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For more information about any of the vacancies listed below please contact the organisation advertising the post.

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Treasurer on the Board of Trustees

Vacancies in the domestic and sexual violence sector

For more information about these vacancies, please call the organisation advertising the job and not Women’s Aid National Office. PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to place an advert with us please follow these guidelines.

London – Senior Worker – VAWG and Housing

London – Young Voices Support Worker

London – Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA)

Stoke – Assistant Domestic Abuse Practitioner

London – Women’s Assessment Hub Support and Resettlement Workers

London – Sessional Children and Young People’s Play Worker

London – Women’s Assessment Hub Evening and Weekend Support Workers

Wolverhampton – Senior Children & Young Persons Therapeutic Worker, Children & Young Persons Support Worker, Helpline & Admissions Assistant

London (Brent) – Early Help IDVA

Eastbourne – Refuge Worker

Wiltshire – Lead Single Point Of Access (SPA) Advisor

Wiltshire – Wiltshire Domestic Abuse Family Support Worker

London – Islington Service Manager

Nottinghamshire – Female Refuge Support Worker & Female Independent Domestic Violence Adviser Advocate 

London – IGVA (Independent Gender-based Violence Advocate) – Polish speaking

London – IGVA (Independent Gender-based Violence Advocate)

Nottingham – Zola Refuge and Move On Support Worker

Nottingham – Children’s Refuge and Move On Support Worker

Nottingham – HR Officer

London – Head of Business Development

London – Fundraising Manager

Derbyshire – Accommodation Support Worker

London – Domestic Violence Advocate

London – Domestic Violence Trainee Advocate

London – Helpline Adviser

London – Counselling Manager, East London Rape Crisis

London – North London Rape Crisis Service Manager

London – Finance and Admin Assistant

North Surrey – IDVA/ Outreach Advocate

London – Senior IDVA

Birmingham – Refuge Children and Family Worker

London – Counselling Service Assistant (Counselling Services) x 2

London – Parenting Support Worker (North London Rape Crisis Service)

London – Regional Head – Homelessness Services

South Lakeland – Domestic Abuse Project Worker

London – Young Person’s Caseworker

Bristol – Female* Housing Assistant (Maternity Cover)

London – Children’s Support Worker

London – Support Worker DVA

Hertfordshire – Female Children and Young Person’s Support Worker

London – Volunteer Refuge Administrator

Aylesbury – Rural Outreach Worker

London – Senior Projects Manager

London – Deputy Director of Service Excellence

London – Support Worker, Relief Worker, Exiting Sex Work Support Worker, Intervention Worker, Saftey Planner, Senior IDVA, Head of HR Operations

London – Fundraising and Development Manager

Bristol – Female* Trainee Safe House Support Worker

London – Female South Asian Children’s Support Worker / Trainee Refuge Worker

London – Senior Services Manager*

London – Mental Health IDVA

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Women’s Aid Federation of England

Treasurer – Board of Trustees

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 45 years, Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice, research and policy. We empower survivors by keeping their voices at the heart of our work, working with and for women and children by listening to them and responding to their needs.

We are currently seeking a treasurer to join our board of trustees.

Meeting locations: London and Bristol with occasional other England-wide travel
Salary: Unsalaried; honorarium payment (for members) plus out of pocket expenses, including childcare and to cover any access needs, will be paid

Closing Date: noon 29th November 2019

The recruitment pack, including all the information on how to apply, can be downloaded here.

The equal opportunities monitoring form is available here.

Solace Women’s Aid

Senior Worker – VAWG and Housing

Location: Advice Service, Islington
Salary: £28,000-30,500 per annum -dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5
Contract: Fixed term until Dec 2020
Vacancy Reference: SWA2851

Closing Date: 11 November 2019 12pm
Interview Date: 22 November 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service
We are looking for an experienced Senior Worker – VAWG and Housing to join our Advice Team. The Ascent Advice service provides services to women in 14 boroughs across London. The role is based within the Solace Advice Hub to provide an effective and efficient housing advice and casework service to women affected by all forms VAWG.

About the Role
This role requires a dynamic, strong feminist woman to manage multiple tasks and to work in partnership with agencies, promoting the values and ethos of the Advice Service.
This is a unique role with 4 main responsibilities:
• Identifying and developing strong pathways and links across London voluntary and statutory housing providers to improve housing options for service users including women with NRPF.
• To provide a thorough casework to women who has complicated housing matters with a special focus on multiple disadvantages and NRPF.
• To deliver comprehensive training to various professionals around VAWG and Housing. Expanding knowledge and best practice/ resources around housing and how it relates to VAWG across the Organisation and the Ascent Advice specialist refuge strand.
• The post-holder will also work as part of the Ascent Advice Team to provide advice on the Ascent Advice line as per rota and will supervise the Housing Caseworker and act as a first contact point for the advice hub staff.

About You
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with women who have experienced VAWG and have a thorough understanding of the Housing Law and Housing options in relation to VAWG. This is a busy service so we are looking for someone who is proactive, responsive and has good time management and organizational skills.
In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:
Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.
No agencies.

Solace Women’s Aid

Senior Worker – VAWG and Housing

Location: Advice Service, Islington
Salary: £28,000-30,500 per annum -dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5
Contract: Fixed term until Dec 2020
Vacancy Reference: SWA2851

Closing Date: 11 November 2019 12pm
Interview Date: 22 November 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service
We are looking for an experienced Senior Worker – VAWG and Housing to join our Advice Team. The Ascent Advice service provides services to women in 14 boroughs across London. The role is based within the Solace Advice Hub to provide an effective and efficient housing advice and casework service to women affected by all forms VAWG.

About the Role
This role requires a dynamic, strong feminist woman to manage multiple tasks and to work in partnership with agencies, promoting the values and ethos of the Advice Service.
This is a unique role with 4 main responsibilities:
• Identifying and developing strong pathways and links across London voluntary and statutory housing providers to improve housing options for service users including women with NRPF.
• To provide a thorough casework to women who has complicated housing matters with a special focus on multiple disadvantages and NRPF.
• To deliver comprehensive training to various professionals around VAWG and Housing. Expanding knowledge and best practice/ resources around housing and how it relates to VAWG across the Organisation and the Ascent Advice specialist refuge strand.
• The post-holder will also work as part of the Ascent Advice Team to provide advice on the Ascent Advice line as per rota and will supervise the Housing Caseworker and act as a first contact point for the advice hub staff.

About You
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with women who have experienced VAWG and have a thorough understanding of the Housing Law and Housing options in relation to VAWG. This is a busy service so we are looking for someone who is proactive, responsive and has good time management and organizational skills.
In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:
Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.
No agencies.

Juno Women’s Aid

Young Voices Support Worker

Location: City
Hours per week: 37 hrs per week
Salary: NJC Scale point 25 – £23,111 pro rata
Contract: 31st August 2021
Closing date: Monday 4th November at 4pm
Interviews: TBC

Here at Juno Women’s Aid, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.

Juno Women’s Aid is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.

The role
The Young Voices Project is an exciting project funded by Children In Need.

The Children and Young People’s Support Worker will join our dynamic team in an organisation, which is at the forefront of domestic violence and abuse support. The appointed person will have a good understanding of issues faced by children and young people who are living with or have experienced domestic violence and abuse.

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

Juno Women’s Aid is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend JUNO as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for Juno women’s Aid while 100% consider that Juno Women’s Aid is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.

Download our application pack here.

Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Solace Women’s Aid

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA)

Location: Office base Islington travel, will be required across North and Central London boroughs including Barnet, Enfield, Camden, Haringey and Islington

Salary:

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £26.5k- £28.5k per annum.

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £25k – £26k per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Vacancy Reference: SWA2852

Closing Date: 30/10/2019 – 12pm

Interview Date: 5/11/2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

North London Rape Crisis offers range of services to women age 13 + who are experiencing or have experienced any form of sexual violence in their lives. We offer a safe and non-judgmental space to women living, working or studying across London boroughs of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Camden, Islington, Haringey, Barnet and Enfield.

Our expert team provides helpline support, advocacy (ISVA) support including specialised ISVA for women with complex needs. We also provide one to one and group counselling to survivors as well as short term one to one counselling support to survivor’s family and friends. It is an inclusive service and support all ages, disabilities, sexualities, gender identities including non-binary, ethnicities and religions.

The service will be open 9.00am to 5.00 pm however, appointments can be arranged outside of these if required.

About the Role

The role of Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) is with the Rape Crisis service in North London. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide a pro-active crisis intervention and ongoing support service to women survivors of sexual violence including recent and non-recent rape and within and outside of the criminal justice system.

About you

The ideal candidate will have completed ISVA training and have experience of supporting women affected by sexual violence. You will have a clear understanding of the effects of and issues facing women who have experienced sexual violence, as well as understanding of the Criminal Justice System. You will be able to communicate with people from a range of backgrounds, and create good working relationship with service users as well as partner agencies.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:

Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

Glow

Assistant Domestic Abuse Practitioner

Various roles available

£16,009.50 pro-rata

Stoke and surrounding areas

(This service fits around our customer needs and runs 7 days a week. Depending on the role you apply for you will be required to work weekends and evenings.)

