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Your first stop for the latest jobs in the domestic and sexual violence sector across the UK.

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 – Trust Fundraising Officer

London – Data Analyst

London or Bristol – Business Development Lead

Bristol – Fundraising Officer

 

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.

 

Luton – Support Officer

Bristol/South Glos – Advocate Educator, IRIS (Identification & Referral to Improve Safety)

Bristol – Recovery Navigators, Assessment & Recovery Team

Bristol – Assistant Recovery Navigators, Community Rehabilitation Services

Bristol – Hospital Based IDSVA

Bromley – Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisor (IDSVA)

Bristol – Children and Young Person’s (under 18’s) Independent Sexual Assault Advisor (CYPSVA)

Bristol – Children and Young Person’s (16-24 years) Independent Sexual Assault Advisor (CYPSVA)

London – Rape Crisis Sessional Counsellor

Bromley & Croydon – Refuge Support Officer

London – Senior Pan London Caseworker

Berkshire – Children & Young People’s IDVA

Leicester – Volunteer Coordinator

Leicester – Finance and Administration Officer

Preston – Manager

Leicester – High Risk / Specialist Services Team Leader

Sheffield – Female Refuge Worker  – Anti Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Sheffield & Rotherham – Female Refuge Support Worker  – No Recourse to Public Funds

Various Locations (specified in advert) – Female Outreach Workers – Anti Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

London – Admin Assistant

Suffolk – Chief Executive Officer

East Sussex – Domestic Violence Caseworker

East Sussex – Project Worker– LGBT* Refuge

East Sussex – Service & Project Manager

Kent – Community Domestic Abuse Worker

Nottingham – Freedom Programme Facilitator

Nottingham – Specialist Complex Needs Support Worker

London – Domestic Abuse Project Officer

Aberystwyth – Interim Chief Executive Officer

Cardiff – Head of Training

London – East London Rape Crisis Manager

Wolverhampton – Service Delivery Manager (Refuge/Accommodation Based Services)

London – Male Sessional Counsellor

Sussex – Head of Quality & Business Development

London – Criminal Justice IDVA

London – Senior IRIS Advocate Educator

London – Advocacy Services Manager

Homebased with UK-wide travel – Operations Manager

Nottingham – County MARAC Administrator

Sheffield – Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist 

London – Self-employed Sessional Group Facilitator

Gloucester  – A&E Independent Domestic Violence Advisor / A&E IDVA X 2

London – Finance Officer

Nottinghamshire (Broxtowe) – Treasurer

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Women’s Aid in Luton

Exciting Opportunity

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

An opportunity has arisen for a Support Officer position to cover maternity leave from the
25th September 2017 for a period of up to 12 months.

Support Officer

37½ hours per week –Temporary Position
£17,219 – £21,255 pro rata

We are looking for someone with considerable experience of working within a multidisciplinary team of which will have included Women and children who have experienced domestic abuse and who understand the impact that domestic violence can have on women and children. You will be responsible for providing support to women on homelessness issues throughout their stay in refuge and during move-on into the community, putting in place appropriate support plans for them.

In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and under your own initiative. You will hold a relevant qualification at level 3 / 4 or above in social care, health care, or community work and have undertaken training in Counselling skills or therapeutic interventions.

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

If you would like to have an informal chat about the roles or arrange a visit please contact Heather at [email protected] Tel: 07772697391.

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

Closing date for applications: Monday 21.08.2017

Next Link

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

Our 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 and South Gloucestershire.

Female* Advocate Educator, IRIS (Identification & Referral to Improve Safety), South Gloucestershire

Salary: Point 26, £23,398
Location: Bristol / South Glos
Hours: 37.5

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to liaise closely with GP surgeries, provide training for clinicians and offer emotional and practical support to patients who have experienced domestic abuse.

The post will be based within our Bristol team but will work with GP surgeries across South Gloucestershire.

The successful applicant will have:

• Experience of working with women, men and children experiencing domestic abuse
• Experience of promoting services and training to a range of professionals
• An empathetic, non-judgemental and non-directive approach to empowering patients along with the ability to understand the individual needs of patients
• A full driving licence and access to transport

CLOSING DATE: 9 am, Monday 14th August 2017
INTERVIEW DATES: 21st, 23rd and 25th August 2017

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

[email protected] www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk

 

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

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

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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

Next Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Missing Link

Established in 1983, BRISTOL MISSING LINK (incorporating Next Link and Safe Link) is a leading provider of women’s support services in Bristol.

Female* Recovery Navigators, Assessment & Recovery Team

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £20,369 – £22,265 (staring at the bottom of the scale)
Hours: 37.5
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:

• 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, Wednesday 2nd August 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: 15th, 16th and 17th August 2017

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

 

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

Established in 1983, BRISTOL MISSING LINK (incorporating Next Link and Safe Link) is a leading provider of women’s support services in Bristol.

Female* Assistant Recovery Navigators, Community Rehabilitation Services

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 Community Rehabilitation Services 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, Wednesday 2nd August 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: 15th, 16th and 17th August 2017

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

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

Next Link

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

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 – half-time post

Salary Point 24 £21,962
Hours 18.75 hours (half-time) – 8:00 – 14:45 Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
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 Monday 14th August 2017
INTERVIEW DATES: 21st, 23rd and 25th August 2017

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

[email protected] www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk

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

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

Next Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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

Next Link and SAFE Link are part of Missing Link Housing

 

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid

Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisor (IDSVA)

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit a Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisor (IDSVA) to provide a high quality pro-active service to victims of domestic & sexual violence and abuse in Bromley.

The IDSVA will address safety of the client and their children, assessing the client’s needs and risk level. They will discuss options with clients and deliver a range of interventions as well as develop safety plans, and support clients through civil or criminal courts. The IDSVA will work within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic & sexual abuse.

The post holder will have previous experience working in the domestic/sexual abuse field and will have a strong understanding of the needs and issues specific to survivors of domestic abuse. SafeLives/CAADA training certificate in domestic and sexual abuse is essential.

The post holder should be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. The person we are looking for will be skilled in risk management and safety planning, providing high quality advocacy and support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment. Owning a driving licence/own vehicle is preferable.

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

Job Title: Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisor
Hours: Full time (35 hours)
Contract Type: Temporary (until end of March 2019)
Salary: £26,300
Location: London Borough of Bromley
Application Deadline: 14th August midnight (23:59)
Interview: Tuesday 22nd August (TBC)

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

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

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

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

SAFE Link

SAFE Link was established in 2008 and is a service that works across the Avon and Somerset Police Area and provides emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault.

