mentor (Maternity Cover)


Wycombe - IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor)


Ellesmere Port, Blacon and Winsford - Housekeeper/Caretaker

Cheshire West and Chester - Assistant Support Worker (nights)


Cheshire West and Chester - Cover Workers 

Wigan - Administration Assistant

North West - Trustee / Company Directo
r

Thanet - Children & Young People’s Mentor


Sheffield - 5 x Client Support Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVA)

Sheffield - 2 x Liaison Officers: Vacancy


London - IRIS Joint National Lead (Maternity Cover)


London (Richmond) - Refuge Worker


London (Hounslow) - Refuge Worker


London (Lambeth) - Community Outreach Early Intervention Worker


Kirkby - Refuge Workers – Days & Nights


St Albans & Hertsmere - Child Support Worker:  Maternity Cover


London - Outreach & Inclusion Worker


London (East) - Independent Sexual Violence Advocate


Kirkby - Integrated Partner Service Worker 


 


 

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WOMEN'S AID NATIONAL OFFICE

We are looking for a Trust Fundraising Officer who is enthusiastic, proactive and organised to raise funds from Trust and Statutory bodies.  This opportunity is perfect for someone with experience of working for a charity or in a research funded institution and/or a funding body.

With previous experience in a Trust or Statutory Fundraising role you will be quick to grasp the needs of the organisation in order to make timely and appropriate applications to maximise income. Have strong data entry and communication skills with excellent attention to detail and a flexible but organised approach to work.  With the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines you will be exceptionally well-organised and work well with a number of key colleagues across more than one site.

As part of the Fundraising Team you will develop and maintain both internal and external contacts and will need a thorough understanding of Women’s Aid’s work and membership.  In addition, you will be the first point of contact for funders and be responsible for maintaining their records on fundraising database.  

In this role you will help to secure funding for ongoing and ad hoc projects that will help support our work to end domestic violence against women and children.  It is essential that you have experience of raising significant income from Trust and Statutory funders, and well-developed communication, admin and coordination skills. Good at collating and writing reports, you are great with people and are comfortable meeting multiple deadlines. Happy in a busy environment you will be able to work on your own initiative, have an eye for detail and the confidence to make changes to improve processes. 

Salary: £25,872 – £29,036 + benefits

37 hours per week, based in Bristol; benefits include a generous bank holidays and annual leave package and contributory pension scheme.  

Closing date for applications: 12pm 5th March 

The interview date will be Tuesday 10th March 

To apply please complete an application form and return it to l.owen@womensaid.org.uk (CVs will not be accepted)

Job Description 

Application Form

Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.  Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women.   Registered charity no: 1054154

Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach Women’s Aid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered. 

 



WOMEN'S AID NATIONAL OFFICE
 
We are looking for a Senior Partnerships Officer who is enthusiastic, proactive and will be responsible for raising significant income per year whilst managing high level trust and statutory relationships.  Working at a senior level with major influencers and introducers you must be a credible, experienced, self-motivated professional with excellent communication and relationship development skills and a great ability to network. As an individual, you will be skilled at listening to people and asking insightful, open questions to identify people's motivations, interests and passions.
 
This role calls for an individual who is able to think and plan strategically, with an entrepreneurial and enthusiastic approach. Someone who can persuade, influence and negotiate at the highest levels. You will also have the ability to lead, motivate and develop relationships. 
 
It would be advantageous if you’ve worked in a similar fundraising capacity; working with others at a senior level with the strategic ability to spot opportunities, make connections, evaluate and act upon them.  You will be quick to grasp the needs of the organisation in order to make timely and appropriate applications to maximise income. You will have strong communication skills with excellent attention to detail and a flexible but organised approach to work.  With the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines you will be exceptionally well-organised and work well with a number of key colleagues across more than one site.
 
As part of the Fundraising Team you will develop and maintain both internal and external contacts with responsibility for securing significant gifts that will help support our national work to end domestic violence against women and children.  In this role you will work alongside senior colleagues, trustees and ambassadors. We require an experienced individual who is interested in people, quick at making connections and who is looking to work in a target-driven fundraising environment.
 