Here at Glow we’re on a mission to end relationship abuse, we’re campaigning for change and providing support throughout Staffordshire and surrounding areas.

You’re in luck! We’ve got not one, but four Assistant Domestic Abuse Practitioner roles available. They’re spread across Stoke-on-Trent and surrounding areas, with different working hours and shift patterns to suit you. Take a look at our job pack for more information.

We’re looking for an Assistant Domestic Abuse Practitioner to work independently to provide support to those in crisis at our refuge. You’ll help them regain control of their lives and develop skills to live independently.

As an Assistant Domestic Abuse Practitioner, you’ll be lone-working keeping customers in our refuges safe and well. By creating and hosting customer activities, taking referrals and signposting, updating risk assessments and communicating with the rest of the refuge team making sure customers get the support they need. Our refuge is funded by various organisations and agencies, so you’ll need to do all this while meeting funding requirements, targets and objectives.

You’ll need to be able to drive and have your own vehicle suitable for business use.

Do you want to be a catalyst for change and help us impact the way our region addresses abusive relationships? Then get in touch today! www.findtheglow.org.uk

Solace Women’s Aid

Women’s Assessment Hub Support and Resettlement Workers

Location: LB Southwark

Salary: £27,500 per annum

Hours: 37.5 per week

Contract: 1 Year Fixed Term

Vacancy Reference: SWA2850

Closing Date: Monday, November 11th 2019 at 12pm

Interview Date: Friday, November 15th 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

The Women’s Assessment Hub is a partnership project between Southwark Council and Solace to enable the rapid assessment of Southwark women rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping to ensure they are supported into safe accommodation. The service will be available 365 days a year 24 hours a day and will form part of a wider response within Southwark to VAWG and Housing. Solace will provide a flexible model of support with staff working with women towards stability and independence.

About the Role

As Support and Resettlement Worker you will help with the day to day running of the service, key working residents and supporting resettled clients.

About You

You will have experience of working intensively with service users and be adept at risk and needs assessment and support planning.

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the intersection between VAWG and multiple disadvantage, a developed understanding of how this can make it difficult for women to engage with support, and an ability to reflect on your own practice.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:

Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

Solace Women’s Aid

Sessional Children and Young People’s Play Worker

Location:  Lambeth Refuges

Salary: £ 20,572.50 pro-rata

Hours: 14

Contract:  Permanent

Vacancy Reference: SWA2849

Closing Date: 28th October 2019 – 12pm

Interview Date: 5th November 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

Children and Young People Sessional Workers plan and facilitate activities and play sessions for children and young people aged 0-16 year’s old living in refuges, ensure Health & Safety standards, and support evaluation & monitoring of children’s learning. You will support families to contribute to planning activities as well as supporting mothers to develop their relationship with their children through play and other activities.

Hours will be negotiable but will include late afternoons and some occasional weekend hours to meet the needs of children and young people in refuge and you will usually work hours over 2- 3  days.

About the Role

We are looking for workers with experience of working with babies, children and young people in a child care setting along with a qualification at NVQ Level 2 or higher in Child Development, youth and Community Work or similar. Experience of working with children and young people who have experienced trauma is desirable. You will support families to continue their learning whilst in refuge and help they develop the skills to continue this work for themselves when they leave refuge.

About You

The ideal candidate will have a qualification in Child Development Youth and Community Work or other relevant qualification at NVQ Level 2 and Higher( i.e. Early Years and Education, Play Work, Children and Young People.

You will also have an understanding of Attachment Theory, knowledge of the Children’s Act 1989 (and 2004 amendment) and understanding of Safeguarding procedures and policies.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply: Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

Solace Women’s Aid

Women’s Assessment Hub Evening and Weekend Support Workers

Location: LB Southwark

Salary: £35 per night sleep shift plus £11.20 per hour for wake time (£57.40 per night)

Hours: Varied

Contract: 1 Year Fixed Term

Vacancy Reference: SWA2848

Closing Date: Monday, November 11th 2019 at 12pm

Interview Date: Friday, November 15th 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

The Women’s Assessment Hub is a partnership project between Southwark Council and Solace to enable the rapid assessment of Southwark women rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping to ensure they are supported into safe accommodation. The service will be available 365 days a year 24 hours a day and will form part of a wider response within Southwark to VAWG and Housing. Solace will provide a flexible model of support with staff working with women towards stability and independence.

About the Role

As Evening and Weekend Support Worker you will help with the running of the service and with supporting residents.

About You

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with service users and of risk and needs assessment and support planning.

You will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of the intersection between VAWG and multiple disadvantage and you will have an understanding of how this can make it difficult for women to engage with support.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:

Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

The Haven

Senior Children & Young Persons Therapeutic Worker

30 hours

£25,000 per annum

Permanent

Coming into refuge can be a difficult time for Children and Young People (CYP). It is essential that CYP accessing the service are safe and all relevant interventions are in place leading to a positive Move On.

As part of your role supporting CYP in refuge and the Community, you will develop and coordinate a holistic service, delivering therapeutic interventions to support children and young people whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. You will prioritise safeguarding of CYP, complete Early Help Assessments, manage risks, complete MARFs and work closely with external agencies.

Children & Young Persons Support Worker

30 to 37.5 hours (negotiable)

£19,500 per annum

Permanent

Coming into refuge can be a difficult time for Children and Young People (CYP). It is essential that CYP accessing the service are safe and all relevant interventions are in place leading to a positive Move On.

As a CYP Support Worker you will deliver therapeutic interventions to support children and young people (CYP) aged up to 16 years, in refuge and community, whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. You will support CYP to access group workshops, face to face sessions and therapeutic well-being support. Using tools such as SUMO you will support CYP to cope with change and develop resilience.

Children and Young People Support Worker (0 to 8 years)

£19,500 pro rata

30 to 37.5 hours per week (negotiable)

Temporary contract until January 2021

(With protentional to extend funding)

These posts as funded through Children in Need.

As a Children and Young People Support Worker you will lead on the provision of targeted therapeutic support to Children and Young People and families using the ‘Change that Lasts’ model to deliver support and change that is effective for all the vulnerable Children and Young People according to their individual need. You will plan and deliver quality sessions within a safe environment, ensuring adequate supervision, for children and young people affected by domestic violence.

Closing date:  18th November 2019

Interview Process: Week commencing 25th November 2019

Helpline & Admissions Assistant

Full Time 37.5 hours

£20,000 per annum

Permanent

You will support The Haven Wolverhampton Helpline, which provides a 24/7 sensitive listening service to women over the telephone and online. The role will support agencies as well as women who are self-referring into emergency accommodation or seeking support in community. You will also be Supporting callers by talking through their experiences and providing safety options and signposting to alternative service provisions in the City where required.

Closing Date: 18th October 2019

Interview Process: Week commencing 21st October 2019

For application pack and job description, please visit our website www.havenrefuge.org.uk or email [email protected] or send an A4 self-addressed envelope with 95p postage stating the job title to: The Haven Wolverhampton, 18 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4BL.

All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Due to the nature of our work Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 applies, therefore applications from women only will be considered. The Haven Wolverhampton is an equal opportunities employer.

This project receives financial support from Wolverhampton City Council. Registered Charity No. 1065427

Advance

Early Help IDVA

Advance is a well-respected, award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women experiencing domestic abuse and supporting women with custodial and community sentences to reduce offending. Advance delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services at the ‘high end of best practice’ in West London. We are known for innovation as we were the very first IDVA service and the first service to work within Specialist Domestic Abuse Courts. Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable.

FEMALE* Early Help IDVA

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £26,000 – £29,000 per annum (full time equivalent)  incl. London Weighting, depending on experience*

(*£26,000 paid for those with less experience; £29,000 paid for those with considerable skills and experience in similar or transferrable roles).

Working Hours: 35 hours per week according to contract terms

Benefits:  Workplace Pension, 30 days annual leave plus public holidays & 1 day for International Women’s Day.

Work Location: Brent

The post holder will be co-located within Brent Early Help and will help raise the team’s awareness, identification and response to those experiencing domestic violence, the post holder will jointly work with Early Help Practitioners on cases to support service users and improve partnership responses. The post holder will have an excellent understanding of domestic violence and its effects on women and children. The post holder will also have an understanding of children’s social care and care proceedings. As an experienced domestic violence advocate who has worked with complex and multiple needs, 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 female survivors of domestic violence, of supporting women involved with Children’s Social Services and Early Help, 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..

 

Closing date:  4th November 2019                                                                          Interview date:  TBC

To apply: Submit a full CV and supporting statement that addresses the person specification. Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected].

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

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, BME backgrounds, the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system, as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.

Registered Charity Number 1086873

Refuge

Refuge Worker

Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Service/Team: Operations
Salary: £20,097 – £22,838 per annum
Location: East Sussex

Do you think it is a national disgrace that in England and Wales, two women a week are killed by their partner or ex-partner? Or that one woman in every four will experience domestic violence at some point during her life?

