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North Somerset - Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

North Somerset - Outreach Case Coordinator
 

London (Lambeth) - Gaia Centre Peer Mentoring Volunteer


Surrey (North West) - Part Time Male Outreach Worker
 

London - Fundraiser


London (Bromley) - Charity Fundraiser & Management Assistant


London (Hounslow) - Domestic & Sexual Violence Delivery Manager


London (Hounslow) - Health Independent Domestic Violence Advisor


London (Hounslow) - Young Person’s Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

London (Newham) - Senior Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

London (Newham) - Independent Domestic Violence Advocate x 2 (part time and full time)

London (Newham) - Independent Sexual Violence Advocate
 

Derbyshire - Perpetrator Programme Team Leader


London (Lewisham) - Health Independent Gender Violence Advocate (IGVA)


Birmingham - Women's Floating Support Service Lead


London - Emma Project Specialist Support Worker (maternity cover 9-12 months)


Luton - Senior Children’s Support Worker


Exeter - Devon Helpdesk


London (Barnet) - Sessional Children’s Playworkers
 

London (Greenwich) - Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Engagement and Domestic Violence Advocate 


Shrewsbury - Independent Domestic Violence Advisor 


Derbyshire - Mental Health Support worker

Derbyshire - Art Therapist 

Derbyshire - Therapeutic and Counselling Coordinator

Derbyshire - Children and Young Persons Project Workers (x2)


Bristol - Female Polish/Eastern European Crisis Response Worker
 

Rotherham - Refuge Manager


Rotherham - Family Coordinator (Refuge)

Derby - Resettlement Worker


London (Newham) - Senior Family Support Worker 

London (Newham) - Family Support Worker

London (Newham) - Floating Support Worker


London (Lambeth) - Refuge Worker Part Time


Somerset - Specialist Support Worker


Somerset - Sessional Counsellors


London (Southwark) - Domestic Violence - IRIS Project Advocate Educator

Luton - Housekeeper/Maintenance Supervisor


Luton - Fundraiser

London - Chairwoman

Thanet - Children's Support Worker



 

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Chapter 1

 

FEMALE INDEPENDENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVISOR (GEM121)

Salary Range £20,481 – £22,503

37.5 hours per week

North Somerset

 

FEMALE OUTREACH CASE COORDINATOR – DOMESTIC ABUSE (GEM122)

Salary Range £17,589 – £19,611 pro rata

20 hours per week

North Somerset

 

Chapter 1 is a charity and Registered Social Landlord that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people through a dedicated team of staff located throughout England.  Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We offer our services to anyone in need respecting their faith, culture and social background. We work in partnership with  29 local authorities and have a growing network of over 40 projects across the UK.

The North Somerset Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) service aims to reduce serious harm and risk to women, men and their children who are suffering domestic abuse.

Gemini Services – Integrated Domestic Abuse Service supports individuals & families whose lives have been affected by domestic abuse to access services and safe accommodation with the aim of preventing further harm.

 

We are inviting applications for highly motivated, skilled individuals for the roles of IDVA & Outreach Case Coordinator 

 

The IDVA post involves working intensively with high risk victims of domestic abuse offering support and advocacy at a multi-agency level across all areas of North Somerset.

You should have a minimum of 3 years experience of working within the domestic abuse sector or comparable field. Preferably you will have obtained or be working towards the CAADA IDVA qualification, if not you must be prepared to undertake this training.  

 

The Outreach Case Coordinator post involves working intensively with those who have suffered or been affected by domestic abuse offering support to rebuild their lives safely in North Somerset

You should have experience of working & safety planning with those affected by domestic abuse and supporting people to access housing, benefits, legal advice & community resources.

 

A Disclosure and Barring Service Disclosure and Avon & Somerset Police Vetting will be required for both posts.

These posts are advertised in accordance with sections S7 (2) of the 1975 Sex Discrimination Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, Chapter 1 welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants need an understanding of and should be in sympathy with the Christian Basis of the Association.

Benefits include: 25 days annual holiday, life assurance pension scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme.

To apply email recruitment@ch1.org.uk or if you require an application pack by post telephone 0870 751 2478 (24 hours), please quote the job reference number above.

Closing Date: 3rd June 2015

Interviews to be held week beginning: 8th June 2015

 

 


Refuge 

Refuge is the largest specialist service provider of domestic violence services in the country. It opened the world’s very first refuge in London in 1971 and celebrated its 40th birthday in 2011. In 2012, Refuge opened the Gaia Centre – an innovative and exciting new service in Lambeth for all victims of gender-based violence, including domestic violence, rape and sexual violence, stalking, prostitution, trafficking fro sexual exploitation, female genital mutilation, forced marriage and so-called-honour based violence. It is the first centre of its kind in the UK.

Gaia Centre Peer Mentoring Volunteer REF052GCV
Lambeth, London
Unpaid, voluntary

We are recruiting peer mentoring volunteers to provide high quality support to service users at the Gaia Centre. Your role will involve offering emotional and practical support to clients and helping them to reduce levels of isolation. It will also include answering calls and supporting the Gaia staff with the daily duty system.

We are looking for female* peer mentoring volunteers with strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to build good working relationships. You will be pro-active and organised with excellent administration skills and a capacity to work easily with people from a variety of backgrounds. An understanding of gender based violence and its impact on women and children is also desirable.