You will also need to provide support in establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with a portfolio of influential and wealthy individuals to secure on-going major financial support. You will also need to proactively identify and research potential supporters, building clear, detailed profiles to establish their potential relationship and alignment with the organisation.
 
Good at collating and writing reports, you are great with people and are comfortable meeting multiple deadlines. Happy in a busy environment you will be able to work on your own initiative, have an eye for detail and the confidence to make changes to improve processes. 
 
Salary: £29,236 – £31,754 + benefits 
 
37 hours per week, based in London or Bristol; benefits include a generous bank holidays and annual leave package and contributory pension scheme.  
 
To apply complete the application pack below and return to l.owen@womensaid.org.uk 
 
Job Description 
Application Form
 
Closing date for applications: 12pm Thursday 19th March
The interview date will be Tuesday 24th March 
 
Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.  Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women.   Registered charity no: 1054154
 
Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach Women’s Aid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered. 
 

 

STANDING TOGETHER  

Domestic Abuse and Housing Coordinator (Maternity Cover) 

Currently we seek to appoint a dynamic Project Coordinator with a proven track record in project development and management within a partnership context.  

Standing Together coordinates the ground breaking multi agency response to domestic violence.

Our work is recognised nationally and we continue to influence local and national policy and practice by initiating and driving innovative projects.  

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

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

 

Salary: starting salary £30,537.00 (includes ILW) Pro Rata Part Time (14 hours per week)

Contract: Fixed Term to 31/03/2016 (Maternity Cover).

Location: West London

Interview dates: Mornings of 31/03/2015 and 1/04/2015

 

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

 

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 12 noon Monday 23rd March 2015

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

 
 

 

REFUGE

Refuge are the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,000 women, children and men in our national network of services.  

Relief Refuge & Outreach Workers REF:  017 RRWS

Casual hours 

£10-£11.50 per hour inc hol pay

Shropshire

 

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

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

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

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

 

Closing date:     16 March 2015               Interview date:  w/c 23 March 2015

 

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

These posts are restricted to women due to the nature of the roles. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

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

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

 

 

 

SOLACE WOMEN'S AID

Senior Manager 

Job Reference Number: SWA25038

We are looking to recruit to our Senior Management Team.  We need   an energetic and resourceful leader to join us.  You will be contributing to the overall strategic development of Solace Women’s Aid, supporting us to become a leader in the field of domestic and sexual abuse. 

We particularly welcome applications from Black and Minority Ethnic Women as they are currently under-represented in our senior management team.

 

Essential Criteria

Demonstrable experience of managing a number of a projects

A proven track record of developing new service provision  

Significant experience of developing effective relationships with a range of stakeholders, including commissioners.

A sound working knowledge of the practical, emotional, social and economic issues facing women and children affected by domestic and sexual abuse.

Salary: £44k 

Hours: 37.5 

Contract:  Permanent 

 

Closing date for completed applications:  Monday  16 March at  12 Noon 

Interviews:  Telephone interviews on Friday 20 March and face to face interviews on Wednesday 25 March 

 

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

 

Solace Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is open to women only. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 

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

 

No agencies 

 
 

 
 
SURVIVE  
 
Sessional Crèche / Play Workers (female only*)
 
Survive is an innovative agency working with women and children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse.  We are looking to employ flexible Sessional Crèche / Play Workers who have at least two years experience of work in a relevant field and experience of delivering play and activity sessions.
 
The candidate will be confident to co-deliver crèche sessions based in the community. You will be expected to have a good understanding of the needs of pre-school children and provide stimulating childcare in a safe and therapeutic environment. These sessions last 2 hours and are held three times a week in three different locations (term time only).
 
The candidate will join our dynamic play team and support the Play Coordinator to provide play sessions for children of all ages who live in Survives refuges. You will be creative, child centred and flexible to meet the needs of a wide range of children. During the school holidays we also support the families to engage in off-site trips in a range of settings across Bristol and South Gloucestershire. 
 
The crèche and play sessions are based in different locations in South Gloucestershire. Wherever possible you will be offered regular working hours. 
 
