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London – Pan London Advice Caseworker (Sexual Exploitation and Problematic Substance Use)

London – Emma Project Support Worker

London – MARAC (Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference) Coordinator

London – Criminal Justice IDVA

Cardiff – Head of Engagement

Cardiff – Services Development Manager

Cardiff – Executive Support Officer

London – Senior IDVA

Sussex – Head Of Quality & Business Development

London – Female* CRC Community Keyworker x 2

London – Female* Innovation Fund Keyworker

Nottingham – Manager

London – Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Post

Leeds – Safeguarding Lead Officer

Leeds – Full Time Call Handler

Nottingham – Team Leader – Children & Teen Advocates

Hull – Finance Manager

London – 3 x Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

London – Sessional Counsellors – East London Rape Crisis

London – Lead Counsellor – East London Rape Crisis

Swindon – Community IDVA

Bromley and Croydon – Outreach Services Manager

East Sussex – Senior Practitioner – Access and Outreach

Broxtowe – Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker

South Glos & Bristol – IDVA and Outreach Manager

Watford & St Albans – Community Specialist Outreach Workers (Domestic Abuse) – x2 posts

Sussex – Complex Needs Worker

Sussex – Housekeeper (Horsham area)

Sussex – Refuge Worker (Horsham area)

Sussex – Family Support Refuge Workers (Littlehampton)

Wycombe – IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate) / Outreach Worker

Wycombe – IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate) / Outreach Worker – Asian women

London – Domestic Violence Advocate

London – Caseworker

London – Complex Needs and Domestic Violence Outreach Worker

Salford – Refuge Support Worker (DVA – Domestic Violence and Abuse)

London – EEA Nationals Support Officer

London – No Recourse Support Officer

London – CEO

London – Office Manager/Data Analyst

London – Treasurer

Bury St Edmunds – Domestic Abuse Support Worker

Staffordshire – Refuge Support Practitioner

Surrey – Helpline Co-ordinator

London – Cleaner/Caretaker

Aylesbury – Community Outreach Worker

South Gloucestershire – Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

Nottinghamshire – DARS Support Worker

Brighton – RISE Navigator – Complex Needs  

Brighton – LGBT Project Worker

Brighton – LGBT Peer Support Worker

Brighton – Manager: Specialist Accommodation Services

Bristol – Domestic Violence Group Work Programme Co-ordinator

Nottinghamshire – RISE City Support Worker

London – Senior Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

Nottinghamshire (Broxtowe) – Treasurer

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nia

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have experienced domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

We are seeking to recruit for the following posts:

Pan London Advice Caseworker (Sexual Exploitation and Problematic Substance Use)

Hours: 35 hour
Term Funded until March 2020
Salary: £25,301 (incl London Weighting)
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.

The Ascent Advice and Counselling partnership is a pan London Violence against Women and Girls advice service. The Caseworker will provide advocacy, support and advice to women who have experienced sexual and domestic violence with a particular focus on: women who have been sexually exploited; including those who have been trafficked or through their involvement in prostitution or women who have experienced sexual/domestic violence and who use substances problematically.

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

Closing Date: 13th June 2017
Interview Date: 23rd June 2017

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

Emma Project Support Worker

Hours: 35 hours per week
Term: This post is funded until March 2021
Salary: £25,301 – 27,724 (Inclusive of inner London weighting)

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 2021.

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 be expected to work set shifts between Monday and Friday on set days and on a weekly basis. This includes a minimum of 2 morning shifts from 8.00 am to 3.30 p.m. and 2 evening shifts from 1.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

You will work a minimum of 1 week-end shift per month and the possibility of a sleepover cover during the week from 8.30p.m to 8.00 am the following day, this is paid on top of the advertised salary. This post also requires a degree of flexibility in covering occasional additional evening, sleepover and week-end to cover leave.

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

Closing Date: 10am, 22 June 2017
Interview Date: 30th June 2017

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

Standing Together Against Domestic Violence

Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV) is a UK charity bringing communities together to end domestic abuse.

MARAC (Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference) Coordinator

Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences are meetings where information is shared on the highest risk domestic abuse cases to ensure that all parties put in place a plan for safety. Would you like to coordinate this crucial process? We have a rare opportunity for a role in London, that requires knowledge of domestic abuse, interventions as well as administrative and good interpersonal skills.

Salary: starting salary £30,000 (includes ILW) Full Time (35 hours per week)

Interview date: Monday,19th June 2017

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 5pm Monday, 12th June 2017

For more information and to apply please see our website

For any queries, please email [email protected] or call on 020 8748 5717

 

ADVANCE

Advance delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services in Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea. We work within a coordinated partnership response to domestic violence to provide independent domestic violence advocacy and support for women, children and young people and women’s community services for women who are involved in the criminal justice system, in anti-social behaviour or are at risk of breaking the law.

Female* Criminal Justice IDVA

Contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2018
Salary: £28,191 per annum Inc. Inner London Weighting
Working hours: 35 hours per week according to contract terms
Work Location: Based in the Hammersmith & Fulham Police Community Safety Unit in Acton and Advance office in Hammersmith

Criminal Justice IDVA

The Criminal Justice IDVA for the Impact Project will work within a dynamic, fast paced, crisis intervention, advocacy and support service to ensure the voice of survivors informs every stage of the criminal justice process. They will work within the team to make proactive contact and provide high quality advocacy and support to women aged 16 and over who access the IDVA service.

As an experienced domestic violence advocate, the post holder will be skilled in risk management and safety planning, remaining calm in a crisis and in handling sensitive information on a daily basis. Experience of direct work with women survivors of domestic violence, of supporting women involved in criminal and civil justice systems and of working within safeguarding procedures is essential for this post, as is the need to adopt and promote a strong partnership approach to service provision. A key responsibility of this role will be to strengthen multi agency relationships and ensure agency accountability whist maintaining good communication and working relationships at all levels.

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

Benefits include 30 days holiday and a non-contributory pension scheme.

Closing date: 12pm on Friday, 2nd June 2017

Interview date: Thursday, 8th June 2017

To apply: Download the application form and Job Description from our website at http://advancecharity.org.uk/work-for-us/

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
Althea King
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Unit 6 The Lanchesters
162-164 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9ER

Registered Charity Number 1086873

Welsh Women’s Aid

Head of Engagement
Services Development Manager
Executive Support Officer

Welsh Women’s Aid is the national umbrella body in Wales for third sector specialist services working to end domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women.

We have exciting opportunities to develop our national Engagement and Business Support teams, and are seeking three highly skilled, self-motivated women to join our organisation. Successful candidates will show demonstrable commitment to Welsh Women’s Aid’s ethos and values and be passionate about ending domestic abuse and all forms of violence against women.

Head of Engagement | NJC Scale PO4: £35,662 – £38,405 (currently under review)
37.5 hours per week

You will be an exceptional leader with the ability to develop, motivate and manage high performing teams, build strong relationships, and have proven strategic and operational management experience. You will manage the engagement teams in all areas of public affairs, communications, policy, research and service development, and hold responsibility for their strategic direction, ensuring participation and development of members and stakeholders in line with Welsh Women’s Aid strategy.

Services Development Manager | NJC Scale PO2: £30,178 – £32,778 (currently under review) 37.5 hours per week

You will be an experienced manager, highly organised and self-motivated. You will hold responsibility for planning, managing and strengthening our national services development work programme and supporting our member services across Wales to deliver life changing support for survivors of abuse.