Female* Children and Young Person’s (under 18’s) Independent Sexual Assault Advisor (CYPSVA)

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Point 26; £23,398 (pro-rata)
Location: Bristol, Avon and Somerset
Hours: 18.75

Safelink provides an independent victim-focused service. The service is committed to the Victims Code of Practice. We offer emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault. Our ethos is to enable victims to cope and recover after their assault. We can support victims to report to the police if they wish. We work closely with the Bridge (SARC), CYPS, Police, CPS and both voluntary and statutory agencies.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to offer emotional and practical support to children and young people who have experienced a sexual assault or sexual abuse. The CYPSVA will work closely with the Police, the SARC and cover the Avon and Somerset area. She will have an understanding of the traumatic impact of sexual assault and rape and also knowledge of the criminal justice process. She will have a commitment to providing a high quality, victim-focussed and inclusive service.

The successful applicant will have:
• An understanding, knowledge and experience of Safeguarding
• Experience of working in a health/social care environment
• Experience of risk assessments and safety and support planning
• Be familiar with the Victims Code of Practice
• A commitment to promoting cultural diversity
• Experience of Multi-Agency working.
• Computer Literate
• A full driving licence and access to transport.

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Monday 31st July 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 7th August 2017

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

 

SAFE 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.

SAFE 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.

SAFE Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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

SAFE Link is part of Missing Link Housing

SAFE Link

SAFE Link was established in 2008 and is a service that works across the Avon and Somerset Police Area and provides emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault.

Female* Children and Young Person’s (16-24 years) Independent Sexual Assault Advisor (CYPSVA)

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Point 26; £23,398
Location: Bristol, Avon and Somerset
Hours: 37.5

Safelink provides an independent victim-focused service. The service is committed to the Victims Code of Practice. We offer emotional and practical support to victims of rape and sexual assault. Our ethos is to enable victims to cope and recover after their assault. We can support victims to report to the police if they wish. We work closely with the Bridge (SARC), CYPS, Police, CPS and both voluntary and statutory agencies.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to offer emotional and practical support to children and young people who have experienced a sexual assault or sexual abuse. The CYPSVA will work closely with the Police, the SARC and cover the Avon and Somerset area. She will have an understanding of the traumatic impact of sexual assault and rape and also knowledge of the criminal justice process. She will have a commitment to providing a high quality, victim-focussed and inclusive service.

The successful applicant will have:
• An understanding, knowledge and experience of Safeguarding
• Experience of working in a health/social care environment
• Experience of risk assessments and safety and support planning
• Be familiar with the Victims Code of Practice
• A commitment to promoting cultural diversity
• Experience of Multi-Agency working.
• Computer Literate
• A full driving licence and access to transport.

CLOSING DATE: 9am, Monday 31st July 2017
INTERVIEW DATE: Monday 7th August 2017

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

 

SAFE 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.

SAFE 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.

SAFE Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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

SAFE Link is part of Missing Link Housing

Solace Women’s Aid

Rape Crisis Sessional Counsellor

Job Reference No. SWA2587

Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster

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 are a member of Rape Crisis England and Wales and the Ascent Counselling Consortium in London.

We work in a women-centred way offering short and long term counselling in order to empower women to heal and recover from the trauma of sexual violence. The service is delivered across 2 of the 7 North London Boroughs we currently cover.

We are currently recruiting for the following role:

  • Sessional Counsellor vacancy in Kensington & Chelsea – 7.5 hours per week
  • Sessional Counsellor vacancy in Westminster – 7.5 hours per week.

You will be working in and Kensington & Chelsea and/or Westminster  providing  5 client sessions per day, including counselling and clinical assessment. This role includes undertaking all the associated administration tasks, attending monthly clinical team meetings at our head office in Islington and attending clinical supervision provided by Rape Crisis.

You will provide specialist sexual violence counselling to women from an empowerment perspective using the person centred approach and adhere to the BACP code of practice. You will be paid £130 per day and you will be provided with clinical supervision and have access to our in-house Training Program.

Salary: £130.00 per day

Hours: 7.5 hours per week

Contract: Self-employed Agreement

Please take a look at our Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing Date: 31st July 2017 (12noon)

Interviews: Week commencing 7th August 2017

To apply please complete and send the Application Form and the Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 31st July 2017. 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.

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.

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

No agencies

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid

Refuge Support Officer

Bromley & Croydon Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit a Refuge Support Officer to provide support services to women within our domestic abuse refuges.

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

The post holder will be required to demonstrate a good awareness of the needs and issues specific to survivors of domestic abuse and have experience of refuge provision.

The post holder should be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. The person we are looking for will be skilled in risk management and safety planning, providing high quality advocacy and support based upon a client led needs and risk assessment. Owning a driving licence/own vehicle is preferable.

Job Title: Refuge Support Officer

Hours: 21 hours per week (3 days)

Contract Type: Maternity Cover (until end of July 2018)

Salary: £14,127 to £14,553 (£23,546 to £24,255 FTE)

Application Deadline: 31st July midnight (23:59)

Interview: Tuesday 8th August (TBC)

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

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

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

BCWA are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Reg. Charity No.1068007

Solace Women’s Aid

Senior Pan London Caseworker

Job Reference No. SWA2586

Pan London

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.

Solace are looking to recruit a Senior Pan London Case Worker, to manage and lead our Pan London worker provision across London. The post holder will manage Solace’s Pan London workers and also be placed as a Pan London resource, to fill either front line or senior roles. This is an exciting role which requires applicants to work in a variety of Solace’s services.

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

Salary: Starting Salary of £27,500 per annum. Salary Band 5

Hours: 37.5 hours

Contract: Permanent

Please take a look at our Job Description and Person Specification

Closing Date: 16th August 2017 (12noon)

Interview Date: 23rd August 2017

To apply please complete and send the Application Form and the Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 16th August 2017. 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.

**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

The Dash Charity

Children & Young People’s IDVA

Full Time – 37.5 hrs

The Dash Charity is an award winning charity supporting men, women and children affected by domestic abuse.  We do this by delivering a range of high-quality, specialist services to break the cycle of abuse and enable families and individuals to thrive. The Dash Charity’s pledge? Domestic Abuse Stops Here.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Children’s and Young People’s IDVA to join our successful team. We’re looking for someone who is focussed, hardworking and passionate for the cause and ideally has previous experience of working with children who have lived with domestic abuse.

Job Purpose:

In this position, you would be required to manage a case load of children and young people aged between 5-15 years old. Working creatively, you will provide direct therapeutic one to one support, based on a structured model of delivery, keeping a strong focus on safety planning and improving wellbeing, confidence and an understanding of their experiences. You will ensure that a multi agency approach is taken in supporting clients and be confident in advocating on behalf of young people during multi-agency meetings. You will have excellent case management skills and be able to record and comment on the journey each C&YP has taken through the course of the intervention, clearly evidencing the impact of your work.