Salary: Hay 11, starting point 14, £16,327 pro rata, £9.30 per hour
 
Closing date:  5pm on 18th March 2015   Interviews:  Midday onwards on 27th March
 
Survive is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work.
 
Please email info@survivedv.org.uk to request an application pack or download a pack from our website www.survivedv.org.uk 
*Section 7(2) of 1975 Sex Discrimination act applies
Charity No 1114005
 

 
OASIS DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICE
 

Young Adult Mentor (Maternity Cover)

Salary: 20,714 pro rata 

Hours: 21 per week

Contract type: Fixed term 6 months (Maternity Cover)

Closing date for applications: 5.00 pm Tuesday 10th March

Interview and selection exercises to be held: Week commencing 16th March

 

An opportunity has arisen to join the Children & Young People Team within Oasis Domestic Abuse Service. We are looking for a motivated individual to join the team on a 6 month, part-time basis to cover maternity leave.

The successful candidate will work as a mentor to people aged between 16-25 years who are affected by domestic abuse issues. The young people will have the need for intense support to develop the resilience to deal with their life experiences either as a result of the intimate abuse or childhood issues. All mentors will be trained in managing and supporting young people through trauma. 

Applicants will be able to demonstrate experience of working in a supportive role with this age group and also of working within a multi-agency framework.

To apply for this position please go to https://www.oasisdaservice.org/pages/faqs/category/jobs

 

 

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 (£20,253 - £24,472) 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: Monday 9 March 2015

Interviews to be held on: Thursday 12 March 2015

 

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). 

 


 
Women’s Housing Action Group
 
WHAG is a housing support charity that works in Bury, Rochdale, Wigan and Cheshire West and Chester.  WHAG works to empower and enable women who are vulnerable, homeless and require support and women and men fleeing/experiencing Domestic Abuse.
We currently have vacancies in the following areas:
 
Housekeeper/Caretaker required in Ellesmere Port, Blacon and Winsford (Cheshire West & Chester Team) (CWaC) (Ref: HKCWaC)
 
To deliver a housekeeping/caretaking role in our properties based in Ellesmere Port, Blacon and Winsford (5 in total) for our Domestic Abuse Service in Cheshire West and Chester.  Travel expenses paid.
 
Duties include cleaning, health and safety checks of property, reporting and monitoring repairs, getting properties ready to let.
 
WHAG is looking for highly motivated individual to ensure that a quality service is delivered at all properties for the benefit of all its service users and employees.
 
Salary Point: 16, £16,604 (Pro Rata) (£8.86 per hour)
Hours: 16, 4 hours per day, Wednesday and 3 other day time shifts
 
Closing Date: 10.00am, 27th February 2015
Interview Dates:  Thursday 12th March 2015
 
 
 
Assistant Support Worker (nights) (Nights and Weekends, including sleeps)
 (Ref:ATSW)
 
To help support the Female Domestic Abuse accommodation service in Cheshire West and Chester.
 
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.
      
Post: Wednesday 4.30pm- Thursday 9am & Saturdays 3pm- Sunday 3.30pm.                 
 
Salary Point: 17 £16,830.00 (Pro Rata) (Sleep Allowance also paid)
Hours: 22 
 
This post is at a women only projects section (s7 (2) (d)) of the Sex Discrimination Act applies.
 
Closing Date: 10.00am, 27th February 2015
Interview Dates:  Thursday 12th March 2015
 
 
 
Cover Workers for our service in CWaC (Ref: CCWaC)
To provide cover for A/L and sickness on an adhoc basis in our refuge service. 
 
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.
 