Executive Support Officer | NJC Scale 5: £20,253 – £22,212 pro rata (currently under review) | 20 hours per week

You will be a proactive, experienced administrator and a highly skilled communicator who is used to working independently on their own initiative. Excellent attention to detail is essential for this post, and the successful candidate will provide the CEO with a full range of executive assistance, as well as supporting and coordinating the work of the Board of Trustees, ensuring a high standard of governance administration.

We value diversity and are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from women from all backgrounds and communities.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring check and is open to women only under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

Closing date: Thursday 1st June 2017
Interview dates: week commencing 12th June 2017

The office base for all posts will be in Cardiff. To download an application pack and to apply for this post please visit www.welshwomensaid.org.uk/joinus, email [email protected] or phone 02920 541551.

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Cymorth i Ferched Cymru yw’r corff ymbarél cenedlaethol yng Nghymru i wasanaethau arbenigol sy’n gweithio i ddileu cam-drin domestig a mathau eraill o drais yn erbyn menywod.

Mae gennym gyfleoedd cyffrous i ddatblygu ein timau Ymgysylltu a Chymorth Busnes, ac yn chwilio am dair menyw â sgiliau a chymhelliad uchel i ymuno â’n sefydliad. Bydd ymgeiswyr llwyddiannus yn dangos tystiolaeth o ymrwymiad i ethos a gwerthoedd Cymorth i Ferched Cymru a byddant yn angerddol dros ddileu cam-drin domestig a phob math o drais yn erbyn menywod.

Pennaeth Ymgysylltu | Graddfa NJC PO4: £35,662 – £38,405 (dan adolygiad ar hyn o bryd) 37.5 awr yr wythnos

Byddwch yn arweinydd rhagorol gyda’r gallu i ddatblygu, cymell a rheoli timau perfformiad uchel, adeiladu cysylltiadau cryf, a bydd gennych dystiolaeth o brofiad rheoli strategol a gweithrediadol. Byddwch yn rheoli’r timau ymgysylltu ym mhob maes materion cyhoeddus, cyfathrebu, polisi, ymchwil a datblygu gwasanaethau, ac yn gyfrifol am eu cyfeiriad strategol, gan sicrhau cyfranogiad a datblygiad aelodau a rhanddeiliaid yn unol â strategaeth Cymorth i Ferched Cymru.

Rheolwr Datblygu Gwasanaethau | Graddfa NJC PO2: £30,178 – £33,437 (dan adolygiad ar hyn o bryd) | 37.5 awr yr wythnos

Byddwch yn rheolwr profiadol, yn hynod o drefnus ac yn hunan-gymhellol. Byddwch yn gyfrifol am gynllunio, rheoli a chryfhau ein rhaglen waith genedlaethol i ddatblygu gwasanaethau a chynorthwyo ein haelod-wasanaethau ar draws Cymru i gyflenwi cymorth i oroeswyr cam-drin fydd yn newid eu bywydau.

Swyddog Cymorth Gweithredol | Graddfa NJC 5: £20,253 – £22,212 pro rata (dan adolygiad ar hyn o bryd) | 20 awr yr wythnos

Byddwch yn weinyddydd rhagweithiol, profiadol ac yn gyfathrebwr medrus iawn sydd wedi arfer gweithio’n annibynnol ar ei menter ei hun. Mae sylw rhagorol i fanylion yn hanfodol ar gyfer y swydd hon a bydd yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus yn darparu amrediad llawn o gymorth gweithredol i’r Prif Swyddog Gweithredol, yn ogystal â chynorthwyo a chydlynu gwaith Bwrdd yr Ymddiriedolwyr, a sicrhau safon uchel o weinyddiaeth lywodraethol.

Rydym ni’n rhoi gwerth ar amrywiaeth ac yn ymrwymo i hyrwyddo cydraddoldeb a herio camwahaniaethu. Rydym yn annog ac yn croesawu ceisiadau gan fenywod o bob cefndir a chymuned.

Mae’r swydd hon yn ddarostyngedig i wiriad datgelu a gwahardd uwch ac mae ar agor i fenywod yn unig dan Atodlen 9, Rhan 1 Deddf Cydraddoldeb 1.

Dyddiad cau: Dydd Iau 1 Mehefin 2017
Dyddiadau cyfweld: wythnos yn dechrau 12 Mehefin 2017

Lleolir pob un o’r swyddi yn swyddfa Caerdydd. I lawrlwytho pecyn ymgeisio a chyflwyno cais am y swydd hon ewch i www.welshwomensaid.org.uk/joinus, ebost [email protected] neu ffoniwch 02920 541551.

Solace Women’s Aid

Senior IDVA

Southwark
Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting and friendly organisation run by a staff team who are passionate about bringing an end to domestic and sexual violence. We predominantly work with women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

The primary purpose of the Senior IDVA is to provide emotional and practical support to high-risk victims of domestic and sexual violence through the delivery of a proactive and responsive service, encompassing risk assessment and safety & support planning. The role requires an excellent understanding of domestic abuse, including the impact on survivors and their children and the legal and practical remedies available to these clients.

The successful candidate must have demonstrable ability of planning and delivering on diverse caseloads and of working in a multi-agency environment; you will also have an understanding of the issues facing victims of domestic and sexual abuse, experience of safeguarding vulnerable adults and their children, strong crisis management skills and the ability to deal with stressful and difficult situations.

Experience of supervising and supporting staff is also required, as you will have line managing responsibilities. Please take a look at the job description and person specification for more details about the role. This will be available on the Solace Women’s Aid website.

SALARY: Starting at £27,500
HOURS: 37.5 per week
CONTRACT: Full time, permanent
CLOSING DATE: 06/06/17
INTERVIEW DATE: 15/06/17

To Apply: Please go to our website and download an application and equality monitoring form. Once completed please send this to [email protected] quoting the job reference number.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.
Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.
Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

**This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1. Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act**

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

RISE

Head Of Quality & Business Development

£35,444 – £37,306
37 hours per week
Quote ref HOQ 05/17/02

RISE is an award winning, leading Sussex domestic abuse charity. Founded in 1994 RISE provides innovative, wrap-round support to survivors of domestic abuse from crisis through to recovery. In 2016 RISE won the contract to deliver the Portal Service for survivors of domestic or sexual violence or abuse in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex. We support over 2000 people every year.

RISE is looking for a highly successful strategic thinker to take the lead in Business Development and Quality for RISE at a critical point in our development. The successful candidate will be the strategic lead for the Fundraising, Communications, Research, Monitoring, Data Protection and Volunteering functions of the organisation. Working with the Head of Client Services and Managers they will oversee the management of RISE contracts, service level agreements and grants. With RISE’s Board, Senior Management Team (SMT) and a creative team they will secure RISE’s continued sustainability through: tendering for services, bidding through trust and charities and increasing unrestricted funding including social enterprise development.

CLOSING DATE: 5 June 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: 16 June 2017

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

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

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

Please download an application pack from our website

Advance

Advance’s Minerva service works with women involved in the Criminal Justice System offering safe, targeted support and advocacy to women to help them address their complex needs in relation to the 9 pathways to offending, such as substance misuse and financial difficulties. Minerva aims to reduce re-offending, encourage desistance amongst repeat offenders, divert women from Criminal Justice involvement as early as possible and reduce the number of custodial sentences imposed by Courts.

We have expanded our successful Minerva service as part of a contract funded by London CRC and MOPAC (Mayor’s Office for Policing & Crime) to provide services to women with medium and complex needs who are being supervised by London CRC (Probation). The London CRC element of the contract will offer a keyworker service to a maximum 950 women across specified areas of London and the MOPAC element of the contract, the “Innovation Fund”, is pilot funding for 18 months offering enhanced services to a total of 400 women with complex needs across 10 boroughs in order to test the impact and value of a “whole system” response to women in the Criminal Justice System. These enhanced services will be offered in Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Ealing, Hounslow, Brent, Croydon, Lewisham, Lambeth and Southwark.