Do you want to work for an organisation that provides a voice for abused women, and plays a vital role in ensuring that life-saving services are in place to support them? If so, then the role of Refuge Worker may be perfect for you.

As Refuge Worker, you will be responsible for providing high quality practical and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence and their children living in our refuges.

Responsibilities:
You will ensure the smooth running of the refuge, including the admission of survivors of domestic violence to the refuge.

You will also assess and advise on their entitlement to welfare and housing benefits.

You will develop support plans for each resident and aid them to obtain permanent accommodation.

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

Benefits: 28 days annual leave, Peoples Pension

Other information:
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. We offer the first Regulated Qualifications Framework (RCF) accredited qualification for our profession. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a savings/bonus discount portal.

Closing date: 20 October 2019

Salary: £20,097 – £22,838 per annum

Location: Eastbourne (with the ability to travel on occasion)

To apply please visit the Refuge website.

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

Refuge is 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.

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

Company information:
Refuge opened the world’s first safe house for women and children fleeing domestic violence in Chiswick, West London in 1971. Since then the charity has grown to become the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services. On any given day, its national network of services supports over 6,500 women and children. Committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety, Refuge aims to empower women and children rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear.

Splitz Support Service

Wiltshire Lead Single Point Of Access (SPA) Advisor

Splitz Support Service are looking for a part-time Wiltshire Lead Single Point of Access (SPA) Advisor to work 20 hours a week located in our Trowbridge office. Domestic abuse and sexual violence referrals all come through our Single Point of Access (SPA). The SPA is the first point of contact for many of our clients and the SPA team are responsible for triaging referrals, giving immediate advice and where appropriate signposting to other agencies.

The Wiltshire Lead SPA Advisor will manage a small team of staff as well as undertaking some direct work with clients alongside ensuring a high standard of support is provided at all times.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the skills and commitment to work towards ending domestic abuse and sexual violence.

POST: Wiltshire Lead Single Point Of Access (SPA) Advisor’

SALARY: £21,383 – £22,905 (pro rata)

HOURS: 20 hours per week over 3 days (with some flexibility)

LOCATION: Trowbridge, Wiltshire

TENURE: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: Monday 21st October 2019

INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 31st October 2019

REF: WLP/19/09

Vetting – You will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.

Full Job Description, Person Specification and Application form are available on our website at https://www.splitz.org/about-us/join-us/vacancies.html

Or by emailing [email protected]

Splitz Support Service

Wiltshire Domestic Abuse Family Support Worker

As part of our exciting service, The Phoenix Project, which offers integrated Domestic Abuse support across Wiltshire and Sexual Violence support across Wiltshire and Swindon, we are looking for a Family Support Worker for 30 hours a week who will be co-located between the Support and Safeguarding team in Monkton Park, Chippenham and our Trowbridge office, the role will be expected to cover the North of Wiltshire. You will be part of an experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to families (both adult victims and their children).

You will be expected to provide a peripatetic high quality, whole family approach, to support adult victims and their families who are experiencing domestic abuse, enabling them to increase their safety and make positive choices for the future including undertaking robust risk assessments and implementing robust safety management plans as well as giving practical, emotional, support to families who are experiencing domestic abuse in the community.

You should have proven experience and qualifications in support work with knowledge of domestic abuse issues and also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will also need a full driving licence, business insurance and access to a car.

POST:  Wiltshire DA Family Support Worker

SALARY: £20,628 – £21,383 (pro rata)

HOURS: 30 hrs per week

LOCATION: Chippenham

TENURE: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 29th October 2019

REF: WLP 19 05

Vetting – You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. You will also undergo a police check.

Full job description and application forms are available on our website at https://www.splitz.org/about-us/join-us/vacancies.html

Or email [email protected]

Solace Women’s Aid

Islington Service Manager

Location: Islington

Salary: £36,000- £38,500 per annum depending on skills and experience

Hours: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Vacancy Reference: SWA2847

Closing Date: 04/11/19 at 9am

Interview Date: 13/11/19 or 14/11/19

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

Solace are seeking a service manager to lead our advocacy and support service in Islington (Islington SASS).  As the service manager you will ensure the provision of an excellent service for survivors of abuse in Islington; balancing the demands of supporting staff, managing partnerships, and contract compliance.

We are seeking someone with strong leadership skills with a commitment to keep survivors at the centre of service delivery whilst also delivering on service targets. You will have a passion for ending violence against women and girls as well as a thorough understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on survivors.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply: Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

 Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid LTD

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to promote the safety and wellbeing of women, children and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse?

As a result of the continued development of Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Limited we are looking to recruit the following posts:

Female Refuge Support Worker

18 hours per week – £22,221 per annum, pro rata for part time

The successful person 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 is essential as is experience of working with women, young people and children in a support setting.  You will be required to work flexibly, including evening and weekend working and out of hours on a rota basis.  A full driving licence and use of a car is essential.

Closing date: 6th November 2019 at 12.00noon          Interview Date: 19th November 2019

Female Independent Domestic Violence Adviser Advocate

18.5 hours per week – £22,221 (unqualified) £23,708 per annum, pro rata for part time, once qualified

The successful candidate will be located in Mansfield and will provide a pro-active service to female survivors of domestic abuse.

They will have an excellent understanding of Domestic Abuse and the effects on women and children. 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.

Closing date: 4th November 2019 at 12noon          Interview Date: 14th November 2019

These posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 Part 1 and Section 7(2) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

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

Application packs can be obtained by either email: [email protected], or via our website www.nottswa.org or in writing, enclosing an A4 £1.50 stamped self addressed envelope for each application pack requested, to:

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd

Recruitment, (insert job title)

The Farr Centre, Chapel Walk, Westgate, Worksop, S80 1LR

CV’S WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Refuge

IGVA (Independent Gender-based Violence Advocate) – Polish speaking

Hours per week: 37.5, Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm
Contract type: Maternity Cover
Service/Team: Operations
Salary: £27,177 – £29,943
Location: Eastern European IDVA service

Role overview:
Empowering and protecting women and children are central to Refuge’s mission.
Would you like to save and change the lives of women escaping violence and abuse? Refuge exists to do just that. We are the country’s largest single provider of specialist support to women and children experiencing domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, ‘honour based’ violence and forced marriage, stalking, female genital mutilation, forced prostitution, modern slavery and human trafficking.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an Independent Gender-based Violence Advocate – Polish speaking to grow and develop our Eastern European service.
In this exciting new enhanced service for Eastern European women and children, you provide high quality personal welfare support for survivors of gender based violence, including domestic and sexual violence, modern slavery and prostitution.

Responsibilities:
You will work with survivors from the point of crisis, assisting them through civil and criminal justice systems in Ealing, Brent and Hounslow and offering intensive support to ensure short-term and long-term safety. You will be a Polish speaker.
You will support the service manager in building sustainable referral pathways and joint working protocols with a range of partners working with survivors of gender-based violence, including community housing organisations, BAMER support groups, health, substance misuse, law-enforcement agencies and other voluntary and statutory organisations.

Essential Skills or Experience:
You will have proven experience of providing direct emotional and practical support to women as well as up-to-date knowledge of legislation relating to survivors of gender-based violence. You will have excellent casework skills, good written and verbal communication skills, clear professional boundaries and be a proactive team player.

Benefits:
28 days annual leave, Peoples Pension

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

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

Closing Date: 27th October 2019

Salary range: £27,177 – £29,943

Please be advised that this role is a 12 months maternity cover!
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post is however restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
No agencies please – as a charity we work hard to keep our costs dow

Company information:
Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 6,500 women and children in our national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

Apply here

Refuge

IGVA (Independent Gender-based Violence Advocate) – Romanian, Lithuanian, Bulgarian or Hungarian speaking

Hours per week: 37.5, Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm
Contract type: Permanent
Service/Team: Operations
Salary: £27,177 – £29,943
Location: Eastern European IDVA service

Role overview:
In this fast paced and well established service for Eastern European women and children, you will provide high quality personal welfare support for survivors of gender based violence, including domestic and sexual violence, modern slavery and prostitution. You will work with survivors from the point of crisis, assisting them through civil and criminal justice systems in Ealing, Brent and Hounslow and offering intensive support to ensure short-term and long-term safety. You will be a Romanian, Lithuanian, Bulgarian or Hungarian speaker.

Responsibilities:
You will support the service manager in building sustainable referral pathways and joint working protocols with a range of partners working with survivors of gender-based violence, including community housing organisations, BAMER support groups, health, substance misuse, law-enforcement agencies and other voluntary and statutory organisations. You will have proven experience of providing direct emotional and practical support to women as well as up-to-date knowledge of legislation relating to survivors of gender-based violence. You will have excellent casework skills, good written and verbal communication skills, clear professional boundaries and be a proactive team player.

Essential Skills or Experience:
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of our work.

Benefits: 28 days annual leave, Peoples Pension

Other information:
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. Other benefits include 28 days holiday, pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and a childcare voucher scheme.