You must be able to commit to volunteering once or twice a week (Mondays to Fridays, 10am – 4pm) for 6 months. Successful peer mentoring volunteers will attend a compulsory 3 days compulsory training on 14th, 15th and 17th of July 2015 from 9.45am to 3pm.

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

Closing date: 10th of June 2015

Interview dates: 25th and 26th of June 2015

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) 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.

 

yourSanctuary

Part Time Male Outreach Worker (13 hours per week) – North West Surrey

One year fixed term contract with the possibility of this being extended

Starting salary:  £7,773 per annum (full time equivalent £21,526 pa)

yourSanctuary is looking for a Male Outreach Worker to provide exceptional practical and emotional support to men who are experiencing, or have experienced, domestic abuse.   Working within our community based service, you will offer specialist advice on a predominantly one to one basis and be responsible for assessing needs and risks, safety planning, signposting to other services and acting as an advocate.  You will also liaise with external voluntary and statutory agencies to raise the profile of the outreach service and encourage joint working to get the best possible outcomes for your clients. 

A professional and flexible approach is essential and you must have excellent communication and organisational skills.  You ideally have at least one year’s experience of supporting victims, including acting as an advocate, and have knowledge of related housing, benefit and legal issues.  In return, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a supportive team and to further develop your skills and experience.   Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a reliable car.  

This is a post in which you can make a real difference to men affected by domestic abuse.

This post is open to male applicants only and is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.     

Closing date:  Tuesday 23rd June 2015 (5pm)

For the full job description and person specification please visit our website: http://www.yoursanctuary.org.uk/join-us/apply/44.  To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to admin@yoursanctuary.org.uk.  In your covering letter please include a paragraph on how your skills, experience and/or knowledge enable you to meet the requirements set out in the person specification for this post.   



nia

nia provides cutting edge services to end violence against women and children.

 

nia’s aims are to prevent and reduce male violence against women and girls through

Providing high quality services for women, children and young people who have experienced or are at risk of male violence 

Increasing awareness of male violence and developing services, contributing to research, debate and policy initiatives to prevent it 

Challenging inequality and discrimination and celebrating diversity 

Empowering and supporting women and children 

Increasing and developing the effectiveness of resources through partnership, collaboration and multi-agency action. 

We have been awarded funding by the Henry Smith Charity to employ a Fundraiser to develop and deliver a fundraising strategy to build long term sustainable funding for the organisation

 

Position Title: Fundraiser

Salary Range: £34,000

Funded for one year

We would like to recruit a fundraiser with a demonstrable track record of successful income generation through fundraising activity across a range of disciplines within a competitive environment.  

We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about ending violence against women and girls, and are able to take responsibility for project development.  You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women, children and young women to reach their full potential. 

To apply, please 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:  15 June 2015

Interviews will be held on between 24 June and 3 July.

This 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).

 

 


Bromley Women's Aid

Charity Fundraiser and Management Assistant – 4 days p/week

A rewarding opportunity has arisen to work with an established Women's charity at their Head Offices in Penge/Anerley. The vacancy would suit candidates who can generate and manage fundraising activities akin to providing overall support to the CEO and Director of Operations. 

The ideal candidate will have solid charity fundraising experience in addition to strong IT and Excel skills, to accommodate the administration requirements of the role. They are looking to recruit an enthusiastic team player who has passions in line with Women's Issues.

You will be expected to:

  • Schedule, prepare and compile returns to funding bodies including Children in Need, MOPAC, Supporting People etc
  • Ensuring reporting deadlines are met
  • Prepare statistical reports
  • Prepare and file Board Papers as well as minute taking at Board Meetings (bi-monthly evenings)
  • Assist with statutory returns due to Companies House and Charity Commission
  • Assist with maximisation of income including setting up of Gift Aid and online donation functions
  • Provide support to Management of the charity in all areas of their work as needed, including HR, Marketing, Finance and Business Development

The fundraising activities will be the primary focus of the role and include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, implement and monitor and review the charity’s fundraising strategy 
  • Research and develop fundraising opportunities, including grant making trusts, local authority grant funding, corporate sponsorship and public donations and individual donors including appeals and campaigns
  • Develop and manage the charity’s public donations and crowdfunding activities together with staff member leading on social media activities
  • Work with CEO and Director of Operations on project development including budgeting for fundraising applications
  • Work with CEO and Director of Operations in establishing links with partner organisation to enable partnership bids
  • Produce reports and statistical returns to funders and the charity’s Board as required
  • To develop positive working relationships with staff, funders, stakeholders and partner organisations
  • Attend Board Meeting and Finance Sub Committee as required
  • To act in a professional manner at all times whilst on duty and act in a way that reflects the aims and values of the charity

You would be expected to act in accordance with the charity's policies and procedures in relation to Health & Safety policy; Equal Opportunities policies; attending and participating in regular training when required; attending and participating in regular supervision, staff and other meetings; participating in out of hours services where relevant; producing reports and providing required data to facilitate monitoring and evaluation systems and procedures; undertaking any duties consistent with the post as may be reasonably requested by your line manager.

The role is dependent on solid administration support to the team and CEO and Director of Operations, so the successful candidate should possess a strong IT skill set including Word and Excel proficiency. An adeptness in relation to in-house IT systems is preferable.