 
Administration Assistant, Wigan Community Domestic Service (Wigan) (Ref: AAW)
We need an excellent Administration Assistant to help support this Project, based in Aspull, Wigan.  16 hours per week, over 4 days, to be negotiated,  
 
To provide a variety of administration and finance tasks, reception duties, data input and office house keeping for a busy office.  The post holder will need to have a good telephone manner, excellent communication skills and be able to work methodically and efficiently. Must be computer literate; familiar with word processing, spreadsheets and databases, emails and the internet, with sound knowledge of office practices and Microsoft Office software
 
Salary Point: 11-14 (£14,880) (starting point 11) pro rata
Hours: 16
Closing Date: 10.00am, 27th February 2015
Interview Dates:  Wednesday 11th March 2015
 

For an application pack for all posts please email Kathryn.harrop@whag.info
Or download from www.whag.info
 
 
Women’s Housing Action Group (WHAG) 
Location: North West 
Function: Trustee / Company Director 
Salary: Voluntary
We rely on a small yet active board of Trustees to guide the charity and ensure that it complies with its governing documents and relevant legislation. We are embarking on an exciting time and are looking to recruit further members to help us in our mission to support and empower vulnerable women and women and men experiencing domestic abuse. We especially welcome anyone with HR, marketing or social enterprise experience.
 
Meetings are held 8 times a year on a Tuesday evening at our Head Office in Rochdale and Trustees are also invited to be part of a Sub committee. You must be willing to read board papers, engage in discussions and provide guidance on new initiatives.
 
As a Trustee, you will be expected to have an active contribution; giving strategic direction to the Charity within areas you have experience in, safeguarding its good name and using your unique talents on its behalf. The role is voluntary but reasonable expenses paid.
 
If you are interested and would like an initial discussion, please contact Kirsty Rhodes on kirsty.rhodes@whag.info or 07944599808.
 
Or download from www.whag.info 
 
Closing Date: TBA 
Interview Dates:  TBA
 
 
 

 
 

OASIS DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICE

Children & Young People’s Mentor

Salary: £20,714 pro rata 

Hours: 28 per week

Contract type: Fixed term 12 months

Closing date for applications: 5.00 pm Friday 6th March

Interview and selection exercises to be held: Week commencing 16th March

Based in Thanet

 

An opportunity has arisen to join the Children & Young People Team within Oasis Domestic Abuse Service. We are looking for a motivated individual to join the team on a 12 month, part-time basis.

The successful candidate will work as a mentor to children and young adults aged between 11-19 years who are affected by domestic abuse issues; offering intense support to develop the resilience to deal with their life experiences either as a result of the intimate abuse or childhood issues. 

Applicants will be able to demonstrate experience of working in a supportive role with this age group and also of working within a multi-agency framework.

To apply for this position please go to https://www.oasisdaservice.org/pages/faqs/category/jobs

 

 
 


 

 

Action Housing and Support

5 x Client Support Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVA): Vacancy Ref: IDVA1

&

2 x Liaison Officers: Vacancy Ref: CLO3

Are you passionate about making a difference?
Do you have experience of working with victims of Domestic Abuse?
Would you like to support adults and their children to break free from a life of abuse?
Do you like to work in a busy and professional environment?

If so, a role within our Sheffield based High Risk Domestic Abuse Team, could be for you!

Action is a regional, charitable provider of support and housing, to some of the most vulnerable and excluded members of society. We help our Clients reduce significant risks in order to achieve safety and security, whilst also empowering them to make changes in their lives and build hope for a positive future.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from people of all faiths, culture, ethnicity, physical ability, sexuality and gender.

From April 1st we will deliver the Independent High Risk Domestic Abuse Services in Sheffield and as part of some exciting changes we are looking to recruit a number of posts to complement the existing IDVA services. We are looking to recruit a variety of fixed term and permanent positions on full and part time hours.

 

What skills will you need?

 

IDVAs

We are looking for people with experience of managing a caseload and working with vulnerable people in a multi-agency framework. We expect candidates to understand domestic abuse and the impact upon victims and children. We are looking for candidates with excellent communication, negotiation and time management skills and the ability to remain calm and professional in a busy and challenging environment. Ideally we are seeking candidates with a clear understanding of the legal framework relating to the protection of children and vulnerable adults along with knowledge of civil and criminal justice remedies. Experience of working with younger victims would be advantageous, but not essential.