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role. The post is co-located part-time in a police station and therefore may be subject to the Metropolitan Police Service vetting procedures.

Refuge is 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.

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

Closing date: 27/10/2019

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, modern slavery and human trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 6,000 women and children in our national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services, culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National

Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, manage a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.

Apply here

JUNO Women’s Aid

Zola Refuge and Move On Support Worker

Hours per week: Vacancy 1 – 37hrs per week (South Asian Language Essential)
Vacancy 2 – 29.5hrs rising to 37hrs per week in April 2020
Location: Nottingham City
Salary: NJC Scale point 27 – £24,657 pro rata
Contract: Funded to March 2021
Closing date: Thursday 24th October at 12 noon
Interviews: Monday 4th November 2019 (stc)

Here at JUNO, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.

JUNO is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.

The role

The Zola Refuge and Move On Support Workers are responsible for the support of women and children within the refuge and in our move on accommodation. Including assisting in the day to day running of the refuge and move on properties. The support worker will be expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the work with the women meets their individual needs as appropriate as possible with regard to families’ cultural, religious backgrounds, any special needs and to actively combat stereotypes.

JUNO is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend JUNO as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for JUNO while 100% consider that JUNO is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.

Download our application pack here

Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

JUNO Women’s Aid

Children’s Refuge and Move On Support Worker

Location: Nottingham City
Hours per week: 24 hours per week
Salary: NJC Scale point 25 – £23,111 pro rata
Contract: Funded to March 2020 with a possibility of further funding
Closing date: Thursday 24th October 2019 at 9am
Interviews: Monday 4th November 2019 (stc)

Here at JUNO, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.
JUNO is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.

The role
The Children’s Support Worker is responsible for the support of children within the Zola refuge and Move On accommodation. The support worker will be expected to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the work with the children meets their individual needs as appropriate with regard to families’ cultural, religious backgrounds, any special needs and to actively combat stereotypes.

Download our application pack here

Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

JUNO Women’s Aid

HR Officer

Location: Nottingham City
Hours per week: 18 – 22.5hrs per week over three days
Salary: Scale Point 29 £26,470 per annum pro rata
Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 6 months with the possibility of an extension
Closing date: Monday 28th October at 5pm
Interviews: Date TBC

Here at JUNO, what we do is really important. We save lives. In the UK 1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime and in Nottingham we’re here to support those women and children experiencing or escaping it.

We’re the sixth largest accredited domestic abuse charity in England. We’ve been around for almost 40 years and in that time we’ve built up a real depth of knowledge. We currently have 85 employees and an annual turnover in the region of £2m.

JUNO is an ambitious and resourceful charity, passionate about helping women and their children move forward to live their lives free from abuse. In a year, we answer around 10,000 calls on our helpline, support over 6,000 women and 260 children.

The role

As a HR Officer you will support the HR Manager in providing a generalist HR service to the organisation, providing advice and guidance to Managers whilst consistently demonstrating HR best practice. You will provide advice and guidance on HR policies and procedures, employment law and employee relations issues. In addition to supporting and guiding managers, you will be involved in training (whether leading or supporting) to ensure best practice in HR is followed.
For further information and to view the job description and person specification, please visit our website. https://junowomensaid.org.uk/
It is an occupational requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.
JUNO is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.

In our annual staff survey, 95% of our employees would recommend JUNO as an employer, 98% stated that they feel proud to work for JUNO while 100% consider that JUNO is an inclusive organisation that values diversity.

Download our application pack here

Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Advance

Head of Business Development

Advance is an award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women and girls who are survivors of domestic abuse and supporting women with short-term sentences to reduce offending.  We believe in empowering women and girls to lead safe, non-violent, equal lives so that they can flourish and contribute to the community.  Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, collaboration, innovation and accountability.

As a result of significant growth over the past two years to £4m income and 100 staff, Advance is now able to provide vital specialist women’s services across London and in partnership on national projects.

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £50,000 – £55,000

Working hours:

Pension: Workplace Pension

Work Location: Hammersmith, west London

Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and  discretionary  1 day for international women’s day.

In this newly created role, reporting to the Chief Executive, you will lead an ambitious fundraising strategy to grow and diversify our income, both restricted and unrestricted, in line with our five year strategy, so that we can continue to develop our services and programmes to support the needs of women and children survivors.  We expect that growth will primarily come from trusts and foundations, institutional and statutory partnerships, as well as major donors.

We are therefore a turning pointing in our approach to funding and are  making significant investments into our capacity and capability.  As our Head of Business Development, you will work across the organisation with your team to help deliver a step change in Advance’s approach to identifying, securing and managing funding in line with our programme ambition.

You will also manage and support the Fundraising Manager to establish and further develop relationships with multiple statutory and institutional donor partners and to develop bids for statutory and institutional grants and contracts.

This is a  London based, full time role but for the right candidate there can be some flexibility on this.

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. 

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.

Benefits include 30 days holidays per year, a workplace pension and childcare vouchers.

Closing date: 23 October 2019                 Interview date: tbc

To apply: Please send your CV with a supporting statement setting out how you meet the criteria for the role to  [email protected] .                                                                                             

Registered Charity Number 1086873

Advance

Fundraising Manager

Advance is an award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women and girls who are survivors of domestic abuse and supporting women with short-term sentences to reduce offending.  We believe in empowering women and girls to lead safe, non-violent, equal lives so that they can flourish and contribute to the community.  Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, collaboration, innovation and accountability.

As a result of significant growth over the past two years to £4m income and 100 staff, Advance is now able to provide vital specialist women’s services across London and in partnership on national projects.

Salary: £36,000 – £40,000

Work Location: Hammersmith, west London

Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and  discretionary  1 day for international women’s day, workplace pension.

As part of our small fundraising team, you will have the opportunity to apply your significant statutory and/or institutional fundraising experience and solid understanding of fundraising regulation and best practice in order to facilitate resilience, ensuring sustainability and growth.

The role will be focused on both existing and new business, which includes managing and developing a pipeline of new opportunities for the organisation’s service portfolio. You will develop proposals and bids with an aim of developing high quality and innovative tender submissions. This will include writing method statements, staffing structures, models of delivery, implementation plans and all relevant PQQ/ITT requirements

Excellent at developing partnerships you will be real team player who enjoys working in a collaborative way and delivering highly creative ideas. Good at managing stakeholder relationships, you will possess strong communication, coaching and presentation skills too.

This is a full time role but for the right candidate there can be some flexibility on this.

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. 

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.

Closing date: 23 October 2019

To apply: Please send your CV with a supporting statement setting out how you meet the criteria for the role to  [email protected].

Crossroads Derbyshire

Accommodation Support Worker

Crossroads Derbyshire provides domestic abuse services to adults, children and young people.

Flexible working hours will be required to meet the needs of this post and you will need the use of a car and a current driving licence as you will be required to travel across the rural area in the High Peak.

The post is funded until March 31st 2020 and further funding has been applied for

Scale point 10 £20,751 per annum

To provide support to young women aged 16 to 24 years and their children who have experienced domestic abuse and are accommodated in our Harmony Project

The post is open to women only

(Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1)

Closing date for this post is 9.30am Monday 28th October 2019

For information pack email [email protected]

If you require a hard copy, please send a large SAE to:

P O Box 22, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 8AE

Crossroads Derbyshire strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from minority groups.

Southall Black Sisters

Domestic Violence Advocate

Southall Black Sisters (SBS) an advice, advocacy and campaigning centre for black and minority women (BME), currently has a vacancy for:

Salary range £24,385 to £28,240 (incl. OLW) per annum depending on experience

Ability to speak fluently a South Asian language essential

(Punjabi or Hindi or Urdu preferred)

  • To provide high quality and comprehensive advice, information, and practical advocacy support relating to domestic and other forms of gender based violence against BME women and children.
  • To promote the participation and engagement of service users with SBS specialist holistic services
  • To promote the aims and objectives of SBS as a specialist organisation for BME women and children.

This role will suit someone with experience of working with vulnerable women in providing advice and support in a sensitive, patient and professional manner. This role will also require working under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

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

Deadline for applications Midnight Sunday 3rd November 2019

Interviews to be held during the week of 11th and 18th November 2019

To apply download an Application Pack here.

Southall Black Sisters

Domestic Violence Trainee Advocate

Southall Black Sisters (SBS) an advice, advocacy and campaigning centre for black and minority women (BME), currently has a vacancy for:

Salary range £19,634 to £23,944 (incl. OLW) per annum depending on experience

Ability to speak fluently a South Asian language essential

(Punjabi or Hindi or Urdu preferred)

This role will suit someone who seeks to develop into an SBS advocate and has some of the skill sets in the job description and seeks to acquire new skills. You will receive regular training and be closely supervised to:

  • provide high quality and comprehensive advice, information, and practical advocacy support relating to gender based violence against BME women and children.
  • promote the participation and engagement of service users with SBS holistic services
  • promote the aims and objectives of SBS as a specialist organisation for BME women and children.