The position will be 28h per week (over 4 days) and will initially be a fixed term contract to end March 2016. There is some flexibility with regards to days worked, but will likely be Monday to Thursday. 

The Charity are offering 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays and will perform a DBS check on potential candidates prior to any job offer.

Salary: £23k Pro-Rata inc. London weighting.

Interviews will commence promptly upon receipt of satisfactory response. The interview process may require you to prepare a presentation or scenario to demonstrate your suitability.

CV’s & applications to be submitted by email to: 
Natasha Greenland
Email: natasha@peopleconsultancy.com



Hounslow Community Safety Partnership

Hounslow Community Safety Partnership has been successful in working towards making the borough a safer place for everyone.  We are looking for creative, dedicated and motivated individuals to assist the Partnership in achieving its relevant statutory duties and the implementation of crime and disorder initiatives in the borough.

Domestic & Sexual Violence Delivery Manager 

£37,476 to £40,218 per annum

36 hours per week

Permanent, Full time

Location: Hounslow

Based at Hounslow Police station you will undertake the essential task of managing and developing an expanding team of Independent Domestic Violence and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors.

You will need to have proven experience of working with high risk victims of domestic and sexual violence in a partnership setting, be motivated, committed and focused with the drive to improve service responses, with high levels of interpersonal and influencing skills, good communication and organisational skills and be flexible and adaptable to change.

To apply please visit https://lbhouli.webitrent.com/lbhouli_webrecruitment  

Closing date: 15 June 2015

Interview date: 24 June 2015

 


Hounslow Community Safety Partnership

Hounslow Community Safety Partnership has been successful in working towards making the borough a safer place for everyone.  We are looking for creative, dedicated and motivated individuals to assist the Partnership in achieving its relevant statutory duties and the implementation of crime and disorder initiatives in the borough.

Health Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

£27,252 to £28,935 per annum, pro rata

18 hours per week

Permanent, Part time

Location: Hounslow

Based in a health setting, you will undertake the essential task of providing a high quality advocacy service to victims of domestic violence and their children, referred from health care services.

 We are looking for someone who has the drive to develop this new role.  You will need to have proven experience of working with victims of domestic violence in a partnership setting, work with a client-centre approach, be motivated, have good communication and organisational skills and have a thorough understanding of how health care services operate and their role in tackling domestic violence.

To apply please visit https://lbhouli.webitrent.com/lbhouli_webrecruitment

Closing date: 9 June 2015

Interview date: 18 June 2015

 


Hounslow Community Safety Partnership

Hounslow Community Safety Partnership has been successful in working towards making the borough a safer place for everyone.  We are looking for creative, dedicated and motivated individuals to assist the Partnership in achieving its relevant statutory duties and the implementation of crime and disorder initiatives in the borough.

Young Person’s Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

£27,252 to £28,935 per annum, pro rata

18 hours per week

Permanent, Part time

Location: Hounslow

Based at the Civic Centre (and other locations across the borough), you will undertake the essential task of providing a high quality advocacy service to young victims of domestic violence aged 13 to 21 years.

We are looking for someone who has the drive to develop this new role.  You will need to have proven experience of working with victims of domestic violence in a partnership setting, work with a client-centre approach, be motivated, have good communication and organisational skills and have an understanding of young people as victims in teenage abuse relationships.

To apply please visit https://lbhouli.webitrent.com/lbhouli_webrecruitment  

Closing date: 8 June 2015

Interview date: 17 June 2015

 

 


nia

nia provides a wide range of services for women and children who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.  

We are delighted to have been awarded a contract by the London Borough of Newham to provide IDSVA (Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy) services. 

 

IDVA Posts

The IDVA team will provide a specialist service to victims who are at high-risk of harm from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with tha aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children.

nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding CAADA/Safe Lives Leading Light accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard for General Help with Casework. 

 

ISVA Post

The ISVA provides a proactive support and advocacy service to female survivors of sexual violence in and outside of the criminal justice system. This post is part of the integrated sexual and domestic violence service commissioned by the London borough of Newham and is located within the East London Rape Crisis Team. 

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.

These posts are funded by the London Borough of Newham and are currently funded for three years with the possibility of an extension.

 

We are seeking to recruit to the following posts: 

 

Post: Senior Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (Ref: 0050)

Salary:           £28,499 qualified (inclusive of London weighting)

Hours: 35 hrs per week

 

Post: Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (Ref: 0051)

Full time: 35 hours per week

Salary:           £25,301 - qualified (inclusive of London weighting) 

£24,000 – unqualified*

Hours: 35 hrs per week

 

Post:         Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (Ref: 0052)

Salary:         £25,301 - qualified (inclusive of London weighting) pro rata

£24,000 – unqualified* pro rata

Hours: 18 hrs per week 

 

Post: Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (Ref:0053)

Salary: £25,301 - qualified (inclusive of London weighting) 

£24,000 – unqualified*

Hours: 35 hours per week

 

We are  looking for highly organised and self-motivated women who are passionate about working in  the violence against women and girls sector.  You’ll have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children. 

*Applicants who hold either the appropriate CAADA-Safe Lives or Women’s Aid qualification will be prioritised. Candidates who meet the requirements of the person specification  but who do not hold either qualification must undertake to complete the qualification during their probationary period and will be offered a package including  the  payment of course fees.  The salary will be adjusted once the qualification is obtained. The cost of the training will be deducted in the final salary if a post holder leaves within one year of completing the training.

