Job advert- Stockport Without Abuse – Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) Updated

Fixed term contract until 1st November 2020 with the possibility of extension subjected to funding

Part-time 28 hours per week

Salary pro-rata of £23,698 per annum

Stockport Without Abuse is a highly regarded, specialist charity educating, supporting and empowering individuals & families affected by domestic abuse.

We are seeking an experienced, committed and creative Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) to join our amazing team.

If you believe that you have the qualities and skills to meet this challenging and exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Main purpose of the post:

To provide high quality frontline support, to victims of domestic abuse (DVA), delivering a proactive service to those at high risk to meet their identified needs .The post holder will work collaboratively within a multiagency framework consisting of, amongst others, the MARAC partners, Stockport Community Safety Partnership, Children and Adult Safeguarding services and local partners and community projects to establish a multi-agency response to domestic abuse. The post holder will support victims through utilising Criminal Justice System prior to, during and after court hearings; ensuring they are supported and informed of legal options and implications.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact us on 0161 477 4294

The job description, person specification and application forms are available to download on our website www.stockportwithoutabuse.org.uk

Please send your completed application and covering letter to: [email protected]

Applications ONLY – no CV is accepted for this role

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Saturday 23rd November 2019

Interviews will be held on Friday 29th November 2019

Please note due to the nature of our work, this post is restricted to women applicants only under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010

Charity Number: 1079291