We are looking to appoint the following:

Female* CRC Community Keyworker x 2

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £28,191 – £29,838 per year inc London Weighting
Working hours: 35 hours a week, with some evening and weekend work required
Work Location: Base in West London with travel to designated North/East London boroughs

Female* Innovation Fund Keyworker

Contract: Permanent (this post is currently funded until March 2018)
Salary: £28,191 – £29,838 per year inc London Weighting
Working hours: 35 hours a week, with some evening and weekend work required
Work Location: Base in West London with travel to designated South London boroughs

Please see our website for more information on each role.

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, from BME backgrounds and the LBT community, and with personal experience of the Criminal Justice system, as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and is open to women only (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Benefits include 30 days holiday and a workplace pension scheme.

Closing date: 9th June 2017 at 12pm Interview dates: 22nd – 23rd June 2017

To apply please download the application form from our website as above.

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
Althea King, Advance (BSU Recruitment) Unit 6,The Lanchesters 162-164 Fulham Palace Road London W6 9ER

Registered Charity Number 1086873

Nottingham Central Women’s Aid

Manager

Nottingham Central Women’s Aid was established in 2011. It has grown significantly over the past five years and is now seeking to recruit a Manager for 25 hours per week, Salary: £28,860.00 pro rata plus on call.

Responsible for managing the delivery of refuge services, you will ensure that a secure and supportive environment for women and children escaping domestic abuse is provided. This role requires a versatile individual, with proven experience of managing, developing and motivating staff. You will have excellent interpersonal, budget management and report writing skills and knowledge of domestic abuse issues. This challenging role will suit a woman with exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills who is at ease working collaboratively with the staff, management committee, external partners and stakeholders to deliver successful outcomes for the organisation and service users. Your passion for promoting our work will be matched by your ability to think strategically and be innovative in the use of resources. Funded for 2 years initially confidentiality.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact 07800662073.
This post will be subject to relevant Disclosure and Barring Scheme checks and it is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, Paragraph 1, of the Equality Act 2010.

For an application form and job description, please go to our Job Opportunities page

Please return completed application form [email protected] by midnight on Sunday 4th June 2017.
Interviews will be held on Friday 9th June 2017.

Her Centre

Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Post
£27,763

Her Centre, a women’s advice service in Greenwich, seeks an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) with Safe Lives (CAADA) qualification in domestic abuse, or similar, to provide advocacy for women experiencing domestic violence. Her Centre has an accredited IDSVA service with a strong team and a clear commitment to empowering women. We are a women-led service.

This permanent post will require one year’s experience working with women escaping domestic violence, knowledge and experience of legal options for women including knowledge of court proceedings, and the workings of the MARAC.

This Post is based in Woolwich SE18 but will require travel across the Greenwich borough, and will include working one day a week at the local police station.

If you wish to apply for this post, please contact Reshma on [email protected] for an application form.

The Closing date for application is 12th June 2017 at 10am.

Interviews will be on the 15th June.

Funded by Greenwich Council. 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.

Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana is a national charity based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, supporting victims of forced marriage and honour based abuse. We are seeking to recruit for the following posts.

Safeguarding Lead Officer

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Safeguarding Lead officer at the organisation. The Safeguarding Lead Officer will act as the first point of contact for helpline staff who have any safeguarding concerns. The successful candidate will also provide support to staff following difficult calls and through de-brief’s. They will also provide training and updates to staff as well as reviewing policies around safeguarding. This will be a remotely based role with regular visits, at least two in a month, to the Karma Nirvana office in Leeds.

If you are interested in this role please visit our website to download an application pack.

Please note the deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 31st May 2017 at 12pm.

Full Time Call Handler

An exciting opportunity for a Karma Nirvana full time call handler has become available at the organisation. This role will involve providing practical and emotional support to all victims of forced marriage and honour based abuse, over the national helpline. The successful candidate will have experience of supporting all victims of forced marriage, honour based abuse and domestic abuse including risk assessing and safety planning. They will also have experience of working in an environment bound by confidentiality and an understanding of safeguarding procedures. This post will involve providing emotional and practical support to those in high risk situations as well as those at immediate risk such as suicidal callers. The successful candidate will work Monday-Friday 8.45am-5pm. The post will be based at Karma Nirvana’s offices in Leeds and you may from time be expected to travel across West Yorkshire.

If you are interested in this role please visit our website to download an application pack.

Please note the deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 31st May 2017 at 12pm.

Women’s Aid Integrated Services

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

Team Leader – Children & Teen Advocates (18 hours per week) NJC Scale point 29 – £25,694 pro rata

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

The Team Leader will be responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the Children and Teen Advocate staff team – supported by the Head of Service. Ensuring compliance with the service requirements as set out in the service specification, SLA and performance contract. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring the provision of a high quality support service by the staff team to children and teenagers experiencing Domestic Violence and Abuse.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 6th June at 5pm

Interviews to be held on Friday 16th June 2017 (subject to change)

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.
WAIS is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.
Application packs can be obtained from our website or by writing to: WAIS (Recruitment) 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham NG1 3LP. (Please enclose a £2.06 stamped self addressed A4 envelope for postal application requests). Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]

CV’s will not be accepted.

Hull Women’s Aid

Supporting Women, Children and Young People experiencing Domestic Violence

Finance Manager

£10,380-£12,061 (Point 29-34)
We are looking to recruit an experienced Finance Manager
The job holder will play a senior role in leading and setting professional financial standards, previous financial experience in the charity sector is essential.

Job Type: permanent, part time 15 hours a week (opportunity for flexible working)
The role requires flexibility and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Post restricted to Women only under Schedule 9, Part 1 of The Equality Act 2010
Application packs are available from www.hullwomensaid.org

Closing date for applications is 12noon 10th June 2017
Interviews will be held w/c 17th June 2017
Please return your completed applications to [email protected]

nia

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have experienced domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

In Newham we provide IDSVA (Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy) services. The IDVA team provides a specialist service to victims who are at high-risk of serious harm or homicide from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with the aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children. An ISVA is located within nia’s East London Rape Crisis service.

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. The Newham service holds the AQS standard and is working towards Leading Light accreditation.

We are seeking to recruit to the following posts:

Post: 2x Independent Domestic Violence Advocate
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
Salary: £13,011  (£25,301 pro rata) – qualified (inclusive of LW)
£12,342  (£24,000 pro rata) – unqualified (incl of LW) **
Hours: 18 hrs per week

These posts are funded by the London Borough of Newham and currently funded until May 2018 with the possibility of an extension.

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

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 [email protected] or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

Closing Date: 10am, 31 May 2017
Interview Date: 12 June 2017

The posts are 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 IDVAs 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

 

*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.
**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.

nia

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have experienced domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist support for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence or abuse.

The women who work and volunteer at ELRC offer confidential and independent support. Services include emotional and practical support, one-to-one counselling, group support and advocacy. The service is provided across Barking & Dagenham, Hackney, Havering, Redbridge, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

nia is a professionally approved 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.

We are seeking to recruit to the following posts:

 

Job Title: Sessional Counsellors – East London Rape Crisis
Hours: Variable
Term Counsellors will ideally be able to commit to 12 months
Rate: £30 per hour

You will deliver one to one counselling to female survivors of sexual violence within a feminist framework and be responsible for administration including use of CORE. You will ideally be able to provide a minimum of 5 ours counselling a week, and to provide a service for up to a year.