In recognition of the diversity of languages spoken in Newham we particularly welcome applications from women who can speak any of the following languages: Urdu, Bengali, Polish, Romanian, Russian. 

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, Monday 8th June 2015 

 

Interviews will be held on:

Ref: 0050 - Senior IDVA 19th June 2015

Refs: 0051  - F/T IDVA  & 0052 P/T IDVA 22 & 23 June 2015

Ref: 0053 - ISVA 24 June 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. Please note all IDVA will have to undertake the Non Police Personnel Vetting Level 2 and a CTC clearance.

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

 

 

 


Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service

Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service is a registered charity that provides advice and support to women, men and their children from diverse backgrounds, who are or have been experiencing domestic violence and abuse. Support for men is provided through our specialist service;

Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service Support and Advice for Men (DDVSAS SAM)

Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service are now recruiting for the following position for the DDVSAS SAM perpetrator programme. 

Team leader
35 hours per week; SCP 33   £27,829 per annum (35 hours)

You will need;

  • A good understanding of the nature of domestic violence and abuse 
  • An understanding of the effect  of domestic violence and abuse on partners and their children
  • Ability to work  flexibly at different times of the day, including evenings when necessary 
  • A full driving licence and access to your own transport.

You will implement the project aims and objectives of working with men who are violent and abusive to their female partners, supporting them to change their offending behaviour and keep women and their children safe. 

Further detail are provided in the job description and person specification. 

This post is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund and Derbyshire County Council until March 2016, the role may continue post March 2016, subject to future funding.

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact Dena Trossell, Strategic Head of Service, DDVSAS Tel; 01246 560721

For an application pack please contact Dena Trossell from the 25th May 2015

dena.trossell@ddvsas.org.uk


Closing date for all applications: Monday 8th June 5pm

Team Leader Interview date: week commencing Monday 15th June 2015 

 

Refuge

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.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

HEALTH INDEPENDENT GENDER VIOLENCE ADVOCATE (IGVA)
REF: 036 IGVAL

37.5 hours per week
Fixed term to January 2016
c£25,000 per annum 
Lewisham

The Health IGVA will be a key part of the VAWG (Violence Against Women & Girls) team working to provide high quality independent advocacy and support to survivors of gender based violence at the highest risk and their children. The role will be part of increasing the ability of partner agencies, including those in health in Lewisham to recognise, reject and respond appropriately and safely to all forms of gender based violence (including domestic violence, sexual, financial and emotional abuse, female genital mutilation, forced marriage and so called ‘honour’ based violence). 

Your work will be hospital based part of the time and will include developing effective referral routes across a number of health departments e.g. maternity service and accident and emergency (A&E) and identifying opportunities to develop and deliver training. You will be working closely with other health care professionals to build capacity and to develop joint working initiatives which address the specific health care needs of survivors of gender based violence. 

You will have proven experience of providing direct emotional and practical support to survivors of gender based violence, and of managing case work. In addition you will have experience of working within a health setting and the ability to manage in a crisis. Knowledge of the relevant housing, criminal, civil and welfare rights legislation is also essential.

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday pro rata, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:
www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

Closing date:         4 June 2015             Interview date:  18 June 2015

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

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


Domestic Violence Services, Birmingham

Women's Floating Support Service Lead

37.5 hours per week
£26,010 per annum

We are looking for an experienced Domestic Violence Service Manager to lead our Women’s Floating Support Service across the City.The Service is part of our Supporting People Portfolio within the Charity, and sits alongside 3 Refuges and a New Service for Male Victims.

We are looking for an experienced manager with an in-depth understanding of Domestic Violence to manage our Floating Support Service across Birmingham.

The manager will supervise a dedicated team of front line staff, to provide emotional and practical to women who have experienced Domestic Violence, to enable them to live independently in the community free from abuse.

The post holder will have experience in housing related support and the application of resources reporting to the charity and external funders.

For an application pack contact the recruitment team on 0121 226 5800 or email reachrecruitment@reachthecharity.org.uk.

The closing for all applications is Wednesday 3rd June 2015 at 5.30pm.

For an informal chat about the post please call Marcia Thorpe on 07917 263 842. 


nia

nia is a London based organisation providing cutting edge services to end violence against women and children.   

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 an extension.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Emma Project Specialist Support Worker (maternity cover 9-12 months)

Hours: 35 hours per week

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

This post is funded until March 2016 

The Emma Project Support Workers carry a caseload and have responsibility for the day to day management of the refuge on a shift basis, this includes evening working. 

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

You will work a minimum of 1 sleepover shift between Monday and Thursday on a weekly basis and a minimum of 1 week-end per month. This post also requires a degree of flexibility in covering occasional additional evening and week-end to cover leave.

To apply please 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, 29th May 2015

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 8th June 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: 026736

 


Women's Aid in Luton (WAIL)

Exciting Opportunity

Women’s Aid in Luton (WAIL) has been established for over 40 years, providing support to local women who are looking to remove themselves from difficult personal/home circumstances where they have suffered domestic abuse.  We provide safe, secure and confidential accommodation for women and their children and give them the practical and emotional support that they need to start afresh.  