In your role you will identify and assess the risks and needs of domestic abuse victims using an evidence-based risk identification checklist. You will focus on and prioritise high risk cases and provide a pro-active, short to medium term crisis intervention service through individual safety planning and personal support. You will provide advocacy, emotional and practical support and information to victims

including in relation to legal options, housing, health and finance. You will also work with a variety of key agency partners to address the safety of high risk victims and ensure that their safety plans are coordinated, ideally through the MARAC.

 

Liaison Officers

We are looking for applicants with experience of administrative work and/or working with vulnerable people in a multi-agency framework. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, personal organisation and time management skills along with the ability to remain calm and professional in a busy and challenging environment. Ideally we are looking for people with an understanding of domestic abuse and the impact this has upon victims and their children.

In this role you will process referrals to the IDVA service, entering details into the case management system and assisting with all aspects of record keeping and data management. You will also provide telephone support to clients and stakeholders, taking messages and signposting as appropriate and cover a range of general office duties in support of the IDVA team.

Both posts have the potential to become permanent and we are prepared to negotiate on hours for the right candidate.

Please also note that all posts are subject to both Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and also police vetting. Decisions by the police are final and cannot be appealed.

Much of the IDVA role is office based, however it is essential that you are able to travel to meet with clients either at home or a location convenient to them

 

What you will get

You will join a rapidly evolving charity seeking new and creative ways to empower and support people in an increasingly challenging economic climate. You will have access to a range of training and development opportunities; the ability to work flexibly, and the opportunity to work towards a competitive salary, excellent pension scheme, and generous terms and conditions

 

How do I find out more?

If you want more information or have some questions about these roles, please email recruitment@actionhousinguk.org

 

How do I apply?

To apply please complete an application form, which can be found at http://www.actionhousinguk.org/WorkForUs

Once you have completed it email it to: recruitment@actionhousinguk.org

Closing date for application forms is 27th February 2015

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 5th March 2015

 

Please find below additional information relating to this role:

Contract Type: Fixed term and permanent positions available

Location: Sheffield

Department: High Risk Domestic Abuse Team

Hours: Full and part time positions available

Salary: IDVA’s - £18,340-£24,520

Liaison Officers - £14,061-£17,827

Starting salaries are dependent upon experience

 
 

 
nia
 
Opportunity in National Domestic Violence Programme
 
Identification & Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS)
 
IRIS Joint National Lead (Maternity Cover)
 
 
The post is a rare opportunity for an exceptional woman to be involved in the nationwide expansion of a programme to improve primary care responses to domestic violence across the UK. 
 
IRIS is an evidence-based programme to educate health professionals to improve their practice in the identification and referral of survivors of domestic violence to specialist domestic violence services.  
 
Following an independently evaluated randomised controlled trial to establish its effectiveness, the successful IRIS programme has already been implemented in 17 areas and has secured Department of Health funding to mainstream the intervention across England.  IRIS will continue to be implemented in further areas as discussions progress.  We now require maternity cover for one of the two existing National Leads.
 
Salary: £32,098 pro rata 
Term 9-12 months commencing March 2015 (maternity cover) 
Hours: 18 hours per week
Location:       London with extensive national travel
 
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE ROLE  
 
As a member of the national IRIS team, the postholder will support local teams to secure the commissioning of IRIS in their locality by liaising with Clinical Commissioning Groups, Public Health, local authorities and voluntary sector specialist agencies. You will be responsible for delivering Train the Trainer courses for local teams to equip them to train healthcare professionals and support patients. You will provide ongoing support to local teams and sites who have commissioned the programme. You will be responsible for the collection, analysis and reporting on data about the programme’s effectiveness. You will present data to secure sustained funding with commissioners. 
 
To apply, visit our website www.niaendingviolence.org.uk and download a job profile and application pack.  CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to administrator@niaendingviolence.org.uk or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP. 
 
Closing Date: 10.00 am 9th March 2015
Interviews will be held on 18TH March 2015 in London.
  
The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.
 
Registered Charity No: 1037072 Company Limited by Guarantee No: 02673624
 
For further information please visit www.irisdomesticviolence.org.uk
 
 
 

 
 
REFUGE
 
Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in 1971 and is now the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services. On any one day, around 3,000 women and children access Refuge’s services.  Refuge also runs the Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid.
 