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

Deadline for applications Midnight Sunday 3rd November 2019

Interviews to be held during the week of 11th and 18th November 2019

To apply download an Application Pack here.

Southall Black Sisters

Helpline Adviser

Southall Black Sisters (SBS) an advice, advocacy and campaigning centre for black and minority women (BME), currently has a vacancy for:

Salary range £19,634 to £25,292 (incl. OLW) per annum depending on experience

Ability to speak Punjabi or Hindi or Urdu fluently essential

  • To provide high quality telephone advice in relation to violence against BME women and children.
  • To be able to manage a high volume of calls and undertake urgent tasks in a demanding environment
  • To maintain accurate data entries and statistics.

This role requires a confident, organised and enthusiastic person, who will have an exceptional telephone manner and be responsible for identifying resolutions for victims of domestic violence or gender based violence which will include an assessment of risk. Full training will be given.

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

Deadline for applications Midnight Sunday 3rd November 2019

Interviews to be held during the week of 11th and 18th November 2019

To apply download an Application Pack here.

nia

Counselling Manager, East London Rape Crisis

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 provides confidential specialist support to women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, including rape and childhood sexual abuse. Our services include: an Information and Support line, Advocacy and Counselling services.

nia is an 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 post:

Job Title: Counselling Manager, East London Rape Crisis.

Hours: Part time: 28 hours per week

Term: Permanent

Salary: £28,800- £30,400 (£36,000- £38,000 pro rata)

We are looking for an exceptional woman to lead our counselling team. You will be BACP accredited and have substantial counselling/therapeutic experience with women and girls.

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, 24th October 2019

Interview date: 30th October 2019

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.

Solace Women’s Aid

North London Rape Crisis Service Manager

Location: Islington

Salary: £36,000 per annum pro rata

Hours: 30 hours (4 days per week)

Contract: Permanent

Vacancy Reference: SWA2846

Closing Date: 27 October 2019 – 12pm

Interview Date: 31 October 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

North London Rape Crisis provides therapeutic and advocacy services to women and girls across 7 boroughs. This includes ISVA provision, a specialist sexual violence helpline (providing emotional support and advice), sexual violence training and counselling services.

About the Role

This role requires a dynamic, strong feminist woman to lead the team and work in partnership with agencies, promoting the values and ethos of Rape Crisis services. This is a busy service so we are looking for someone who is proactive, responsive and has good organisational skills.

About You

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with women who have experienced sexual and/or domestic abuse, as well as experience of managing an operational team, working with a diverse client and staff group and a good knowledge of safeguarding issues and practice.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:

Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

nia

Finance and Admin Assistant

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

Our Central Services team has responsibility for Finance, Facilities and central administration and provides the management team with HR support.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Post Title: Finance and Admin Assistant

Team: Central Services

Hours: 30hrs per week

Salary: £18,000 – 20,142 (£21,000-£23,500 pro rata)

We are looking for someone who is organised with a flexible approach to work in our busy Head Office to help ensure that all of the services run efficiently, be a team player with the ability to work independently. Previous experience in an office based environment would be an advantage.The Finance and Admin Assistant will be responsible for providing high quality support to the Central Services team to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the central admin and finance function within the organisation

Admin Duties:

You will be responsible for providing a courteous and efficient reception service.  Answering and redirecting telephone phone calls, respond and distribute emails, faxes, ordering of office supplies. Provide recruitment administration and other general administrative duties.

Finance duties

You will be responsible for all purchase ledger transactions, including receipt of orders coding costs, posting invoices, prepare payments to suppliers, approve and deal with supplier queries, reconcile accounts, Credit Control Via telephone / Email , undertake general finance administration and other ad hoc duties. Knowledge of SAGE Accounts essential. We’re looking for an exceptional woman to join our team. You will 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.  Due to the nature of this work the post holder will often be party to highly confidential and very personal matters – you  must therefore be committed and able to maintain the very highest standards of confidentiality at all times.

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, 28 October 2019

Interview Date: 7 November 2019

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).

North Surrey Domestic Abuse Service

IDVA/OUTREACH ADVOCATE

Location: Staines Police Station

Police Vetting for this post will be required for successful candidates

Role details

Job title: Independent Domestic Abuse Advocate

Location: Staines, Surrey

Salary: £26,000 (FTE)

Hours per week: Full time 36 hours per week

Type of contract: Fixed Term for 12 months

Closing date for applications: 18th October 2019

Purpose of role:

To provide an on-site specialist domestic abuse outreach service for the boroughs of Elmbridge and Spelthorne and Runnymede, this post will be based at Staines Police Station, the role will link with existing domestic abuse services of North Surrey Domestic Abuse Service and yourSanctuary.

To apply:

Please email  [email protected] for an application pack

Completed application form should be emailed to [email protected] by 5pm 18th October 2019.

Telephone interviews will be conducted on October 23rd. Panel Interviews will be held November 1st.

Jewish Women’s Aid

Senior IDVA / Supervisor, 35 hours per week (full time),

£31,000-33,000 per annum, Based in North London

Jewish Women’s Aid is the only charity in the UK working with Jewish women and their children affected by domestic and sexual abuse and has been delivering services for over 30 years.  Jewish Women’s Aid works closely with a range of other agencies to provide a safe service to our clients.  Jewish Women’s Aid received the Women’s Aid Quality Standard in 2017.

This is a permanent position based in the borough of Barnet.

You will supervise and support a team of domestic abuse support workers who work with women affected by domestic abuse at all levels of risk, as well as holding a reduced caseload of medium to high risk cases.

You will be able to demonstrate that you have worked as an IDVA or similar position with this client group.

You will be enthusiastic, empathic and creative, with an ability to work well under pressure. You will already have experience of working with vulnerable women; a knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse and experience of managing and supervising a team.

In return JWA offers a competitive salary, 3% pension contribution, opportunities for training and development and generous holiday entitlement.

Download a job description and person specification and application pack at https://www.jwa.org.uk/vacancies or for further information contact [email protected] or 020 8445 8060.

Closing date: 9am Monday 28th October 2019

Interviews: 30th & 31st October

This post is open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Registered charity number 1047045

Jewish Women’s Aid is the only charity in the UK working with Jewish women and their children affected by domestic and sexual abuse.

We are currently looking for a:

Senior IDVA / Supervisor

35 hours per week (full time) – £31,000-33,000 per annum

If you feel as passionately as we do about supporting and empowering women, then this could be the right role for you.

This post will work with Jewish women across the UK affected by domestic abuse. The post holder will offer practical and emotional support including risk and needs assessment, safety planning and ongoing help. You will also supervise and support a team of caseworkers to work with women affected by domestic abuse.

You will be enthusiastic, empathic and creative, with an ability to work well under pressure. You will already have experience of working with vulnerable women; a knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse and experience of managing and supervising a team.

Closing date: 9am Monday 28th October 2019

Please go to www.jwa.org.uk to download an application pack, or contact [email protected] or 020 8445 8060.

This post is open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Registered charity number: 1047045

Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid

Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid offers safe, temporary accommodation and a range of community based support services to women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse.  Applicants must have a commitment to quality, equality and valuing diversity.

Refuge Children and Family Worker                                                                     

£23,279.46

To develop and deliver family support and play sessions to children, young people and their mothers in refuge and the community. To lead on domestic violence awareness raising sessions with children/young people and professionals.

We currently have the above vacancies, and, unless stated otherwise, we are particularly keen to recruit staff who can speak community languages, particularly Punjabi, French, Polish, Somali and Farsi.  All positions, unless otherwise stated, are full-time, 37 hours per week.

These posts are subject to a 6% pension contribution.  Women only need apply.  These posts are covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010).

BSWA operates within Safer Recruitment good practice guidelines. Please note all successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Check before commencing their employment.

If you are interested please download a recruitment pack from www.bswaid.org and return completed forms to: Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid, Central Administration, Ryland House,  44-48 Bristol Street, Birmingham, B5 7AA or email to [email protected].

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 30th October at 12 noon.

Solace Women’s Aid

Counselling Service Assistant (Counselling Services) x 2

Location: Blenheim Court, 62 Brewery Road, London, N7 9NY

Salary: £21,500 – £23,500 pro rata per annum, starting salary scale

Hours: 22.5hrs (3 days) / 26.25hrs (3.5 days)

Contract: Permanent

Vacancy Reference: SWAA2845

Closing Date: 21st October 2019 – 12pm

Interview Date: 6th November 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

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

Our Therapeutic Services coordinates a number of counselling services. The Counselling service provides counselling for both women and men survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence abuse across the London Boroughs

About the Role

We are looking for two Counselling Service Assistants:

  • To process referrals, book appointments and support allocations for psychoeducational and other groups and 1-1 counselling provision
  • To be informed and adhere to all counselling service policies and case management procedures
  • Input all data into the centralised Solace databases
  • To collect all necessary client information for monitoring and reporting purposes
  • Ensure a clear referral pathway is relayed to all clients and third parties approaching the service
  • Act as an entry point into the service
  • Liaise with wrap around support services for clients where necessary whilst maintaining boundaries and working within the counselling service referral criteria
  • All associated administration within the service arena including writing letters, liaising with clients and support services on the telephone and by email
  • Provision of relevant and accurate information to clients and third parties
  • To collect all necessary information accurately and keep records up to date in Solace’s centralised database and spreadsheets
  • Maintain a collaborative close working relationship with the counselling manager in order to ensure the smooth running of the service
  • Manage weekly workload in order to cover one to one and group administrative requirements
  • To take responsibility of the duty phone, emails (enquiries) and other duties that may arise on allocated duty days

About You

We are looking for an administration assistant to ensure the smooth running of the service.  This role will involve supporting the therapeutic team, act as a first point of contact to the service, answering the phone and responding to emails, processing referrals and completing the administration of the counselling service.

