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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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Women’s Aid vacancies

Bristol – Fundraising Assistant

Bristol or London – Project and Partnerships Manager

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.

Bristol – 2 x Female* Trainee Support Workers

Bristol – Female* Assistant Recovery Navigator

Bristol – Female*  Recovery Navigator

London – Complex Needs Support Workers

London – DAHA Development Manager

London – Female* Regional & Centre Co-ordinator 

London – Female* Service Co-ordinator

London – Female* Young Women’s Community Keyworker

London – Domestic Violence Prevent & change Project Facilitator

Bromley & Croydon – BME Outreach Officer

Lambeth – BME Outreach Officer

Lambeth, Croydon and Bromley – BME Training & Awareness Officer

Southampton – Advice and Programmes Worker

Southampton – Service and Projects Manager

London – Interim Director 

London – Finance Officer

Swindon – Refuge Support Advisor

Swindon – IDVA

Swindon – Office Administrator

Swindon – Children’s Support Worker

London – IDVA

London – IDVA

Bristol – Hospital based IDSVA

Bristol – Female Link House Relief Workers

London – Young Person’s Advocate

Nottingham – Children and Young People’s Support Worker

London – Support Workers

Bristol – Female Crisis House Night Support Worker

Reading – Specialist Asian Refuge Worker

London – Duty Worker

Bury – Domestic Abuse Community Support Worker

London – Specialist Refuges Team Leader

Devon – Schools DVA Facilitator

Bristol – Crisis Response Worker

Milton Keynes – Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

London – Young People and Children’s Worker Brent Advocacy Service

Bristol – Duty Telephone Helpline Worker

London – Communications Manager

Bracknell – Refuge Worker

London – IDVA

Brighton – Fundraising & Communications Officer – Digital

London – Young Person’s Advocate

London – Facilities and Health and Safety Assistant

Bristol – BAME Crisis Response Worker

London – Gender-Based Violence Specialist Worker

Nottinghamshire – Independent Military Domestic Abuse Service

Bath – Team Leader – Domestic Abuse Services

London –  Female* Community Keyworker – various roles

Wycombe – Youth Worker

London – Service Manager

London – IRIS Advocate Educator

London – Counselling Co-ordinator

Reading, Wokingham & West Berkshire – Vulnerable Women’s and Complex Needs Worker

Reading, Wokingham & West Berkshire – Specialist Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic & Refugee Outreach Worker (BAMER)

West Berkshire – Risk and Safety Planner

Reading – Specialist Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse Outreach Worker

Devon – DDASS Combined IDVA

Nottinghamshire – Children & Young People’s Service Co-ordinator

North Devon – IRIS Programme Advocate Educator

London – Director of Criminal Justice Services

London – Treasurer

London – Support Worker

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Job vacancies

Missing Link

2 x Female* Trainee Support Workers – Family and complex needs Safe House Services

Salary: Point 18, £18,070
Hours: 37.5 hours (Includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota and
some evening and Saturday working)
Location: Bristol
Contract: Permanent

Are you passionate about empowering female victims of domestic abuse to make informed choices about their future? If yes, would you like to join the largest independent provider of domestic abuse services in Bristol?

Next Link are committed to providing high quality safe house accommodation and support to women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, with a victim centred approach, focussing on their safety and recovery.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to work as a trainee within the integrated team. You will be supported to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies to contribute to and assist in the provision of safe house accommodation, supporting victims and their families to live independently and assist in their recovery after domestic abuse.

The successful candidate will have:
• empathy with the needs of victims of domestic abuse and vulnerable families and the barriers they face
• an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
• the ability to build relationships with service users
• the ability to complete risk assessments, needs assessments and support plans
• the ability to learn new skills and a commitment to learning in the workplace
• an understanding of cultural diversity
• a full driving licence and access to transport

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Monday 11th June 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday, 19th June 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT:
[email protected] 

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

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

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

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Missing Link

Female* Assistant Recovery Navigator, Assessment & Recovery Team

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £16,348
Hours: 37.5 (with some evening and weekend working)
Location: Bristol

Missing Link provides practical advice and support to individuals to allow them to maintain a rich and meaningful life. The aim is to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health and other support needs to achieve their hopes and ambitions. The posts are part of the Assessment and Recovery Team and involve working alongside multi organisations within the Bristol Mental Health Partnership. The post holder will need to work collaboratively and in partnership with these agencies as one team.

Essential Requirements of the role:

• Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the support needs of 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)
• Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of support planning and risk assessment. Accurate and timely recording, Confidentiality and Data Protection.
• The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery and to be able to demonstrate an ability to build trusting and collaborative relationships with Missing Link service users and other agencies. Be able to assist service users in making informed decisions around their mental wellbeing.
• Be able to demonstrate ability to work alone and as part of a team, working with customers and managing own time effectively and making best use of personal development and training.
• A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Monday 4th June 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 11th June 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT:
[email protected] 

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

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

Missing Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

* All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Missing Link

Female* Part Time Recovery Navigator, Assessment & Recovery Team

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £20,369 – £22,265 pro rata (starting at the bottom of the scale)
Hours: 18.75 (with some bank holiday working)
Location: Bristol

Missing Link provides practical advice and support to individuals to allow them to maintain a rich and meaningful life. The aim is to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health and other support needs to achieve their hopes and ambitions. The post is part of the Assessment and Recovery Team and will involve working alongside multi organisations within the Bristol Mental Health Partnership. The post holder will need to work collaboratively and in partnership with these agencies as one team.

Essential Requirements of the role:

• A minimum of two years’ 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 outcome focused support planning and managing risk assessments and other self –management tools e.g. wellness recovery action plans.
• The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery and to be able to build trusting and collaborative relationships with Missing Link service users and other agencies.
• Demonstrate proven knowledge of safe guarding policies and procedures relating to children and adults.
• Experience of Managing a 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

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Tuesday 29th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATES: Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th and 8th June 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT:
[email protected] 

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

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

Missing Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

* All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Housing for Women

Complex Needs Support Workers

Housing for Women is a London based Charity and Housing Association providing over 900 homes for women and their families as well housing and specialist support for women who are escaping domestic abuse, been trafficked or released from prison.

Housing for Women are looking for passionate Complex Needs Support Workers to work in ReUnite project. We can offer permanent contracts, salaries starting from £24,464.

ReUnite is a unique Pan London service designed at reuniting women and their dependent children. The ultimate aim is to reduce inter-generational cycles of abuse and offending by providing a stable base during the transition period of exiting custody and securing long term accommodation.

Roles include:

Floating Support Workers

• Provide high quality time-limited floating support service to women ex-offenders who wish to be reunited with their children upon their release from prison.
• Facilitate and encourage group activities, therapeutic work, understanding children’s trauma and social events as identified.

Children’s Workers

• To develop and deliver support services to children and young people within the Re-Unite Project who have been adversely affected by the separation from their mother whilst she was in prison.
• Provide high quality support to assist the family in rebuilding positive relationships as well as working in partnership with parents to empower and enable them to achieve better outcomes for their children.
• The role includes facilitating and encouraging group activities, discussions and social events.

Support Workers

• To provide high quality support service to women ex-offenders in a residential setting who wish to be reunited with their children upon their release from prison.
• The post holder will assist with preparing, supporting and advocating for the women in their move towards independent living and a positive family life.
• The role will include an element of facilitating and encouraging group activities, therapeutic work and understanding the women and their children’s trauma.

Team Leader

• Operational development and management of the ReUnite service to ensure effective reporting to the Special Projects Manager.
• Managing, leading and motivating the team to deliver high quality support services including line management of staff as well as monitor performance.
• The post-holder will be required to undertake in-reach into prisons to carry out initial risk assessments and ensure support is provided for women in custody.

For full job descriptions and instructions on how to apply for the roles please visit the Housing for Women’s careers page.

For any enquiries please contact Dina Khatib, Internal Recruiter at Housing for Women on [email protected]

Closing date: 1st July 2018

Standing Together Against Domestic Violence

Charity number 1088844

DAHA Development Manager

As a partner in the award winning Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA), Standing Together Against Domestic Violence (STADV) seek to appoint a dynamic Development Manager with a proven track record in project development and management within a partnership context.

STADV coordinates the ground breaking coordinated community response to domestic violence in West London. STADV are co-founders, alongside Peabody and Gentoo, in DAHA which was founded in 2014 to promote better practice, policy and research in relation to housing and domestic abuse.

The post will manage a small Housing team and implement the business development plan for DAHA and drive forward this ground-breaking national initiative.

The post will be based in the STADV office with a degree of national travel.

Salary: £36,000 per annum (ILW)

Closing dates for completed applications: 17:00pm on Friday, 8th June 2018.

Interview dates: 13th and 14th June 2018

To apply please contact [email protected] or call 020 8748 5717 for an application pack.

