Job Vacancy – Stockport Without Abuse – IDVA

Job Title: IDVA
Salary/ Rate: £24,657 per annum, with a 4% rise upon successful completion of probation
Location: Stockport
Closing Date: 9am, Thursday 3rdNovember 2022
Hours: 37 hours per week

Stockport Without Abuse is a highly regarded, specialist charity, supporting, empowering and educating individuals and families affected by domestic abuse.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced, passionate and creative Independent Domestic Violence Advisor to join our skilled team in Stockport. If you believe that you have the qualities and skills to meet this challenging and exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Main purpose of the post:

  • Working as part of a partnership with Stockport Without Abuse (SWA), Talk, Listen, Change (TLC), Age UK Stockport, and Stockport Homes, the IDVA will work closely with the Operations Manager and other team leaders, co-ordinating and contributing to the provision of a high quality domestic abuse support service, promoting user independence whilst ensuring high service standards are achieved, maintained and continuously improved.
  • To provide high quality frontline support, to victims of domestic abuse (DVA), delivering a proactive service to those at high risk to meet their identified needs;
  • Collaborative working within a multiagency framework consisting of, amongst others, the MARAC partners, Stockport Community Safety Partnership, Children and Adult Safeguarding services and local partners and community projects to establish a multi-agency response to domestic abuse;
  • Supporting victims through the Criminal and Civil Justice System prior to, during and after court hearings, ensuring they are supported and informed of legal options.

Why work with us?
Our non-salary benefits include a 4% pay increase upon successful completion of your 6-month probationary period, 24 days per annum plus 8 days’ public bank holidays (pro rata), one day per annum birthday annual leave, regular clinical supervision with an external provider, 3% employer
contributory pension, and access to online Pilates and fitness wellbeing scheme with time paid for attendance. Sometimes there’s even cake.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please email us at to arrange an informal conversation.
Applications only – CV’s are not accepted. Please read the guidance in your application pack.

The job description, person specification, application forms and application guidance are available to download at

Once complete, please send your application and other requested forms to:

Closing date for applications is Thursday 3rdNovember 2022 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held across the day on Thursday 10th November 2022.

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