Due to the service being extremely busy you will have excellent IT skills and be able to communicate effectively both on a verbal and written level.  Ability to multi-task quickly and effectively is essential.

This is a part time position, 22.5 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s) or 26.25 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and half day Friday) based in our Islington office.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:

Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

Solace Women’s Aid

Parenting Support Worker (North London Rape Crisis Service)

Location: Islington (covering North London boroughs)

Salary: £24,500-£27,500 per annum dependent on skills and experience

Hours: 37.5 hours

Contract: Fixed Term contract until 31 March 2020

Vacancy Reference: SWA2844

Closing Date: 20 October 2019 – 5pm

Interview Date: 24 October 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

North London Rape Crisis provides therapeutic and advocacy services to women and girls across 7 boroughs. This includes ISVA provision, an advice and information helpline, sexual violence training and counselling services.

About the Role

This is a new role funded by MOPAC to provide parenting support to women who access NLRC services. The role includes leading on advocacy support and supporting women to engage with family support services. You will provide individual parenting support and mentoring, as well as advocacy and casework support.

About You

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting service users, particularly women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence. You will have a strong understanding of VAWG and knowledge of safeguarding for children and adults. You will also be able to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks.

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply:

Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs to find out more and view the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for Solace and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Along with this, please complete the Equality Monitoring form and send all three documents to [email protected] by the closing date. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

 

We will only accept CV’s and Supporting Statements with a maximum of 2 pages and Font size 12. Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late CV’s and Supporting Statements will not be accepted.

Due to the number of CV’s and Supporting Statements we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with candidates who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

As part of safer recruitment we require all successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure.

No agencies.

St Mungo’s

Regional Head – Homelessness Services

£49,204 – £53,672
Permanent
37.5hrs per week

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader to play a pivotal role in the management and successful growth of St Mungo’s East London sub region and make a difference in helping to end homelessness and rebuild lives.

At St Mungo’s, our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As Regional Head, your leadership will be crucial to realising our vision.

Leading and managing your team, you will ensure our services are delivered to a high standard and meet best practice standards. You will implement an effective strategy for developing and growing the sub-region’s services, winning contracts for providing new services, and retaining existing ones to ensure the continued growth of our services to homeless and vulnerable people.

Our services in the region include Street Outreach, Homeless Hostels, Semi-independent Housing, Housing Advice Hub, Women’s Services and Housing First.
Key requirements for this influential management role include:

• Experience of leading a team or teams delivering services to groups of vulnerable clients, in either a supported housing, support, care or other relevant environment
• Track record of effective operational leadership and management of staff across dispersed locations, working through a line-management structure, including through a period of substantial change
• Business/service development experience e.g. successfully winning new business; successfully negotiating for contracts for the provision of services – either as a supplier or purchaser
• A person centred approach – putting clients at the centre of your work
In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of their personal and professional development.

To find out more and apply please click here https://www.mungos.org/work-with-us/careers/current-vacancies/

Closing date: 22 October 2019.
Interview and assessments: 5 November 2019.

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at senior management level.
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation’s values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Springfield Domestic Abuse Support

Domestic Abuse Project Worker

Contract: Fixed – Term for 1 year (but may be extended, subject to funding)

16 hours per week (days to be agreed) – £9.56 per hour

Springfield is a South Lakeland charity supporting survivors of domestic abuse.

We are currently looking to recruit a Domestic Abuse Project Worker to join our small team. The post is based at our Community Support Hub in Kendal, Cumbria.

Responsibilities will include taking referrals, providing effective one to one support and managing an efficient casework service.

You will also facilitate group workshops for clients and be the primary lead in delivering ‘The Freedom Project’ with group sessions following this nationally recognised programme created specifically for women who are victims of domestic abuse.

You will have the ability to work as part of a team and display a clear understanding of domestic abuse and the impact it has on survivors. Experience in providing one to one support and advocacy for clients, signposting to other agencies, multi-agency working, risk assessing and safety planning would be an advantage.

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010.

Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

For an application pack please email [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 16th October 2019

Interview date Monday 21st October 2019

www.springfieldsupport.org

Solace Women’s Aid

Young Person’s Caseworker

Location: Barnet

Salary:

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £24,500 – £27,500 per annum.

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £22,500-£24,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5

Contract: Permanent

Vacancy Reference: SWA2843

Closing Date: 22nd October 2019 – 12pm

Interview Date: 31st October 2019

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting, grassroots charity working across London. Our purpose is 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.

You will be joining a team of committed and inspiring individuals whose dedication has saved the lives of thousands of women, men and children in the capital. We are looking for friendly and diligent individuals to join our services and help us make a difference.

About the Service

Barnet SASS provides support to women, men and young people resides in the London Borough of Barnet. Barnet Solace Advocacy and Support Service (SASS) is a team made up of IDVAs, and a caseworker. We work with all levels of risk and work closely with our partner agencies to ensure victim/survivors of domestic violence receives a good standard of service

About the Role

One of the primary role of caseworker is to provide a proactive service to young survivors (aged 16-25) identified as experiencing domestic abuse and sexual abuse. The caseworker will be delivering healthy relationship programme to young people within the schools, community and youth services settings.  The successful candidate will also have responsibility for ensuring delivery of domestic violence awareness training to the professionals and developing partnership work with the key agencies.

About You

You will need a passion for working with victim/survivors and a thorough understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on women and their children, as well as experience of providing emotional and practical support and strong casework management skills.

You will have the skills to provide effective crisis intervention, carry out risk assessments, safety planning, assessment of needs and individual support planning. You should have demonstrable experience of working in an IDVA or similar position with this or a similar client group

In return, we offer great employee benefits including three per cent employer pension contribution, generous holiday entitlement and a focus on learning and development.

To apply: Please visit https://www.solacewomensaid.org/about-us/jobs and complete and send the Application Form and Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date above. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send you an application pack.

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

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and 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.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs and request no contact from recruitment agencies.

Next Link

Female* Housing Assistant (Maternity Cover)

We have a rewarding opportunity available for a Female Housing Assistant to join our team based across Bristol and South Glos. You will join us on full time Maternity Cover basis working 37.5 hours per week on a rota system and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £19,554 per annum and benefits.

Established in 1999, Next Link is the leading provider of domestic abuse services to women and children in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. At Next Link we are committed to providing holistic, empowering and personalised support and advocacy to women and children experiencing domestic abuse. With a focus on survivor’s safety and recovery; we believe the provision of flexible support tailored to survivors need’s can be transforming, helping to maximise independence and self-determination so survivors can make informed choices.

In return for joining us, we will offer you:

– Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)

– 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day

– Excellent development and training opportunities

– Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)

– Mindful Employer Plus Scheme

– Cycle to Work Scheme

– Long Service Awards

– Wellness Awards

About the role:

As our Female Housing Assistant, you would be working as part of a dedicated housing team, within our supported housing services across Missing Link and Next Link. You will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality client housing management service. You will also oversee the housing provided as part of our accommodation based services;

– providing accommodation and housing related support to women with complex needs living in our high and medium level shared supported accommodation

– providing accommodation for women fleeing domestic abuse in our safe-houses and complex needs safe-house in Bristol and South Glos.

Key duties and responsibilities of our Female Housing Assistant:

– Ensuring we provide, safe, high standard homes for our service users through overseeing repairs and required health and safety checks, liaising with landlords and contractors;

– Empowering and informing women to meet the financial responsibilities of their tenancy or licence through the following of organisational rent and arrears procedures;

– Assuring our rooms are available for new service users when they most need it, by ensuring quick void turnarounds in line with internal deadlines;

– Working closely with our support service teams to help residents understand and comply with the obligations of their licence or tenancy.

This is not an exhaustive list of your duties and outlines the general ways in which it is expected you will meet the overall requirements of this post.