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. 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, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable. We have expanded our services significantly over the past 2 years to over 75 staff, reaching over 3000 women and their children.

Female* Regional & Centre Co-ordinator – Minerva WA service

Contract: Permanent
Salary: from £22,000 per annum Inc. London Weighting
Pension: Workplace Pension
Working hours: 35 hours per week with some evening and weekend work required.
Work Location: Based in West London

Over 7 years ago we expanded our services to include supporting women who have committed crime, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse, to reduce or end offending, pan-London. Our goal is to divert women from the Criminal Justice System at the earliest opportunity and prevent families breaking down as a result. We believe that the criminal justice service is built for men, so it is important that a safe, woman-only service is available. This service is now being expanded to include borough-based keyworker support and regional women’s centres across 15 North, East and West London boroughs, providing one-to-one advocacy and specialist work, including delivering tailored workshops and group activities by Advance and its 10 voluntary organisations, in partnership.

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 BAME backgrounds and the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system. Please contact Advance for further details.
Benefits include 30 days holidays, a workplace pension and childcare vouchers.

Closing date: Monday 28th May – midnight Interview dates : 4th, 5th and 6th June

To apply: Download the application form and Job Description from our website.

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
PO Box 74643
London W6 6JU

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. 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, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable. We have expanded our services significantly over the past 2 years to over 75 staff, reaching over 3000 women and their children.

Female* Service Co-ordinator

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £21, 000 – £22, 000 per annum inc London weighting
Pension: Workplace Pension
Working hours: 35 hours per week
Work Location: Based in West London

Over 7 years ago we expanded our services to include supporting women who have committed crime, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse, to reduce or end offending, pan-London. Our goal is to divert women from the Criminal Justice System at the earliest opportunity and prevent families breaking down as a result. We believe that the criminal justice service is built for men, so it is important that a safe, woman-only service is available. This service is now being expanded to include borough-based keyworker support and regional women’s centres across 15 North, East and West London boroughs, providing one-to-one advocacy and specialist work, including delivering tailored workshops and group activities by Advance and its 10 voluntary organisations, in partnership.

The Minerva CR Service provides services to women who are being supervised by London CRC (Probation service).

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

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, from BAME backgrounds and the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system. Please contact Advance for further details.
Benefits include 30 days holidays, a workplace pension and childcare vouchers.

Closing date: Monday 28th May – midnight Interview dates : 4th, 5th and 6th June

To apply: Download the application form and job description from our website.

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
PO Box 74643
London W6 6JU

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. 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, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable. We have expanded our services significantly over the past 2 years to over 75 staff, reaching over 3000 women and their children.

Female* Young Women’s Community Keyworker – Minerva WA service

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 – £29,000 per annum inc London Weighting
Pension: Workplace Pension
Working hours: 35 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work required.
Work Location: Co-located in one or more London boroughs with travel to /across boroughs to provide targeted support to women as required.

Over 7 years ago we expanded our services to include supporting women who have committed crime, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse, to reduce or end offending, pan-London. Our goal is to divert women from the Criminal Justice System at the earliest opportunity and prevent families breaking down as a result. We believe that the criminal justice service is built for men, so it is important that a safe, woman-only service is available. This service is now being expanded to include borough-based keyworker support and regional women’s centres across 15 North, East and West London boroughs, providing one-to-one advocacy and specialist work, including delivering tailored workshops and group activities by Advance and its 10 voluntary organisations, in partnership.

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 BAME backgrounds and the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system. Please contact Advance for further details.

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

Closing date: Monday 28th May – midnight

Interview dates : 4th, 5th and 6th June

To apply: Download the application form and job description from our website.

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
PO Box 74643
London W6 6JU

Women’s Aid

Project and Partnerships Manager

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 44 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 a federation of over 180 organisations who provide just under 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. We provide expert training, qualifications and consultancy to a range of agencies and professionals working with survivors or commissioning domestic abuse services, and award a National Quality Mark for services which meet our quality standards. We hold the largest national data set on domestic abuse, and use research and evidence to inform all of our work. Our campaigns achieve change in policy, practice and awareness, encouraging healthy relationships and helping to build a future where domestic abuse is no longer tolerated.

The Project and Partnerships Manager will work across Change that Lasts projects to ensure smooth project management using key project management skills and tools. Change that Lasts is the Women’s Aid flagship response to domestic abuse, built on the experiences of fifty years of frontline work, academic expertise and survivor voice.

A skilled problem solver with a flexible can do attitude you will be required to support the team deliver operational tasks on time and within budget. Change that Lasts is built on partnerships, this post will be responsible for liaison with Big Lottery Fund appointed evaluators, our key partners including Women’s Aid Federations, the Big Lottery and SafeLives.

This post is funded with the generous support of the Big Lottery Fund.

Location Bristol/London or remote working (with regular travel required)

Salary £35,249 plus inner London weighting of £3,332 where applicable (based on NJC pay scale point 41-45)

Contract 37 hours, temporary

Closing date 9am, 13/06/2018

Interviews 19th June – Bristol or London

To apply please read our job description and person specifications then complete an application form and return it to [email protected]. Please do not include a CV.

Applicants will be shortlisted according to how well they meet the criteria in the person specification. Please highlight and explain how you meet these using the application form. If you have been shortlisted for interview, you will be informed by email. Regrettably, we are normally unable to acknowledge unsuccessful applicants.

Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.

Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women.

We are a Disability Confident employer: we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for vacancies. For an informal chat about your needs or to receive the application pack in another format, please call Lauren Owen on 0117 983 7137 or email [email protected].

Registered charity no: 1054154

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

Solace Women’s Aid

Domestic Violence Prevent & Change (PAC) Project Facilitator

Southwark

Job Reference No. SWA2682

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

Following a successful transformation fund bid to extend our work with perpetrators, an exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Prevent & Change (PAC) Project Facilitator across the three London boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham.

The PAC project aims to increase the safety of domestic violence survivors and their children by working with prolific domestic violence perpetrators. Working within a multi-agency framework, alongside the development and implementation manager, you will be responsible for undertaking 1-2-1/group work and disrupt and desist activity where appropriate.

By ensuring perpetrators are supported to change and/or held to account for their harmful behaviour, you’ll also provide vital contributions to risk management and be an essential component of monthly PAC Panels.

Additionally, the successful candidate will undertake suitability assessments with perpetrators; oversee a range of supportive interventions and disrupt/desist activities; and identify the perpetrator’s level of risk/needs, and willingness to engage in support.

An essential element to this will be maintaining a close working relationship with key partner agencies and professionals including survivor support services, the police, housing, social services and drug/alcohol agencies so that robust risk & case management plans are followed.

We’re looking for highly organised, self-motivated applicants with a passion for ending violence against women and girls and confidence in their ability to successfully deliver projects with hard to reach individuals. They will also have a demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach. Training and support for this role will be provided as necessary.

As this role is not protected under current equalities act legislation both women and men are free to apply.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 5.

£28,000 – £30,500 per annum dependent on relevant qualifications and experience

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week (5 days)

CONTRACT: Fixed-term contract until end of March 2020

CLOSING DATE: 5th June 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 13th June 2018

Please have a look at our Prevent And Change Facilitator Job Description & Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 5th June 2018 (12noon). If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 feel free to email us at [email protected] if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

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

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Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid (BCWA), Asha Projects and Croydon BME Forum

We are seeking to recruit 3 new part-time roles as part of a 1-year BME Women’s Project across Lambeth, Croydon and Bromley.

The BME Women’s Project is a 1-year project aims to offer both prevention and bespoke support services for BME women who suffer or are at risk of domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG).

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

As part of this partnership, we are seeking to recruit:

1. BME Outreach Officer at BCWA

The post-holder will develop and facilitate coffee mornings/support groups for BME women in safe spaces in the community with the aim to identify, target and support BME women who have experienced or at risk of domestic abuse. They will also provide 1:1 community-based support to BME survivors of domestic abuse, which enables victims to make informed choices and explore coping strategies.
Hours: 3.5 days per week (0.7 FTE)
Location: Bromley & Croydon
Organisation: Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid
Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year)
Salary: £18,190

2. BME Outreach Officer at Asha Projects

The post-holder will provide the same service as above in Lambeth. It is desirable for candidates to be fluent in at least one of the following languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil and Urdu.
Hours: 2 days per week (0.4 FTE)
Location: Lambeth
Organisation: Asha Projects
Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year)
Salary: £11,032

3. BME Training & Awareness Officer at Croydon BME Forum (2 days per week across Lambeth, Croydon & Bromley/ 1 year)

The post-holder will increase the awareness and knowledge for the BME Communities in Croydon, Bromley and Lambeth around domestic abuse and other related topics, by providing training and awareness sessions and workshops to statutory, voluntary and private sector organisations and local community groups.
Hours: 2 days (0.4 FTE)
Location: Lambeth, Croydon and Bromley
Organisation: Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid
Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year)
Salary: £10,394

Deadline: 4th June 2018 / midday
Interviews: Training & Awareness Officer role on 11th June, Outreach Officer on 12th June.