The Organisation is entering an exciting phase; with a number of new developments and initiatives planned throughout 2015; we are looking to strengthen our existing team and are looking to recruit into the following position:

 

Senior Children’s Support Worker

30 hours per week (working flexibly)

£19,500 – £22,581 pro rata per annum

 

We are looking for someone with considerable experience of working with families and children who have experienced domestic abuse and who understand the impact that domestic violence can have on children and their development.  You will be responsible for providing support to children and women based in our refuges throughout their stay and putting in place appropriate support plans for them.  In addition, you will lead on developing and delivering Parenting Programmes across Luton through our growing outreach programme.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and under your own initiative.  You will hold a relevant qualification at level 3 / 4 or above in social care, health care, children and young people, community work or education and have undertaken training in Child Protection and CAF processes.

 

If you would like to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation we would love to hear from you.  For full information pack, including job description and person specification, please email info@womensaidinluton.org 

If you would like to have an informal chat about the roles or arrange a visit please contact Jane at jane@womensaidinluton.org , Tel.: 01582 876636.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role we will be considering female volunteers only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1).  Applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau.

Closing date: 28th May 2015

Interviews will be held on June 4th 2015.

 


 

SPLITZ

Devon Helpdesk

We are looking for a Helpdesk worker for 37.5 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 violence enabling them to live safely.

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

POST: Devon Helpdesk

SALARY: £18,757 - £20,550

HOURS: 37.5 hrs per week

CLOSING DATE: 5th June 2015

INTERVIEW DATE: 10th June 2015 

REF: DEV/15/01

 

The post is for 12 months with possible extension.

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

Full job description and application forms are available on our website at www.splitz.org/our-team/vacancies

or by contacting Splitz Support Service by email admin@splitz.org or on 01225 777724

 


 

SOLACE WOMEN'S AID

Sessional Children’s Playworkers 

Job Reference Number: SWA25053

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

We are looking for 2 Sessional Children’s Playworkers to work in Barnet. 

  • To deliver when needed a sessional programme of activity and play including,  baby groups ,toddler groups, after school, and holiday outings  in accordance with the needs of children in the refuge between the ages of 0 -16yrs.
  • To maintain a safe, creative and stimulating environment for children’s activities and play where every child feels welcome and is considered important.
  • To ensure health and safety and child protection issues are raised with Family Support Worker.

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

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is desirable to this post.  

Salary: £10 per hour.

 

Closing Date: Friday 5th June 2015 at 12 noon

Interview Date: Friday 12th June 2015

 

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

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

No Agencies 

 


HER CENTRE

Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Engagement and Domestic Violence Advocate 

Her Centre, a women’s advice service in for women living, working or studying in Greenwich, has received 3 years funding to provide engagement and advocacy for BME women who have experienced domestic/sexual violence from Big Lottery. We are seeking a full time experienced domestic violence advisor who has also done engagement work with BME communities to work with our existing domestic abuse service. Salary is £27,213 per year for 35 hours a week.

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

With experience of engaging communities and of working with vulnerable women, you will have strong crisis management skills and a particular understanding of the needs of victims of violence from BME backgrounds. Excellent communication skills, community work experience, and knowledge of criminal justice issues are essential.

Closing date is 29th May, at 5PM. Please email Reshma for application pack at Reshma@hercentre.org Interviews will be the following week. 

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

 


 

 

WEST MERCIA WOMEN’S AID

[Charity No 1078496]

 

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor 

(Shrewsbury)

28 hours per week 

Salary: £22,500 (pro-rata) 

 

West Mercia Women’s Aid is the leading charity working with victims of domestic abuse in Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, with over 30 years’ experience of service delivery and campaigning.

At WMWA our vision is a world free from domestic violence and abuse. As an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor you will be part of helping us achieve our mission of reducing the incidence of domestic abuse in the West Mercia region.  

The role is to provide crisis support and advocacy to victims of domestic abuse who have been assessed as being at high risk. It requires knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse issues and the needs of those affected by it, and a commitment to the values of empowerment and equality.  You will in addition liaise with external agencies, and participate in local Multi-agency Risk Assessment Conferences.

You will have experience of working with vulnerable people providing emotional and practical support. Whatever your background you will have strong casework management skills, good written and verbal communication, and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries. Car user essential.

In return we can offer on-going training to support your personal and professional development. 

We provide regular supervision and the opportunity for you to contribute toward the development of the service. Benefits include 33 days holiday per year, and an employee pension scheme. 

Further information including application form, job description and supporting information, can be downloaded from http://www.westmerciawomensaid.org/jobs-volunteering/job-opportunities

 

Closing date for submitting applications: 25th May 2015

Interviews will be conducted: 2nd  June 2015 

 

All posts are open to women only – in accordance with The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS checks & satisfactory references

 

WMWA values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

 

 


TRIDENT REACH - THE PEOPLE CHARITY

YOUR FUTURE IS OUR FUTURE - LATEST JOB VACANCIES  

 

Mental Health Support worker

Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Services

£21,500 per annum 

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term until 31st March 2016

Closing date 26th May 2015

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Domestic Abuse Services to deliver Mental Health Support to adults affected by Domestic Abuse.

You will be suitably qualified and have experience assessing clients for Mental Health Support along with experience of providing 1:1 and group support to adults

The successful applicants must be able to work on their own initiative and also as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of domestic violence and abuse and the effects that this has on Mental Health.