The role also has a developmental element attached and you will be expected to explore how the direct work model can be adapted to address issues around adolescent to parent violence.

Key skills and experience

  • Previous experience of working with vulnerable children & young people
  • Excellent knowledge of safeguarding procedures and child protection
  • Knowledge of best practice in the domestic abuse field
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

You will also require a full clean driving licence and be willing to participate in an out of hours on call rota.

To apply, please send your current CV and covering letter to [email protected] Any enquiries can be made to Tracey or via our office on 01753 549865

Closing date:  2nd August 2017

Proposed start date: ASAP

FreeVA

Finance and Administration Officer

(37 hours), £18,993 + 3% pension

The Finance and Administration Officer is responsible for providing financial and administrative services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations.

Closing Date:  Monday, 17th July 2017.      Interviews to be held w/c 24th July 2017.

Volunteer Coordinator

(25 hours), £ 22,221 (pro-rota) + 3% pension

The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment, training and retention of volunteers primarily for the domestic and sexual violence helpline however also across all other service.

Closing Date: Monday 31st July 2017.     Interviews to be held w/c 7th August 2017.

To apply please visit our website

Preston Domestic Violence Services (PDVS)

MANAGER (part-time)

6 months maternity cover

£28,860 (pro-rata)

30 hours (over 5 days)

The main duties of this post are day-to-day management of PDVS front-line services and staff, bid-writing and fundraising.

The post-holder will also have responsibility for safe-guarding issues, social work students on placement, attending multi-agency and strategic meetings, providing  training on domestic abuse, attending Management Committee meetings and providing monitoring and other reports and updates as required.

You will need to be fully computer-literate, and also understand the complexities and dynamics of domestic abuse.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 14th August 2017

Interviews: 21st August 2017

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

On appointment successful candidate will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply references.

For an application pack please email [email protected] or ring Julie Humphrey on 01772 201301

All applications must be made on our application form (no CVs accepted)

Women’s Aid Leicestershire

High Risk / Specialist Services Team Leader

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and support our IDVA team to deliver support to high risk victims of domestic abuse across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

If you have experience of working with vulnerable adults, supervising a team, liaising with organisations and agencies and working in a patient and flexible manner, we’d love to hear from you.

Based in: Leicester

Salary: £24,708 – £25,472, dependent on experience

Hours of work: 37 hours per week

Closing date: Monday 31st July, 2pm

How to apply: Email for an application pack at [email protected]. For an informal discussion about the role, contact Sujata on 07969 019821.

Ashiana

Female Refuge Worker  – Anti Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

  • Title: Female Refuge Worker
  • Location: Sheffield with occasional travel across South Yorkshire
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,500 – 21,000
  • Recruiter: Ashiana Sheffield

Ashiana Sheffield works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) women, children and young people to escape violence and abuse and specialise in those areas of abuse which are most prevalent within BAMER communities such as domestic and sexual abuse, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, human trafficking, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence.  The aim of our work is to increase life opportunities to enable those that are vulnerable to move away from the risk of violence and into safe, stable and happier futures.

We are looking for a committed individual to provide support to female victims of human trafficking and modern slavery (HTMS) who are living in our South Yorkshire refuge accommodation.

You should be aware of the realities and impacts of HTMS, the legislation affecting this group and help identify agencies and individuals who could provide appropriate support.

You should have excellent IT skills and experience of working with management information systems/processes would be an advantage. Excellent communication skills are essential.

Experience of working with BAMER groups in a professional or voluntary capacity or an evidence of passion for and commitment to support BAMER clients is desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who would like to develop their support and engagement skills within BAMER communities and development skills across a range of sectors to support a leading local charity and improve the quality of life of some of the UK’s most vulnerable women and children.

To apply, please download application pack from our website

Or email [email protected]

For an informal chat please call Rachel Mullan-Feroze (Service Manager) on 0114 2555740.

Closing date:  Monday 7th August 2017, 5.00pm

This post is restricted to female applicants under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1

Successful applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau.

Ashiana is a company limited by guarantee Registered No 05853854: Charity No. 1120401.

Ashiana

Female Refuge Support Worker  – No Recourse to Public Funds

  • Title: Female Refuge Worker
  • Location: Sheffield and Rotherham
  • Contract type: Permanent (dependent on funding)
  • Hours: 5 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,500 – 21,000 (pro rata)
  • Recruiter: Ashiana Sheffield

Ashiana Sheffield works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) women, children and young people to escape violence and abuse and specialise in those areas of abuse which are most prevalent within BAMER communities such as domestic and sexual abuse, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, human trafficking, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence.  The aim of our work is to increase life opportunities to enable those that are vulnerable to move away from the risk of violence and into safe, stable and happier futures.

We are looking for a committed individual to support clients with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) whose immigration condition restricts access to public funds, including many mainstream benefits such as welfare and housing and to raise awareness of the issues that women with NRPF face and provide advocacy support to ensure access to rights and entitlements.

You will be responsible for supporting women residing in Ashiana’s refuge provision who have experienced violence and abuse, particularly those with NRPF and help identify agencies and individuals who could provide appropriate support.

You will work with the team to identify cross sector training and awareness raising opportunities and help source and develop new and innovative funding streams to support the project.

You should have excellent IT skills and experience of working with management information systems/processes would be an advantage. Excellent communication skills are essential.

Experience of working with BAMER groups in a professional or voluntary capacity or an evidence of passion for and commitment to support BAMER clients with NRPF is desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who would like to develop their support and engagement skills within BAMER communities and development skills across a range of sectors to support a leading local charity and improve the quality of life of some of the UK’s most vulnerable women and children.

To apply, please download application pack from our website

Or email [email protected]

For an informal chat please call Jackie Yafai (Project Manager) on 0114 2555740.

Closing date:  Monday 7th August 2017, 5.00pm

This post is restricted to female applicants under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1

Successful applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau.

Ashiana is a company limited by guarantee Registered No 05853854: Charity No. 1120401.

Ashiana

Female Outreach Workers – Anti Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

  • Title: Female Outreach Worker
  • Location: Various as stated below
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,500 – 21,000

Ashiana Sheffield works with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) women, children and young people to escape violence and abuse and specialise in those areas of abuse which are most prevalent within BAMER communities such as domestic and sexual abuse, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, human trafficking, gang violence and ‘honour’-based violence. The aim of our work is to increase life opportunities to enable those that are vulnerable to move away from the risk of violence and into safe, stable and happier futures.