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

Female applicants only.

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

BCWA | Charity No. 1068007 | www.bcwa.org.uk
Asha Projects | Charity No. 294516 | www.ashaprojects.org.uk
Croydon BME Forum |Charity No. 1108843| www.cbmeforum.org

SOUTHAMPTON WOMEN’S AID

SERVICE & PROJECTS MANAGER & ADVICE & PROGRAMMES WORKER

Southampton Women’s Aid is a small charity delivering a range of high-quality services to prevent and respond to domestic violence and abuse in Southampton.

We are now seeking two key posts to join our skilled and committed team. Please contact us for a recruitment pack – details below.

DVA Service & Projects Manager

Salary:   £28,485

As a result of recent growth and development we have a great opportunity for an experienced domestic violence and abuse specialist to manage a small, dedicated team and to ensure delivery of a range of projects and programmes.

You will be passionate about empowering women and children exposed to domestic violence and abuse to be safe and to achieve lasting change. You will have the experience and skills to support and nurture staff and volunteers to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive services that are shaped to meet the multiple and complex needs of our service-users. You will manage a small team and, also directly lead a small number of your own projects.

DVA Advice & Programmes Worker

Salary:    £20,661 – unqualified with training and development provided

Up to £23,398 – DVA qualified and experienced

We have re-shaped an existing and now vacant post to reflect our focus on delivering evidence-based psycho-education programmes for adults and children exposed to domestic violence and abuse (DVA). As well as providing 1 to 1 advocacy and on-going support to victims of DVA (below high risk) and holding a small caseload.

For this post you will either be an advocate or DVA specialist with experience of directly supporting victims and survivors and IDVA or similar qualifications.  Or you have some relevant experience of working with women and/or children exposed to DVA or within a similar context and the aptitude to become an advocate and trainer with further skills training, development and qualifications.

Applying:

To apply please email [email protected] or call us on 0238033248116 and ask for a recruitment pack for the specific post you wish to apply for.

You will need to send in a concise CV and statement to show how you match the person specification (max 1 side of A4).

Closing Date: 5pm on 22 June 2018

SWA is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1.

SWA values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applicants from people of all backgrounds.

SWA positively promote flexible working and we are open to flexible working arrangements.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.

Claudia Jones Organisation

Interim Director

Stoke Newington, Hackney
£45,500 pro rata
6 month contract
Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday, 31st May 2018

The Claudia Jones Organisations is a women and families charity with over 35 years’ experience of providing service in the London Borough of Hackney and surrounding boroughs. We work primarily with the Caribbean community to eliminate the worst aspects of poverty and deprivation within our community. We use a multifaceted approach, which has proven to be both powerful and effective in yielding tangible and lasting results for women and their families. Our work has never been more important.

Our work has a strong focus on helping families to repair relationships alongside therapeutic support and violence against women and girls.

The charity wishes to recruit an Interim Director. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 15 years’ experience working in the BME voluntary sector. The individual must be dynamic, enthusiastic and relish the prospect of leading our small and passionate team. They must also have the ability to help shape the organisation’s future in providing support to African Caribbean heritage women and their families. As Interim Director you will have strong leadership and motivational qualities including fundraising experience. You will act as the centre-point for the charity; contribute to the organisational annual planning processes and have a passion for the mission of the charity.

In light of the nature of work and focus of the Claudia Jones Organisation, the organisation considers the candidate’s race and gender, to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9, of the Equality Act 2010.

To find out more about the role visit our website.

Claudia Jones Organisation

Finance Officer

Stoke Newington, Hackney
£15 – £18 per hour
20 hours per month Part-time
Freelance or Fixed Term
Closing Date: 11pm, Monday 28th May 2018

We are a small team, looking for someone to support us with the management of the charity’s finance, funders’ administration and supporting staff in meeting the financial obligations of the charity and the provision of some finance related support around payroll and the supervision of a Finance Assistant.

About Us:
The Claudia Jones Organisations is a women and families charity with over 35 years’ experience in providing service in the London borough of Hackney and surrounding boroughs. We work primarily with the Caribbean community to eliminate the worst aspects of poverty and deprivation within our community. We have a multifaceted approach proven to be an effective and powerful combination that has yielded tangible and lasting results for women and their family.

To find out more about the role visit our website.

Women’s Aid

Fundraising Assistant

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 44 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 a federation of over 180 organisations who provide just under 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. We provide expert training, qualifications and consultancy to a range of agencies and professionals working with survivors or commissioning domestic abuse services, and award a National Quality Mark for services which meet our quality standards. We hold the largest national data set on domestic abuse, and use research and evidence to inform all of our work. Our campaigns achieve change in policy, practice and awareness, encouraging healthy relationships and helping to build a future where domestic abuse is no longer tolerated.

We are looking for a Fundraising Assistant, who is enthusiastic, proactive, and highly organised. To assist the fundraising team with raising vital funds from all unrestricted funding sources, including but not limited to: regular givers, community fundraisers, schools and churches and community groups. It is essential that you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven experience of building strong relationships and the ability to liaise with people at all levels. The post holder will also need experience of using a CRM database, preferably the Raiser’s Edge. In this varied and busy role you will be asked to get involved in and take the lead on ad hoc projects that will help support our work to end domestic violence against women and children.

The post holder will develop and maintain both internal and external contacts and will need a thorough understanding of Women’s Aid’s work.

Location Bristol (with some travel required)

Salary £19,153 pro rata (based on NJC pay scale points 20-24).

Contract 37 hours, permanent

Closing date 12pm, 6th June 2018

Interviews 15th June 2018, Bristol

To apply please read through the job description and person specification complete an application form and return it to [email protected]. Please do not include a CV.

Applicants will be shortlisted according to how well they meet the criteria in the person specification. Please highlight and explain how you meet these using the application form. If you have been shortlisted for interview, you will be informed by email. Regrettably, we are normally unable to acknowledge unsuccessful applicants.

Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

Women’s Aid is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity.

Applications are particularly welcome from black and minority ethnic women.

We are a Disability Confident employer: we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for vacancies. For an informal chat about your needs or to receive the application pack in another format, please call Lauren Owen on 0117 983 7137 or email [email protected].

Registered charity no: 1054154

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

Swindon Women’s Aid

We have a variety of job opportunities including:

Full-time Refuge Support Advisor – Closing date 25 May 2018

Full & Part time IDVA’s – Closing date 31 May 2018 at 5pm

Full-time Office Administrator – Closing date 5 June 2018 at 5pm

Full-time Children’s support worker – Closing date 18th June 2018 at 5pm

Please see our website for full details and to apply.

Solace Women’s Aid

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

Waltham Forest

Job Reference No. SWA2680

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

This vacancy has arisen in a busy and exciting office that provides specialist independent domestic and sexual violence services. This includes a package of support covering crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning, assessment of needs and individual support planning. A key aspect of the role will be to advocate on behalf of service users pursuing remedies through the criminal and civil justice systems. The IDVA will work specifically with high risk clients, whose cases are referred to the MARAC.

Successful applicants will have in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse and its impact on women and their children, as well as experience of providing emotional and practical support to victims of domestic and sexual violence and strong casework management skills.

If you have experience of working with victims of domestic and/or sexual violence and a working knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems this is a unique opportunity to develop further your skills and career.

Applicants are required to have an IDVA or DAPA qualification, or be willing to go on the training to acquire it.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 4.1 Unqualified or 4.2 Qualified accordingly.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £26k – £28.5k per annum

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £24.5k – £25.5k per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band.

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

CONTRACT: Fixed term contract for one year

CLOSING DATE: 11th June 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 18th June 2018

Please have a look at our IDVA Job Description & Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 11th June 2018. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 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

No agencies

Solace Women’s Aid

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

Islington

Job Reference No. SWA2681

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

We are looking for an experienced IDVA to join our dynamic team in Islington, working with women and men who have experienced domestic violence and abuse. You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team and collaborating with external agencies in your work.

You will need 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.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 4.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £26,000 – £28,500 per annum

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £24,500 – £25,500 per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band.

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 29th May 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 7th June 2018

Please have a look at our IDVA Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 29th May 2018 (12noon). If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

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

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, 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

No agencies

Next Link

We are pleased to be recruiting to a range of posts to support our expansion into South Gloucestershire and offer a number of opportunities for creative and highly motivated women with a broad understanding of domestic abuse issues and a commitment to providing high quality inclusive services to join our organisation.