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 should be BACP or UKCP accredited- or at a minimum be registered and be ready to apply for accreditation- and have experience of working with survivors of sexual violence.

Please email your CV, addressing the requirements of the attached Sessional Counsellor job specification and a covering letter detailing whether enhanced DBS is held and details of Personal Indemnity insurance to [email protected], or by post marked Private and Confidential to: the nia project PO Box 58207 London N1 3XP

Closing Date: 31st May 2017
Interview Period: 9th-23rd June 2017

 

Job Title: Lead Counsellor – East London Rape Crisis
Hours: 21hrs/pw (working days: Monday, Tuesday & additional day)
Term Currently funded until March 2018 with a possibility of extension
Salary: £17,099- £18,463 incl LW (£28,499 – 30,773 pro rata)

You will deliver one to one counselling to female survivors of sexual violence within a feminist framework. You will also work alongside the Counselling Manager to keep records, deal with referrals, supervise counsellors, review risk and manage waiting lists. This post will also involve supporting the East London Rape Crisis Management team to meet outcome and output targets and further develop the counselling service.

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 should be BACP or UKCP accredited- or at a minimum be registered and be ready to apply for accreditation- and have experience of working with survivors of sexual violence. A qualification in therapeutic supervision and experience of delivering group work is desirable.

These posts will be subject to an enhanced vetting and barring check and open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

Closing Date: 31st May 2017
Interview Date: 9 June 2017

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 [email protected] or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

Swindon Women’s Aid

Community IDVA

Swindon Women’s Aid is looking to recruit an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) to join their fully integrated domestic abuse service in Swindon. This post will be based at Swindon Women’s Aid but involve working within the local communities of Swindon.

Job Title: Community Services Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)
Reports to: Community Services Team Leader
Salary: £22,500
Working Hours: 37 hours per week
Work Location: Swindon

As an IDVA worker you will work with both female and male victims of domestic violence and abuse in the locality. You will be responsible for undertaking risk assessments, safety planning, assessing referrals, establishing and implementation of effective support plans and managing a caseload. You will also assist victims with signposting into other relevant support services.

You will have strong communication skills and experience of statutory and voluntary sector partnership working, as the role will involve the initiating, developing and maintaining of effective multi-agency relationships and adhering to statutory protocols and procedures. You will work to ensure safety, confidentiality and risk minimisation for victims of domestic abuse, supporting and enabling them to access services which maximise their safety and which support their emotional, physical, intellectual and social wellbeing.

As an IDVA worker you will be expected to provide information and advice to victims on their rights and responsibilities; the options available to them regarding criminal and civil proceedings, and involve attending MARAC ( Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference) and partnership meetings and court to offer support through the criminal justice system where appropriate.

For the full job description and to apply please visit https://www.swindonwomensaid.org/about-us/job-vacancies/community-idva

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 2nd June 2017
Interviews will be held in Swindon on Tuesday 6th June 2017

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and clearance
This vacancy is open to females only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9, Part 1)
Must hold a full UK driving license and have access to vehicle

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid

Outreach Services Manager

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit an Outreach Services Manager to lead, develop, manage and represent BCWA’s community-based domestic abuse support services.

BCWA’s community outreach services include Bromley’s IDSVA service, BCWA’s telephone and one-to-one outreach support, Support Groups, a VAWG One Stop Shop, Young People’s Outreach service and Training & Awareness work.

The post holder will be required to demonstrate strong management skills, knowledge of the women’s sector and knowledge of the effects of domestic abuse and the specific issues experienced by survivors of domestic abuse.

The post holder will provide support and direction to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality and robust services that provide empowerment and recovery for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse and other forms of VAWG.

The post holder will act as an ambassador of BCWA’s services, and will be responsible for the management of a small team of staff and volunteers, and the delivery of targets.

We are a well-established, innovative and forward thinking domestic abuse service and are seeking a self-motivated, flexible and experienced individual to join our team to help us deliver excellent services to survivors of domestic abuse & VAWG.

Holding a full driving license, having access to a vehicle and be willing to travel locally is preferable.

Job Title: Outreach Services Manager
Hours: 35 hours pw
Contract Type: 2 Year Fixed Term
Salary: £29,000 – 30,000
Location: Head Office
Application Deadline: 7th June 2017 5 pm
Interview: 14th June 2017

Please email [email protected] or call us on 0208 313 9303 for an application pack.

Applications can be submitted by post or email. If you have not heard from us within two weeks from application deadline, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Female applicants only (Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (S7.2)(d))

BCWA are an Equal Opportunities Employer
Reg. Charity No.1068007

RISE

SENIOR PRACTITIONER – ACCESS & OUTREACH

£25,694 – £29,033 pro rata
22.5 hours per week
Quote ref SPA 05/17/01

The Senior Practitioner – Access and Outreach will support the delivery and development of the services to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse across Brighton & Hove and East Sussex on behalf of the Portal service. They will take an active lead role in managing staff, premises and resources in conjunction with the Service Manager(s) and staff team. They are also part of the wider management team supporting all client services across RISE and will take a role in ensuring managerial support across all RISE services.

They will assist the Management Team in the day-to-day operation of the service in line with policies, statutory requirements, budgets and RISE/Portal operational policies. They will assist the Management Team in supervising staff, sessional workers and volunteers, as required. They will oversee staff caseloads and participate in service provision as required. They will take the lead for agreed operational areas under the guidance of the relevant Service Manager.

CLOSING DATE: 31 May 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: 8 June 2017

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

RISE is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.
On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

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

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

Broxtowe Women’s Project

Domestic Abuse Outreach worker

PT- 30 hour post £24,500 pro rata
Location Broxtowe Borough, Nottinghamshire
We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

Established in 2001, Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) is a support and advice service for women and children affected by domestic abuse, delivering its services in the Borough of Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker to join our team.

The role is an ideal opportunity for people wishing to provide a high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of domestic abuse including those at the point of crisis. You will conduct key work sessions on a regular basis and support survivors in assessing and managing risk to themselves and their children’s safety. You will assist survivors in ensuring they are aware of their legal rights to protection and have access to the appropriate benefits such as housing.

Methodical and well-organised, you will have significant proven experience of providing direct emotional, practical and welfare support, ideally within a relevant field such as a refuge, women’s advice centre or residential setting. You will be experienced in assisting people to apply for welfare benefits and in identifying and responding to the risks to and needs of survivors of domestic violence. With an up-to-date knowledge of relevant civil and criminal legislation, you will have a demonstrable ability to use Microsoft Office and the ability to build and develop supportive relationships with survivors and their children fleeing domestic violence.

For an application pack:

Please contact the Business and Fundraising Manager on 01773 718555
or e-mail [email protected]
or send a large Stamped Addressed Envelope (postage of £1.20 second class or £1.27 first class) to Recruitment, P O Box 6660, Nottingham, NG16 3ZE

Closing Date: Friday 26th May 2017 (midday)
Interview Date: Wednesday 7th June (Venue TBC)

• It is BWP’s policy that applicants should have objective distance in their work and not have been service users of BWP or other domestic abuse services within the 12 months prior to the application.
• This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
• It is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for all applicants to be female (Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies).

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.
Registered Charity Number: 1125946; Registered Company Number: 6676509

Survive

IDVA and Outreach Manager (female only*)

Survive is a dynamic, innovative agency which provides high quality services to adults and children affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol. We have a team of twenty five full and part time staff who between them provide a range of services from refuges, one to one and group work. We are currently advertising for the post of IDVA and Outreach Manager. Salary: £27,553. Hours: 37 hours per week.