Our services are delivered to meet the needs of individuals and you will be required to work flexibly as and when required.

 

Art Therapist 

Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Services

£28,152.56 per annum

37.5 hours per week 

Fixed term until 31st March 2016

Closing date 26th May 2015 

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Domestic Abuse Services to delivery Art Therapy sessions to adults, young people and children affected by Domestic Abuse.

You will be suitably qualified and have experience assessing clients for Art Therapy along with experience of providing 1:1 and group Art Therapy to adults, young people and children.

The successful applicants must be able to work on their own initiative and also as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of domestic violence and abuse and the effects on men, women and children.  Our services are delivered to meet the needs of individuals and you will be required to work flexibly as and when required.

 

 

Therapeutic and Counselling Coordinator

Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Services

£29,838 per annum

37.5 hours per week 

Fixed term until 31st March 2016

Closing date 26th May 2015 

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Domestic Abuse Services to develop, provide and promote a therapeutic counselling service to adults who have experienced domestic abuse.

You will be accredited with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy or UKCP and qualified to at least diplomas level or equivalent in counselling with at least 3 years post qualification experience of counselling/psychotherapy. You should have experience of working with trauma and adults affected by domestic abuse.  You should have the ability to lead and supervise the Counselling and Therapeutic Team.

The successful applicants must be able to work on their own initiative and also as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of domestic violence and abuse and the effects that this has on individuals.

Our services are delivered to meet the needs of individuals and you will be required to work flexibly as and when required.

 

 

Children and Young Persons Project Workers (x2)

Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Services

£15,700 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term until 31st March 2016

Closing date 22nd May 2015

 

The role is in our Derbyshire Domestic Abuse services and you would be working within our Derbyshire County Council funded service supporting young people and children affected by domestic abuse. You will be an experienced support worker offering a targeted, safe, caring support service to children and young people including those who live within refuge accommodation. You will have the responsibility to work towards outcomes with the children and young people including supporting them to keep safe, improve confidence and self esteem, personally grow and develop and improve expectations of interpersonal relationships. You will need to provide them with emotional support to overcome the domestic abuse.

You will have a flexible approach to work and be eager to progress your career gaining valuable experience in domestic abuse services. The successful candidate will be innovative and used to networking with external partners in order to achieve an affective holistic support service for customers.

Ideally you will be qualified up to level 3 or equivalent in childcare or health and social care and have a proactive approach to learning and will be able to take in house training relevant to domestic abuse services. Ideally you will also have experience in completing single assessments and early help pre assessments. 

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

 

To apply for any of the above vacancies please contact Rebecca Carpenter:

 

Telephone: 01283-240-594

Email: Rebecca.carpenter@reachthecharity.org.uk

 

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

 


 

NEXT LINK DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN 

Next Link provides a range of domestic abuse support services to women and children in Bristol.  We are looking for a highly motivated woman with a broad understanding of domestic abuse issues and a commitment to providing a high quality inclusive service.

 

Female Polish/Eastern European Crisis Response Worker 

Salary Point 24: £21,530

37.5 hours per week

 

The successful candidate will have:

Experience of working with women in crisis.

An understanding of the impact of domestic abuse.

Good assessment and liaison skills and an understanding of multi-cultural issues.

Fluency in an Eastern European language. 

The ability to work flexibly outside office hours as required. 

A full driving licence and access to transport.

 

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 2nd June 

Interviews: Monday 15th June 2015

 

N.B. This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2016

 

For an application pack contact Next Link or visit our website.

Previous applicants need not apply.

 

0117 9250680

enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk 

www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk

 

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities. All posts are exempt under Section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

 


Rotherham Women’s Refuge

Rotherham Women‘s Refuge is a registered charity that provides advice and support to women and their children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse.  We have positions for experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Female Workers* to work flexibly across our domestic abuse projects.

 * It is a genuine occupational requirement for all applicants to be female – Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Both posts require the following experience – 

  • Supporting survivors of domestic abuse. 
  • Providing day-to-day support and supervision.
  • Ensuring the practical and emotional needs etc. of women, are met through the provision of appropriate activities and development opportunities.
  • Ensuring the effective management of referrals, their allocation and staff workloads.
  • Assessing, monitoring and developing risk assessments, safety plans and support plans.
  • Leading on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Multi-agency working and providing a coordinated response to women and children.
  • Level 4 qualification in a relevant area (e.g. domestic abuse, social care, youth work).

You will also be expected to participate in the rota which includes evenings and some weekends, plus an out-of-hours on-call rota for emergencies.

We are looking to fill the following positions -

Refuge Manager
37 hours per week
Salary: scp 29 £25,440 pa (FTE)

Working in refuge with a focus on providing team leadership, and taking day to day responsibility for operational decisions, planning, development, monitoring and review of the accommodation service. 


Family Coordinator (Refuge)
30 hours per week
Salary: scp 27 £23,698 pro rata (FTE) 

Working in refuge with a focus on safeguarding work including coordinating FCAF assessments and cases where social care is involved. This will include developing and ensuring a range of suitable interventions take place.

If you are interested in any of these posts please go to Rotherham Women’s Refuge Web site www.rothwr.co.uk to download information and application pack.  If you require further information please email Sue Wynne at enquiries@rothwr.co.uk 

Once application completed please return to the same email address.

