News – Police officers violent to women will be sacked under new guidance

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-62568518 Police officers who are violent towards women or girls can expect to be sacked, under new guidance for misconduct within police ranks. The College of Policing has reviewed the penalties for breaches of police standards in a bid to “bring common sense and consistency” to the process. It concludes violence against women or girls … Continue reading “News – Police officers violent to women will be sacked under new guidance”

New Book – One for Sorrow, Two for Joy – Marie-Claire Amuah

https://www.waterstones.com/book/9780861542321 Set against a backdrop of London and Ghana, Marie-Claire Amuah has produced an unforgettable exploration of intergenerational trauma. Brimming with compassion, One for Sorrow, Two for Joy offers both a sensitive portrayal of the ripple effects of domestic violence, and a defiant story of friendship, resilience and hope. MEDIA REVIEWS ‘A triumphant ode to … Continue reading “New Book – One for Sorrow, Two for Joy – Marie-Claire Amuah”

News – Millions living in areas where police not trained in handling domestic violence

Only one force in England and Wales says all its officers have received the recommended training and nine forces have not trained any. Millions of people in England and Wales are living in areas where police have received no specialist training in responding to domestic violence. Data released under freedom of information laws reveals that nine … Continue reading “News – Millions living in areas where police not trained in handling domestic violence”

News – Vulnerable women put at risk as courts in England and Wales reveal refuge locations

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/aug/13/vulnerable-women-put-at-risk-as-courts-in-england-and-wales-reveal-refuge-locations Vulnerable women and children in refuges are at risk because their addresses have been inadvertently disclosed through court documents, the Observer can reveal. The addresses of women’s refuges – where those who have suffered abuse including domestic violence, rape and coercive control seek protection – are highly confidential, and staff and residences sign strict agreements not … Continue reading “News – Vulnerable women put at risk as courts in England and Wales reveal refuge locations”

News – Petition calls for mandatory domestic abuse lessons in college

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-62506482 A petition calling for lessons about domestic violence to be made mandatory for sixth form and college students has gained more than 50,000 signatures. It was started by a group of friends in Oxfordshire, led by a woman who found herself in an abusive relationship as a teenager. They said the lessons would help … Continue reading “News – Petition calls for mandatory domestic abuse lessons in college”

Job Vacancy – TDAS – Accommodation Domestic Abuse Advisor

Job Title: Accommodation Domestic Abuse AdvisorSalary/ Rate: NJC 5-6: £23,541 – £25,991 FTE (£14,315 – £15,805 ACTUAL)Location: TraffordClosing Date: 24th August 9am  Hours: 22.5 hours per week Benefits: A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays for long service, Employee pension scheme, Cycle2work Scheme, Life assurance benefit, 365 days a year … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – TDAS – Accommodation Domestic Abuse Advisor”

Job Vacancy – TDAS – Community Team Leader

Job Title: Community Team LeaderSalary/ Rate: £22,492 – £23, 981 (£27,741 – £29,577 FTE)Location: TraffordClosing Date: 9am, Friday 30th September  Hours: 30 hours per week ​ A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (after 3 months of employment), Cycle2work Scheme, Life assurance … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – TDAS – Community Team Leader”

Job Vacancy – TDAS – Salford Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)

Job Title: Salford Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)Salary/ Rate:  £19,809 – £22,308 (£24,432 – £27,514 FTE)Location: SalfordClosing Date: 9am – Monday 12th September 2022  Hours: 30 hours per week ​ Benefits: A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (after 3 months of … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – TDAS – Salford Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA)”

Job Vacancy – TDAS – Young Person’s Domestic Abuse Advocate (YPDAA)

Job Title: Young Person’s Domestic Abuse Advocate (YPDAA)Salary/ Rate: £14494 – £15191 (FTE: £23836 – £24982)Location: TraffordClosing Date: 9am, Friday 9th September  Hours: 22.5 hours per week ​ Benefits:  A generous package including 33 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (FTE), extra holidays, for long service, Employee pension scheme with employer contribution (after 3 months of employment), Cycle2work … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – TDAS – Young Person’s Domestic Abuse Advocate (YPDAA)”