HOSPITAL BASED IDSVA – Part Time Post

Salary Point 24 £21,962
Hours 18.75 hours (part-time) – Monday (all day), Tuesday (all day), Wednesday- PM
Location: Southmead Hospital

The successful candidate will:
• be IDSVA qualified
• have substantial experience of working with women / men who have survived domestic abuse
• experience of delivering group work and / or training
• experience of supporting high risk victims of domestic abuse
• have knowledge of safety options available to survivors experiencing domestic abuse
• the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental, and confidential support to survivors
• work across the referral pathways for both Bristol and South Gloucestershire

CLOSING DATE 9:00 am Tuesday 29th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATES: Tuesday 5th June 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT: [email protected] 

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

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

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

*All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Next Link and SAFE Link are part of Missing Link Housing

Missing Link

FEMALE* LINK HOUSE RELIEF WORKERS

Salary: Day time hours will be £9.61 + holiday pay
Night time hours will be £8.91 + holiday pay

Hours per week: Work flexibly in accordance with the working arrangements

Location: Bristol

Would you like to work for the largest provider of women-only services in Bristol bringing innovation, expertise and extensive experience?

We are looking for positive and dynamic Relief Workers who will work in our crisis house for women experiencing a mental health crisis and who are unable to cope in the community. The crisis house works to a social care model of recovery. Successful candidates will be responsible for the support and safety of our service users.

This role involves working ad hoc day and night shifts as requested and agreed, at times with short notice.

The successful applicant will have:
• experience of support planning and crisis prevention
• experience of working in a support or care setting with people in mental health crisis
• experience of managing emergency situations effectively

CLOSING DATE 9:00 am, Tuesday 29th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATES: Monday 4th June 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT: [email protected] 

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

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

Missing Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

* All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Art Against Knives

Young Person’s Advocate

Closing Date: Monday 11th June 2018
Website: www.artagainstknives.com

The Young Person’s Advocate will provide dedicated support to young women at risk of any form of violence, across our network of community nail bars. The act of painting a young women’s nails allows us to build trusted relationships, enabling young women to come forward about major problems they experience, including abuse. We bring specialist support to them – in environments that are accessible, comfortable and part of everyday community life.

Our aim is to ensure fewer victims reach crisis point by intervening early; instilling confidence to report; and ensuring that young people receive the right services at the right time. The Young Person’s Advocate is key to providing this function; you will work in partnership with our delivery teams to ensure we’re intervening early and providing high quality support to young women, and to develop and implement a new case management system. You will work independently within this framework to provide dedicated support to a cohort of young women at risk of any form of violence. The role is about working directly with young women and girls (aged 10-25) and may include work with young men.

You 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 young female survivors of domestic abuse, of supporting young women and girls involved with Children’s Social Care, substance misuse, housing and mental health agencies, 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.

Please find the full job description and recruitment pack HERE.

ART AGAINST KNIVES values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer, working towards becoming a disability confident committed employer. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities. This post is 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. We can only consider candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

HOW TO APPLY: You can apply via Charity Job, or email applications directly to us at: [email protected].

Please provide a covering letter of no more than 3 pages of A4, demonstrating how your experience, skills and knowledge meet the aspects of the person specification and your CV.

WOMEN’S AID INTEGRATED SERVICES (WAIS)

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

The Young Voices Project is a new and exciting project funded over a three-year period 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.

Children and Young People’s Support Worker

(37 hours per week)

Fixed term contract until 2021

NJC Scale point 25 – £22,658 pro rata

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 30th May at 5pm.

Interviews will be held Friday 8th June 2018 (subject to change)

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

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

Application packs can be obtained from our website at or by writing to: WAIS (Recruitment) 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham NG1 3LP. (Please enclose a £2.06p stamped self addressed A4 envelope for postal application requests).

Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]

CV’s will not be accepted.

Housing for Women

We are recruiting for experienced Support Workers

Location:        London

Salary:             Competitive

Housing for Women believes that everyone has a right to affordable housing regardless of circumstance. We have been providing homes and services to women and their families across London for nearly a century and through our work we enable women to develop their skills and confidence and live independently in the community. Through on-going reviews, surveys and evaluations we are able to adapt our services to the evolving and emerging needs of our customers.

We are always on the lookout for experienced and passionate Senior Support Workers, Team Leaders and Support Workers to join the team and help us to continue to deliver vital work to vulnerable women and their families.

There are a number of projects that Housing for Women provides across London;

  • ReUnite and RePlace, provide support to re-unite women released from prison with their children and for women who have been trafficked into the UK, are two of these projects currently in operation.
  • We provide support for women and children escaping abuse in Ealing, Merton and Greenwich.
  • Housing for Women also provides specialist support services to woman with substance misuse issues and or mental health issues.

Our aim is to create a safe and empowering environment for women to develop coping strategies, life skills and resilience to live independently.

If you are a passionate Support Worker we welcome you to look at our website and read more about the areas we work in. If you share our values and can offer experience providing support services to vulnerable woman and children specifically supporting woman with substance abuse on release from prison and or woman who have been trafficked we would love to hear from you.

Please send your expression of interest/ CV through to Dina Khatib at Housing for Woman who will call you to discuss your application further.

[email protected]

Closing date: 1st July 2018

Missing Link

2 X FEMALE* CRISIS HOUSE NIGHT SUPPORT WORKER

Salary: Point 18, £18,070
Hours per week: 33.5
Contract: Permanent
Location: Bristol

Would you like to join the largest provider of women-only services in Bristol bringing innovation, expertise and extensive experience?

We are looking for a positive and dynamic Night Support Worker who will work in our crisis house for women experiencing a mental health crisis and who are unable to cope in the community. Crisis House provides 24 hour support to women and works to a social care model of recovery. Successful candidates will be responsible for the support and safety of our service users.

The successful applicant will have:
• experience of support planning and crisis prevention
• experience of working in a support or care setting with people in mental health crisis
• experience of managing emergency situations effectively
• be able to work shifts between 9.30pm – 7.30am on a four nights on and four nights off basis.

CLOSING DATE: 9:00 am, Tuesday 29th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATES: Monday 4th June 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT:
[email protected]

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

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

Missing Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

* All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Berkshire Women’s Aid

SPECIALIST ASIAN REFUGE WORKER (Reading)

Part- time: 15 hours per week (Wednesday & Thursday 9am to 5pm)

Salary: FTE £19,465 Pro rata £7,786 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term until September 2019

BWA is looking to appoint a Refuge Worker to support the work within our Specialist Asian refuge in Reading.  You will be an active member of the team, have good listening skills and provide non-judgmental and non-directive support. Knowledge of welfare benefits and the complex issues facing women fleeing domestic abuse would be an advantage. The ability to speak Urdu and Punjabi is an essential requirement.

For the above vacancy, the ideal candidate will have experience of working in a confidential and safeguarding environment, and have an understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on families.

The role is 15 hours per week.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate for this role.

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.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen [email protected] or call 0118 9500182.

No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 29th May 2018

Solace Women’s Aid

Duty Worker

Job Reference No. SWA2679

Southwark

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

Our Southwark team is currently seeking a Duty Worker to act as a first point of contact for anyone contacting its busy advocacy service. You will be completing risk assessments and safety plans with survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, processing new referrals to the service, and dealing with enquiries from professionals.

We’re looking for highly organised and self-motivated applicants who are passionate about ending gender-based violence. You will have a “can-do‟ approach and demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to supporting women and their children to be safer. Successful applicants will have experience of providing telephone support to vulnerable people preferably including survivors of domestic abuse.

You will receive training and support for this role as necessary.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 3.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £23,500 – £26,000 pro rata per annum

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £22,000- £23,000 pro rata per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band.

HOURS: 17 hours per week (8.5 hours on Mondays & Fridays)

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 11th June 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 19th June 2018

Please have a look at our Duty Worker Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 11th June 2018. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

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

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, 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

No agencies

WHAG

WHAG is a charity working in the North West with vulnerable homeless women and women and men fleeing and experiencing domestic abuse. We work with our clients to make them aware of their choices empower them and give them opportunities to make changes and the strength to move forward in their lives.

You will need to demonstrate knowledge of working with women and have a good understanding of the needs and issues of vulnerable women. candidates must have a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality.

We are currently looking to recruit:

Domestic Abuse Community Support Worker for our Bury service.

Salary Point: Point 22-25 (£20,417 – £22,393) (Pro Rata)

Actual Salary: £12,250

Hours: 21.6 (over 3 days Monday to Friday).

Closing date: 25th May 2018 @ 10.00am
Interview Date: TBC

For an application pack please email [email protected]

Returned applications to [email protected]

nia

The Emma Project and Daria House are specialist services providing refuge and support services to women who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual violence, including women who have been sexually exploited through prostitution and who also use substances problematically. The service is currently funded until 31st March 2021 with a possibility of further extension.

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Job Title: Specialist Refuges Team Leader

Job Ref: 15/2018
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £26,000 – £29,500 (dependent on relevant qualification & experience)

In the role of Specialist Refuges Team Leader you will be responsible to support the Service Manager to ensure the day to day effective and efficient operation of the refuges. You will based at Daria House which is a specialist refuge, providing five units of accommodation to women who have been sexually exploited through their involvement in prostitution.