We are looking for a committed individual to provide outreach support to victims of human trafficking and modern slavery (HTMS) who are living in the wider community. The support will be provided to clients living in the following regions:

South Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

North West / other regions (essential car-user)

East Midlands

Successful candidates will be locality-based.

You should be aware of the realities and impacts of HTMS, the legislation affecting this group and help identify agencies and individuals who could provide appropriate support.

You should have excellent IT skills and experience of working with management information systems/processes would be an advantage. Excellent communication skills are essential.

Experience of working with BAMER groups in a professional or voluntary capacity or an evidence of passion for and commitment to support BAMER clients is desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who would like to develop their support and engagement skills within BAMER communities and development skills across a range of sectors to support a leading local charity and improve the quality of life of some of the UK’s most vulnerable women and children.

To apply, please download application pack from our website

Or email [email protected]

For an informal chat please call Rachel Mullan-Feroze (Service Manager) on 0114 2555740.

Closing date:  Monday 28th July  2017, 5.00pm

This post is restricted to female applicants under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1

Successful applicants will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau.

nia

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

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

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Admin Assistant

Team: Central Services

Hours: 30hrs per week

Salary: £17,142 – £19,285 (£20k – £22.5 pro rata)

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

Admin Duties:

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

Finance duties

You will be responsible for all purchase ledger transactions, including receipt of orders coding costs, posting invoices, prepare payments to suppliers, approve and deal with supplier queries, reconcile accounts, Credit Control Via telephone / Email , undertake general finance administration and other ad hoc duties. Knowledge of SAGE Accounts desirable.

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

Due to the nature of this work the post holder will often be party to highly confidential and very personal matters – you  must therefore be committed and able to maintain the very highest standards of confidentiality at all times.

To apply please visit our website and download a job profile and application pack.  CV’s will not be accepted.  Applications can be returned via email to

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

Closing Date: 10am, 7 August 2017

Interview Date: 24 August 2017

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

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre

Chief Executive Officer

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre is a small, independent charity that for the past 43 years has worked with women and their children who become victims of domestic abuse.

Due to the retirement of the current post holder, Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre is recruiting a Chief Executive Officer to lead our small charity through an important stage in its development as we seek to expand our range of community-based programmes and consolidate and develop our fundraising capacity.

The advertised role requires the successful candidate to lead and guide a small organisation that has big ambitions. As Chief Executive Officer you will be responsible for delivering the organisation’s development plan and ensuring that Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre has the necessary funding and profile to be successful in the present environment.

You will be expected to work closely with the governing Board of Trustees to ensure the effective financial, legal and moral governance of our organisation, and will deliver the strategic aims of Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre in a creative and inspiring way that will bring the best out of our small but committed team of staff and volunteers.

Application Information:
• Application is by CV and a supporting statement of no more than three sides of A4 which outlines how you meet the person specification.
• To request a copy of the person specification, please email [email protected]
• Applications to be submitted to [email protected]
• Candidates are encouraged to contact Annie Munson, CEO, for an informal discussion about the role and possible visit to Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre via [email protected]
• Further information about our work can be found on our website

Interviews: Tuesday 15 August

Hours of work: 37 Hours

Salary: £34,000

Location: Bury St Edmunds

Closing date for applications: Friday 28 July

Women’s Aid

Trust Fundraising Officer

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 40 years Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice. 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 220 organisations who provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. 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 Trust Fundraising Officer who is enthusiastic, proactive and organised to raise funds from Trust and Statutory bodies.  This opportunity is perfect for someone with experience of working for a charity or in a research funded institution and/or a funding body.

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

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

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

Location: Bristol (with some travel required)

Salary: £25,346 pro rata (based on NJC pay scale points 29-33).

Contract: 37 hours per week, permanent

Closing date: Midday, 4th August 2017

Interviews: 8th August, Bristol

To apply please read our Job Description & Person Specification and complete an Application Form. Please return applications 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.

Women’s Aid

Data Analyst (Change that Lasts)

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 40 years Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice. 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 220 organisations who provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. 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.

Our current mission is to transform cross sector responses to domestic abuse across sectors through the implementation of Change that Lasts – our needs-led model response to domestic abuse.

We are looking for an experienced quantitative researcher to join our growing Research and Evaluation team.  With a background in statistical analysis and a solid understanding of evaluation, the Data Analyst will work to collect, analyse and report on the effective use of data to evaluate Women’s Aid flagship programme, Change that Lasts.  Working with a number of unique national datasets, the post holder will play a key role in ensuring that the evidence gathered drives changes to policy and practice that ensure all women experiencing domestic abuse and their children have access to the support that they need.

Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund

Location: London (with some travel required)

Salary: £25,346 plus £3,332 Inner London Weighting (based on NJC pay scale points xxx).

Contract: 37 hours per week, permanent

Closing date: 14th August, 5pm

Interviews: 31st August, London

To apply please read our Job Description & Person Specification and complete an Application Form. Please return completed applications 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.

Rise

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASEWORKER

Fixed Term for 12 months

£23,398 – £24,964

37 hours

Quote ref DVC 07/17/03

For this role you will need to demonstrate sound experience in working with survivors of domestic abuse and strong assessment, safety planning and support skills.  Strong team working skills, resilience and flexibility, and a positive attitude are essential due to the challenging and changing nature of the working environment, while skills for working with groups and children and families are also desirable. The post holder will be expected to work across services, including Access & Outreach and accommodation services.

The Domestic Violence Caseworker will work alongside colleagues in a co-ordinated team response to assess, triage and provide 1:1 support to service users. In this role you will work with clients and their families in our range of services according to service needs.

  • The Case Worker will provide information, advice and support for women and children, via phone work, one to one and/or group interventions, in the Brighton & Hove area who have experienced domestic violence.
  • They will work with partner agencies to jointly provide support and services.
  • They will have particular regard to the needs of minority groups, children and young people.
  • They will help to maintain agreed monitoring systems ensuring accurate recording of client contacts and outputs.

CLOSING DATE: 2 August 2017

INTERVIEW DATE: 17/18 August 2017

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

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

On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

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

Please download an application pack from our website

Rise

PROJECT WORKER – LGBT* Refuge

Fixed Term for 12 months

£25,951 – £29,323

37 hours

Quote ref LPW 07/17/02

 This role requires that the worker openly identifies as LGB&T*

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

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground breaking LGB &T initiative which builds on an earlier pilot project by RISE in Brighton, working in partnership with specialist DV, LGB&T and Housing  providers in London and Manchester to increase safe housing and housing related support for LGB&T individuals.

We are looking for a 37 hour per week specialist LGB&T domestic violence case worker to provide residential to clients.