The IDVA and Outreach Manager will manage a team of 6 Independent Domestic Violence Advisers (IDVAs) 1 full and five part-time (including three IDSVA’s based at A&E), 2 part time Outreach Workers, and project management support to two Group Work facilitators. IDVAs offer a service to women at high risk of domestic violence and abuse, each managing a case load of up to 20 women at any one time. IDVA’s provide advocacy, representation at multi-agency risk assessment conferences (MARAC). Our outreach support involves one to one support and 3 Information Sessions run throughout the county to support women to access our services. The A&E IDSVA service provides an immediate support service to women and men who present at Southmead Emergency Department, working closely alongside the staff, offering training and raising awareness to support the disclosure of domestic violence and abuse. They will signpost men to specialist support and work with women for up to 2 weeks.

You will have an excellent understanding of domestic violence, at least 4 year’s relevant experience including case and staff management, excellent interpersonal skills and level 4 qualifications in Social Work/an IDVA qualification or a related field (or level 3 with an additional 2 years experience). A full induction and training is available for new areas of work, as part of our commitment to a fully trained and supported staff team. The IDVA and Outreach Manager will work in partnership with two other operational managers and one organisational manager. There will be wider support of a full staff team of 25 staff across all of our services.

Closing date: 19th May 2017, 10am Interviews: 24th May 2017

For application packs please download documents from our website: www.survivedv.org.uk or email [email protected].

*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.

Charity No 1114005

Watford Women’s Centre and St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge

Watford Women’s Centre (Registered Charity No.1098323) and St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge (Registered Charity 1069612) are recruiting:

Community Specialist Outreach Workers (Domestic Abuse) – x2 posts

£26,000
• One post working with BAME community (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) – based at Watford Women’s Centre
• One post working with the Traveller community based at St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge

To ensure that victims of domestic abuse from hard to reach communities and those with additional needs have equality of access to support and accommodation services within Hertfordshire and to develop those services where required. This is a joint project with Herts County Council.

These are fixed term contracts to June/July 2019.

Closing Date: 21/5/17 Interview Date: w/c 5/6/17

For an application form and job description for the above post (BAME Worker) please telephone the Watford Women’s Centre on: 01923 816 229 or email Ali Dunstone at [email protected]

For an application form and job description for the above post (Traveller Worker) please telephone the St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge on: 01727 826431 or email Sara Jackson/Liz Perry [email protected]

These posts are open to females only.
EXEMPTION UNDER SECTION 7(2e) OF THE 1975 SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT APPLIES.

Safe in Sussex

Safe in Sussex provides a range of support to survivors of domestic abuse and educational programmes to break the cycle of domestic abuse. Due to expansion of services we have the following vacancies:

Complex Needs Worker

37 hours per week
Salary £25,000 per annum
Special conditions: on call rota – on call rate applies

The Complex Needs Worker will work alongside refuge staff to provide a safe and empowering environment for women escaping domestic abuse, across four refuges in West Sussex. She will be responsible for implementing a range of interventions and support measures as part of an integrated package of health, therapeutic and social support to women experiencing domestic abuse with additional complex needs.

Housekeeper (Horsham area)

8 hours per week
Salary £7.50 per hour

The Housekeeper will work alongside Refuge Workers under the direct supervision of the Refuges Manager to ensure our services adequately meet the needs of women and children who use them by providing a warm and homely environment.

Refuge Worker (Horsham area)

22 hours per week
Salary £12,006 per annum
Special conditions: on call rota – on call rate applies

An opportunity has arisen in our small friendly team for a Refuge Worker in the Horsham area, providing support and effective advocacy for women who have experienced domestic abuse.

Family Support Refuge Workers (Littlehampton)

1x 25 hours per week
Salary £15,008 per annum

1x 20 hours per week
Salary £12,006 per annum

The Refuge Family Support Worker will provide an effective, efficient and supportive service to Women and Children residing in our new community based refuge in Littlehampton.
To request an application pack please email: [email protected] clearly stating which role you would like to apply for. Application packs can also be downloaded from our website www.safeinsussex.org. For an informal chat about the roles telephone 01903 231069

Closing date for all applications: 5pm Monday 22nd May 2017

Please note: these roles are open to female applicants only and exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1

Safe in Sussex is the trading name of Worthing Women’s Aid registered charity No. 1098726

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 two posts:

IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate) / Outreach Worker

IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocate) / Outreach Worker – Asian women

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: NJC SCP 22 – 28 (£20,661 – £24,964)

The successful applicant will join our committed and enthusiastic IDVA/Outreach team which offers practical and emotional support to women living in the Wycombe, Chiltern and South Bucks districts of Buckinghamshire who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic violence. The post holder will support high risk women on a short term basis, working closely with the Police and other agencies and advocating on the woman’s behalf, before referring on to other agencies for ongoing support. The post holder will also provide ongoing one to one support to medium and standard risk women and deliver group work.

The IDVA / Outreach Worker for Asian women will provide a multi-lingual service through one to one support and group work for Asian women living in the community. An ability to speak Punjabi, Urdu and English fluently is essential.

The applicant will ideally hold the WAFE DAPA qualification, however full training will be provided for suitable, unqualified applicants. Applicants will have experience of working with families, skills and experience of support work and group work and have a clear understanding of the issues of violence against women and children. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working from a feminist perspective, which underpins all of our work.

The applicant should also be able to drive and have their own vehicle.

A workplace pension scheme is in place.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 8th June 2017

Interviews to be held on: Friday 16th June 2017

For further information and/or an application pack please ring 01494 461367 or email [email protected] to receive the pack electronically.

We will only contact you if you are short listed.

Wycombe Women’s Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

Southall Black Sisters

Domestic Violence Advocate

An advice, advocacy and resource centre for gender related violence against black and minority women,

Currently has a vacancy for:

FULLTIME DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATE
Salary range £23,274 to £27,227 (incl. OLW) per annum depending on experience

Ability to speak Hindi or Punjabi or Urdu at least at a conversational level is essential

To promote the aims and objectives of Southall Black Sisters as a specialist black minority ethnic organisation for women and children.

To provide high quality and comprehensive advice, information, and practical advocacy support relating to domestic and other forms of gender based violence against black and minority women and children.

To promote the participation and engagement of black and minority women with SBS specialist holistic services.

In light of the nature and context of the work of SBS, the organization considers that the candidate’s race and gender (Black/Asian woman) to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Para 1, Schedule 9, of the Equality Act 2010

Deadline for applications 5.00pm 30th May .2017
Interviews to be held on Friday 2nd June 2017 and Monday 5th June 2017

To apply download an Application Pack at
www.southallblacksisters.org.uk

Solace Women’s Aid

Caseworker

Solace Women’s Aid exists to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

Caseworker involves working with standard and medium risk cases of domestic and sexual abuse. This role includes risk assessment, safety planning, and assessment of needs, individual support planning and advocacy with external agencies. The role will involve attending external meetings within Children’s Services, safeguarding and attending housing appointments with service users.

Successful applicants will have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on service users and their children, experience of working with women who have experienced domestic and /or sexual abuse including strong casework management skills

Please take a look at the job description and person specification for more details about the role. This will be available on the Solace Women’s Aid website.

