Job Vacancy – TDAS – Young Person’s Violence Advocate (YPVA)

Job Title: Young Person’s Violence Advocate (YPVA)
Salary/ Rate: £14,315 – £15,805 (£23,541-£25,991 (FTE))
Location: Based across Salford
Closing Date: 27th February 2022
Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Background

Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a Quality accredited, registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse since 1990. We support families who live/work in the Trafford area and also provide IDVA and Children and Young People (CYP) support services in Salford. We provide both intervention and prevention services and work in partnership with other voluntary organisations to support families across Greater Manchester.

TDAS Values

  • Innovative: introduce new ideas, are creative and foreword thinking.
  • Collaborative: work in partnership with key stakeholders to enable people to achieve a defined & common purpose
  • Openness: create an open culture, provide transparent reporting, good fundraising and governance.
  • Person centred: provide coordinated, personalized and enabling services to everyone
  • Empowering: empower our service users to become stronger, more confident, being aware of their rights and privileges and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

Purpose of the role

To provide safety and support to young people who have or currently are living with domestic abuse and suffering the traumatic effects of such. The YPVA will provide a trauma informed support service to support Young People in the local community and deliver specialist domestic abuse support. Additionally they will liaise with schools across the city to promote awareness of TDAS services.

Application Criteria and Process

To apply for this position it is essential that you have a Safelives YPDA / IDVA accreditation or equivalent.

You must also have minimum of 12 months experience of working with adults in crisis and knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic abuse on children and young people. You must be able to assess risk, support plan and deliver services. It is essential that you have an up to date knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS.

Applicants with minimum qualifications and experience will only be considered. Due to the requirements of the role, we are requesting that female only applicants apply. Please do not send CVs, as they will not be processed.

No agencies please. For further information please contact admin@tdas.org.uk. Tel: 0161 872 7368.

An application pack is available to download from www.tdas.org.uk

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