For more information, please download an application pack from our website

CLOSING DATE: 7 August 2017

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

On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

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

Rise

SERVICE & PROJECT MANAGER

One Year Maternity Cover

£31,601 – £34,538

37 hours per week

Quote ref SM 07/17/02

This full-time post combines two key roles within RISE. It includes a service manager role which oversees frontline services and a project manager role supporting partners across East Sussex in the delivery of our PORTAL contract.

As Service Manager (3 days) you will have a key role as part of RISE’s Operational Management Team in the strategic development of RISE Services. Service Managers work as a team to manage the Senior Practitioners and by extension frontline workers delivering RISE Services.

As Rise Portal Project Manager (2 days) you will assist senior and operational Portal managers in delivering their contractual requirements within the Portal. You will be, jointly with other managers and the Senior Management Team, responsible for developing and implementing the RISE Service Delivery Plan in line with the RISE strategic Business plan, contracts, and RISE’s outcome framework.

In this role will be instrumental in raising the profile of RISE Services and in sustaining and developing a range of partnerships, including the key Portal BHEST Partnership (RISE, Survivors Network, and CGL, with RISE as the lead contractor), delivering Domestic and Sexual Violence support services across Brighton and Hove and East Sussex.

You will have experience of managing multiple projects effectively for contract compliance in a care support, health or similar environment. You will also have experience of line management, performance management and supervision of staff as well as a good knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse and/or sexual abuse.

If this sounds like you, then please download an application pack from our website

CLOSING DATE: 7st August          

INTERVIEW DATE:  6th September

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

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

On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

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

Choices (formely North Kent Women’s Aid)

Choices (formerly known as North Kent Women’s Aid) Limited is an independent registered charity offering a range of specialist domestic abuse services to communities across North & West Kent and Medway. We are seeking to fill the following post: 

Community Domestic Abuse Worker, Community Project x2

16 – 35 hours per week
NJC Scale 5.22-5.25: £20,661 – £22,658 (dependent on experience) pa pro-rata

Plus essential car user allowance

Choices are looking to recruit 2 Community Domestic Abuse Workers to deliver community programmes such as Freedom, DAY, Recovery Toolkit, to cover a busy Helpline providing advice and support, and provide one to one outreach work to victims of domestic abuse. The successful applicants must have previous experience of working with victims of domestic abuse, have extensive knowledge of the issues surrounding domestic abuse and have experience of facilitating group programmes such as the Freedom programme.

The applicant must be in possession of a full driving licence and have access to their own transport.

All successful applicants will be expected to provide an efficient, confidential and professional service.

Choices is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check will be required for these roles.

Please click on the links below for further information:

Job Description – Community Domestic Abuse Worker, Community Project

Person Specification – Community Domestic Abuse Worker, Community Project

For an application pack please see our website.

Only applications made on a Choices Application Form will be considered.

Closing date 10am Monday 31st July, 2017.

Nottingham Central Women’s Aid (NCWA)

Nottingham Central Women’s Aid offers temporary accommodation and a range of community based support services to women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse. All applicants must have a person centred approach and be passionate about achieving equality and diversity for all women. We are recruiting for the following posts:

Specialist Complex Needs Support Worker

Salary £25012.00 pro rota. Hours of work -21 Plus on call rate

Joining us, you will work alongside a strong team of other specialist support workers to provide a safe and empowering environment for women escaping domestic abuse. You will be adept in working with women who have additional needs of alcohol, substance abuse and mental health and have the skills and knowledge to partner with a range of local and national service providers in order to achieve the best outcomes for the women.

Please find the Job Description & Person Specification here and Application Form here.

Freedom Programme Facilitator

Salary -£23088 pro rota. Hours of work – 6 per week

The post holder will facilitate the development and delivery of a high quality group work programme for female survivors of domestic abuse who are domicile in Nottingham. Applicants should have knowledge about the issues, barriers, impact and support needs of women and children who have experienced domestic abuse and how best to support them. Organised and efficient you will have excellent facilitation skills and be confident coordinating, designing and delivering workshops to service users and external partners.

Please find the Job Description & Person Specification here and Application Form here.

For further details please visit our website  or call Shazia Khan on 07971404313

Closing date for applications is 30th July 2017 midnight

Please email your completed applications to [email protected]

Optivo

Domestic Abuse Project Officer

Salary: £35,880
Clapham, South London
12 months fixed-term contract
36 hours per week, full-time
Reference: Ops/17/38647

Are you ready to take an award-winning, housing based domestic abuse service to the next level?

We received an industry award for a campaign that dramatically increased the reporting of domestic abuse from residents and the service they received. We now require an energetic, passionate individual to enhance our approach and its reach throughout our newly created organisation, Optivo.

You will have a detailed knowledge of the challenges faced by those who experience domestic abuse and experience of working directly with this client group either within or in partnership with the social housing sector. You will use your staff management skills to manage the Domestic Abuse Officer delivering the service in the Midlands. You will have a pro-active approach to your work and feel comfortable developing our strategic approach to domestic abuse as well as our frontline service offer.

This role will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For more details and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 24th July 2017 at 23:59 PM

At Optivo our aim is to have a diverse and inclusive workforce where people are respected for who they are. We embrace and celebrate cultural diversity in the workplace and value the strengths it brings us as an organisation. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect irrespective of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We treat everyone we house, serve, employ and work with fairly and expect and encourage others to do the same.

West Wales Domestic Abuse Service

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Annual salary: £36,000 (Pro rata) (under review).
Part time, 3 days per week, up to 6 months (secondment/fixed-term contract).
Based in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.

Do you have the passion, vision and expertise to lead our organisation into the next stage of its development?

West Wales Domestic Abuse Service (WWDAS) is seeking to appoint an interim CEO who has senior management experience preferably in the violence against women/domestic abuse sector. The post-holder will also be able to demonstrate leadership, strategic and operational planning expertise with extensive experience of staff management and financial management responsibility.

During this interim period, the post-holder will be expected to engage with service users, staff, Trustees and stakeholders to create a new strategic plan for WWDAS that ensures survivors across Ceredigion continue to receive high quality, needs-led, strengths-based and gender responsive services, working in partnerships with other regional providers where necessary to achieve this.

To apply, please download the job description and further details, from Welsh Women’s Aid website.

The deadline for completed applications is 17.00 Monday 31 July.

Interviews will be held between 7 and 11 August with a view to the interim postholder taking up this positon as soon as possible.

WWDAS is committed to following Equality and Diversity policies. 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.

Welsh Women’s Aid

Welsh Women’s Aid is the umbrella membership organisation in Wales that supports and provides national representation for third sector specialist services working to end domestic abuse, sexual violence and other forms of violence against women.