SALARY: Starting at £22,000 – £23,000 dependant on relevant qualifications and experience
HOURS: 37.5
CONTRACT: Permanent
CLOSING DATE: 30th May 12 noon
INTERVIEW DATE: 8th June

To Apply: Please go to our website (www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/work-with-us/) and download an application and equality monitoring form. Once completed please send this to [email protected] quoting the job reference number.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted. Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

**This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1. Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act**

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

Solace Women’s Aid

Complex Needs and Domestic Violence Outreach Worker (Part-Time)
Maternity Cover (May 30th 2017 – March 31st 2018 inc)

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

Our Complex Needs and Domestic Violence Outreach Worker will be based at our specialist Complex Needs Refuge in North London but will work in partnership with other Solace refuge services and external agencies.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure Solace achieves excellent standards in services for women with complex needs who are also affected by domestic abuse.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable people, in particular women affected by domestic/sexual violence, substance misuse and mental health issues. In addition, she must have experience of multi-agency partnership working.

As well as having excellent casework skills, the successful candidate must be able and willing to travel across London.

Hours: 22.5 hrs per week
Salary: From £24,000 pa pro rata
Closing date: Friday, June 2nd 2017 (5pm)
Interviews: Tuesday, June 13th 2017

For an application pack (no CVs) please visit our website www.solacewomensaid.org and return your completed application to [email protected]. Tel: 020 7619 1350
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
Posts will be subject to an enhanced CRB check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)
No agencies

Salford Women’s Aid

Position: Refuge Support Worker (DVA – Domestic Violence and Abuse) Temporary Contract – Maternity Cover 12 Months

About us: Salford Women’s Aid is a woman led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people suffering or at risk of domestic abuse receive the appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies.

About the role: Salford Women’s Aid seeks to appoint an enthusiastic individual to work with victims of domestic abuse, to meet the practical and emotional needs of residents within the refuge in accordance with the policies and procedures set out by the Management Committee.

About you: We are seeking to appoint an individual experienced in working with domestic abuse.

Applications are open to women only under section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. Appointment dependent on satisfactory DBS check and references.

Duration: Temporary Contract – Maternity Cover for 12 Months
Hours: 21 hours per week / 3 days (flexible)
Salary: FTE £23,398 (NJC Local Authority Pay Scale point 26) £13,555 – part time staff receives pro rata payment based on hours worked
On completion of a 3 month period the organisation will automatically enroll you into the company’s pension (People’s Pension).

Closing Date: Tuesday 23 May 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Expected Interview Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017

Application: Request an application pack by emailing [email protected]
Completed Applications can be emailed to [email protected] or sent via post to the address detailed below.

For further information about the role please contact: Yvonne Dronsfield on 0161 793 2136

Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid/Bexley Women’s Aid

EEA Nationals Support Officer

The South-East London Domestic Abuse Tri-borough (SELDAT) project is seeking to recruit 3 part-time EEA National Support Officers to work in Croydon, Bromley or Bexley.

The post holders will provide support services to vulnerable EEA national women who reside in domestic abuse refuges, and will support and reach out to women from EEA national communities in need of domestic abuse specialist services.

The post holder will be required to demonstrate a good awareness of the needs and issues specific to EEA national women, their entitlement to welfare rights, and the specific challenges that working with these clients might bring; understanding of the effects of domestic abuse and the specific issues around women with immigration issues.

The post holders should be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, will be skilled in risk management and safety planning, and in the provision of high quality advocacy and support based upon a client-led needs and risk assessment.

We are well-established, innovative and forward thinking domestic abuse services and are seeking self-motivated, flexible and experienced individuals to join our dynamic teams to help us deliver excellent services to vulnerable women who have experienced domestic abuse and be committed to working in a non-discriminatory manner.

Job Title: EEA Nationals Support Officer
Hours: 17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)
Location: Bromley, Croydon or Bexley
Organisation: Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid / Bexley Women’s Aid
Contract Type: Fixed Term (end of May 2018)
Salary: £25,210-26,776 FTE / £12,605-13,388 pro-rata
Application Deadline: Wednesday 31st May 2017 5pm
Interviews: 06-07 June 2017

Please email [email protected] or call us on 0208 313 9303 for an application pack.

Applications can be submitted by post or email. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks from application deadline, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Female applicants only (Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (S7.2)(e)

BCWA are an Equal Opportunities Employer
Reg. Charity No.1068007

Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid/Bexley Women’s Aid

No Recourse Support Officer

The South-East London Domestic Abuse Tri-borough (SELDAT) project is seeking to recruit 3 part-time No Recourse to Public Funds Officers to work in Croydon, Bromley or Bexley.

The post holders will provide support services to vulnerable women with no access to public funds who reside in domestic abuse refuges, and will support and reach out to women with no recourse to public funds in the community in need of domestic abuse specialist services.

The post holder will be required to demonstrate a good awareness of the needs and issues specific to women with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF), and the specific challenges that working with these clients might bring; understanding of the effects of domestic abuse and the specific issues around women with immigration issues.

The post holders should be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, will be skilled in risk management and safety planning, and in the provision of high quality advocacy and support based upon a client-led needs and risk assessment.

We are well-established, innovative and forward thinking domestic abuse services and are seeking self-motivated, flexible and experienced individuals to join our dynamic teams to help us deliver excellent services to vulnerable women who have experienced domestic abuse.

Job Title: No Recourse Support Officer
Hours: 17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)
Location: Bromley, Croydon or Bexley
Organisation: Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid / Bexley Women’s Aid
Contract Type: Fixed Term (end of May 2018)
Salary: £25,210-26,776 FTE / £12,605-13,388 pro-rata
Application Deadline: Wednesday 31st May 2017 5pm
Interviews: 06-07 June 2017

Please email [email protected] or call us on 0208 313 9303 for an application pack.

Applications can be submitted by post or email. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks from application deadline, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Female applicants only (Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (S7.2)(e)

BCWA are an Equal Opportunities Employer
Reg. Charity No.1068007

Paladin, National Stalking Advocacy Service

3 x positions (London):
– CEO
– Office Manager/Data Analyst
– Treasurer

We have exciting opportunities for dedicated and innovative team members to join a dynamic organisation at the forefront of supporting stalking victims.

Who we are: The only high risk advocacy service for stalking victims. We cover England and Wales and work in a multi-agency capacity.

OUR VISION AND MISSON: Committed to end stalking and ensure victims are safe.

ORGANISATION OBJECTIVES:
• Our team of ISACs (Independent Stalking Advocacy Case Workers) provide trauma-informed support, guidance and advocacy to high risk victims
• Raise awareness of the dangers and risks of stalking
• Provide university accredited ISAC training and Paladin accredited training to professionals
• Analyse the application of the stalking law
• Campaign on behalf of stalking victims

JOB VACANCIES:
1. Chief Executive Officer (based in central London) – 3 days £35k.
– Closing date June 5th 2017
2. Office Coordinator & Data Analyst (based in central London) – 4 days £23,500.
– Closing date 23rd May 2017
3. Trustee: Treasurer – this is a voluntary role.

For a job application and description please email: [email protected]. JDs also on website http://paladinservice.co.uk/

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre

Domestic Abuse Support Worker

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre (the refuge) was established in 1974 to provide safety and support for women and children experiencing Domestic Abuse. The Refuge has living accommodation for up to 22 bed spaces. We offer temporary accommodation in a safe and supportive refuge where women and their children can recover from the traumatic effects of domestic abuse and make informed choices. We also offer a range of community services, courses and counselling to support women to rebuild their lives after abuse.

Salary £18.746 – £22.658 per annum
Hours 37 per week
Annual leave 28 days per annum plus Bank Holidays

Closing date 19th May 2017
Email for an application pack to [email protected].

As Domestic Abuse Support Worker you will be working with a dedicated support team; you will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to survivors of domestic abuse and their children living in our refuge and within the local community. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on women, young people and children and be committed to working in a non-discriminatory manner. You will be self motivated, flexible and able to work under pressure. You must be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.

The ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information, have strong casework management skills, good written and verbal communication and an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional boundaries is essential.

