Job Vacancy – Manchester City Council – IDVA

Job Title: IDVA
Salary/ Rate: £26,975 to £30,095 (Bar at £29,174) per annum  
Location: Moss side district office, Bold St, M16 7AD, Blended/Hybrid Working
Closing Date: 27 September 2022
Hours: 35 hours per week

You will provide a pro-active advice, support and advocacy service to victims of domestic abuse who are at high risk of harm or homicide to keep them and their children safe.

You will provide practical and emotional support to victims and carry out individual safety and support plans appropriate to their needs

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual, who is dedicated to supporting the citizens of Manchester who are experiencing domestic violence & abuse.

Read the full role profile for more information about the role: Independent domestic violence advisor.pdf

This role involves blended/hybrid working. You may be able to work from home or remotely some of the time, or for certain tasks or limited days or hours. For the remainder of the time, you will be required to work at council sites or offices. This will depend on your role’s responsibilities and your personal circumstances.

You can find more details on our fantastic range of employee benefits here

For an informal discussion, or to find out more about the role, please email 

Creating an inclusive team at Manchester City Council:

Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.


As a Disability Confident Employer, we provide support for employees with physical or mental-health conditions, a disability or neurodiversity. Our workplaces are accessible by design, and we make workplace adjustments including providing aids, adaptations and equipment. These, combined with our flexible working policies such as disability-related leave, enable our employees to perform their role, thrive and be their authentic selves in work.

We can offer flexibility to your needs, if you require any adjustments at all, please let us know by emailing

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If you are successful 

Once we have confirmed if you are successful in the role, we will need you to provide the documents below:

  • Work permit – Passport / ID
  • Proof of identity including a recent photograph
  • Two satisfactory employer references – one must be from your current/ most recent employer
  • Full Employment history
  • Evidence of conduct in previous employment concerned with the provision of services relating to. Health or social care or Children or vulnerable adults
  • Medical Clearance – Pre-placement health assessment (PPHA)
  • Car/vehicle driver’s license – This post is a designated Casual/ Essential [delete as appropriate] Car User. Therefore, you must always hold a full valid driving license and provide your own car for use at work. You will receive the Casual/Essential [delete as appropriate] Car User Allowance.
  • DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance – this post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Standard/ an Enhanced [delete as appropriate] Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

When you join us
We want everyone to be able to be themselves at work and give their best. If you need additional support to undertake the duties of the role, we’ll make every effort to source any necessary aids, adaptations or equipment. If, however, any task proves to be unachievable, we will look at redesigning parts of the role.

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