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 1st June 2015 

Interviews: Week commencing 8th June 2015 

 

Refuge

Refuge is 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.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid).

We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

RESETTLEMENT WORKER         REF:  035 RWD

£17,500-£20,500 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract 15 months  
Derby

We are looking to recruit an experienced domestic violence professional to work for our refuge in Derby. This is an exciting and challenging role and you will be responsible for providing a high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of domestic violence who are moving out of refuge and resettling in the community.  You will be conducting key work sessions on a regular basis and keeping casework records up to date.  You will also be developing support plans for residents and aiding 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. 

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

Closing date:         5 June 2015       Interview date:    15 June 2015

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the 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.

 

Newham Asian Women’s Project (NAWP) is a leading women’s organisation in East London. Set up in 1986 to provide specialist support services to BME women and their children experiencing domestic violence, the project has since developed a range of other services to support BMER women and girls. These services include four refuges, a resource centre, a counselling service, a youth project, a legal advice service, a training department and a mental health project called Zindaagi (meaning ‘Life’)

 

We are seeking to recruit staff for 3 new posts for our Refuge Service: 

1) F/T (35 hours per week) Senior Family Support Worker SO2 SCP32 £28,456 upto PO1 SCP32 £30,612 (depending on experience)

2) F/T (35 hours per week) Family Support Worker SC6 SCP28 £26,081

3) P/T (28 hours per week) Floating Support Worker SC6 SCP28 £20,865  

 

All posts are to be based in NAWP's refuges.  Please see the Job description for full details. 

 

We are seeking highly motivated and dynamic women who have the drive to take this project forward and who have the following skills:

Experience of working in accommodation-based refuge services for women

Experience working with women and children resident in refuges and an awareness and understanding of the issues impacting on them 

Knowledge and experience of working with BMER children and women who are vulnerable to and/or experience domestic violence 

Experience of monitoring and evaluation information

The ability to actively involve mothers and their children in service development and delivery in a creative and empowering way 

 

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 22 May 2015

For an Application Pack please send an email to sbegum@nawp.org

 

This post is exempt under the Sex Discrimination Act 7(2)(d) and (e)

Charity Registration No: 1001834

 

 


REFUGE

Refuge is 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.  These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

 

REFUGE WORKER – PART TIME REF: 034 RWL

18.75 hours per week

£21,000-£24,000 per annum pro rata  

Fixed term 12 months

Lambeth

 

We are looking for an experienced domestic violence professional to work in our specialist Black and Afro Caribbean service in Lambeth.

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. 

Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  We offer the first Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) accredited qualification for our profession.  Other benefits include 28 days holiday pro rata, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme. 

 

Please visit Refuge’s website for further details and other opportunities:

www.refuge.org.uk/working-for-refuge

 

Closing date:      26 May 2015         Interview date:  5 June 2015

 

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

This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the 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. 

 


Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS)

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) has received funding from the Home Office to deliver services for women and girls with complex needs who have experienced sexual abuse, at any point in their lives. 

Specialist Support Worker 

Somerset
£23,000 pro rata
24 hours per week
Fixed term contract to March 2016 pending further funding

We are seeking to recruit a part time Specialist Support Worker to deliver vital services to meet needs and effect positive outcomes for women in Somerset.  

The post holder will be based in Taunton and work openly and professionally with our partner agencies such as drug and alcohol, mental health, housing and key support services to further the recovery of women with complex needs from the traumatic impact of sexual violence. They will manage a caseload of women who have a variety of needs or who experience difficulties in accessing services. We are looking for an individual who can effectively promote the rights of all survivors of any kind of sexual violence through liaison, advocacy and care co-ordination.

SARSAS is an independent charity adhering to Rape Crisis (England and Wales) National Service Standards.

SARSAS strives to have attractive working conditions including flexible working hours, professional and personal development and support and supervision packages.

For application packs or more information contact info@sarsas.org.uk or ring our Bristol office on 0117 929 9556 or download forms from our website: www.sarsas.org.uk

Please specify you are interested in applying for the Somerset Specialist Support Worker post.

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday May 27th 2015


Interviews will be held in: Taunton on Tuesday June 2nd 2015. Please can all candidates ensure they are available for an interview on this date.

The post is subject to an enhanced  DBS (CRB) check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Charity Registered in England No. 1126682   Company No 6738639

 

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS)

SARSAS delivers free and confidential services for women and girls who live in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BANES, Somerset and North Somerset and who have experienced any form of sexual abuse, at any point in their lives. 

Sessional Counsellors

We are seeking to recruit Sessional Counsellors to join and expand our team to meet unmet needs across our area, particularly in Somerset and BANES. Sessional Counsellors are needed to provide services promoting positive outcomes for adult women, and young women (aged 13 and over). We are recruiting qualified counsellors who are registered or eligible for registration or accreditation with BACP or UKCP.

The service supports women through listening, believing and supporting them. SARSAS also campaigns and raises awareness about rape and sexual violence to enable women’s voices to be heard. All of this work includes partnership working with a range of agencies locally and nationally.

SARSAS is an independent charity  adhering to Rape Crisis (England and Wales) National Service Standards.

SARSAS strives to have attractive working conditions including flexible working hours, professional and personal development and support and supervision packages.