The role requires the successful candidate to ensure smooth running of the refuge, including assessment and admission of survivors of domestic abuse to the refuge. In addition to this you will work with women living in the local community, you will risk assess and safety plan and work closely with partner agencies to reduce the risk of further domestic abuse.

The role will require the candidate to deliver empowerment programmes to survivors in a group setting.

Direct experience of providing support to women is essential as is a current understanding of legislation relating to domestic abuse including civil/criminal legislation and welfare rights.

Candidates will require the ability to work flexibly, this post includes evening and weekend working on a rota basis for which an additional allowance is paid. A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

The Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre 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 other benefits including pension scheme and ongoing training for professional development.

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

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid are committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post however 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.

Staffordshire Women’s Aid

Registered Charity No. 1155364

Staffordshire Women’s Aid is a dynamic, award winning organisation providing support and accommodation to women and children at risk of domestic and sexual violence and we are looking to recruit the following:

REFUGE SUPPORT PRACTITIONER (Female)

Hours: 30 hrs per week (Tuesday-Friday)
(12 months maternity cover)

Salary: Starting from £18,707 per annum (pro rata)
depending on qualifications/experience

This post will involve supporting and empowering women and children to change their lives and plan for safer, healthier and independent futures. The position will be based in Staffordshire Women’s Aid’s refuge.

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential requirements of the position

If you would like to apply for this position, further details and an application pack can be downloaded from our website www.staffordshirewomensaid.org

Closing Date for Applications is Midday 22nd May 2017

Interviews will be held on 30th & 31st May 2017

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.

yourSantuary

Helpline Co-ordinator
£23,186 pa – 36 hours per week (8.45am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 5pm Friday)

yourSanctuary is a Surrey based charity which provides specialist assistance to women, men and children affected by domestic abuse. We are very proud of our 24/7 helpline through which we offer both practical and emotional support and are now looking for a Helpline Co-ordinator to manage and further develop this service.

This is a demanding and interesting role where you will be covering a daily helpline shift as well as managing a team of volunteers, reviewing and updating policies, and taking the lead on expanding and promoting the helpline service. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your initiative and develop your skills and experience whilst making a real difference to our service users.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively (in person, over the phone and in writing); strong IT and organisational skills are essential as is experience within a helpline role for a charity. Knowledge of issues relating to domestic abuse would be advantageous. In return, we can offer a stimulating and supportive working environment, and opportunities for training and development. We also provide 25 days annual leave, a contributory pension scheme and an employee assistance programme.

A full driving licence and access to a reliable car is essential as is the ability to be available on-call on a rota basis.

Closing date Tuesday 30th May (9am) but please be aware that applications will be considered as they are received as we are looking to fill this post as soon as possible.

Please visit our website: http://www.yoursanctuary.org.uk/jobs/job?job_id=12310043 where you will find a full job description and person specification and covering letter with details on how to apply.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

nia

Cleaner/Caretaker

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

We are thrilled to have opened a new and exciting venue in Dagenham in collaboration with Disablement Association Barking and Dagenham (DABD) and Barking and Dagenham Council for Voluntary Services (B&DCVS)

The nia- Huggett Women’s Centre, is a women only-service delivered by women, that provides a range of services for all women and girls aged 11 and above, with a focus on those affected by sexual and domestic violence.

The centre provides a programme of rolling group work support, workshops, drop-in sessions, training for professionals and community groups and volunteering opportunities. We are developing a new model of wrap-around woman-centred support to women and girls who have experienced any form of sexual or domestic violence based on a holistic integrated service with a group work methodology provided from a feminist perspective. The project is funded by The Big Lottery until the end of May 2019 but we hope to secure longer term funding.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Cleaner/Caretaker for the Huggett Women’s Centre. This role involves a range of duties such as cleaning, ground maintenance and basic repairs.

Job Title: Cleaner Caretaker– Huggett Women’s Centre
Hours: 17.5hrs per week (across 5 days between the hours of 10am and 5pm with some degree of flexibility
Salary: £13,012 – £13,862 (pro rata £26,024 – £27,724)

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

You’ll bring a ‘can do’ attitude and a proactive approach to cleaning and building maintenance. You’re likely to have relevant trade or handyperson experience. You will have an understanding of Building Health and Safety and Safeguarding of both children and adults. You will take pride in keeping the nia-Huggett Women’s Centre a safe and clean environment.

We are looking for someone who is also able to work under their own initiative, prioritise tasks and pay attention to detail. The successful candidate will be friendly and customer focused, well organised, reliable, and flexible, and have good DIY skills.

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 [email protected] or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

Closing Date: 10am, 18 May 2017
Interview Date: 30 May 2017

Aylesbury Women’s Aid

Aylesbury Women’s Aid works with women and children affected by domestic violence. We work towards empowering and enabling women to live independent lives free from violence.

Community Outreach Worker (30 hours) required to work with women and children living in the Aylesbury Vale area. These services will be to support women and children experiencing violence in their home or who are recovering from the effects of violence.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with survivors of domestic violence who has a commitment to working from a feminist perspective. The post may involve some flexible working and you must be able to drive and have use of a car.

Salary: £21,962 – £24,964 pro rata (NJC points 24 – 28)
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 19th May 2017
Interviews to be held on: Tuesday 30th May 2017

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

For an application pack (no CVs please) see our application form, job description and job specification on our website www.aylesburywomensaid.org.uk. Email: [email protected] or telephone 01296 436827 to request the pack.

Charity No: 1054308 Company Limited by Guarantee: 03155260

Re- advertisement

Survive

Survive is a dynamic and innovative agency providing high quality services to women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire and Bristol. We are currently advertising the following positions:

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (female only*) 22.5hrs a week Maternity Cover

As an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) at Survive, you will provide survivors of domestic violence and abuse in South Gloucestershire with intensive one-to-one advocacy and support, until their risks have been reduced and their safety needs have been met. You will represent Survive as the Lead IDVA at the monthly Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC). You will present the voice of the victim at the MARAC and represent their needs, and conduct all pre and post MARAC actions. You will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and abuse, and the rights of and remedies available to survivors of domestic violence. You will use this knowledge to strongly and professionally advocate for them within a multi agency context. You will have at least 2 years experience of work in a relevant field, be a qualified IDVA holding a SafeLives qualification or Women’s Aid equivalent.

You will join a team of two part-time IDVAs, one part-time Outreach Worker and one part-time Specialist Outreach Worker, all based at our main office. You will also work alongside one full-time and one part-time IDSVA based in Southmead A&E department. The IDVA and Outreach team works towards providing a high quality service to people experiencing domestic violence and abuse, to reduce their immediate risk and signpost them to options which support their recovery.

Hours: 22.5 hours per week – maternity cover (Fixed term until 28th September 2017 or until the post holder returns – further employment opportunities subject to funding)

Salary: £24,075 pro rata

Closing date: 9am Monday 22nd May

Interviews: Candidates must be available for interview on 25th May 2017

Approximate Start Date: ASAP

Survive is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work.

Download an application pack from our website www.survivedv.org.uk. Any other queries please email [email protected]

*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.
Charity No 1114005

Women’s Aid Integrated Services (WAIS)

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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Domestic Abuse Referral Service Support Worker (DARS) to join our dynamic team in an organisation which is at the forefront of domestic violence support. The appointed person will have a good understanding of the issues faced by hard to engage groups.