Refuge Worker REF:  016 RWR
37.5 hours per week
c£21,000 per annum
Richmond
Permanent
 
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 pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare voucher scheme. 
 
 
Please visit our website for further details, including the job description and other opportunities: www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge
 
Closing date: 2 March 2015 Interview date: 11 March 2015
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 This post is restricted to women under the Equality Act 2010* 
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
 
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpins all the work undertaken by Refuge.
 
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.
            
 
 
 
 

 
REFUGE
 
Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in 1971 and is now the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services. On any one day, around 3,000 women and children access Refuge’s services.  Refuge also runs the Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid.
 
Refuge Worker REF:  013 RWH
37.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract to 31 March 2016
c£21,000 per annum
Hounslow
 
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 pension scheme, employee assistance programme and childcare voucher scheme. 
 
Please visit our website for further details, including the job description and other opportunities: www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge
 
Closing date: 27 February 2015 Interview date: 11 March 2015
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 This post is restricted to women under the Equality Act 2010* 
 
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
 
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpins all the work undertaken by Refuge.
 
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.
   
 
 

 
 
REFUGE
 
Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in 1971 and is now the country’s largest single provider of domestic violence services. On any one day, over 3,000 women and children access Refuge’s services.  Refuge also runs the Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid.   
 
Community Outreach Early Intervention Worker REF: 015 EIW
(Young People’s Advocate)*
37.5 hours per week
c £25,000 per annum 
The Gaia Centre, Lambeth
Permanent
 
The Gaia Centre is an innovative service in Lambeth for all victims of gender-based violence, including domestic, sexual, financial and emotional abuse, female genital mutilation, child sexual exploitation, forced marriage and so-called “honour-based” violence. It is the first violence against women centre of its kind in the UK.
 
This is an exciting role to support and reach out to girls aged 13 – 17 years across the borough, who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing gender based violence. You will manage a caseload of around 15 clients, providing one-to-one emotional and practical support. The role will include partnership working with other agencies in Lambeth to secure the best outcomes for your clients and for other survivors of domestic or sexual violence. You will work in partnership with other agencies to deliver presentations and informal training to increase local understanding and improve the coordinated response to gender based violence, especially for young people.  
 
You will have demonstrable experience of providing emotional and practical support within the violence against women and girls sector, preferably working with young people. You will be experienced in advocating in a multi-agency setting to secure positive life outcomes for your clients and to making the service a success.  A CAADA qualification is desirable.
 
You will be self-sufficient, assertive and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with empathy and sensitivity to build and develop supportive relationships with young people. You will maintain professional boundaries and adhere fully to Refuge’s safeguarding policies and procedures.
 
What we believe:  Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. We aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. We provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services and a voice for the voiceless.
 
What we do to support staff: Refuge was a key contributor to the development of the new national occupational standards for those working with the survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence.  These describe the outcomes of good practice, together with the associated skills and knowledge needed by professionals working with survivors of domestic violence. Building on that work, we launched the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession in 2012. The Level 2 and 3 qualifications comprise specific units which are designed to recognise good practice in refuge, outreach and IDVA work.
 
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field, and together with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management, staff support, management development and continuous learning we are regarded as an employer of choice in our field.  
 
Benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 
 
Please visit website for further details, including the job description and other opportunities: www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge
 
Closing date:   27 February 2015 Interview date:  w/c 9 March 2015
 
An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
 
* In view of the nature of this role the Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. This post is restricted to women under the Equality Act 2010*
 
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
 
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpins all of our work.
 
No agencies please. As an organisation we work hard to keep our costs down. We have decided to manage this recruitment process without the assistance of recruitment agencies and ask that this decision is respected.
 
            
 

 
 
The First Step (Formerly KDVSS)
 
Refuge Workers – Days & Nights
 
Salary: Days £14,352 (25.7 hrs p/w average), Nights £12,552 (28.3 hrs p/w average) + 6% pension contribution.  25 days annual leave per year (pro rata).
 