Are you experienced in developing training services, and ensuring survivors’ experiences inform improvements in practice and policy?
Do you share our values and are you passionate about ending domestic abuse and all forms of violence against women?

Due to the relocation of our current post-holder, we have an exciting opportunity to lead our national training service, our survivor engagement action research and to further develop our research work.

Head of Training

NJC Scale PO4: £36,679 – £39,177
37.5 hours per week

Holding overall responsibility for the delivery of training and survivor involvement, this post is a key member of our senior management team. You will lead and manage our in-house trainers and our national survivor participation project, and strategically develop our National Training Service Partnership. You will also develop our research strategy, ensuring the active participation of members, survivors and others, in line with Welsh Women’s Aid business plan.

You will be an exceptional leader with the ability to develop, motivate and manage high performing teams. You will be able to think and plan strategically, have an entrepreneurial and proactive approach, and can influence and negotiate at the highest level. You will have proven management experience, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, and work well with colleagues and other services.

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

We value diversity and are committed to promoting equality. We encourage applications from women from all backgrounds and communities and particularly welcome applications from Black and minority communities and other under-represented groups.

Closing date: Monday 31st July 2017
Interview dates: week commencing 7th August 2017

The office base for this post will be in Cardiff. To download an application pack and apply for this post please visit our website, email [email protected] or phone 02920 541551.

Registered charity number: 1140962

East London Rape Crisis & nia

East London Rape Crisis provides free, confidential specialist support for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives, regardless of whether or not they have reported to the police.

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

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

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

East London Rape Crisis Manager

Ref: 17033
Salary: £33,000 – £35,000
Hours: 35 per week
Term: Permanent

We’re looking for a highly organised and self motivated woman who is passionate about supporting survivors of sexual violence. 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, please visit our website and download a job profile and application pack. CV’s will not be accepted. Applications can be returned via email to [email protected] or by post in a sealed envelope marked “Private & Confidential” to Rachel Evans, nia, P.O Box 58203, London, N1 3XP.

Closing Date: Midnight 27th July 2017
Interview Date: 8th August 2017

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

*nia is an organisation run by women to support women and children victims of sexual and domestic violence. In our Haringey and Newham services we are contracted to also support male victims. In those services male victims will receive the same high standards of support and advocacy. However, in recognition of women’s significantly disproportionate victimisation, we refer to women in policies, procedures and publicity.

The Haven Wolverhampton

Develop your potential with The Haven Wolverhampton

The Haven Wolverhampton is a local charity established in 1973 dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to women and children who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence and young girls who may be homeless for various reasons such as family breakdown. Our reputation is built upon our values, passion and commitment to enable women and their children to live safe, healthy, active and fulfilling lives. Applications are invited for the following post from women who have a strong commitment to working with women and children.

Service Delivery Manager (Refuge/Accommodation Based Services)

£33,000 – £35,000 pro rata
30 hours per week

The Service Delivery Manager will oversee the management of refuge and accommodation services. You will ensure that refuge and accommodation services provide a safe and secure environment for women and children escaping domestic violence, abuse and/or homelessness. You will ensure that services are managed in line with The Haven’s policies and procedures and comply with housing legislation, quality standards and requirements of funders and Housing Associations.

You will also need to ensure robust safeguarding measure are in place and implemented. The job involves working closely with staff who support abused women and their children in crisis and involves direct line management of staff and the Helpline. It is critical that the post holder works closely with the Service Delivery Manager (Support Services) to maintain a high level of support across all service areas.

The post holder will be member of the Senior Management Team and will be required to participate in senior management and board meetings and contribute to new developments by working closely with the Business Development Manager. The post holder will report directly to the Chief Executive.

About You:
To be successful in this role you will have experience of managing Refuge and/or support accommodation, sensitively assessing and reporting to the needs and risks of women and children experiencing domestic violence, abuse and/or homelessness, experience of current legislation affecting the rights of service users and proven experience of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

You will have experience of managing individuals and teams and experience of coaching and developing individuals as well also managing your own development and demonstrable experience of recognising and rewarding good performance and tackling poor performance. You will have experience of working in the voluntary sector and an understanding of the importance of volunteers and placement support in accommodation based services.

In addition you will have experience and competency in innovating and creative thinking, team working, being results focused and strategic thinking. You will be comfortable preparing and presenting reports to the Senior Management Team and others.

Closing date: 25 July 2017 at 12.00 noon
Interview Date: 15 August 2017

Please apply via our website

Solace Women’s Aid

Male Sessional Counsellor

Self-Employed Male Counsellor (one-to-one work with men)
Camden Holistic Therapeutic Support Service
Job Reference No. SWA2584

Solace Women’s Aid has been commissioned to deliver the Camden Holistic Therapeutic Support Service. We provide a range of services for women, children and men, enabling them to live lives free from domestic and sexual violence.
The post-holder will provide a high quality one to one counselling service for men aged 18 affected by domestic and/or sexual violence. You will work on a sessional, as-required basis and will see clients on the same day each week, there is flexibility for the therapist to decide their usual working day.

You will be qualified to Diploma Level with experience post-qualification providing one-to-one counselling. In addition you will be BACP accredited or in the process of becoming accredited.
Solace Women’s Aid will cover Clinical Supervision, telephone + counselling space costs.
We expect applicants for all posts to be highly organised, self-motivated and passionate about ending gender-based violence. You will have a “can do” attitude and demonstrable commitment to Solace’s feminist approach to supporting women, children and men.

Salary: £130 per 7.5 hour day
Hours: Variable – expected hours half to one day per week
Please take a look at our Job Description and Person Specification
Closing date for receipt of completed applications: 7th August (12noon)
Interviews: 22nd August

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 7th August 2017. 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.

These posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

No agencies

Rise

HEAD OF QUALITY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

£35,444 – £37,306 (Pay Review Pending)
37 hours per week
Quote ref HOQ 07/17/01

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

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

CLOSING DATE: 4 August 2017 midday

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

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

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

Please download an application pack from our website

Advance

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

Female* Criminal Justice IDVA

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

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

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

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

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

Closing date: 12pm on Monday, 24th July
Interview date: Tuesday, 1st August & Wednesday, 2nd August

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:
Althea King
ADVANCE (BSU Recruitment)
Unit 6 The Lanchesters
162-164 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9ER

Registered Charity Number 1086873

nia

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

About IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (Hackney)

IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training, support, referral and recording programme for primary care staff. It is a targeted intervention for patients aged 16 and above experiencing current or former domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS provides training and education, clinical enquiry tools and health education resources to general practice teams. IRIS provides a named contact for patient referrals and advocacy to patients experiencing current or former domestic violence. IRIS is centered in partnership work, with primary care and specialist third sector agencies coming together to deliver services and promote work across the historical gap.

nia has been awarded funding by Public Health in the borough of Hackney to deliver IRIS work in City and Hackney. This work is funded to September 2018 with the possibility of an extension.