What we are looking for in our ideal Female Housing Assistant:

– A minimum of two years’ significant experience working with people with mental health needs, or people with complex and multiple needs (for example, homelessness, alcohol/drug dependency, long term conditions, domestic abuse and sexual violence)

– Experience of support planning and managing risk assessments

– The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery

– Manage caseload, documentation and time effectively, ensuring up to date and clear record keeping in line with policies and procedures

– A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle is essential as this role includes travel throughout Bristol and South Glos

Closing date: Monday 21st  October 2019

Interview date: Monday 28th October 2019

If you are passionate about ensuring vulnerable women have a safe, comfortable place to live, please apply now to join us as our Female Housing Assistant and contribute to the valuable work Next Link and its wider services, delivering hope and support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk                                  [email protected]

Housing for Women

Children’s Support Worker

Our team in Greenwich is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Children’s Support Worker to join them. The main purpose of this role is to develop and provide a support service to children in the refuge who have been adversely affected by domestic abuse. In this role, you will work together with colleagues, volunteers and other agencies to provide the most effective service for children, young people and families.

H4W have been providing support to the women and children of Greenwich for over 40 years. We provide somewhere safe for the women/children to live free from abuse, we advocate on their behalf and provide support at the time when they need it most: to enable them to move forward and build a new life.

This is an opportunity to join a passionate, hardworking and close-knit team who are committed to putting an end to domestic and sexual abuse

This role is a 3-year fixed term contract.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake assessments of children coming into the service and develop risk and support plans using an evidence-based approach to achieve positive measurable outcomes
  • Act as an advocate for children within the service in dealings with statutory and non -statutory agencies, preparing reports and attending case conferences and court where necessary.
  • Organise and facilitate groups and recreational activities as appropriate
  • Follow and apply Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures and have full regard to relevant legislation
  • To help mothers and children to access professional advice services to enable their self sufficiency
  • Encourage positive parenting through positive role modelling and encouraging involvement in activities and parenting groups.

To be successful in this job you will require:

  • Experience in a similar role OR the enthusiasm and attitude required if you are newly qualified
  • A working knowledge and understanding of welfare benefits, safeguarding children and adult, child protection, social and voluntary services approaches/involvement.
  • Knowledge of undertaking individual assessments including risk assessments, and developing and delivering support plans
  • Ability to build effective, professional working relationships both internally and externally whilst valuing diversity.

Housing for Women is an independent organisation and we support women in London to challenge the inequalities they face. As a charity and a registered housing association, we are proud to have housed London’s women for 80 years; providing secure, affordable housing and related services to help them make the most of the opportunities they have

Closing date: 21/10/2019

Apply here

Housing for Women

Support Worker DVA

The team at our Greenwich refuge is looking for a dedicated and dynamic Support Worker to join them. The purpose of this role is to work alongside the team to provide a safe and empowering environment for women and their children, either in their own homes or in a refuge setting, who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse.

H4W have been providing support to the women and children of Greenwich for over 40 years. We provide somewhere safe for the women/children to live free from abuse, we advocate on their behalf and provide support at the time when they need it most: to enable them to move forward and build a new life.

This is an opportunity to join a passionate, hardworking and close-knit team who are committed to putting an end to domestic and sexual abuse

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the delivery of services to service users, ensuring effective reporting to the Manager as appropriate
  • Responsible for risk management and financial control within the team
  • Responsible for, high standards of customer care.
  • To act in accordance with the values and aims of Housing for Women
  • To promote and implement Housing for Women’s policies and procedures

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Experience of delivering support to adults from diverse backgrounds and with mixed abilities and complex needs in a supported environment; preferably in Domestic Violence Abuse (DVA) refuges or community based setting.
  • Experience of undertaking individual assessments including risk assessments and developing and delivering support plans.
  • Understanding of local and national approaches to tackling domestic abuse including MARAC, child protection, social and voluntary services approaches/involvement.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of strategies to empower service users to address issues of DVA

Housing for Women is an independent organisation and we support women in London to challenge the inequalities they face. As a charity and a registered housing association, we are proud to have housed London’s women for 80 years; providing secure, affordable housing and related services to help them make the most of the opportunities they have.

Closing date: 15/10/2019

Apply here

Welwyn Hatfield Women’s Refuge

Female Children and Young Person’s Support Worker

Hertfordshire

20 HOURS PER WEEK – starting salary £22,911 PER ANNUM (PRO RATA) (NJC for Local Government Services scale 15-22)

Working at the Welwyn Hatfield Women’s Refuge, you will provide specialist services for resident children who have lived with domestic violence and abuse with a focus on recovery, building resilience, safeguarding and having fun.

Sessions in the children’s facility are organised by age with a session for pre-schoolers in the mornings and a session after school for the older children. The hours you will work are variable between 9.00am – 5.00pm and will depend on operational need.

You will need to be energetic and empathic with firm professional boundaries.

As part of a committed and professional team, you will work with external agencies and mothers resident in the Refuge to achieve the best interests of the children.

We have grant funding for this post until May/June 2021 with the possibility of further extensions after that.

Please go to whwr.org.uk/CSW19.html for more information and the application pack. The closing date for all applications is midnight on Friday 18th October 2019.

Please do not send CVs

  • It is WHWR’s policy that applicants should have objective distance in their work so you will not have used WHWR’s services or other domestic abuse services within the 5 years prior to your application.
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Housing for Women

Volunteer Refuge Administrator                                              

Department: Supported Housing                        

Reports to: Team Leader

Location: London Borough of Greenwich

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and outgoing female volunteer to assist our Refuge team with a diverse range of administrative duties that would go from answering the phones and taking referrals, sorting out deliveries and donations, to ensuring the smooth day to day running of the refuge, among others.

The ideal candidate will be a resilient individual with a can-do attitude, able to multitask and good at thinking on their feet. This role can be very dynamic in a fast paced environment one day and the next relatively calmed and quiet without interruptions.

If you have what it takes to work behind the scenes to ensure the refuge runs efficiently and you have good office and administration skills we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Answering the phone as and when required, taking and passing messages to relevant members of the team and taking referrals from third parties.
  • Reporting and logging repairs to the maintenance team
  • Supporting the team with day-to-day housing management (i.e. preparing rooms for new residents, taking inventories for voids, gardening, etc.)
  • Helping out with general office administration tasks such as data entering, filing, photocopying, typing letters, checking invoices, etc.
  • Provide administrative and clerical support to members of the team on various ad-hoc projects (i.e. ordering supplies for events, sorting out donations, etc.)
  • Assisting with regular Health and Safety checks including fire drills, fire checks and risk assessments
  • Attending supervision sessions as required (at least once every 6 weeks)
  • To act in accordance with the aims of Housing for Women
  • To promote and implement Housing for Women’s Equal Opportunities Policy and other polices adopted by the Board

Availability

We are looking for someone who ideally can dedicate 1-2 days a week with us for at least of 6 months.

Days and hours can be negotiated as long as they are compatible with our service operation hours:  Monday to Friday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Benefits of Volunteering with Us

This is a great stepping stone opportunity for a female looking to gain hands on experience in administration and office or facilities management. Some additional benefits are:

  • Experience of working in a supportive and professional environment
  • Full induction, support and supervision
  • Opportunity to develop new skills
  • Relevant training opportunities (i.e. health and Safety, Data Protection, Confidentiality, DV, etc.)

Additional Information

  • Core training and induction will be provided prior commencing the role.
  • We reimburse genuine out of pocket travel expenses (London zones 1- 6) to and from the place of work and up to £5 for lunch expenses.
  • Housing for Women will conduct a full DBS Check.

Due to the nature of the work, this role is restricted to female only candidates. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and sections of the community and we particularly encourage applications from senior citizens, ex-offenders and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented in our Volunteering Programme.

Closing date: 31/10/2019

Apply here: https://www.cloudonlinerecruitment.co.uk/h4w/Vacancy.aspx

Aylesbury Women’s Aid

Rural Outreach Worker

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.

Rural Outreach Worker (37 hours) required to provide support for women and children living in Aylesbury Vale rural communities who are experiencing violence in their home, or who are recovering from the effects of violence. In addition, the post includes co-ordinating the Freedom Programme across Buckinghamshire to ensure that there are opportunities for women to develop ways of thinking and behaving to protect themselves, their children and others from harm.

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

Salary:  £22,911 – £26,317 pro rata (NJC points 15 – 22)

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 14th October 2019

Interviews to be held on: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

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 further information please see our website www.aylesburywomensaid.org.uk

To request an application pack (no CVs please) email [email protected].

Charity No: 1054308

Company Limited by Guarantee: 03155260

Advance

Senior Projects Manager – Minerva Violence Reduction Service*

Advance is a well-respected, award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women experiencing domestic abuse and supporting women with custodial and community sentences to reduce offending. Advance delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services at the ‘high end of best practice’ in West London. We are known for innovation as we were the very first IDVA service and the first service to work within Specialist Domestic Abuse Courts. Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable.

Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 6 months

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum incl. London Weighting, depending on experience*

Working Hours: 35 hours per week according to contract terms.

Benefits: Workplace Pension, 30 days annual leave plus public holidays & 1 day for International Women’s Day.

Work Location: Based at Hammersmith with travel across London

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 are 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.

This short-term project is to commission and coordinate parenting support to women in the criminal justice system including, but not limited to: commissioning and organising training for staff, organising a large conference, commissioning and organising mental health provision.