DARS Support Worker

(16 hours per week over 3 days) Fixed Term Contract until March 2018 NJC Scale point 26 – £23,166 pro rata

The post holder will provide a referral management service to GP Practices in the Ashfield locality ensuring an effective referral pathway with GP practices, liaising with clinicians and non-clinicians as required. The post holder will also provide individual needs-led information, support and advocacy (including sign posting) for women who disclose their past or current experiences of domestic violence abuse (DVA).

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th  May 2017 at 12 noon.

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

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

Application packs can be obtained from our website at http://www.wais.org.uk/jobpage.php

or by writing to: WAIS (Recruitment) 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham NG1 3LP. (Please enclose a £2.06p stamped self-addressed A4 envelope for postal application requests). Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]

CV’s will not be accepted.

RISE

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (DCLG) – 4 roles

RISE has secured funding for two exciting new accommodation based services funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG), which are developed and delivered with local and national partners.

Support for survivors of domestic abuse with multiple complex needs

This exciting new initiative will support users living in RISE’s Brighton Refuge to manage their living situation and their other needs effectively, and will focus on improving responses from, and developing strong support pathways with local partner services. It has a strong emphasis on learning through doing, and on understanding and developing systems locally and in partnership with local commissioners and our sister organisation Refuge in East Sussex. The service will also support other colleagues within RISE’s Refuge to effectively support residents with complex needs.

For this service we are appointing to the following post:
RISE Navigator – Complex Needs – assertive support for refuge residents with multiple and complex support needs, including assisting with move on and linkage with additional support services
o 37 hours per week
o £25,951-£29,323
o Fixed Term for 15 months
o Quote Ref: RN 04/17/03
This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Support for LGBT* survivors of domestic abuse

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of and to build on a ground breaking LGBT* initiative originally piloted by RISE in Brighton in 2015/16, and will work in partnership with specialist DV, LGBT* and Housing providers in London and Manchester to increase safe housing and housing related support for LGBT* survivors of domestic abuse.
The following two posts are now offered:

• LBGT* Project Worker – support for LGBT* survivors or domestic abuse in refuge, dispersed housing, and in RISE’s casework service
o 37 hours per week
o £23,398-£24,964
o Quote Ref: LPW 04/17/04
This role requires that the worker openly identifies as LGB&T*

• LGBT* Peer Support Worker – providing 1-to-1, peer and group support and activities for users of the LGBT* accommodation services
o 20 hours per week
o £23,398-£24,964 pro rata
o Fixed Term for 12 months
o Quote Ref: PSW 04/17/02
This role requires that the worker openly identifies as LGB&T*

To lead on both the above services we are also appointing:
• Manager: Specialist Accommodation Services – leading and supporting both the above projects, in partnership with the RISE management team
o 22 hours per week
o £31,601-£34,538 pro rata
o Fixed Term for 12 months
o Quote Ref: SM 04/17/02
This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS: 23 May 2017

RISE is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.
On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

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

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

Next Link

Established in 1999, Next Link provides a range of domestic abuse support services to women and children within Bristol, and South Glos.

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and highly motivated woman to join the organisation. She will have broad understanding of domestic abuse issues, complex needs and a commitment to providing a high quality group work services across Bristol.

Domestic Violence Group Work Programme Co-ordinator

This post will take a lead role in co-ordinating the development and delivery of a high quality group work programme for female survivors of domestic abuse; comprising of 12 courses (Freedom Programme, CRUSH, Recovery Tool Kit) in dispersed venues across Bristol

Salary: Point 31, £27,668
Hours: 37.5

The successful candidates will:

• Be strong, confident, enthusiastic and committed to women’s services
• Be trained as a freedom Programme facilitator and have extensive experience of providing group work to women who have experienced domestic /sexual violence
• Demonstrate the ability to lead, support and manage group work facilitators ensuring the delivery of high quality support
• Experience of delivering training
• Be experienced in managing volunteers
• Be knowledgeable about the issues, barriers, impact and support needs of women and children who have experienced domestic abuse and how best to support survivors
• Demonstrate the ability to delegate, motivate and direct individuals
• Ensure the team adopts a victim centred approach, focussing on safety and recovery.
• Committed to working with service users in an empowering way

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am Wednesday 17th May 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 24th May 2017

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT:
[email protected] www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk

Next Link is a progressive employer and offers a pension scheme, up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service) and 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day in lieu. We have a commitment to training and development.

Next Link is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

All posts are exempt under section7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Women’s Aid Integrated Services (RISE)

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

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

RISE City Support Worker (32 hours per week)
Fixed Term Contract to March 2018 NJC Scale point 26 – £23,166 pro rata

The RISE City Support Worker is responsible for negotiating, developing, monitoring and reviewing time limited holistic packages of support to women. This will include using evidence based risk assessment and needs assessments to develop personal safety plans, support plans and after support plans. The post holder will also undertake regular support meetings/contacts with women in the service through home visits, meetings at alternative safe venues and by telephone also where appropriate, accompanying women to appointments.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 5pm.

Interviews are likely to be held the Week Commencing 22nd May 2017 (subject to change)

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

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

Application packs can be obtained from our website at http://www.wais.org.uk/jobpage.php
or by writing to: WAIS (Recruitment) 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham NG1 3LP. (Please enclose a £2.06p stamped self-addressed A4 envelope for postal application requests). Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]

CV’s will not be accepted.

nia

Senior Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

nia has been delivering services to women, girls and children who have experienced domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The organisation has three main aims: to provide services for women, girls and children who have experienced men’s violence; contributing to ending male violence against women and girls, and to inform and influence policy and public awareness.

In Newham we provide IDSVA (Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy) services.

The IDVA team provides a specialist service to victims who are at high-risk of serious harm or homicide from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with the aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children. An ISVA is located within nia’s East London Rape Crisis service. nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding SafeLives Leading Light accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard for General Help with Casework.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Job Title:    Senior Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (Newham)
Salary:
        £28,499 (qualified IDVA or equivalent) or £26,928 (unqualified)
Hours:
        Full time, 35 hours per week
Term:
          Permanent

The Senior IDVA is responsible for the management of the service, staff and volunteers to provide a high-quality front-line service to survivors of domestic violence in LB Newham, delivering a service to those at highest risk.

We are looking for a highly organised and self-motivated woman who is passionate about working in the violence against women and girls sector. You will have a ‘can-do’ approach and demonstrable commitment to nia’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children. 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, 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: [email protected] or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

Closing Date:             10:00am, 19th May 2017
Interview date:
         1 June 2017

Please note all IDVAs will have to undertake the Non Police Personnel Vetting Level 2 and a CTC clearance. 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.

 Broxtowe Women’s Project

Treasurer for the Board of Trustees

We are current seeking a number of trustee positions within the organisation to drive forward our strategic plan. We are currently focusing on the appointment of a new Treasurer with experience of strategic financial management to join our existing dedicated Board of Trustees.

Established in 2001, Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) is a small and highly regarded women’s aid domestic abuse support and advice service based in the Borough of Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire. BWP offers a wide range of holistic support services to survivors and their families affected by abuse.

We are seeking a Treasurer that will hold a relevant qualification in accountancy or financial management and will have experience or knowledge of the Charity sector, accounting governance and fundraising.

The role of Treasurer is both interesting and a highly valuable role to aid the strategic development, delivery and sustainability of our services. The Treasurer will support the Board and the Business and Fundraising Manager with the development and delivery of the fundraising strategy. In addition to an oversight of financial management of Broxtowe Women’s Project.

Please note this is an unpaid position, out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

You will be required to attend monthly Board meetings and its sub-committees, held in the evenings and occasionally during the day.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Sarah Dagley the Business and Fundraising Manager for an informal discussion on 01773 718555. Alternatively, more details can be found on our website; www.broxtowewomensproject.org.uk

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