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

To apply, visit our website 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: 17:00pm – Thursday 24th May 2018

Interview date: Monday 4th June 2018

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.

Splitz Support Service

Devon Schools DVA Facilitator

We are looking for a School DVA facilitator for sessional work based at our Exeter office and expected to cover most areas of Devon. You will be part of an experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to young people at risk of or experiencing domestic abuse.

The post holder will design and deliver YP Pattern Changing and other self-esteem courses for young people; and will deliver training courses for professionals. There will also be an expectation to assist in the development of new resources.

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

POST: Devon Schools DVA Facilitator
SALARY: £18,995 pro rata
HOURS: To be discussed
TENURE: Sessional
CLOSING DATE: 18th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: 29th May 2018

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.

Next Link

Next Link has been successful in the re- commissioning process to deliver Bristol’s domestic abuse safe house and community support services. Our new integrated service delivery team is expanding and we have a number of exciting opportunities for creative and highly motivated women with a broad understanding of domestic abuse issues, complex needs and a commitment to providing a high quality inclusive service within Bristol.

Female Crisis Response Worker

Contract: Fixed Term Contract till 31/03/2019
Salary: Point 22: £20,661
Location: Bristol
Hours: 37.5

Are you passionate about empowering female victims of domestic abuse to make informed choices about their and their families lives? If yes, would you like to join the largest independent provider of domestic abuse service in Bristol?

Next Link are committed to providing high quality community and outreach support to women and children who have or are experiencing domestic abuse, with a victim centered approach, focusing on their safety and recovery.

As a Crisis Response Worker you will be responding to emergency and crisis situations by providing support, advice, advocacy, signposting or direct interventions to women and children experiencing domestic abuse. You will provide short term support (up to 4 weeks) advising women on criminal justice and civil remedies, empowering survivors to increase their options, make positive choices/decisions, increase their confidence, safety and recovery.

The successful candidate will have:
• an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
• experience of carrying out needs and risk assessments, co-producing risk management and safety plans with women and children experiencing domestic abuse
• the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental, and confidential support to women and their children
• The ability to deal with and diffuse crisis and emergency situations in a professional and effective manner

Role includes some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota.

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am Monday 21st May 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 29th May 2018

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

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

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

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

MK-ACT (MKWA)

An established charity providing domestic abuse support services within Milton Keynes.

www.mkact.com

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

We have an exciting opportunity to work for our organisation providing a high quality service as an Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) to support those who experience Domestic Violence (DV).  Your role will be to empower your clients, keeping the safety of them and their children central to your interventions. We are looking for an individual who is committed to working in a multi-agency setting, which is fast paced.  You will be joining our caring, strong and hardworking team.

MK-ACT is an equal opportunities employer committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  This post is subject to safer recruitment procedures and regulations and an enhanced DBS check

Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

37.5 Hours per week, £24,512.

Starting rate: £24,012 following successful completion of probationary period 6 month increment of £500

Contract: Fixed term until August 2019

Work Pattern:  TBC

Based at MK-Act Office in Central Milton Keynes

As an IDVA we require you to provide intensive, one-to-one work with victims of domestic violence prioritising those who are at medium to high risk of harm, working intensively with these cases for a limited time until the risk is reduced and safety needs have been met.

You will have a solid understanding of Domestic Violence and its effects on victims.  You will have experience of working in a multi-agency setting and undertaking face-to-face work with clients.

Closing date: Friday 25th May at 5pm. 

Interviews: to be held w/c 28th May 2018

Contact:  [email protected]  for an application pack

Advance

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

Female* Young People and Children’s Worker Brent Advocacy Service

Contract:               Permanent

Salary:                    £26,000 per annum Inc. London Weighting

Working hours:    35 hours per week 10am to 6pm plus occasional on call out of hours as per contract terms.

Pension:            Workplace Pension

Work Location:  Based in Brent Family and children’s services

The Young People and Children’s Worker will be based in our Brent service and hold responsibility for delivering one to one services for survivors of teen abuse aged 13-18 and for delivering group work for children at school age where there is domestic abuse perpetrated from one parent to another. The post holder will provide support and advocacy for young people, and identify and improve referral pathways for those experiencing domestic violence and abuse to access ongoing support.

The post holder will have an understanding of domestic violence and its effects on survivors and children, and of best practice within the children and young peoples sectors. As an experienced Children and Young People’s worker you 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 survivors of domestic abuse is desired; however, working with young people and children in face-to-face and group-work capacity is essential for this post as it is working within safeguarding principles and promoting a strong partnership approach to service provision.

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

Benefits include 30 days holiday per annum, childcare vouchers and a workplace pension

 

Closing date:  22nd May 2018 at 12pm                                             Interview dates :  29th & 30th May

       

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

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:  

ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)

PO Box 74643

London W6 6JU

Registered Charity Number 1086873

 

Next Link

We have a number of exciting opportunities for creative and highly motivated women with a broad understanding of domestic abuse issues, complex needs and a commitment to providing a high quality inclusive service within Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

FEMALE* DUTY TELEPHONE HELPLINE WORKER

Salary: Point 16, £17,419 pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Hours:18.75 (includes some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis with participation in out of hours telephone rota)

Location: Bristol

The successful candidates will have:
• experience of providing telephone or 1-1 support to vulnerable people
• an understanding of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children
• the ability to assess risk and need, and support the victim to put an action plan in place
• the ability to provide respectful, non-judgemental and confidential support to domestic abuse victims
• the ability to respond effectively in a crisis situation

CLOSING DATE: 9 am, Friday 25th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATES: Thursday 31st May 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT:

[email protected] www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk

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

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

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

*All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

 

Solace Women’s Aid

Communications Manager

Business Development Directorate – Islington

Job Reference No. SWA2678

We’re Solace. For more than 40 years we’ve supported women and children in London to build safe and strong lives. Futures free from abuse and violence. We deliver life-saving services to more than 11,000 women a year and 100% of our staff say they are proud to work for us.

This is an exciting time to join Solace and contribute to raising our profile and supporting our growth strategy. We have already developed our communications strategy, launched our new brand and are working on a new website; with many more initiatives in the pipeline to ensure our key messages reach a wide audience.

We are looking for an experienced Communications Manager to join our Business Development Team working alongside Fundraising, Training and Partnerships team as part of an organisational brief to ‘make change happen.’ We are a small ‘hands-on’ team.

You will need the skills, drive and talent to deliver

  • The marketing, PR and communications function across the organisation both internally and externally
  • The driving of high-impact campaigns that support the growth strategy of Solace
  • Responsible for Public Affairs and media work to ensure the reputation of Solace is maintained and extended
  • Editorial control of all external communication campaigns and media, including for fundraising, training and partnerships

You will be a creative thinker, self-directed and able to bring your marketing, media and strong digital skills to the role, with particular expertise in online and social media communications. An understanding of our work an advantage but more important is your ability to demonstrate a track record of achievement in charity communications and marketing and a passion to improve the lives of women and children across London.

SALARY: You will be on Solace’s salary band 6.1 – £32,000

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

CONTRACT: Fixed-term minimum 9 months

CLOSING DATE: Friday 1st June (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 12th June

Please have a look at our Communications Manager Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 1st June (12noon). If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 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

No agencies

Berkshire Women’s Aid

REFUGE WORKER – Bracknell

Part- time: 15 hours per week
Salary: FTE £19,456 Pro rata £7,786 per annum
Contract: Permanent

BWA is looking to appoint a Refuge Worker to support the work within one of our refuges in Bracknell. You will be an active member of the team, have good listening skills and provide non-judgmental and non-directive support. Knowledge of welfare benefits and the complex issues facing women fleeing domestic abuse would be an advantage.

For the above vacancy, the ideal candidate will have experience of working in a confidential and safeguarding environment, and have an understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on families.

The role is 15 hours per week.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate for this role.

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.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen [email protected] or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 29th May 2018

Solace Women’s Aid

IDVA

Barnet SASS (Domestic Violence & Abuse Advocacy Service)
Job Reference No. SWA2677

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

Barnet SASS is a diverse provision providing support and advocacy to female and male victims/survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence from all levels of risk. We are looking to recruit a highly skilled and qualified IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) with at least 2 year’s qualified experience to join our service.

The role of an IDVA is to provide a proactive service to victims/survivors identified as experiencing domestic abuse, inclusive of sexual violence and Harmful Practices, within a co-location setting. As well as providing crises intervention and advocacy support within a multi-agency approach, the IDVA will also be responsible for the awareness raising and training of partner agencies on Domestic Abuse.