For application packs or more information contact info@sarsas.org.uk or ring our Bristol office on 0117 929 9556

Please specify whether you are interested in applying for the post as Sessional Counsellor for adult women, or Sessional Counsellor for young women.

Closing Date: 9am Thursday May 28th 2015

Interviews will be held in Taunton: Monday June 8th 2015. Please can all candidates ensure they are available for an interview on this date.

The post is subject to an enhanced  DBS (CRB) check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Charity Registered in England No. 1126682   Company No 6738639

 


Solace Women’s Aid  

Domestic Violence - IRIS Project Advocate Educator

Salary: £25,770    Hours: 37.5 per week 

Job Reference Number: SWA25052

Solace Women’s Aid is delighted to be working in close partnership with the London Borough of Southwark to introduce the IRIS project to GP surgeries in the Borough. We are now seeking an Advocate/Educator to take this project forward. 

IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to those experiencing domestic violence. It is a general practice based domestic violence training support and referral programme that has been evaluated in a randomised controlled trial. The post is to provide advocacy for patients, training to general practice teams and on-going support for health professionals. You will also have responsibility for ensuring delivery of the IRIS model to general practices and managing relationships with partnership practices. 

We're looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who are passionate about ending gender-based violence. You’ll have a “can-do‟ approach and demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. You will receive training and support for this role. 

To apply, visit our website www.solacewomensaid.org and download a job profile and application pack. CVs will not be accepted. Applications can be returned to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org  

Closing Date: Friday 29th May at 12 noon   

Interviews: Thursday 11th June 

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).

 

 

 

 

Women's Aid in Luton

Women’s Aid in Luton (WAIL) has been established for over 40 years, providing support to local women who are looking to remove themselves from difficult personal/home circumstances where they have suffered domestic abuse.  We provide safe, secure and confidential accommodation for women and their children and give them the practical and emotional support that they need to start afresh.  

Exciting new opportunities

The Organisation is entering an exciting phase; with a number of new developments and initiatives planned throughout 2015 and we are looking to strengthen our team with the creation of two new posts to help us to achieve our strategic plan and to build a sustainable future for the organisation and the women accessing our services.

Fundraiser

1-year fixed term contract
16 hours per week (working flexibly)
£6.80 per hour

We are looking for someone with experience of fundraising through a range of sources including community fundraising and grant applications and who is able to support us with the development of a fundraising plan to build sustainable funding streams to enable us to develop our services.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and under your own initiative.  You will have excellent organizational skills and IT skills, with experience of using a range of software packages.

Housekeeper/Maintenance Supervisor

20 hours per week (working flexibly)
£10.00 per hour

We are looking for someone who is able to perform basic maintenance tasks within the refuges, gardens and around our office premises including decoration, furniture assembly and a range of repair tasks.  The postholder will also be responsible for undertaking routine health and safety checks and for managing service agreements across WAIL’s property portfolio.

You will have 2-years’ experience of working within a similar role and have supervisory management experience.  You should hold a City and Guilds or NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in property management and have relevant Health & Safety qualifications to enable you to act as the competent person within WAIL. 

If you would like to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation we would love to hear from you.  For a full information pack, including job description and person specification, please email info@womensaidinluton.org  or download from http://www.womensaidinluton.org/vacancys


If you would like to have an informal chat about the roles or arrange a visit please contact Jane at jane@womensaidinluton.org , Tel.: 01582 876636.

Due to the sensitive nature if this role we will be considering female volunteers only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1).  Applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau.

Closing date: 28th May 2015, Interview date 4th June 2015. 

 

 


Solace Women’s Aid

Chairwoman Recruitment

Solace Women’s Aid is a London based charity working primarily with women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence. The organisation has grown significantly over the last few years and we are looking to recruit a talented Chairwoman to guide the Board of Trustees in maintaining a healthy and active governance function. 

Strong candidates will demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Previous board experience in the charitable sector, especially experience of providing firm strategic direction and setting overall policy
  • Understanding of work in the Violence Against Women and Girls sector
  • Ability to network with both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Ability to interpret and draw insights from documents such as operational updates, audit performance and financial reporting in order to evaluate performance against targets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Professional demeanor 
  • Sensitivity and discretion in dealing with staff and service user issues

Successful candidates will be required to:

  • Chair 4 board meetings and two away days each year 
  • Conduct regular supervisions with the Chief Executive Officer of Solace
  • Respond as-needed in between regular Board business to requests from Solace
  • Attend periodic staff functions as requested
  • Ensure smooth operation of Trustees

Trustees can claim reasonable out-of-pocket and travel expenses but are not otherwise remunerated. 

To apply, please visit our website www.solacewomensaid.org and download an application pack.

The closing date for applications is 8am, Tuesday the 26th  May 2015.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 8th June 2015.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from women of all backgrounds. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010).  


 

Oasis Domestic Abuse Service

Job Title: Children's Support Worker

Grade: 23

Salary: £20258 pro rata

Hours: 22 per week

Contract Type: Permanent

 

Oasis Domestic Abuse Service are currently recruiting to the post of Children's Support Worker within our Thanet based refuge accommodation service. The role will include running pre-school and after school play sessions, providing 1-1 mentoring and managing a holiday play scheme. A job share would be considered as this role involves working split shifts (3 x morning and 5 x afternoon sessions). Candidates must have a relevant level 3 qualification and a minimum of 2 years experience of working with children.

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