As an experienced senior level Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering project outcomes in line with challenging deadlines and the ability to create immediate impact, the post holder will –

  1. Develop, implement and manage the Minerva Violence Reduction Programme from start to finish.
  2. Develop and maintain relationships with partners, including the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, the funder, representing the organisation at community and partnership meetings
  3. Ensuring outcomes and impact are delivered in line with the funder requirements, as well as managing the relationship with partners and funders in delivery of this service at the required standard.
  4. Ensure delivery of quality systems, ensuring quality of service and safeguarding standards.
  5. Create and deliver a large conference within a short timeframe.

To apply: Submit a full CV and supporting statement that addresses the person specification to [email protected]

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

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, BME backgrounds, the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system, as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation. 

Registered Charity Number 1086873

Hestia

We are Hestia, a vibrant charity that has been supporting and empowering vulnerable adults and children since 1970. With our 50th anniversary approaching it is an exciting time to join us!

We campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect them. This includes victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home, to helping them to get the right mental health support, we support people at the moment of crisis and enable them to build a life beyond crisis. We are supported by more than 460 volunteers who provide specialist skills such as art therapy yoga, IT, gardening, cooking as well as befriending and fundraising.

We are proud to be the home of UK SAYS NO MORE, bringing together a diverse coalition of individuals, charities, businesses and public-sector organisations to campaign for an end to the domestic abuse and sexual violence.

In everything we do, we seek to be: respectful, genuine, dedicated, collaborative and courageous.

Support Worker – Modern Slavery Response – Saturday interviews!

Location: Travel across all London boroughs
Salary: £24,408 rising to £25,104 per annum after 1 year
Expires: 21/10/2019 23:59

Relief Worker – Modern Slavery Response Team

Location: Travel across all London boroughs
Salary: £24,408 rising to £25,104 per annum after 1 year
Expires: 22/10/2019 23:59

Exiting Sex Work Support Worker – Part-time

Location: Newham, London
Salary: £22,548 per annum pro rata rising to £23,112 per annum pro rata after 1 year
Expires: 23/10/2019 23:59

Intervention Worker – Domestic Abuse – FTC

Location: Harrow

Salary: £25,824 per year

Expires: 27/10/2019 23:59

Floating Support Worker – Domestic Abuse

Location: Newham or Tower Hamlets

Salary: £22,548 rising to £23,112 per annum after 1 year

Expires: 23/10/2019 23:59

Safety Planner – Domestic Abuse

Location: Harrow
Salary: £24,408 rising to £25,104 per annum after 1 year
Expires: 27/10/2019 23:59

Senior IDVA – Part-Time

Location: Slough
Salary: £28,296 rising to £29,088 pro-rata per annum after 1 year
Expires: 27/10/2019 23:59

Intervention Worker – Domestic Abuse – FTC

Location: Ealing
Salary: £25,824 per year
Expires: 27/10/2019 23:59

Head of HR Operations

Location: Head Office/London Bridge
Salary: £54,288 rising to £55,224 per annum after 1 year
Expires: 28/10/2019 23:59

To read more on each vacancy, see our detailed job pack and to apply, please visit https://www.hestia.org/career-opportunities

In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive working environment and a host of benefits including pension, employee discounts, 25 days holiday per annum (for full-time positions) plus the option to buy an additional 3 weeks, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan. Hestia believes strongly in learning and development opportunities offering genuine career opportunities.

Hestia is proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid

Fundraising and Development Manager

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit a Fundraising and Development Manager, a development specialist who is passionate about moving the charity forward and maintaining our excellent track record.

You will lead on BCWA’s business development activities, developing our fundraising strategy in line with the organisation’s business plan. You will also develop and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and work closely with the Senior Management Team to achieve the organisation’s development goals. As a leader, you will provide direction to the Business Development services team.

You will have significant professional experience of business development and fundraising, as well as building and managing relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. You will have a proven track record of charity fundraising from trusts and foundations, together with experience of public sector tendering.

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 dynamic team to help us deliver excellent services to vulnerable women and girls who have experienced intimate relationship abuse or are at risk of abuse.

Job Title: Fundraising and Development Manager

Hours: full time (35 hours)

Contract Type: Full time and permanent

Salary: £29,000 – £33,000 (depending on experience)

Application Deadline: We are accepting applications and interviewing on a rolling basis –  early applications encouraged.

Interviews: See above

To learn more and download the Job Description, click here.

To apply, complete the online application form.

If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks from application submission, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Female applicants only. In light of the nature of work, the candidate’s gender is considered to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

BCWA are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Reg. Charity No.1068007

Kiran Support Services

Female South Asian Children’s Support Worker

Full time 35 hours per week £26,999 plus pension

3 years’ fixed term contract funded by BBC Children in Need

Kiran Support Services is a specialist South Asian refuge in East London providing accommodation to Asian women fleeing domestic abuse. Our team is dedicated to providing culturally specific support to vulnerable women and their children. We are recruiting a South Asian Children’s Support Worker to work in our refuge and to provide support to children in the community that may be at risk of domestic abuse.

You will have considerable experience of working with Asian families and children who have experienced domestic abuse. You will understand the impact domestic abuse can have on children and their development.  You will have key responsibility for the delivery of our ‘Brighter Futures’ programme developing a range of integrating activities for Asian children/ young people who have experienced trauma or who are at risk of abuse from providing creche sessions for pre-school children through to one-to-one support and safety planning for children and young people up to 18 years. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and under your own initiative. You will be able to speak at least one Asian language. You will hold a relevant qualification at level 3 / 4 or above in social care, health care, children and young people, community work or education and have undertaken training in Child Protection and CAF processes.

If you would like to be part of our team, we would love to hear from you. For a full information pack, including job description and person specification, please call 020 85581986 or email: [email protected]

CVs will not be accepted

Due to the sensitive nature of this role we will be considering female applicants only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1).

Applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Friday 18th October 2019.

Interviews will be held on Friday 25th October 2019

 

Trainee Refuge Worker in the London Borough of Brent

30 hours per week, annual salary £21,166 pro rata

1-year fixed term contract (with further 1 year extension subject to funding)

A new opportunity has arisen for a trainee refuge worker in our refuge in the London Borough of Brent.

You should have an understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on women from South Asian communities. Experience is not necessary but a willingness to learn and undergo training is essential.

You must be able to speak at least one Asian language and be able to work unsociable hours.

In return we offer 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 3% pension.

If you’ve got what it takes to support Asian women with starting a new life free from abuse and want to be part of our team then we’d love to hear from you. For a full information pack, including job description and person specification, please call 020 8558 1986 or email: [email protected]

Closing date for completed applications is 5.00pm Friday 18th October 2019

Interviews will be held on Friday 25th October 2019

Please note CVs will not be accepted

Due to the sensitive nature of this role we will be considering female applicants only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to schedule 9 part 1).

Applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.

Registered Charity Number: 1114148

 Advance

Advance is a well-respected, award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women experiencing domestic abuse and supporting women with custodial and community sentences to reduce offending. Advance delivers nationally accredited, quality marked services at the ‘high end of best practice’ in West London. We are known for innovation as we were the very first IDVA service and the first service to work within Specialist Domestic Abuse Courts. Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable.

Job Title:                             Mental Health IDVA

Contract:                             Permanent

Salary:                                  £26,000 – £28,000 per annum incl. London Weighting, depending on experience (£26,000 paid for those with less experience; £28,000 paid for those with considerable skills and experience  in equivalent  roles).

Working Hours:                35 hours per week according to contract terms

Benefits:                             Workplace Pension, 30 days annual leave plus public holidays & 1 day for International Women’s Day.

Work Location:                 Hammersmith

The Mental Health IDVA will work within a dynamic, fast paced, crisis intervention, advocacy and support service to ensure the voice of survivors informs every stage of the process specialising in working with clients for whom mental health is a factor. They will work within the team to make proactive contact and provide high quality advocacy and support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment to women from age 13, focusing on working with those aged 18 and over who access the domestic abuse service. They will advise women on criminal justice and civil remedies and related matters, support women to attend court where necessary, and coordinate the provision of multi-agency support. Part of the role will to be to establish positive, proactive and innovative working relationships with services providing mental health intervention and partner agencies within Angelou Partnership this will include the creation and delivery of training in partnership with other agencies. The post holder will work across the three boroughs under the guidance of the team leaders and project manager.

The post holder will have an excellent understanding of domestic violence and its effects on women and children and of best practice within the domestic abuse and mental health sector’s.

As an experienced domestic violence advocate who has worked with complex  and  multiple needs, 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 female survivors of domestic violence, of supporting women involved in mental health services, 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.

Closing date:     24 October 2019, 9.00 am                                                                    Interview date:  30th October 2019

To apply:  Submit a full CV and supporting statement that addresses the person specification to [email protected]. Please access the link below to access the Job description and Person Specification.

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

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, BME backgrounds, the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system, as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation. 

Registered Charity Number 1086873

© 2019 Women's Aid Federation of England – Women’s Aid is a company limited by guarantee registered in England No: 3171880.

Women’s Aid is a registered charity in England No. 1054154

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