Job Vacancy

Salford Women’s Aid: Mental Health – Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) – Female*

About us: Salford Women’s Aid is a woman led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people suffering or at risk of domestic abuse receive the appropriate support. We offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. All women and children have the right to live their lives free from fear and harm.

About the role: Salford Women’s Aid seeks to appoint an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic advocate to work within the team. Your role will include working in partnership with statutory and voluntary Mental Health services to enable women with mental health issues to access Domestic Abuse Services including refuges, to advocate on their behalf and work with Salford Women’s Aid staff to provide a flexible and responsive service to families with complex needs to enable them to achieve positive outcomes.

Applications are open to women only under section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be carried out at appointment.

Duration: Fixed Term until April 2021 with potential to be extended subject to funding

Hours: Full Time – 36 ¼ hours per week

Salary: £24,799 (Grade 3A SCP19)

On completion of a 3 month period the organisation will automatically enroll you into the company’s pension (People’s Pension).

Closing Date: 12:00 p.m. Monday 17 February 2020

Interview Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020

For an application pack please email [email protected] or visit our website: Application packs will be emailed to you and should be received back by 12:00 p.m. on Monday 17 February 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. Previous Applicants need not apply. We cannot accept CV’s. No agencies. Applicants need not apply if you do not meet the essential criteria on the job specification.