SALARY:
You will be on Solace’s salary band 4.2.
Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £26k – £28.5k per annum
HOURS: 37.5 hours per week
CONTRACT: Permanent
CLOSING DATE: 28th May 2018 (12noon)
INTERVIEW DATE: 4th June 2018

Please have a look at our IDVA JD and PS
To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 28th May (12noon) . If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.
Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 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
No agencies

Rise

FUNDRAISING & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – DIGITAL

£25,457 pro rata
27 hours per week
Quote ref FCO 04/18/02

The Digital Fundraising and Communications Officer is required in the Fundraising and Communications team at RISE. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be on the ground helping to integrate digital fundraising and communications and transform the organisation’s approach to digital.

The role was created to increase our reach, improve our supporter base; raise awareness of RISE services and increase income through making the best use of digital communications as well as supporting the Senior Communications Officer is raising RISE’s profile through both on and offline comms.

The successful candidate will support the planning and delivery of digital work across RISE channels with emphasis on integrating communications and fundraising campaigns, events and messaging across current and future digital platforms.

RISE requires a capable and experienced Digital Fundraising and Communications Officer able to grow and sustain digital solutions for the next generation. We are looking for excellent knowledge in a fast moving digital environment and leadership to assist in changing the organisational culture to a digital one.

The position is based in Brighton with some travel required.

CLOSING DATE: 16 May 2018

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

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

For more information, please download an application pack from our website www.riseuk.org.uk

Solace Women’s Aid

Young Person’s Advocate

Children and Young People’s – Islington
Job Reference No. SWA2676

Solace Women’s Aid works with women and children affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. We work in a holistic and empowering way enabling service users to live independent lives.
We are looking for an experienced Young Person’s Advocate to join the Children & Young People’s Service in Islington, working within the Formal & Informal Education Team. You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team and collaborating with external agencies in your work.

You will need a thorough understanding of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), as well as participation strategies and approaches for working with young people. You will also need a strong understanding of both adult and child safeguarding.

You will have the skills to develop and deliver education sessions on VAWG, facilitate support groups with vulnerable young women and provide 1:1 support for young people (predominantly young women) who have experienced violence and/or abuse. You should have demonstrable experience of youth engagement work and of workshop delivery with young people.

SALARY:
You will be on Solace’s salary band 3.
Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £23,500 – £26,000 pro rata per annum
Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £22,000- £23,000 pro rata per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band.
HOURS: 30 hours per week
CONTRACT: Fixed Term for one year (maternity cover) from 16th July 2018
CLOSING DATE: Monday 4th June 2018 (12noon)
INTERVIEW DATES:
Interview: Monday 11th June 2018
Participation Exercise with young people: Wednesday 13th June 2018, between 5-7pm

Please have a look at our Young Person’s Advocate Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of Monday 4th June 2018 (12noon). If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 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
No agencies

Solace Women’s Aid

Facilities and Health and Safety Assistant

Islington
Job Reference No. SWA2675

Solace Women’s Aid is an innovative, exciting and friendly organisation run by a staff team who are passionate about bringing an end to domestic and sexual violence and abuse. We predominantly work with women and children and provide support to more than 11,000 survivors annually, helping them achieve independent lives free from abuse.
We are currently recruiting for a part-time Facilities and Health and Safety Assistant to work within our Resources Team which is based in North London. It is an exciting and varied role with a range of duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the provision of a safe and effective office and housing environment.
Main areas of responsibility are to provide administrative support for Health and Safety checks, support with maintenance programmes and general facilities management. Candidates should have a good understanding for Health and Safety and Fire Precaution procedures and able to keep accurate and timely records.

SALARY:
You will be on Solace’s salary band 2.1 with a salary range of £20,000 to £22,000 (pro-rata salary range of £12,000 to £13,200) depending on experience.
Other benefits include 25 days of annual leave (pro-rata 15 days) rising to a maximum of 30 days (pro-rata 18 days) per annum, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and a 3% matched contribution of the Solace stakeholder pension scheme.

HOURS: 22.5 hours per week
CONTRACT: Permanent
CLOSING DATE: Thursday 17th May (12noon)
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 23rd May or Thursday 24th May

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 21st May (12noon). If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

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

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 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
No agencies

Next Link

Next Link has been successful in the re- commissioning process to deliver Bristol’s domestic abuse safe house and community support services. Our new integrated service delivery team is expanding and we have a number of exciting opportunities for creative and highly motivated women with a broad understanding of domestic abuse issues, complex needs and a commitment to providing a high quality inclusive service within Bristol.

Female* BAME Crisis Response Worker

Salary: Point 24: £21,530 pro rata (includes participation on out of hours telephone on-call rota)
Hours: 18.75 (including some evening and Saturday working on a rota basis)
Location: Bristol

Are you passionate about empowering female victims of domestic abuse to make informed choices about their and their families lives? If yes, would you like to join the largest independent provider of domestic abuse service in Bristol?

Next Link are committed to providing high quality community and outreach support to women and children who have or are experiencing domestic abuse, with a victim centered approach, focusing on their safety and recovery.

As a BAME Crisis Response Worker you will be responding to emergency and crisis situations by providing support, advice, advocacy, signposting or direct interventions to Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic women and children experiencing domestic abuse. You will provide short term support (up to 4 weeks) advising women on criminal justice and civil remedies, empowering survivors to increase their options, make positive choices/decisions, increase their confidence, safety and recovery.

The successful candidate will have:

• Experience of working with women in crisis.
• An understanding of the impact of domestic abuse.
• Good assessment and liaison skills and an understanding of multi-cultural issues.
• Fluency in another language.
• The ability to work flexibly outside office hours as required.
• A full driving licence and access to transport.

CLOSING DATE 9.00am Monday 21st May 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 31st May 2018

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

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

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities. All posts are exempt under section7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Claudia Jones Organisation

Gender-Based Violence Specialist Worker – Hackney Women’s Haven

Stoke Newington, Hackney

£27,000 – £29,000 pro rata

2 Years Fixed Term (with potential for extension)

Closing Date: 28th May 2018

Claudia Jones Organisation is seeking to recruit an experienced professional to support survivors of gender-based violence as part of Hackney Women’s Haven Lottery funded partnership project for African and Caribbean heritage women & girls.  This exciting initiative seeks to improve prevention and intervention responses to violence against women and girls across the London Borough of Hackney.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

The main purpose of the Gender-Based Violence Specialist Worker role is to provide high quality practical and emotional support to African / Caribbean heritage women experiencing abuse.

To find out more about the role visit our website

https://www.hwhpartnership.org/jobs-volunteering and apply with CV and covering letter detailing how you match the person specification.

 

   

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to promote the safety and well being 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 post:

Independent Military Domestic Abuse Service (IMDAS)

23 hours per week

£21,519 per annum

Based at Kendrew Barracks and The Farr Centre, Worksop

To provide training and support to front line staff around domestic abuse, and to undertake direct work with survivors. This includes training, consultation work and independent support for service users.

Closing date: 22nd May 2018 at 5pm  Interview Date 6th June 2018

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Posts will be subject to an enhanced CRB check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Application packs can be obtained by either email: [email protected], or via our website www.nottswa.org or in writing, enclosing an A4 98p stamped self addressed envelope for each application pack requested, to:

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd

Recruitment – Independent Military Domestic Abuse Service

The Farr Centre,

Chapel Walk, Westgate,

Worksop, S80 1LR                                                                                                

CV’s will not be accepted.          

Julian House

Team Leader – Domestic Abuse Services
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Location: Bath
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Closing Date: 16th May 2018

Julian House is a growing voluntary organisation providing services to people facing acute challenges in their lives.

We have a great opportunity for you to lead a fantastic team of Domestic Abuse Caseworkers who work out of our refuges across Bath and North East Somerset.  You will have excellent leadership skills and the ability to make informed and clear decisions.  You will be experienced in working within Domestic Abuse Teams and have managed staff and volunteers.  You will also be happy to carry a small caseload of individuals or families who live in Refuge.

In light of the nature of work and focus of domestic abuse the organisation considers the candidate’s race and gender, to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9, of the Equality Act 2010.

Please review the Job Description and Recruitment Pack for further information which are available on the Julian House website (www.julianhouse.org.uk/jobs).  For any questions about the role, please contact Amanda Movsesian or Roanne Wootten on 01225 354650 [email protected] or [email protected]

How to apply

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for this position, please visit the Julian House website (www.julianhouse.org.uk/jobs) then click on ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

If you require the application in a different format please contact [email protected] or telephone 01225 354662

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. Our values are to listen and support, to empower and respect, to collaborate, innovate and be accountable. We have expanded our services significantly over the past 2 years, with annual income to over £3m and 75 staff, reaching over 3000 women and their children.

Female* Community Keyworker – various roles – SOUTH/WEST LONDON

Closing date: midnight Monday 14th May 2018                             Interview date: 17th &  23rd May 2018

 

Female* Community Keyworker – various roles – NORTH/EAST LONDON

Closing date: midnight Sunday 21st May 2018                               Interview date: 23rd – 25th May  2018

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,000 – £29,000 per year inc London Weighting

Working hours: 35 hours a week, with some evening and weekend work required

Pension: Workplace Pension

Work Location: Co-located in one or more London boroughs with travel to across boroughs to provide targeted support to women as required.

