Job Vacancy

Fortalice – Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

Background Information

Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse within their own homes.

The organisation has expanded over the past years and now provides a wide range of services for women, families, children and young people within both the Refuge and the Outreach Support Centre.

Due to the expansion of some of our projects, we are currently aiming to recruit Independent Domestic Violence Advisors to join our highly experienced team. You will need to have experience working with victims of domestic abuse. If you are not trained to the IDVA standard, full training will be given.

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor

Permanent post – 37 hours

£11.86 per hour

· The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check due to the nature of the work undertaken by the organisation

· A current valid driving licence and the ability to provide a suitable vehicle for work with insurance cover for business use is essential · To apply for the post, please request an application pack by email [email protected] copying in [email protected] The closing date for applications to be returned is midnight on Wednesday 1st January 2020. Please note that any completed applications received after this date will not be considered. If you do not receive a response within five working days from the closing date, then you have not been selected for interview

· Interviews will be held on Tuesday 7th January 2020

· Women only applicants can apply for the post as this is an occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1, schedule 9 of the Equality Act under section 7.2e of the Equality Act 2010