As a Refuge Worker you will be providing emotional and practical support to women and families escaping domestic abuse, assessing and reviewing risk and acting as an advocate for them with various partner agencies.  You are required to have a minimum of two years’ experience supporting those who have been affected by domestic abuse, and NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent relevant qualification.
 
Post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, and is open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, (Part 1).
 
Application pack available via email: lesley.harrison@kdvss.org.uk
Closing date: 5pm Friday 6th March
 
 
 

 
St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge
 
Child Support Worker:  Maternity Cover 
Hours: 37 hrs. Per Week 
Salary: £19,450
 
St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge provides a service to women and women with children fleeing domestic abuse.
 
The Child Support Worker will be working in Refuge to provide a service to children and parenting support. We are seeking a worker who has experience and skills in working with children from 0-16yrs. The ideal candidate will take responsibility for resettlement work with children and support the Outreach Service where there are issues regarding children. The ideal candidate will have experience of undertaking assessments, risk management, completing support plans and hold a NVQ level 3 or equivalent. You will have strong communication skills and experience of partnership working. 
 
Experience of working in refuge is desirable but not essential.
 
Closing Date: 2nd March 2015 
Interviews: 24th March 2015 
 
Post is open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1
 
To apply please email lizperry@sahwr.org.uk 
Previous applicants need not apply
 
 

 


nia

The Emma Project is a unique service providing refuge and support services to women who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual violence- including involvement in prostitution- and who also use substances problematically.

The service is currently funded until 31st March 2016 with a possibility of extension 

We are seeking to recruit to the following post

 

Outreach & Inclusion Worker (35 hours per week) 

Salary:  £25,301-27,724 (inclusive of inner London weighting) 

 

The Emma Project Outreach and Inclusion Worker is responsible for ensuring that the needs of women who have experienced domestic and sexual violence and who use substances problematically, are met; by promoting inter-agency awareness and service delivery between violence against women and problematic substance use agencies in targeted London boroughs and by the delivery of short solution focussed casework interventions. This post also involves group work both in the community and in a refuge setting. 

We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women, girls and children. You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer.

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

 

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 27th February 2015

Interviews will be held on: Friday 6 March 2015

 

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

 

Registered Charity No: 1037072 Company Limited by Guarantee No: 02673624

 


nia

East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist help for women and girls who have experienced any form of sexual violence. The service is for women of all ages and girls over 12, whatever the assault and whenever it occurred.

The women who work and volunteer at East London Rape Crisis offer confidential and independent support.  Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy.

nia is a member of Rape Crisis England and Wales an umbrella organisation supporting Rape Crisis Centres across the country. Rape Crisis is completely independent of the government and the criminal justice system.

The service is currently funded until 31st March 2016

 

We are seeking to recruit to the following post: 

 

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate

Hours: full time: 35 hours per week

Salary: £26,928 - £27,724 (inclusive of London weighting) 

 

The post is currently funded until March 2016, an extension is possible.

The ELRC Advocate provides a proactive support and advocacy service to female survivors of sexual violence in and outside of the criminal justice system, across 7 East London boroughs. 

In recognition of the diversity of languages spoken across East London we particularly welcome applications from women who can speak any of the following languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Urdu or Polish

 

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

 

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 27th February 2015 

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 10th March 2015

 

The post is subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies.

 

Registered Charity No: 1037072 Company Limited by Guarantee No: 02673624

 

 

 

 

The First Step (formerly KDVSS)

 

Integrated Partner Service Worker 

 

Salary: £20,102 to £20,602 (pro rata) plus 6% pension Hours: 25 per week 

To deliver a service to women whose male partners are attending the InPACT perpetrator programme.  Minimum two years’ experience supporting women affected by domestic abuse and undertaking risk assessment/safety planning

Post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

 

Application pack available by email: sue.langley@kdvss.org.uk

(CV’s not accepted)

 

Closing date: 9th March 2015 5pm       Interview date: 17th March 2015

 

For an informal chat about the role ring Angela or Nina on 0151 548 3333