Over 7 years ago we expanded our services to include supporting women who have committed crimes, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse, to reduce or end offending, pan London. Our goal is to divert women from the Criminal Justice System at the earliest opportunity and prevent families breaking down as a result. We believe that the criminal justice service is built for men, so it is important that a safe, woman-only service is available. This service is now being expanded to include borough-based keyworker support and regional women’s centres across 15 North, East, South and West London boroughs, providing one-to-one advocacy and specialist work, including delivering tailored workshops and group activities by Advance and its 10 voluntary organisations, in partnership.

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. Please contact Advance for further details.

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

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

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to Advance, BSU Recruitment, PO Box 74643, London W6 6JU.

Registered Charity Number 1086873

WYCOMBE WOMEN’S AID

Registered Charity No. 299946 Registered Company No. 2245478

We are an independent charity offering support, information and refuge to women and children experiencing domestic violence. We are seeking to fill the following post:

Youth Worker

(fixed term for 1 year with the potential to extend)

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

The successful applicant will join our committed and enthusiastic team and will offer support services to young people living in the local community who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic violence. The applicant will work closely with schools to ensure young people are able to make safe and informed choices within personal relationships.

The applicant will ideally have a Community & Youth Work qualification, have experience of working with young people one to one and in groups, a clear understanding of the issues facing young people and an awareness of young people and domestic violence. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working from a feminist perspective, which underpins all of our work.

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

A workplace pension scheme is in place.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 5.00pm

Interviews to be held on: Friday 1st June 2018

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

We will only contact you if you are short listed.

Wycombe Women’s Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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

Solace Women’s Aid/ North London Rape Crisis

Service Manager

North London Rape Crisis – Islington

Job Reference No. SWA2674

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

North London Rape Crisis service is a Specialist Sexual Violence Service that supports women who have been affected by sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse.

Solace Women’s Aid are recruiting to our North London Rape Crisis Service. We are looking for a part-time dynamic, proactive service manager, who has excellent knowledge and understanding of sexual violence and all forms of VAWG, has experience of managing a team and can demonstrate strong partnership working. This post is part of a job share.

We work from a person centred model offering counselling, group work, advocacy and the provision of a helpline service in order to empower women to heal and recover from the trauma of sexual violence. The service is delivered across 7 North London Boroughs.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 6.3

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £35,000 to £38,000 pro rata per annum, dependent on experience

HOURS: 22.5 hours per week (3 days)

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 18th May 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 1st June 2018

Please have a look at our Service Manager Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 18th May (12noon) . If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you. Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 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

No agencies

Solace Women’s Aid

IRIS Advocate Educator

Enfield DVAAS (Domestic Violence & Abuse Advocacy Service)

Job Reference No. SWA2673

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

Enfield DVAAS is a diverse provision providing support and advocacy to female victims/survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence from all levels of risk.

The role of an IRIS Advocate Educator is to provide training to general medical practices, on-going support for health professionals and a proactive culturally sensitive and supportive service for women and girls who are experiencing domestic abuse.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 4.1 Unqualified or 4.2 Qualified accordingly.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £26k – £28.5k per annum

Unqualified applicants, dependent on experience: £24.5k – £25.5k per annum with the potential to gain a qualification and move to the qualified band.

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

CONTRACT: Until March 2019 with a possibility of an extension

CLOSING DATE: 21st May 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 29th May 2018

Please have a look at our IRIS Advocate Educator Job Description & Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 21st May (12noon). If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 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

No agencies

Solace Women’s Aid/ North London Rape Crisis

Counselling Co-ordinator

North London Rape Crisis – Islington

Job Reference No. SWA2672

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

Solace Women’s Aid are recruiting to our North London Rape Crisis Service. We are looking for a Counselling Coordinator for our Rape Crisis service.

North London Rape Crisis service is a Specialist Sexual Violence Service that supports women who have been affected by sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse.

We work from a person centred model offering short term counselling in order to empower women to heal and recover from the trauma of sexual violence. The service is delivered across 7 North London Boroughs.

We are looking to recruit a Counselling Coordinator to hold clinical responsibility for the counselling service, supporting counsellors and clients by coordinating assessments and allocations as well as leading clinical case review meetings.

SALARY:

You will be on Solace’s salary band 5.

Qualified applicants (with an accredited VAWG /domestic abuse qualification) dependent on experience: £28,000 – £30,500 pro rata per annum

HOURS: 22.5 hours per week

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 18th May 2018 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: 30th May 2018

Please have a look at our Counselling Co-ordinator Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 18th May (12noon) . If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Due to the number of applications we receive, Solace Women’s Aid cannot communicate further with applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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 feel free to email us at [email protected]ensaid.org 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

No agencies

Berkshire Women’s Aid

VULNERABLE WOMEN’S AND COMPLEX NEEDS WORKER (ACROSS WEST BERKSHIRE, READING AND WOKINGHAM)

Part-time – 30 hours per week
Salary – FTE £21,827 pro rata £17,461
Contract: Permanent (subject to funding)

Berkshire Women’s Aid is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, based in Reading, which provides support to victims of domestic abuse.

Berkshire Women’s Aid are looking to recruit a specialist outreach worker to support vulnerable women with a range of complex needs in West Berkshire and also to deliver group clinical interventions to victims of domestic abuse with mental health problems in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire.

The role is 30 hours per week.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate for this role.

Please note that the job description for this position is required to cover contractual agreement but we are happy to discuss the role with anyone who is interested in applying.
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.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen [email protected] or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: Monday 21st May 2018 – 9am

Berkshire Women’s Aid

SPECIALIST BLACK, ASIAN, MINORITY, ETHNIC & REFUGEE OUTREACH WORKER (BAMER) – READING, WOKINGHAM & WEST BERKSHIRE

Part-time – 35 hours per week
Salary – FTE £21,827pro rata £20,371
Contract: Fixed Term – until 31st March 2020

Berkshire Women’s Aid is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, based in Reading, which provides support to victims of domestic abuse.

We have an exciting opportunity within our organisation to provide a quality service to victims of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the BAMER community within the county of Buckinghamshire. The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) were successful in a bid to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to have a Thames Valley wide BAMER project. Your role will be to empower your clients, keeping the safety of them and their children central to your interventions. Your role will be to provide community based outreach support to survivors of VAWG from BAMER communities and to advocate for survivors from BAMER communities as appropriate. It is essential that you have at least two years’ experience of working in VAWG services and that you are fluent in at least two languages apart from English (please see person specification for further details).

We are looking for an individual who is committed to working in a multi-agency setting, which is fast paced. You will be joining our caring, strong and hardworking team.

The role is 35 hours per week.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate for this role.

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.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen [email protected] or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: Monday 21st May 2018 – 9am

Berkshire Women’s Aid

RISK AND SAFETY PLANNER (WEST BERKSHIRE)

Part-time – 18.5 hours per week
Salary – FTE £19,272 pro rata £9,507
Contract: Permanent (subject to funding)

Berkshire Women’s Aid is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, based in Reading, which provides support to victims of domestic abuse.

We have an exciting opportunity to work for our organisation on a new project, following funding from the Police and Crime Commissioner providing a high quality service as Risk Safety Planner to support those who experience Domestic Abuse (DA). Your role will be to be based within the Domestic Violence Unit at Thames Valley Police (TVP) supporting their team in regards to risk assessing, support planning and signposting victims to support services. Part of your work is to work in partnership with TVP to ensure to that victims receive a seamless services between TVP and local domestic abuse services, including BWA, getting victims the support that they need. Your role is also to empower our clients, keeping the safety of them and their children central to our interventions. We are looking for an individual who is committed to working in a multi-agency setting, which is fast paced. You will be joining our caring, strong and hardworking team.

This post is subject to safer recruitment procedures and regulations with an enhanced DBS check and Thames Valley Police vetting.

The role is 18.5 hours per week.

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.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen [email protected] or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: Monday 21st May 2018 – 9am

Berkshire Women’s Aid

SPECIALIST FORCED MARRIAGE AND HONOUR BASED ABUSE OUTREACH WORKER (READING)

Part-time – 18 hours per week
Salary – FTE £20,600 pro rata £9,888
Contract: Permanent (subject to funding)

Berkshire Women’s Aid is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, based in Reading, which provides support to victims of domestic abuse across Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell.

Berkshire Women’s Aid are looking to recruit a Specialist Outreach Worker for the Reading Outreach team who has experience with forced marriage and honour based abuse to provide support and information to service users who have experienced violence and cruelty at home or in a close relationship. This role requires specialist language skills – please see job description.

The role is 18 hours per week.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate for this role.