PSU – Problematic Substance Use Service (Hackney)
PSU operates in Hackney to ensure that women who have experienced domestic and sexual violence affected by problematic substance use are provided advocacy and support. PSU promotes inter-agency awareness and coordinated service delivery between violence against women and problematic substance use agencies

We are recruiting for the following post:

Senior IRIS Advocate Educator

Ref: 17032
Salary: £28,499
Hours: 35p/w
Term: (funded until September 2018, extension possible)

The Senior IRIS Advocate Educator will play a key role in developing and maintaining IRIS and PSU projects undertaken within Hackney, supporting the Advocacy Service Manager to manage the staff and projects the service provides in order to provide high quality, supportive and culturally appropriate service to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

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

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

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

Closing Date: 10am, 31st July 2017
Interview Date: 15th August 2017

nia

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

About IRIS – Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (Hackney and Haringey)

IRIS improves the quality of care given by GP surgeries to *Women experiencing domestic violence. IRIS is a general practice-based domestic violence training, support, referral and recording programme for primary care staff. It is a targeted intervention for patients aged 16 and above experiencing current or former domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner or adult family member. IRIS provides training and education, clinical enquiry tools and health education resources to general practice teams. IRIS provides a named contact for patient referrals and advocacy to patients experiencing current or former domestic violence. IRIS is centered in partnership work, with primary care and specialist third sector agencies coming together to deliver services and promote work across the historical gap.

About IDVA – Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (Hackney, Haringey and Newham)

nia’s IDVAs provide a specialist service to Women assessed at being at high risk of repeated serious domestic violence and homicide. nia’s IDVA service is double quality marked holding SafeLives Leading Light accreditation and the Advice Quality Standard for general Help with Casework

We are seeking to recruit to the following post:

Advocacy Services Manager

Ref: 17031
Salary: £33,000 – £35,000
Hours: 35 p/w
Term: The post is currently funded until 30th September 2019 with a possibility of further funding.

The Advocacy Service Manager will play a key role in developing and maintaining IDVA and IRIS and other relevant projects undertaken within this service area, supporting the Director of Operations to manage the staff and projects the service provides in order to provide high quality, supportive and culturally appropriate service to survivors of domestic abuse.

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

How to apply

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

Closing Date: 10am, 31st July 2017
Interview Date: 14th August 2017

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

*nia is an organisation run by women to support women and children victims of sexual and domestic violence. In our Haringey and Newham services we are contracted to also support male victims. In those services male victims will receive the same high standards of support and advocacy. However, in recognition of women’s significantly disproportionate victimisation, we refer to women in policies, procedures and publicity.

Women’s Aid

Fundraising Officer

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 40 years Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice. 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 220 organisations who provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. 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 Officer who is enthusiastic, proactive and organised to support our Fundraising Manager and her team, helping them to work more effectively.

With previous experience in a fundraising role you will have outstanding communication skills with excellent attention to detail. You will be exceptionally good at building and maintaining strong relationships.

It is essential that you have experience of providing high quality written material, preferably a fundraising appeal. You are great with people and are comfortable meeting multiple deadlines. Happy in a busy environment you will be able to work on your own initiative, as well as part of a team.

Location: Bristol (with some travel required)

Salary: £25,346 (based on NJC pay scale points 29-33).

Contract: 37 hours, 6 months temporary contract

Closing date: 12 noon, 25th July 2017

Interviews: 27th July 2017, Bristol

Before applying please read our Job Description & Person Specification.

To apply 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.

AAFDA (Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse)

A centre of excellence for reviews into domestic homicide and for specialist peer support

Operations Manager

Home based working with extensive travel in UK
Salary £37,500 per annum. Permanent position.

An exciting opportunity to join a small but growing charity which has very significant influence on the national agenda particularly as regards reviews after domestic homicide and specialist peer support.
AAFDA both supports families after domestic homicide and helps agencies to deliver better services for victims of domestic abuse including statutory reviews. One of its prime objectives is to ensure the voices of victims are heard and heeded.
Reporting to the CEO, this individual will lead the development and delivery of operational services ensuring they are shaped to benefit families and victims of domestic violence and domestic homicide. This position calls for a strong people manager with the ability to support and nurture caseworkers to carry out their work including the need for monitoring and evaluation requirements.
You will be working closely with the CEO, to contribute to the strategic governance and development of the organisation and will be expected to deputise for the CEO, as required.

Knowledge and Experience
Essential
• Enhanced understanding of domestic abuse. Some knowledge of statutory reviews after domestic homicide.
• Three years’ line management experience and some project management experience
• Experience of financial and budget management
• Ability to think strategically and to have negotiation and relationship building skills
• Ability to motivate and inspire caseworkers, volunteers and stakeholders
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• A non-judgmental, open minded and empathetic approach when working with families
• Experience of monitoring service quality and performance management
• Good organisational and IT skills with the ability to be administratively self-servicing
• Ability to work as part of a team yet be self-motivated

An application form, full job description, person specification and equalities monitoring form can be requested from [email protected] Completed applications should be returned to [email protected]
Closing date for applications 10a.m. Tuesday 25 July.

Phone: 07768 386922 Website: www.aafda.org.uk, AAFDA, PO Box 3636, Swindon, SN3 9BG

Patrons: Vera Baird QC Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, former Solicitor General, Helen Grant MP for Maidstone and the Weald and former Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, Julia Drown (Former MP for South Swindon) & Anne Snelgrove (former MP for South Swindon),

AAFDA is a registered charity No. 1125973

WOMEN’S AID INTEGRATED SERVICES (WAIS)

Providing support to women and their children experiencing or escaping abuse throughout Nottingham and region.
We have an exciting opportunity for a MARAC Administrator to join our dynamic team in an organisation which is at the forefront of domestic violence support. The appointed person will have a good understanding of the issues faced by hard to engage groups.

County MARAC Administrator

(30 hours per week over 4 or 5 days)
NJC Scale point 22 – £20,456 pro rata

WAIS are looking to recruit an experienced administrator to provide a comprehensive administrative service to the South Nottinghamshire Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) regarding the highest risk survivors of domestic violence. The post holder will also support the Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy (IDVA) team and must be able to work well under pressure and have excellent organisation skills.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 27th July at 09:00am
Interviews will take place on Friday 4th August 2017. Due to internal resources there is no flexibility on this date.