For the above vacancy, the ideal candidate will have experience of working in a confidential and safeguarding environment, and have an understanding of domestic abuse and its impact on families.

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.

BWA is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack for this role, please contact Helen [email protected] or call 0118 9500182. No CVs will be accepted and no agencies.

Closing Date: Monday 21st May 2018 – 9am

Splitz Support Service

Devon DDASS Combined IDVA

We are looking for a full time Combined IDVAs (job share considered) based at our Exeter office, covering South and West Devon. You will be part of an experienced team providing high quality advice, guidance and support to victims of domestic violence and/or abuse enabling them to live safely.

You will be expected to provide a timely pro-active service to male and female victims of domestic violence and abuse, who have been assessed as being at high and medium risk of domestic abuse; working within a multi-agency setting to ensure risk is reduced.

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.

POST: Devon DDASS Combined IDVA
SALARY: £21,171 – £22,678 pro rata
HOURS: 37 hrs per week or job share
TENURE: Maternity Cover to 31st March 2019
CLOSING DATE: 12 noon Thursday 17th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
REF: DEV/18/04

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.

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE WOMEN’S AID LTD

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to promote the safety and well being 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 post:

Children & Young People’s Service Co-ordinator

28 hours per week
£27,052 per annum
Based at the Farr Centre, Chapel Walk, Worksop

The Children and Young People’s Co-ordinator will work to develop and coordinate the Children & Young People’s service and to ensure a quality service that is responsive and empowering to the needs of children & young people of all ages that have experience of domestic abuse.

Closing date: 18th May 2018 at 12 noon

Interview Date: Week commencing 4th June 2018

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Posts will be subject to an enhanced CRB check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

Application packs can be obtained by either email: [email protected], or via our website or in writing, enclosing an A4 98p stamped self addressed envelope for each application pack requested, to:

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd
Recruitment, Children & Young People’s Service Co-ordinator
The Farr Centre,
Chapel Walk, Westgate,
Worksop, S80 1LR

CV’s will not be accepted.

Splitz Support Service

IRIS Programme Advocate Educator, North Devon

Splitz Support Service provides high quality services to families experiencing domestic abuse in the South West.

Funded by the Violence Against Women and Girls Service Transformation Fund, we are looking to recruit a committed IDVA and/or ISVA to join our Leading Lights accredited Devon service, to develop our victim work with IRISi, within GP practices across Northern Devon.

IRIS is an exciting programme aimed at improving the health care response to domestic abuse and sexual violence.

As part of a team of three Advocate Educators in Devon, this role will provide training to general practices and on-going support for health professionals and advocacy for female patients affected by DVA (domestic violence and abuse) and SV (sexual violence). More information about IRIS and its work can be found at http://www.irisdomesticviolence.org.uk.

You should have proven experience and qualifications in support work with knowledge of domestic abuse issues and a good understanding of sexual violence. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

POST: IRIS Advocate Educator (DVA and SV)
SALARY: £21,171 – £22,453 pro rata

HOURS: 22.5 hrs per week

TENURE: 2 years fixed term
CLOSING DATE: 12 noon Wednesday 16th May 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 21st May 2018
REF: DEV/18/03

Full job description and application forms are available on our website.

Advance

Director of Criminal Justice Services

£45,000 – £50,000 London

Are you an outstanding leader of services to women affected by the criminal justice system, enabling them to break the cycle of offending?

Responsible for: Leading the development and delivery of services to women who are at risk of offending or have committed crime, enabling them to break the cycle of offending. Line management of programme managers and projects, including the Minerva services, to a high standard and within funders’ requirements.
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Line reports: Programme manager – Minerva Community Rehabilitation (CR), Programme Manager – Minerva WrapAround (WA), team of 31 staff
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per year inc London Weighting
Pension: Workplace Pension up to %5 (Part 1 of the Pensions Act 2008)
Working hours: 35 hours per week
Special conditions: Evening and weekend work where required
Based at: Advance Head Office in Hammersmith, travel across London boroughs, and limited travel nationally

Who we are

Advance is an award-winning, innovative women’s organisation, celebrating 20 years of providing emotional and practical support to women experiencing domestic abuse and to women who committed crime enabling them to break the cycle of offending. We believe in empowering women and girls to lead safe, non-violent, equal lives, so they can actively participate in the community. We have expanded our services significantly over the recent years and our 75 staff now reach over 3000 women and children annually.
Through our Criminal Justice services, we aim to divert women from the criminal justice system at the earliest opportunity and prevent families breaking down. Our work is based on a trauma-informed, whole-system approach and we believe it is important that safe, women-only, holistic services are available. Our services, including the Minerva programme, are being expanded across London and include advocacy, specialist support, workshops and group activities delivered by Advance in partnership with other specialist voluntary organisations.

Who you are*

You are an experienced senior manager with a proven track record of leading services for women in the criminal justice system or similar. You will have relevant experience, enabling you to lead and deliver the existing and new pan-London Minerva programmes, and other work which compliments the mission and values of Advance. You will be able to build strong relationships with partners and funders and be instrumental in delivering high quality services.

You will lead the policy development for women in the criminal justice system or similar. You will contribute to the development of the organisation’s strategic plans to ensure the sustainability, development and delivery of Advance services. You will work closely with the Advance board and Chief Executive ensuring effective governance and represent the organisation.

Closing date: 21st May, 10:00am Interview date: 25th May

To apply for this role: Download the application form and job description from our website. Completed applications and a personal statement of no more than 1000 words should be emailed to [email protected].

*This post is open to female applicants only (exception based on Schedule 9, Paragraph 1, Equality Act 2010). Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities, BAME and LBT communities.

ADVANCE

Advance charity is seeking a new Treasurer!

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of women and children?

Do you have financial expertise and the ability to brief others on the financial picture leading to strong and effective governance of a medium-sized charity?

Then read on and apply!

Advance is a nationally recognised women’s charity based in London working to support and empower women experiencing domestic abuse to be safe and those with short-term sentences to reduce re-offending and stop families breaking-up. Established in 1998, we provide practical and emotional support to women and their children, through services based at our Hammersmith offices and at co-located offices across over 20 London boroughs. We work in partnership with agencies in a coordinated community response, including local authorities, Family and Children’s Services, the Police, Probation Services, Magistrates and Crown Courts and other service providers.

We have just undergone a significant period of growth, and our staff team now includes over 70 skilled and passionate women across our programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity for a treasurer to join our experienced and committed board of trustees. You will join a committed and skilled group of 12 Trustees and have an interview and induction from the Chief Executive, the Chair and other board members.

You will be a qualified accountant, ideally with some experience in the charity sector. You will have the financial skills to support the following:
· Overseeing the budget, audit and annual accounts with our CEO and Finance Manager
· Member of the Business Development and Finance Committee, which reports back to the board
· Assessing the financial policies and risks to the organisation and making recommendations to the board and CEO
· Supporting the CEO and Chair with financial decisions and their implications

Together with the Board you will be responsible for the governance, strategic direction and sustainability of the organisation alongside a highly committed and welcoming team.

This is a voluntary, unpaid appointment, although reasonable travel expenses will be paid.

Advance is committed to equality and diversity, and strongly encourages applications from women and men with disabilities, from BME background and the LGBT community.
Advance is a registered charity (Number 1086873)

Closing date for applications: 28 May 2018
Interviews: 5 June 2018
To apply: please download the information pack and application form from our website at www.advanceacharity.org.uk. Completed applications should be emailed to: [email protected].

Housing for Women

Support Worker

Housing for Women are now Recruiting for experienced Support Workers at all levels.

Housing for Women believes that everyone has a right to affordable housing regardless of their circumstances. We have been providing homes and services to women and their families across London for nearly a century and through our work we enable women to develop their skills and build upon their confidence in order to live independently in the community. Through on-going reviews, surveys and evaluations we are able to adapt our services to the evolving and emerging needs of our customers.

We are currently recruiting for passionate Support Workers to join the team and help us to continue to deliver vital work to vulnerable women and their families.

There are a number of projects that Housing for Women provides across London;

  • ReUnite and RePlace, provide support to re-unite women released from prison with their children and for women who have been trafficked into the UK, are two of these projects currently in operation.
  • We provide support for women and children escaping abuse in Ealing, Merton and Greenwich.
  • Housing for Women also provides specialist support services to women with substance abuse issues and or mental health issues.

Our aim is to create a safe and empowering environment for women to develop coping strategies, life skills and resilience to live independently.

If you are a passionate Support Worker we welcome you to look at our website and read more about the areas we work in. If you share our values and can offer experience providing support services to vulnerable woman and children specifically supporting woman with substance abuse on release from prison and or woman who have been trafficked we would love to hear from you.

Please send your expression of interest/CV through to Dina Khatib email: [email protected]  who will call you to discuss your application further.

 

Closing Date for Applications: On-going

Interviews: TBC

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