It is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010.
WAIS is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds.
Application packs can be obtained from our website at http://www.wais.org.uk/jobpage.php

or by writing to: WAIS (Recruitment) 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham NG1 3LP. (Please enclose a 2.06p stamped self-addressed A4 envelope for postal application requests). Any questions or queries please email: [email protected]
CV’s will not be accepted.

Vida Sheffield

are recruiting to the post of

COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Hours: Half-time [18.75 hours]
Duration: fixed term – 1 year initially, subject to funding
Salary: NJC Scale SO1 points 29-31 [£25,951–27,668 at 2017-18 rate]

This post of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist offers an excellent development opportunity for someone, with the appropriate skills and experience, to join our Eva Therapy Service for women and girls affected by domestic and sexual abuse and trauma.

Current priorities are to work with the Eva Clinical Manager to extend the reach of our Eva Services to younger women and girls affected by any form of abuse, and from a broader range of backgrounds and abilities.

VIDA are working with partners in the voluntary and statutory sector to develop collaborative working and referral pathways.

Post available to women only, in accordance with The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
We particularly encourage applications from women from Black and minority ethnic communities and with community language skills.
Enhanced DBS checks are made for successful candidates.

For Job Description/Person Spec & application form please download the
relevant documents from the Vida website at www.vidasheffield.org.uk  and return by email to: [email protected] Tel: (0114) 275 0101 or by post to: Vida Sheffield, Knowle House, 4 Norfolk Park Road, Sheffield S2 3QE

Closing date: 10.00am Monday 24 July 2017
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 1 August 2017
[shortlisted candidates will be informed of interview times by Friday 28 July]

VIDA Sheffield: Registered Charity No: 1092661 Company No: 4405173

Solace Women’s Aid

Self-employed Sessional Group Facilitator

Job Reference No. SWA2582
Greenwich (Monday)

Solace Women’s Aid is dedicated to providing a full range of services for women and their children, enabling them to live lives free from domestic and sexual violence. Our Therapeutic Unit coordinates referrals for the Ascent Counselling Project, supporting women who have experienced or are living with domestic and/or sexual violence.

We are recruiting for an experienced group facilitator to deliver an 8 week psychoeducation group programme for women in the borough of Greenwich 3 times a year.

You will need to demonstrate an excellent understanding of VAWG (violence against women and girls) and the issues women face, along with evidence of working with women and an understanding of their needs. Excellent communication and empathy skills are paramount. An ability to think on your feet and adapt to the needs of the client in is essential.

This is a self-employed position which requires a DBS (undertaken by Solace).

Salary: £40 per session (2hrs)
Contract: Fixed term
Please have a look at our Job Description and Person Specification (download from Solace Women’s Aid’s site)
Closing Date: Monday, 7th August (12noon)
Interview Date: 17th August 2017

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 7th August 2017. 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.

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.

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

No agencies

GreenSquare Group

A&E Independent Domestic Violence Advisor / A&E IDVA X 2

(Gloucester) Gloucester Royal Hospital

£23,086 – £24,240pa

Permanent, 37 hours per week

Passionate about great places to live. GreenSquare Group develops a range of new homes – for rent, shared ownership, and sale – and provides housing management, care and support, and commercial property services. We are currently seeking 2 A&E Independent Domestic Violence Advisors to give practical, emotional, support to people who are victims of domestic abuse who are using the A&E department at Gloucester Royal hospital. This will involve working unsocial hours.

In this key role you will work effectively with the wider staff team, other professionals such as social care, the police and health professionals in order to reduce the risk for victims. You will also act as the voice of the victim within the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference and give advice/training to other health professionals at the hospital to be able to recognise domestic abuse and how to respond.

This role is part of the Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service which, in addition to support services, operates a Helpline and manages Places of Safety properties. The team is part of the organisation-wide Supported Housing service and consists of staff employed by both Greensquare and Splitz.

To be successful in this role you must have an IDVA qualification or Women’s Aid occupational standards qualification. You will have the ability to use email, Microsoft Office and other relevant IT systems. Experience of working with victims of domestic abuse and in a multi agency environment are essential. Knowledge of working with B.M.E. clients who are victims of domestic abuse and experience of working with victims of honour based violence, F.G.M.and forced marriage are required. Further to this experience of supporting victims of domestic abuse through the court system is also necessary.

Due to the nature of the role you will be able to meet the requirement to visit remote sites using own transport is essential.

To apply please see our website.

Closing date: 21 July 2017 @5pm

Interview date: 1 August 2017

Solace Women’s Aid

Finance Officer (Accounts Payable)

Job Reference No. SWA2580

Islington

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

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Officer to work within our Finance Department which is based in North London. It is an exciting and varied role with a wide range of duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for the recording and monitoring of the charity’s expenditure while complying with agreed standards and procedures for all finance operations.

Main areas of responsibility are processing supplier invoices and staff expenses claims and preparing the payment run. Administration of the petty cash and prepaid cards system including reconciliation over a number of sites. Weekly banking and processing bank transactions such as direct debits and standing orders.

Candidates should have excellent communication, numeracy and ICT skills and a background in finance. You will need to be highly organised, have an eye for detail and the ability to use your own initiative when it comes to problem solving.

Salary: Starting salary of £22,000. Up to £24,000, depending on experience and qualification(s)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Please take a look at our Job Description and Person Specification

Closing Date: 25th July 2017 (12noon)

Interviews: 1st August 2017

To apply please complete and send the Application Form and the Equality Monitoring form to [email protected] by the closing date of 25th June 2017. 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.

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.

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

Women’s Aid

Business Development Lead – Change that Lasts

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 40 years Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic violence and abuse through practice. 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 220 organisations who provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. 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.

Our current mission is to transform cross sector responses to domestic abuse across sectors through the implementation of Change that Lasts – our needs lead model response to domestic abuse.

Leading on the growth of Change that Lasts, the Business Development Lead will work to develop and embed a sustainable business model to scale and replicate Change that Lasts across England. Working with, and understanding the needs of, a range of stakeholders – including Women’s Aid’s member services, commissioners and funders – the post holder will take an entrepreneurial approach to the identification and development of opportunities and turn proposals into reality.

Location: Bristol or London (with some travel required)

Salary: £44,103-47,823 (based on NJC pay scale points 51-55)

Contract: 37 hours a week, 37 hours per week, 2 year fixed-term contract with review at 18 months (extension dependent on funding available/obtained)

Closing date: 24th July 3pm

Interviews: 28th July, London

To apply please complete read our Person Specification & Job Description and complete an Application Form. Return completed applications 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.

 Broxtowe Women’s Project

Treasurer for the Board of Trustees

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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